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      07-20-2009, 07:44 AM   #1
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Wax durability.

I'm looking for advice....

I am currently using Zymol Creame but from what I see it doesnt last very long. I normally apply 2 layers. After 2-3 weeks it is all gone.

My AW E92 is a DD and I would love to apply something much more durable. Been told that sealants are the way to go. I have tried JetSeal but I dont think it gives the Zymol shine....

Is there anything else you would recommend? Maybe different manufacturers like Swissvax or.....?

Appreciate your advice.
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      07-20-2009, 09:07 AM   #2
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Did you try Jetseal, with a couple coats of 50/50 or similar wax over top of it?
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      07-20-2009, 09:21 AM   #3
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No, havent tried 50/50 yet.....
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      07-20-2009, 04:53 PM   #4
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I use the Jetseal with 50/50 and its awesome. I wash probably once a week and its held up very well through washes and the crappy weather we have had this year. Keeps the Jet Black looking good.
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      07-20-2009, 05:08 PM   #5
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Liquid glass. Its a 3-4 times a year polish. Great stuff. Start with 2 coats. Bake the first coat in the sun..There is another thread on this somewhere.. I think its in the nu finish thread.

Beads up great and has a silky slippery finish.
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Something else you may want to consider would be Optimum Opti-Seal. It looks great, it's quite durable, is very easy to use, and a little goes a long way.
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      07-27-2009, 06:32 PM   #7
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for protection : duragloss #105 or #111 - 6 months + no problem

for wax durability, collinite 845 3-4 months of good shine
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      07-30-2009, 03:42 PM   #8
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ive had victoria wax on since may and wash it weekly and still get excellent beading...

I find if you use a good quick detailer after your washes, it really helps to maintain the wax.
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