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Old 08-18-13, 08:33 AM   #1
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Sorry if this is asked to death, I searched the forums and can't find anything solid.

Was looking to purchase something at the store, not mail order.

I've used Zaino in the past and works great, but that was like 10 years ago, is something better available?

I wash my car like once a week, sometimes twice depending on dirty it gets. I don't mind waxing my car once every 3 months or so, so I don't need anything super permanent. I care more about durable.
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Meguiars Ultimate would fit in what you are looking for. Looks great. Last a while.
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Meguiars Ultimate would fit in what you are looking for. Looks great. Last a while.
Thanks, I'll give that a try,

Any other suggestions?
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Collinite 845 or 915, they look good and lasts forever. Withstands so much that I'm trying it out on the rims now.
If you don't mind waxing the car every other month, the poorboys natty's waxes are an excelent cheap choice.

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Old 08-18-13, 10:14 AM   #5
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There's NO such thing as "best wax"!!! All depends on what you looking for... protection, gloss or durability. Good luck with your choice. Stay away from Auto-Zone, Wal Mart products, go to autogeek.com for reviews and good stuff.
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Sorry if this is asked to death, I searched the forums and can't find anything solid.

Was looking to purchase something at the store, not mail order.

I've used Zaino in the past and works great, but that was like 10 years ago, is something better available?

I wash my car like once a week, sometimes twice depending on dirty it gets. I don't mind waxing my car once every 3 months or so, so I don't need anything super permanent. I care more about durable.
Zaino is still the best wax I've used.
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Old 08-18-13, 04:31 PM   #7
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Best wax ive used for durability is definitely Meguiars #16 Mirror Glaze. It lasts for absolutely ages, and yes, ive had it lasting as long as collinite 476s if not better.

In terms of pure finish, Dodo Juice Supernatural is unbeatable.
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He said available at the store. No mail order. Find what you like to use and stick with it. Keep it simple.
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Get a bottle of Ultima Paint Guard Plus. Nothing on the store shelves are worth it. It's not a wax but better than wax takes 10 min to apply and no buffing. I bought a 12 oz bottle 5 years ago and haven't even used a quarter of the bottle yet. 2-3 spay will cover the whole hood and fenders. It's $40 but it will last longer than any wax out there.

http://www.autogeek.net/ultima-paint-guard-plus.html
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soft99 fusso coating is pretty awesome. it lasts around 3 months and you only need to wash your car one every fortnightly.
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Just tried the meguires ultimate liquid wax yesterday, application was pretty simple, lets see how long it lasts
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Collinite 845

Hard to say what's the best wax, but this one definitely best bang-for-buck
Cheap, easy to use, easy to buff, no stain, high gloss shine, last VERY LONG
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Ultima paint guard plus. Google it, a lot of good reviews. Expensive but lasts years.
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For those who have a paint protection film you want to to use a wax that dries clear and does not contain naptha/kerosene ---

Mequiar's Ultimate Liquid Wax fits the bill -- this way you can wax the paint as well as the ppf without worrying about the white residue on the seams.

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Meguiars Ultimate would fit in what you are looking for. Looks great. Last a while.
I also recommand this one!

I use Ultimate and its black wax every two weeks alternately and looks great!
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