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      10-31-2010, 08:22 PM   #1
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mid wax maintenance?

it seems the only time my jetblack ride looks good is when i do a full detail, otherwise, I feel like there are always scratches on it.

any tips on mid detail cleaning? anyone having luck with just applying polish?

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      10-31-2010, 08:40 PM   #2
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Don't you know how terrible JB paint is?

You can always polish it - it will not hurt the paint. Just apply protection afterwards.

My advice: Get a light colored car.
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      11-01-2010, 07:43 PM   #3
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^ +1 lol.

In the mean-time, use good shampoo, microfiber towels, a good wash technique (two bucket with grit guards), and apply a good quick detailer after washes to keep a slick finish. It's harder for dirt and grime to stick to slick paint, so it'll make it easier to clean in the mean-time.
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      11-01-2010, 09:15 PM   #4
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doing all of that. damn JB.
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      11-02-2010, 08:08 AM   #5
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Jet Black looked awesome on my e46. I now have two coats of carnuba on my Jerez Black and all I do is use a quick detailer after every NON-TOUCH wash. I buffed out the majority of swirls with a light polish and sealer before waxing. You can find swirls if you look hard enough, but my paint looks liquid from 99.9 percent of angle and light conditions.
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My 335 was JB. Nothing looks as good when fully detailed. Nothing is more of a pain in the ass though.
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