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Old 08-27-2013, 09:42 AM
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Originally Posted by C7_Z51 View Post
You can get a solid 6 months out of Power Lock topped with a caranuba wax. Not as much as semi-permanent or permanent sealants, I currently have Opti-Coat on one of my vehicles and look to try CQuartz eventually but it's just too expensive for a one-time use product.
Any thoughts on the opticoat? I have read a little bit about it but that is all.
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Old 08-27-2013, 09:59 AM
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Old 08-27-2013, 07:48 PM
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I've tried them all and there is only two products that meet my satisfaction.
Collinite #915 Marque D Elegance Premium Show Wax. There is nothing that comes close to the ultimate Concours deep shine this wax produces.
I then wait a few weeks and apply Collinite #845 Insulator Wax.
Hand crafted and Hand Poured in Utica, New York.
Reasonable Priced with outstanding results.
NO, I am not affiliated with Collinite or have any financial interest in that company
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Old 08-27-2013, 08:19 PM
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I figure I will go over to the dealer and wax my car before they deliver it to me...is that soon enough?
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Old 08-27-2013, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike O'Daniel View Post
I suggest Ajax cleanser.
Don't be silly. Everybody knows to use Comet. Or Bar Keepers Friend.
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:00 PM
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I prefer Wolfgang Estate Wax. It's eye popping.
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Old 06-12-2019, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Hot Rod Todd View Post
Then I'll lay down a few coats of Pinnacle Souveran Carnauba wax.
It's the best I've tried as well. On top of the shine it is also incredibly easy to work with, will not stain trim at all, and smells amazing.

I used to use Klasse SG as a sealant for my truck but I decided to try Pinnacle Black Label sealant on the vette before I put it away last winter. WOW. It might actually be easier to work with than the souveran and also smells amazing.

Pinnacle is always bubbling under the surface in the detailing world - around, respected, but never popular. For my money they absolutely make the best detailing products you can buy.

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Old 06-12-2019, 10:41 AM
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No need to wait, wash, claybar, polish and wax of your choice.
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Ahhh..the smell of resurrecting a 6 year old thread. Smells like........deja vu all over again!

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Old 06-12-2019, 10:53 AM
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"Related Threads" strikes again. Everybody, do yourself a favor and turn it off. User CP > Edit Options (left side menu). On that page, scroll down to the "Thread Display Options" section. At the bottom of that section is the "RelatedThreads". Select "Disable Related Threads". Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Save". In addition to preventing other threads from displaying, it also reduces the amount of data that needs to load to your browser. Frankly, the "related threads" are frequently not "related".
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Another Zaino fan... I thought I was alone in the world LOL
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Bishop4142 View Post
Another Zaino fan... I thought I was alone in the world LOL
There are quite a few of us out there...long time Zaino user here.
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Zymurgy View Post
"Related Threads" strikes again. Everybody, do yourself a favor and turn it off. User CP > Edit Options (left side menu). On that page, scroll down to the "Thread Display Options" section. At the bottom of that section is the "RelatedThreads". Select "Disable Related Threads". Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Save". In addition to preventing other threads from displaying, it also reduces the amount of data that needs to load to your browser. Frankly, the "related threads" are frequently not "related".
Thank you!
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Zymurgy View Post
"Related Threads" strikes again. Everybody, do yourself a favor and turn it off. User CP > Edit Options (left side menu). On that page, scroll down to the "Thread Display Options" section. At the bottom of that section is the "RelatedThreads". Select "Disable Related Threads". Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Save". In addition to preventing other threads from displaying, it also reduces the amount of data that needs to load to your browser. Frankly, the "related threads" are frequently not "related".
It really is a terrible feature. It's been a few years since I admin'd a vbulletin instance, but I'd be surprised if you can't just globally turn it off. If not, a quick UPDATE statement to the db could set the flag for all users.
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Well, the site owners want it ON, so that leaves me on my crusade to get users to turn it OFF.
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by nhpln View Post
If you wax your car before you ever take it to the track your car will develop mechanical problems and the paint will peel in protest.
Not too sure about my paint "peeling" in protest.......
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:53 PM
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Waxed mine as soon as I got it home yesterday.
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Zymurgy View Post
Well, the site owners want it ON, so that leaves me on my crusade to get users to turn it OFF.
Thanks for the "how to".....I, as well really hated that feature.
Now disabled!
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Old 06-12-2019, 03:19 PM
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That too...and if it gets wet before the wax dries, the plastic will melt! I read in it Readers Digest, so it must be true!
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