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Wow optikal, I've never seen such great lengths to "'prove" someone wrong or show you're right...if he's waxing with 5 different waxes and the paint isn't melting off and he's happy....then lettem wax the way he wants...maybe Meguires doesn't recommend it because they don't see the value in it or don't want to confuse customers with different possible applications...who knows!

Its not that big of a deal.


I personally use the Meguires 3 step liquid but also usually substitue paste wax for the final step, I do however use liquid wax in spring and fall when temps aren't so good for paste wax.
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Wow optikal, I've never seen such great lengths to "'prove" someone wrong or show you're right...if he's waxing with 5 different waxes and the paint isn't melting off and he's happy....then lettem wax the way he wants...maybe Meguires doesn't recommend it because they don't see the value in it or don't want to confuse customers with different possible applications...who knows!

Its not that big of a deal.


I personally use the Meguires 3 step liquid but also usually substitue paste wax for the final step, I do however use liquid wax in spring and fall when temps aren't so good for paste wax.

ya u got me pegged man, i just went through all that trouble to prove someone over the net wrong...way to go hero .

actually i emailed Meguires a while ago asking what the differences between the waxes were, whats best for what, when to use what, etc...for my OWN personal benefiet and thought id pass the information along
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ya u got me pegged man, i just went through all that trouble to prove someone over the net wrong...way to go hero .

actually i emailed Meguires a while ago asking what the differences between the waxes were, whats best for what, when to use what, etc...for my OWN personal benefiet and thought id pass the information along
you do that same thing so shut it...
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aww still wounded, its ok...u'll get over it.
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aww still wounded, its ok...u'll get over it.
you know what change your additude or just leave no one cares for your crap. For god sakes you dont even own a ranger...your GF does why doesnt she join she probly has a better attitute...
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...maybe Meguires doesn't recommend it because they don't see the value in it or don't want to confuse customers with different possible applications...who knows!

Its not that big of a deal.:
That sums it up pretty good. It is not neccessary to put wax over cleaner wax. Cleaner wax is slightly abrasive. It is designed to remove oxidation and fine swirl marks. When removed it only leaves a fine film. After removing the cleaner wax, the next step should be to wash and dry the truck. This removes what you didn't get off with your rag. Then the decision to put more wax on can be made.

I wanna point out that I am removing the cleaner wax with a heavy duty wheel. This removes most of the cleaner wax anyway. So putting a good coat of wax on after that is almost neccessary. Sorry about the confussion on that one.
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well i wasnt pointing out ur faults, just saying what Meguires said. i did the same in the past and didnt have any problems. i always thought cleaner wax was what it said, cleaner wax u use before u wax, lol.

and to my good friend redneckstone, its all good homeboy! :-D ill post where ever i want and if u dont like it then dont read it. seems my problem is just with u, hmm. and i asked her to join but shes not into the while message board/forum thing.
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well i wasnt pointing out ur faults, just saying what Meguires said. i did the same in the past and didnt have any problems. i always thought cleaner wax was what it said, cleaner wax u use before u wax, lol.
Itz cool. I'm not on here to argue with ppl either.
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Klasse AIO and Klasse HGSG

Takes a while but outstanding results and durabillity.
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Defintely NXT all the way!
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I use Meguires Gold Class. Anything nicer than Turtle Wax is probably overkill on a nearly 5 year old work truck, but I use good stuff anyway, lol.
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NXT Tech Wax!!!
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I've been using mother's cleaner wax, mother's sealer and glaze, then mequire's nxt after that when I've got enough time to do all three.
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i use meguiars black wax. its specific for black vehicles and it works really good too.
I am going to have to check that stuff out!

I currently use NXT when I am not lazy
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nothing but the best
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lol rangers are a hot truck theres a lot of endless possabilities you can imagine doing to your ride.. and me well personaly i use turtle wax the white blend in it comes with a tube of lipstick but its not its scratch remover. and it helps blend the scratch w the paint .. thats some realy good stuff.. and then i use black majic for my tires and purple power for my wheels to clean chrom polish to shine them up.. egal 1 wout ammomia for tinted windows.. and i use that consintrated purple carwash soap... its realy good.
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Zaino, all the way. Tried Meguiars and wasn't satisfied.

Just washed after a week and a half and the last zaino z-2 coat.

After I post these pics I'm going to shine it up real good and post more of my success with Zaino :)

And for those that think Zaino is too expensive, it is for a reason. I've always believed you get what you pay for. Here is a tip when ordering from Zaino. Order it all at once. Think of it this way, the money you save from not paying sales tax is what you pay for shipping.

P.S. I am not trying to start a wax war, lol. I am just showing off my stuff. Just like the rest of you :)

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How much did that kit run ya? and I wonder if you an substitute paste for liquid, hmm.

P.S. NXT or Zaino rock the house. BOTH are good waxes.

PSS - anyone else notice that Zack tends to be one of the most hostile members on the site and manages to turn just about any topic into a personal beef? I didn't even think about it until some other members brought it up when we were talking irl....kinda interesting.
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I use all Malco products, what I use depends on what needs to be done to the
vehichle. For my own stuff (since I wax at least 3 times/year) I use Poly Shine,
or Plum Crazy and follow with Poly Shine. The only other wax I've found that I
like is Mother's California Gold, it's OK, but it's not Malco!
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I use Poorboys SSR2, Poorboys Polish, then topped with Poorboys EXP. All applied with a porter cable orbital buffer. Best stuff I have used so far and a little goes a long way with it.
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i use MOTHERS wax and chrome polish and both work very well
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wow, this is an OLD thread......very old.

look at the dates next time before you start to reply.
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i use mothers wax and chrome polish and both work very well
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if i'm going all out; wash with nxt wash, meguiars #80 speed glaze (cleaner/polish), meguiars #7 show car glaze (pure polish), finally 2x nxt paste wax or meguiars #21 synthetic sealant.

i've also started waxing my truck bed with meguiars cleaner wax paste. (until i get a tonneau or liner). the cleaner wax has cleaners in it (obviously), as well as polishing oils, so its a good all-in-one solution, or a good quick and gentle prep product that can be used before layering on a nicer wax or sealant, like nxt or #21. (don't get on my case, optikal ;o)
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