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      09-02-2013, 11:09 PM   #1
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anybody with frozen color car uses swissvax opaque wax?

I ordered a new frozen black M3 (still waiting for it) and was wondering if anybody with frozen color car has used swissvax Premium wax. On my previous M3 (jerez black) I always used swissvax wax and the results were great, any comments on the opaque wax?
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      09-03-2013, 10:13 AM   #2
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When I got my car last year I tried to buy some but it was out of stock and it seemed like it was going to take awhile to get. I would assume based on their other products that it is top notch. I ended up trying Dr. Beasley's Matte products and have been pretty happy with it. Very easy to apply and price is pretty good.

Hopefully someone who has tried the Swissvax will chime in for you.
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      09-03-2013, 01:50 PM   #3
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I have the entry collection of SV opaque and have used it several times. It will definitely add gloss to the paint. It was very easy to apply and I would definitely use it again. The matte pre cleaner and wash soap is crucial to help maintain the finish.

Not my picture, but this will give you a good idea:


Any wax you try that is made for matte paints will always add gloss no matter what. If you are not to picky about that then I would suggest using it. Otherwise, look into the nanolex matte products as they dont add any gloss at all. There is a full thread comparing the two:

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...=290253&page=2

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      09-03-2013, 05:33 PM   #4
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Thanks a lot guys!
I just purchased the SV opaque wax, I have to buy the matte pre-cleaner as well, just noticed on your post that the pre cleaner should be for matte colors also

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I have the entry collection of SV opaque and have used it several times. It will definitely add gloss to the paint. It was very easy to apply and I would definitely use it again. The matte pre cleaner and wash soap is crucial to help maintain the finish.

Not my picture, but this will give you a good idea:


Any wax you try that is made for matte paints will always add gloss no matter what. If you are not to picky about that then I would suggest using it. Otherwise, look into the nanolex matte products as they dont add any gloss at all. There is a full thread comparing the two:

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...=290253&page=2

Hope this helps.
Quick question:
After reading your post I changed my order of swissvax and bought this SV discovery kit opaque for matte paints that includes the wax and pre-cleaner but noticed that SV also has a wax for matte colors with satin finish, which one applies to our bmw frozen paints, the opaque premium wax for satin finish (Premium wax specially developed for all satin matt paintwork types) or just the regular sv opaque wax?

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      09-03-2013, 07:37 PM   #6
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Dr bresley matte paint kit, no gloss to paint and save some money.
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      09-03-2013, 08:40 PM   #7
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I have the entry collection of SV opaque and have used it several times. It will definitely add gloss to the paint. It was very easy to apply and I would definitely use it again. The matte pre cleaner and wash soap is crucial to help maintain the finish.

Not my picture, but this will give you a good idea:


Any wax you try that is made for matte paints will always add gloss no matter what. If you are not to picky about that then I would suggest using it. Otherwise, look into the nanolex matte products as they dont add any gloss at all. There is a full thread comparing the two:

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...=290253&page=2

Hope this helps.

Now that I checked the link you posted I like the nanolex finish rather than the glossy SV
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Now that I checked the link you posted I like the nanolex finish rather than the glossy SV
Its all a matter of preference. Nanolex typically ends up being cheaper. There are only a few people stateside that carry it. If I a not mistaken, Esoteric auto care has it

As far as the sv wax goes, the opaque applies to any matte/satin paint
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I have used the SwissVax Opaque line and like it a lot. See my post about it.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=619371
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      09-20-2013, 11:34 PM   #10
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I have used the SwissVax Opaque line and like it a lot. See my post about it.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=619371
Thanks man, I will definetely use the SwissVax Opaque, your car looks awesome, how does it look now after a couple of years?
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I've been using all of their products accept the wax. On frozen black the shine is minimal and I think it looks nice, but on red and blue the wax is not so great... Adds more shine than I personally want. Tried on the inner door panel, and decided not to use.
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Thanks man, I will definetely use the SwissVax Opaque, your car looks awesome, how does it look now after a couple of years?
It looks just like the day I picked it up. NO wear at all, no fading or anything. I wax it with Opaque every six months. I do only hand washes with multiple towels. Lots of water. Car now has 13K miles . Can't tell. Holds outstanding compared to my previous Jerez Black E90 M3.

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Thanks man, I will definetely use the SwissVax Opaque, your car looks awesome, how does it look now after a couple of years?
It looks just like the day I picked it up. NO wear at all, no fading or anything. I wax it with Opaque every six months. I do only hand washes with multiple towels. Lots of water. Car now has 13K miles . Can't tell. Holds outstanding compared to my previous Jerez Black E90 M3.

Pictures are from my last wax job in July 2013.
Ride looks great man!
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Beautiful, cant wait to get my frozen black M3!
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