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      07-07-2009, 05:21 PM   #1
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ZAINO OR Chemical Guys

Zaino or Chemical Guys?

I been using Zaino for a few years now and a friend told be Chemical Guys was better

is one clearly better than the other?
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      07-07-2009, 05:54 PM   #2
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Zaino or Chemical Guys?

I been using Zaino for a few years now and a friend told be Chemical Guys was better

is one clearly better than the other?
Depends which CG product. I've used Zaino and was never impressed with the shine. You can get better results as you add on the layers but it was very shallow. I was impressed with the longevity of it however.

I switched to Jetseal 109 and 5050 and won't be going back to Zaino. I like the shine and the durability is pretty good, though I haven't let it go without touchup as long as Zaino. The shine is a lot better and I like the application better. Give Paul at CG a call and let him trash talk Zaino for you.
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zaino is good but it's going to be the same stuff over....and over...and over again
but chemical guys always comes out with new stuff on top of their large variety that a lot of people like
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As a former pro detailer, Zaino is great for protecting your paint and as someone earlier said lasting a long time with little maintenance. I never had a problem with the shine. But, I have heard nothing but good things about CG. So I would say either way you can't go wrong....

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      07-07-2009, 09:40 PM   #5
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can't go wrong either way...on my sapphire black M5, i have used zaino exclusively and not one swirl...and i just used the Z-PC for a few scratches from a careless friend getting his golf clubs out of the trunk...amazing results...
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      07-12-2009, 07:23 AM   #7
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Ive used Zaino on my Jet Black e90 for about 3 years now and it still looks brand new not even one swirl mark. Then again im paranoid on how i wash the car as well. I plan use the same on my new aw e92 m3. The shine wont be as good as black though...Never used CG
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i used to use only zaino on the cars i detailed. i LOVED the way the water beaded and it protected great, but the paint always looked too mirror like and not very deep. now i use strictly carnauba waxes (CG, Swissvax, Dodo, Rubbish boys, etc...) and i am much happier with the appearance of the paint, however these waxes do not last nearly as long as a coat of zaino would...
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i used to use only zaino on the cars i detailed. i LOVED the way the water beaded and it protected great, but the paint always looked too mirror like and not very deep. now i use strictly carnauba waxes (CG, Swissvax, Dodo, Rubbish boys, etc...) and i am much happier with the appearance of the paint, however these waxes do not last nearly as long as a coat of zaino would...
this sums it up very nicely...
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