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Old 12-04-2005, 09:39 PM
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When Should You Wax?

How often should you wax?...I have a 2005 I bought in Feb and have not waxed yet...
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Old 12-05-2005, 03:14 PM
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depends on what type of protectant you are using...

synthetics can last up to 6 months or so... carnuba wax usually only last 30 days or so..

is the water beading off when you wash? if not, chances are you have no protectant left on it...
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depends on what type of protectant you are using...

synthetics can last up to 6 months or so... carnuba wax usually only last 30 days or so..

is the water beading off when you wash? if not, chances are you have no protectant left on it...
beading off? sorry english is my second language whats that mean?
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Old 12-10-2005, 05:33 PM
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beading off? sorry english is my second language whats that mean?
that just means when you've sprayed water on the car, the water doesn't just stay on the car, it rolls of quite easily. best place to test that is on the hood, spray water, see if it just like, rolls of the hood in small or big blobs. looks a bit like this
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Old 12-10-2005, 05:54 PM
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I would rather see the water splash this way:
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Old 12-11-2005, 04:52 AM
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Hell no. I waxed an hour after picking my X up. Some poeple say wait for paint curing, etc....Im no scientist, but I dont trust anyone but myself when it comes to the care of my X. And I knew the weather wouldnt cooperate here, so I just threw on 3 coats of Zaino and havent done anything since. And that was June! Reading this, I think I need to go out there right now and throw on a winter coat....
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Old 12-11-2005, 05:01 AM
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Yes I would get some wax on there make it a lot easier to clean as well i would recomens swissol it is awesome!
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Old 12-11-2005, 07:13 AM
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Twice a year with turtle wax.

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