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Thinking of getting some for my alfetta does anyone have any experience with Carnauba waxes, I have used Mer for years, which I love, but was just wondering.
 

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Collenite 476 S is a great durable wax finish
+1 probably the longest lasting synthetic wax made (1 year) its not Carnauba nor is it a wax, its a sealant. Carnauba aint got anything on synthetic sealant in terms of durability or long lasting. wax only lasts 4-6 weeks max and they should only last for a while since its natural ingredients
 

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I'm using Harley wax on my 916 Spider. Lovely finish but probably not as durable as some others. Good value though.


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Collinite 915 is an excellent wax, with Carnauba, and gives me around 5 months protection. To be honest, I've not noticed much difference in longevity over the 476, but 915 defo gives a better finish.
 

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Of course it depends on how you clean your car, I actually like waxing my Spider so I use the Harley Wax but that is on top of the Collinite so its always protected but I get that deep shine from the carnauba.
I also use a Megs detailer spray in between waxes.
 

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ok say I use this collanite business, do you clay bar it before harleying over the top?
 
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If a sealant is added on top of the Harley wax this would give it a bit more longevity?
 

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After the initial preparations of cut and polish, I use PBW EXP sealer then add colinite #845 x2 applications after the sealer.
 

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I asked a friend who has a bodyshop, he prefers not to use sealant as he thinks paint should be able to breathe, that's just his 2 pence. Although he says used correctly can be effective, but he doesnt
 
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I asked a friend who has a bodyshop, he prefers not to use sealant as he thinks paint should be able to breathe, that's just his 2 pence. Although he says used correctly can be effective, but he doesnt
I use it quite regularly after a wash and the white paint has definitely kept its depth of colour over the winter.
 
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