|04-07-2011 11:22 AM|
I've used them a lot, never dissappointed.
|04-06-2011 08:23 PM|
|mitmaks||Personally I prefer Meguiar's products|
|04-06-2011 11:38 AM|
can lead to bubbles and other failures.
I have heard where this has happened, but realistically,
many painters wax their new paint and never had a problem.
It may be the type of wax they use, pure carnuba ithink is suppose
to let the paint still breathe.
But, if it's buffed and polished properly, a wax won't make it look
any better. Most use it to make up for an incomplete buff job.
there's no reason to wax new paint if done right, so why
not wait just to be safe.
|04-06-2011 10:38 AM|
Ultraleather (100% polyurethane) and vinyl clean up with a mild solution of dish soap and warm water. For really dirty areas, use Fantastik or Formula 409.
|04-06-2011 08:49 AM|
|Underground||What is it exactly that is supposed to happen if you wax to soon? Craig Fraser (world reknown custom painter/airbrush artist) and Jon Kosmoski (House of Kolor) both have said that there is no high quality wax that keeps paint from cureing. They both have said they wax every job after it is sanded and polished. And there jobs don't sit for 6 months before they are delivered. Craig said he waxes everything and some of his jobs are delivered within DAYS of being cleared. This isn't something that was mandatory with the old technology and just hasn't been updated with newer technology is it? Just asking.|
|04-06-2011 06:37 AM|
Nothing wrong with waxing your paint.
(properly cured paint that is)
It sure seems to make my car easier to keep clean.
and it does seem to offer a little protection.
I have had paint jobs with no wax for over 3 yrs and still look great,
but waxing it sure wouldn't hurt anything.
And useing a good wax with polish in it will suprise you the
ground in dirt it will remove if it's been a while,
just like a clay bar will do too.
|04-05-2011 09:31 PM|
I kinda agree with "Shine'". I have done a few BC/CC paint jobs. Some of them have come home from our local car shows with awards . We live in a high temp/low humidity world out here in the desert. Let the solvents dry out and wax as much as you can. It works. It's also a good way to take care of single stage. I have one that I did about six years ago. It sits outside in the sun everyday and still looks good because the guy that owns it applies wax on a regular schedule. By the way, I have painted two airplanes. It comes out the same way. It's all good if you take care of the finish after you get to the finish. "Juss sayin"
|04-05-2011 08:47 PM|
|65ELCMO||I've been told that Mothers Synwax was good and lasts 6 months. What do you guys think?|
|04-05-2011 04:46 PM|
WD40 was reformulated a number of years ago but that was to eliminate benzene from it. When I started with DuPont in 1981 you could not find a can of WD40 on site anywhere because of the benzene content.
|04-05-2011 11:54 AM|
|KMatch||I don't know what's in wd40, but I saw first hand how it killed a paint job in progress 15-20 years ago! A porter was spraying it near the air compressor one day when the painter came over to verify why his job went south. The paint booth was a hundred or so feet away from the compressor, the wd was sprayed within 10 ft of the compressor, the paint went to hell with craters. Whoops!|
|04-05-2011 11:23 AM|
|shine||nope. formula is the same and secrete . i lost 50 bucks over this once. there is no silicon in it but i still don't care for it being near paint.|
|04-05-2011 10:32 AM|
My experiences with WD40 were 20 years ago, and I haven't had a can around since then. Maybe they reformulated??? ...or there is/was something else in it that caused the problems???
I was not a beginner then... and I can only say that it was not imagined!!!
|04-05-2011 07:48 AM|
|shine||wd40 ... water displacement sample #40 . there is no silicone in wd40 . thought so for years but there is none. still dont like it near my paint work .|
|04-05-2011 07:43 AM|
there are an array of mequiars products that are paint shop safe, thats all i use for any sort of detailing. #40 is great for interior.
stay away from the armorall...black magic...etc.
|04-05-2011 07:19 AM|
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