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      10-31-2012, 11:05 PM   #23
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Nice what'd you use
Just Meguiar's DA Kit, nothing special. Not much of a detailer, enjoy driving the car more than looking/maintaining it haha.

I do want to try out some Einzett wax though. I'm a big fan of their products.
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      11-01-2012, 09:47 AM   #25
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Just Meguiar's DA Kit, nothing special. Not much of a detailer, enjoy driving the car more than looking/maintaining it haha.

I do want to try out some Einzett wax though. I'm a big fan of their products.
The 1z einzett wax is very popular especially at that price point
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Oldies but goodies...

AF Tripple followed by Tough Coat. Of course I did this right before a trip and it had to rain the next day
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lowly p90x pure carnuaba, on top of wolfgang sealant. im not at the swissvax level lol
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AF Tripple followed by Tough Coat. Of course I did this right before a trip and it had to rain the next day
i used to hate when it rained the day after all my hard work but i couldn't resist seeing the beading at the same time
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lowly p90x pure carnuaba, on top of wolfgang sealant. im not at the swissvax level lol
no worries just because it's expensive doesn't mean it's always the best. me personally i chose to get crystal rock applied in my last detail because i thought it was a fair added value and was like what the hell ill try it out. really like it but nano sealants are the way to go
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I'm looking for a long term sealant/wax.

What would you guys recommend?
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I'm looking for a long term sealant/wax.

What would you guys recommend?
Long term I would say a nano sealant would be the best option. Look at wolfs hard body or opti coat
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thanks to the socal rains lately i decided to snap a quick pic of some more beading shots. looks pretty cool when youre driving



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Long term I would say a nano sealant would be the best option. Look at wolfs hard body or opti coat
what do you think of Opti Seal? I like the idea of wipe on and no buffing required.
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what do you think of Opti Seal? I like the idea of wipe on and no buffing required.
Another great choice. The reason why I mentioned wolfs over opticoat for example is because opticoat has to be polished for it to be removed. Wolfs has easy on and off application, great gloss, and durability. Can't go wrong with either
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This was after a new Nanolex coating was applied:


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      05-11-2013, 07:23 PM   #36
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This thread needs a revival

here are some shots i took

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      05-12-2013, 02:34 AM   #37
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This thread needs a revival

here are some shots i took

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Mmm more pics please especially of your e36!
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Mmm more pics please especially of your e36!
I wish the e36 was my car. It belongs to a client of mine.

Its a 1999 M3 w/ 9k original miles

Car was built by Active Autowerke and has a ton of mods
-Hre wheels
-Full Brembo BBK
-Full AA track pipe system w/ headers
-Fully Built motor w/ AA Sc kit
-JRZ RS pro
-too much more to list

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Here is the flickr album

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I wish the e36 was my car. It belongs to a client of mine.

Its a 1999 M3 w/ 9k original miles

Car was built by Active Autowerke and has a ton of mods
-Hre wheels
-Full Brembo BBK
-Full AA track pipe system w/ headers
-Fully Built motor w/ AA Sc kit
-JRZ RS pro
-too much more to list

Here are some more pics:
Attachment 860720 Attachment 860721

Here is the flickr album
Wow
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That petes 53 in the first pic might have the tightest beading from the pictures posted here.

RJD, how long does it last you? Thinking about buying some.
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That petes 53 in the first pic might have the tightest beading from the pictures posted here.

RJD, how long does it last you? Thinking about buying some.
Yup Pete's had some incredible beading. I put that on daily driver and I got a solid 4-6 months out of it. This was done with alot of driving, sitting outside, and automatic car washes. Held up great for what it was put through
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Yup Pete's had some incredible beading. I put that on daily driver and I got a solid 4-6 months out of it. This was done with alot of driving, sitting outside, and automatic car washes. Held up great for what it was put through
Wow that's a long time. People on the forums say about 2 months.

I don't think I even get 6 months from collinite 845
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Wow that's a long time. People on the forums say about 2 months.

I don't think I even get 6 months from collinite 845
That's just by looking at the beading so I could definitely be wrong. The first pic in the thread was about 3-4 months after initial application and a few automatic carwashes for reference
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Wow that's a long time. People on the forums say about 2 months.

I don't think I even get 6 months from collinite 845
I only got 3 months from 2 coats of 845. For the price it isnt bad at all

but my AF desire beads the best IMO
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