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What wax do ya'll use? I use the Meguiars Gold Class wax, it is pimp. I've been thinking about trying their new TechWax.
 
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I use the Meguires 3-step...works awesome. I also occasionally use Black majic liquid-wax, I like that as well.
 
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I HIGHLY recommend using Zaino products ( http://www.zainobros.com - check them out!)

The shine you get is unparalleled, and I get nothing but compliments.

Example 1 -



Example 2 (with just one coat of Zaino...I put it on the Landrover to see how it would turn out...one word, WOW!) -



If you have any questions about Zaino, let me know. I think I am going to make a topic all about it eventually :)

Carleton
 
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Has anybody used the new Meguiars NXT Wax? I was thinking of picking up some tomorrow.
 
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i use Meguires, but at a car show on sat. one guy was using Adam's and that stuff rocked!!!
 
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I too am a Zaino devotee. I've been thinking of trying NXT when my Zaino runs out, oh, next year or 2.
 
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Klassa All in One with Pinnacle Souveran carnuba wax over that. I bought it at http://www.autogeek.net/
 
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I'll let the results of Zaino speak for themselves:



Mind you I took those pictures about 6 weeks after I applied the Zaino.
 
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I get the same results with my Meguiars Gold Class.
 
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i use meguires 3 step. i like the results, but its 2 steps too many for me. i want to try nxt next.
 
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I am also a zaino fan.. you can`t beat there products.....



lata, Drew
 
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I am a long time user of Mothers and Meguires, and very pleased with both products with the outcome. I get a lot of compliments about the truck after a nice waxing. I just went and picked up a bottle of the NXT today and will be doing the Expedition tomorrow after I do my trucks oil change as I wash and waxed the truck back on Sat. I will post before and after pics of it sometime tomorrow night.
 
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The only thing I've found is that Meguiars doesn't maintain its shine nearly as long as Zaino does. As long as you keep it washed, Zaino looks 100% for as many as 6 months.
 
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Then you're not using enough Meguairs. I have so many coats on my paint, that 2-3 days of dust and dew still don't really affect the shine. Just went camping too, had my truck coated in red dirt, and abuse from off-road trails up and down mountains. A simple car wash and it's all back to normal. It doesn't have the smooth as glass feel, but it still looks good. Haven't waxed it in about 1-2 months.
 
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Originally Posted by Mnemonic
Then you're not using enough Meguairs. I have so many coats on my paint, that 2-3 days of dust and dew still don't really affect the shine. Just went camping too, had my truck coated in red dirt, and abuse from off-road trails up and down mountains. A simple car wash and it's all back to normal. It doesn't have the smooth as glass feel, but it still looks good. Haven't waxed it in about 1-2 months.
If you have to put on multiple coats, then how is it easier than Zaino? With Zaino's ZFX accelerator, I use one 2oz mixing bottle, and that puts 2 full coats of Zaino on my truck.
 
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Originally Posted by 01BlkEdge
Has anybody used the new Meguiars NXT Wax? I was thinking of picking up some tomorrow.
Yes. I used it on my mustang before a show, that stuff is great! Well worth it. It even smells good. I also used it on my white truck, turned out unbelieveably good.
 
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Originally Posted by rngprerunner
It even smells good.
Zaino smells like bubble gum.
 
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Originally Posted by Wowak
If you have to put on multiple coats, then how is it easier than Zaino? With Zaino's ZFX accelerator, I use one 2oz mixing bottle, and that puts 2 full coats of Zaino on my truck.
I guess you have a point there, but I am talking about a 1 year old truck, so a good base coat of wax is where the hard work is. From then on it's only 2-4 coats a year to keep it smooth as glass.
 
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Fliped Axle Now Drivers Side is like 2 inches lower?

Zaino vs Meguairs, you be the judge.

Zaino:


Meguairs:
 
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two different shots, i can make my truck look like yours with a rag and sunlight...


LMFAO, looks good man, but you cant compare those two
 
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Originally Posted by Mnemonic
Zaino vs Meguairs, you be the judge.

Zaino:


Meguairs:

2 different trucks 2 different conditions the trucks been exposed to and 2 different cameras.

Just saying them 2 pictures are really inconclusive

I haven't tried zaino before (I will one of theese days try it though)
 
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Well damn, OK Then let me edit my post and add "an unofficiated non-standardized comparison."


Jeeze... It wasn't supposed to be the end all, be all contest, just a quick comparison!


Post your best shot then.
 
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My 01 XLT..

I've waxed my truck twice now in the almost three years I've had it. :D

I use meguairs.
 
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Any truck looks good in the shade no matter what wax...put um in the sun for the real test....you can put my truck in the sun and see no swirls and looks just as shiny now put my brothers black mustang in the sun with nxt and you can see everything but in the shade they look the exact same...

lata, Drew
 
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I use liquid glass works good for me.
 
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