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      07-24-2008, 10:46 AM   #1
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Soap- Non-wax removing

What soap do you recommend that minimizes wax removal? Im looking into Blackfire. While you're at it, recommend a good detailing spray to use between waxes.
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What soap do you recommend that minimizes wax removal? Im looking into Blackfire. While you're at it, recommend a good detailing spray to use between waxes.
there are many choices - here are the ones that I have tried:
- Zaino Z7 wash - very mild, won't strip was and is vert slippery
- Chemical Guys Wash n Suds, Citrus Wash and Gloss
- P21S Bodywork Shampoo
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Thanks buddy, i ended up buying P21S shampoo, P21s paste wax. Stuff is legit. I'm also looking for the the best clay bar and polish or glaze i can get. Any suggestions? I went to Advanced Auto down the street and bought Mothers Clay bar $18 and Meguires Deep Crystal Polish $9 to practice on my Acura before claying/polishing/waxing the new car. These 2 products were ok but i wanna get some high grade stuff for the new M3.
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Thanks buddy, i ended up buying P21S shampoo, P21s paste wax. Stuff is legit. I'm also looking for the the best clay bar and polish or glaze i can get. Any suggestions? I went to Advanced Auto down the street and bought Mothers Clay bar $18 and Meguires Deep Crystal Polish $9 to practice on my Acura before claying/polishing/waxing the new car. These 2 products were ok but i wanna get some high grade stuff for the new M3.
Zaino Z18 Claybar is quite good and so is the Pinnacle PolyClay - have tried both and they worked great - no marring or scratches if properly lubricated
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After doing some research, it appears that Zymol makes a very expensive approx. $45 clay bar w/OUT the lube that is "the best." Is it worth all that extra money? I need some user input before i buy. The Zaino clay worries me b/c of its red color on my alpine white car.
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Zaino clay is fine. Just keep it lubed. Use their Z-7 carwash for lube, they give the instructions.

I am a Zaino whore to be sure. Z-7 is fantastic stuff.
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After doing some research, it appears that Zymol makes a very expensive approx. $45 clay bar w/OUT the lube that is "the best." Is it worth all that extra money? I need some user input before i buy. The Zaino clay worries me b/c of its red color on my alpine white car.
I would never use anything claylike without lube - you will scratch your paint for sure.

The clay bar color doesn't matter, since you should re-wash the car, or at least do a wipe down with QD after claying before the next step...
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