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    polishing before trax

    will polishing my car 3 times in 3 days do any damage to my paint work?

    it will be clean and polish friday morning

    clean if needed and polish saturday afternoon

    clean if needed and polish sunday at trax

    ill be using autoglym super resin polish i think its called


    will this be ok

    any advice welcome
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    I wouldn't, I would clean, polish then wax on Friday,
    Then Clean and wax on Saturday and again on Sunday if needed. The wax will seal the polish finish you have already applied, and layers of wax can be built up to increase the durability of it.

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    ive never used wax yet and i have polished the car no end of time with autoglym super resin polish coat after coat after coat, and its never done the paint work on my cars any harm

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    Quote Originally Posted by buckle247 View Post
    I wouldn't, I would clean, polish then wax on Friday,
    Then Clean and wax on Saturday and again on Sunday if needed. The wax will seal the polish finish you have already applied, and layers of wax can be built up to increase the durability of it.

    i have some maguiars nxt generation tech wax

    will this be ok to wax with waxing over the autoglym stuff?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ste_goffy View Post
    ive never used wax yet and i have polished the car no end of time with autoglym super resin polish coat after coat after coat, and its never done the paint work on my cars any harm
    so you wouldnt mind putting it on that many times in a row on the white beast mate?
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    Will be fine to mix brands, I have used Meg's stage 3 wax over the top of AG's super resin.
    Polishing each day with the AG won't cause any harm as it is low abrasive, but it is pointless IMO. If you do it properly the first time then wax it to protect the finish you have achieved, it should stay looking good for longer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by buckle247 View Post
    Will be fine to mix brands, I have used Meg's stage 3 wax over the top of AG's super resin.
    Polishing each day with the AG won't cause any harm as it is low abrasive, but it is pointless IMO. If you do it properly the first time then wax it to protect the finish you have achieved, it should stay looking good for longer.
    thanks mate it might save me abit of time
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    auto glym srp has fillers in it to fill the swirls and scratches. when you use it more then once the 2nd/3rd layers just remove the fillers allready applied so its a waste of time. waxing it what give a better shine especially on top of a glaze. and also auto glym srp isnt abrasive
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    Quote Originally Posted by bertone ben View Post
    auto glym srp has fillers in it to fill the swirls and scratches. when you use it more then once the 2nd/3rd layers just remove the fillers allready applied so its a waste of time. waxing it what give a better shine especially on top of a glaze. and also auto glym srp isnt abrasive
    It isn't so much that layering it will cause the fillers to remove itself, it is that unless the filler oils inside AG SRP are sealed into the body work by a sealant or wax, they can literally wash out in the rain! Invest in a good wax, don't buy a cheap Meguiars spray wax...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishlock View Post
    don't buy a cheap Meguiars spray wax...
    it isnt the spray wax i have its one that you pour out.

    anyway i only had chance to polish my car this morning before it started to rain so it was a complete waste of time
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