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    Dust

    hi

    every time i wash and wax the motor it gets very dusty very quickly and even more so in the hotter weather!!

    i last washed the car on sunday just before the football!!
    when i went to work at 8 the next morning it was already looking a bit dusty!

    by the time i had finished work at 5:30 it was incredably dusty no shine to it what so ever!!
    a colleauges car (black celica) was fine no dust!! and none of the other cars where dusty just mine!!

    why is it that it gets so dusty so quickly?

    i am begining to think that waxing it is some how causing it to get dusty, as if the polishing action is cause the car to get staticly charged and thats what is attracting the dust!!

    is ihis possible? and if it is likely to be the case how can it be avioded? as i dont want to not polish the car!!

    cheers guys, sorry for it being a long post!!

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    no one got any suggestions or more to the point know what i'm going on about??

    dont wont to have to wash the car every other day but at teh same time i dont like having a dirty car!!

    please help!!

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    This time of year its pollen on the car.

    There is no way of stopping it - i found a teflon based wax or a super resin glass like finish reduces it resting on the car.

    worst is when it wettles on the car - then condensation forms on it over nights - leaving you with a spotty car.
    why do today what you can...... I'll finish this later

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    The only thing I've found which has reduced the dust build up is the Supagard coating I applied. It seems to make waxing lot easier and the shine stays longer, which keeps the dust off better. Supagard can be found on eBay for not a lot of cash

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    Yep, with Kitchpoo on this one - pollen or tree sap. The amount of c**p falling from a tree, particularly in warm sunny weather is staggering and what's more it travels too so you don't need to be right under it to suffer the fallout! Naturally, sticky resins trap the dust so your car can end up as dirty at the end of a dry week as if it had rained all week.

    Nobody could possibly wax their car more often than me and I suffer the same problem - just think it's one of those summer issues that we have to put up with.

    Jonathan

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonathanW
    Yep, with Kitchpoo on this one - pollen or tree sap. The amount of c**p falling from a tree, particularly in warm sunny weather is staggering and what's more it travels too so you don't need to be right under it to suffer the fallout! Naturally, sticky resins trap the dust so your car can end up as dirty at the end of a dry week as if it had rained all week.
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    I hate it - Plus my car is black - so double trouble!!
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    You could use one of those car duster/mop things.

    Such as : Clickety Click

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    thats like one of those JML adverts gone bad

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    cheers guys!!

    am looking into supagard and some different wax (quite convent in a way as i'm going to need so new wax soon anyway as i'm getting low)

    am i right in thinking that autoglym do a "super resin glass like" wax of some discription

    any suggestions on a teflon based wax would be apperiated too!!

    cheers again peeps!!

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    Auto Glym do a 'Extra Gloss Protection' which u apply after u have polished ur car

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