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Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« on: January 22, 2015, 03:39:04 PM »
Not long ago I had my car machine polished and protected, and today I decided to give it a good wash and lay down another layer of wax.

My father took the car to work while I was away on holiday... and got it quite messy, he has a long drive through country lanes before a stretch on the motorway.

Needless to say, I was mortified when I came home and saw my car looking like this;












So clearly it needed a lot of work, so I got to work with the following;

Citrus Pre Wash (Citrus Power)
Pressure Wash Off
Snow Foam (Avalanche)
Pressure Wash Off
2 Bucket Method Wash With 2 Mits (Lather)
Wheels Cleaned (Wheel Woolies, Brushes and Mit With Imperial)
Metro Air Force Blaster Drying
Wax Top Up (Desire)
All Plastics Dressed (Dressle & Revive)
Glass Cleaned (Crystal)
Tyres Dressed (Satin)

And the end results;












Much Better :D

All in all, it took me about 5/6 hours from start to finish with a little break in between :) The car also has a layer of synthetic sealant (Tough Coat), as well as a glaze for added shine (Ultra Glaze)!

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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2015, 10:05:35 PM »
Looks Great ! really need to machine mine :( it came free with a load of scratches !

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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2015, 10:10:33 PM »
You are the cleaning master
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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2015, 07:15:30 PM »
lovely :)
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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2015, 10:03:03 PM »
Thank you :)
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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2016, 09:35:02 PM »
So you have waxed instead of polishing?
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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2016, 01:39:29 PM »
Waxes and sealants provide protection, polishes remove them.

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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2016, 03:10:23 PM »
So should you polish first then and then wax/sealant?
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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2016, 03:24:50 PM »
Yeap, polish (removes those nasty swirl marks) then sealant (if you want to use one) then wax.

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Re: Deep Wash + Wax Topup
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2016, 06:42:48 PM »
Very nice Bertie, ill bring mine round first thing in the morning. Ha ha.