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Guide to Full Detail / Maintenance Washes

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mistral_blue said:
Sounds like the car I didn't buy... looked great until seen in direct sunlight! :shock: There's definitely good machine polishing and bad machine polishing! :thumbdown: ..
And you're going to let them loose on yours..?

Hopefully not now!


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At last I have bought the products to ensure our second RCZ is in pristine condition and always looks it best . I wished I had invested particularly in snow foam and a drying cloth before , I think they are the two particularly that have made the difference. All that hard work before with a chamois for a rubbish result , thanks RCZ 1 for the detailed instructions , they have worked superbly.
 
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I am pleased to now show our "R" in the sunshine after following "most" of detailing guide from RCZ1
 

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Superb guide and product list RCZ1, thanks.
On the subject of ceramic coatings, are they the best of the best? and I'm not clear on weather you use wax over coatings or not.
 

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UncleBen said:
Superb guide and product list RCZ1, thanks.
On the subject of ceramic coatings, are they the best of the best? and I'm not clear on weather you use wax over coatings or not.
Hi UncleBen, Ceramic coatings offer the better durability. They range from 1 Year to 5 years for durability depending on the one you choose and whether you have a yearly maintenance plan with the professional detailer that you may use.

You can wax over a coating but then the water behaviour you experience will be that of the wax not the coating so you are taking away the properties of the expensive coating they you have paid for.

Coatings tend to be for people that don’t like washing their car regularly and detailing it themselves. They make it much easier to keep clean. If you enjoy detailing and looking after your car yourself then you could go for a ceramic wax which offers very good durability - up to a year, or prefer to use a Sealant which is generally spray on and buff off and can give up to 6 month’s protection.

The choice is entirely yours and what you prefer.
 
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