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Liquid Glass ?

With the imminent arrival of my new Mito, I've been looking around for decent products to keep it in good condition. I've come across this stuff but I'm not entirely sure what it is, how it works, and why it's any different from using wax. Can anyone fill me in, and does anyone use it?
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It's the overall toughness of the paint finish that maintains appearance.:
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Autoglym works for me though. Theres a thread on here somewhere
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unfortunatly modern cars seem to have crap paint finishes and chip very easily because of modern paints so probably wont make much difference. i use all the autoglym products though
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Ah ok thanks for your replies. At the moment I use Autoglym Aquawax, which is excellent (on convenient). But I've heard reviews of the liquid glass treatment saying it's amazing so just wondered if anyone here had tried it.
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I just checked out the Liquid Glass website and this stuff looks awesome! Check out the video. I ordered 10 bottles!

http://www.liquidglass.com/media/INSTRUCTIONAL.mov
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I just checked out the Liquid Glass website and this stuff looks awesome! Check out the video. I ordered 10 bottles!

http://www.liquidglass.com/media/INSTRUCTIONAL.mov
I have ordered 10 bottles as well,hope the two birds will fit through my letter box!!!
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It's the overall toughness of the paint finish that maintains appearance.:
Yup, all down to the EU making paints water based and of course the baking process being rushed in the factory
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I just checked out the Liquid Glass website and this stuff looks awesome! Check out the video. I ordered 10 bottles!

http://www.liquidglass.com/media/INSTRUCTIONAL.mov
I've just ordered 10 bottles as well. Apparently that's the min. order. Wow...that's great!!!
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Sod the polish...just get those girls round here!!!!!!
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I would be very careful of these "wonder products".

She pours the entire bucket of dirty wash water over the car and then proceeds to scrub vigerously with a giant hard sponge. Can you imagine the swirls?

Nice birds but otherwise...........hmm

Oh and why 10 bottles? Sh*t mate what you going to do with 10 BOTTLES?
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must go out and get myself some mink oil. Surely those cars at the end were a joke ?
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Yup, all down to the EU making paints water based and of course the baking process being rushed in the factory
ugh, dont..

i'm painting a friends motorcycle fairing after doing some crash repairs for him, i wanted to use acrylic paint, but the metallic silver (the bike is silver red and black) is a polyester base. for some bizarre reason, the supplier wont sell an acrylic metallic, so i have to leave the polyester base a little longer than normal, so there is no solvent gassing off before i apply the acrylic black detail, to prevent pickling..


unnecessary hassle..
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Oh and why 10 bottles? Sh*t mate what you going to do with 10 BOTTLES?
My question exactly.

I've been a Liquid Glass user for years and years and years, and I certainly haven't gone through ten bottles of the stuff.

I guess if you use it every time you wash your car you may go through that many bottles, but outside of that schedule, that's way too much product.

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Q. How often should I apply Liquid Glass Polish/Finish?

A. Liquid Glass Polish/Finish cannot be overused. The more coats applied the better the protection. In extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, heavy rain, high heat, etc.) Liquid Glass Polish/Finish should be applied a minimum of every 6-12 months. Applying Liquid Glass Polish/Finish more often will help build added protection.
I certainly don't use it every six months. If I'm honest about it, it's more like every couple of years.
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