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Hi, I was the same as I'd never waxed before. I've just purchased some of the HD wax. It's amazing, leaves an awesome shine on the car when done. It's easy to apply and you don't need alot on the pad as well. Buffs off really good with the MF cloth they give you. It says wait ten mins then buff, I just apply it then wipe off, dunno if this is right but leaves the paint with a glossy deep shine to it. I'd recommend this wax :)
 

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Black Edition lol
Autoglym HD wax is a decent starter wax but if you want something a little more specialised for your BE take a look on www.autocleanz.co.uk and search for Black Magic!


Quick Overview
Black Magic provides a combination of outstanding finish and longevity. Every pot is both hand-made and hand-poured to ensure consistent high quality. Whilst specially developed to give supreme performance, Black Magic is also very easy to use and will buff off with little effort.
 

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Your wrong with the shine, wax does not give you shine,

Polishing gives you the shine, wax adds the durability

The polishing stage with give you the best possible finish, if you dont prepare the paint or do it in the right way you could apply a 5K wax that will give no different finish than a £40 one

Look into what you want to achieve and pick the products correctly to that.
 

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Agreed, but I wouldn't apply any polish to a new car as all polish is abrasive.

As long as the paint is in good condition no scratches etc just applying a wax or sealant should seal your paintwork.


For example on my black edition all I've used since new is Autobrite Directs to seal & protect ( spray sealant ) however I've now also started to use Abyss paste sealant, both leave my car looking as good as new.


But if you've got small hair line scratches I'd recommend using our AIO polish cherry glaze first then apply a sealant or wax after
 

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Hi i have a silver lightning Corsa can you recommend me any wax/polish?
 

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Hi i have a silver lightning Corsa can you recommend me any wax/polish?
Have you ever thought about a sealant rather than a wax ? Since getting my white D I have never used a wax, always use sealants. 95% of waxes will discolour white over time, there are some that do not, but they are very few and far between. Sealants on the other hand do not discolour the finish, are so easy to apply and buff and they go a long long way.

Werkstat Acrylic, Autofinesse Power Seal and Wolfs Body wrap are amongst the best out there. Before putting on, make sure the prep work is spot on, pointless putting these products on a poorly prepared paint surface. You have to get into a routine to keep your bodywork in tip top shape, if you cut corners at any stage the rest of the work is just wasted.

First wash (not with a sponge), then polish with a good quality product which depends on the state of the paint, believe me you will have swirls, marks on it, wipe down with IPA or Eraser and then seal it. That is a basic method but will give you a way better finish than what you have :thumbs:

Pop over to detailingworld.co.uk and see how we do it :thumbs:
 

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detailingworld.co.uk - snap

Best place in the world to look, some great guys on there!

Even new cars have swirls or are badly prepped, went down to vauxhall and brand new cars looked shocking would never let a garage prepare my car
 

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detailingworld.co.uk - snap

Best place in the world to look, some great guys on there!

Even new cars have swirls or are badly prepped, went down to vauxhall and brand new cars looked shocking would never let a garage prepare my car
I know, mine did. Spent the best part of 9 hours getting the paintwork done with Menz polishes and Hexlogic pads :(
 

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Its good the Menzerma Products! Never let them go anywhere near my car, i am just a hobby detailer, do my friends and families
 

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Agreed, but I wouldn't apply any polish to a new car as all polish is abrasive.

As long as the paint is in good condition no scratches etc just applying a wax or sealant should seal your paintwork.


For example on my black edition all I've used since new is Autobrite Directs to seal & protect ( spray sealant ) however I've now also started to use Abyss paste sealant, both leave my car looking as good as new.


But if you've got small hair line scratches I'd recommend using our AIO polish cherry glaze first then apply a sealant or wax after
I've got a few scuffs on my bumper would the cherry glaze help cover them?
And as you know I drive a BE, which is a 62 plate which came with diamondbrite cleaner, which says it will never need to be polished or waxed..

Would you recommend waxing even tho I have that protection?
 

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I've got a few scuffs on my bumper would the cherry glaze help cover them?
And as you know I drive a BE, which is a 62 plate which came with diamondbrite cleaner, which says it will never need to be polished or waxed..

Would you recommend waxing even tho I have that protection?
Cherry Glaze will help yeah, and I would certainly recommend a wax or sealant yes even though you have dimondbrite
 

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Agreed diamond brite isn't worth it.

When we had our BE we told the dealership not to touch it we picked the car up dirty.

My parents had a new 61 plate Honda CRV yesterday and that's had diamond brite treatment needless to say next weekend we'll be stripping it all off and starting again from scratch
 
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