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      11-10-2010, 07:42 PM   #45
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Besides the stuff already listed in the thread?
yea, what do YOU use?
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There are products made specifically to remove waxes and synthetic sealants before polishing. Dawn makes the process a LOT faster. Also, if you're doing a full detail your'e treating the rubber as well, correct? That will restore anything the Dawn may have removed. I am by no means saying use Dawn for every wash, but a couple of times a year before a detail is fine.

Also, claying and polishing will remove waxes and sealants as well so you don't technically have to do a "wax/sealant stripping" phase.
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I have been using Zaino for well over 10 years now and I LOVE it..... I have used bunch of other stuff that is mentioned on this thread and think it still is best bang for the buck out there..... Their Z-2 polish is amazing, nothing pretty much compares to their Z-6 quick detailer and and Z9 & Z10 leather cleaner / conditioner makes the leather look brand new and gives the car a great smell.

As quality said above..... use whatever you want to remove the previous wax / sealant that you want. Dawn is just that much more quicker.

However, if you don't know what you are doing and looking for a quick wax job, I would not recommend Zaino. It would be way too confusing as is.....
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      11-11-2010, 04:46 AM   #47
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yea, what do YOU use?
Besides what I've already posted???

Seriously, are you even reading the posts?? I've said more than once what I use and so have others.
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Let's not forget that Dawn doesn't completely come off when you wash your car. It's dish detergent. It's meant to come off with hot water, not cold water. I've previously used Dawn to wash my car and have come to find that when the hose has been heated by the sun and the initial spray is hot water, you can see suds from the previous wash.

In short, Dawn comes off with hot water, not cold.
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Let's not forget that Dawn doesn't completely come off when you wash your car. It's dish detergent. It's meant to come off with hot water, not cold water. I've previously used Dawn to wash my car and have come to find that when the hose has been heated by the sun and the initial spray is hot water, you can see suds from the previous wash.

In short, Dawn comes off with hot water, not cold.
That's not Dawn. I haven't EVER used Dawn on my car and I still get those "suds." They're not suds from soap, it's from the oil on the road. Also, Dawn WILL come off completely with cold water, especially if you wash the car instead of just rinsing it.
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That's not Dawn. I haven't EVER used Dawn on my car and I still get those "suds." They're not suds from soap, it's from the oil on the road. Also, Dawn WILL come off completely with cold water, especially if you wash the car instead of just rinsing it.
Well, in my experience, I've had the pleasure of rubbing my fingers on my car's surface only to realize I'm gliding over soap. Go take a plate to your sink and put a dash of Dawn on there, wash it with cold water, then do it again with hot water. Tell me which feels cleaner. Either way, I'm not going to argue over soap.
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