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    will this be ok?

    Ive always kept my car cleaned and polished but never did it correctly ie 2 buckets, clay, poilsh and wax.
    So i got afew things delivered yeaterday off cleanyourcar.co.uk to try and )do it correctly and get some half decent results

    so this is how i think i should do it with what i have...

    clean wheels with autoglym wheel cleaner
    using the 2 buckets method with a sheep skin wash mitt (got yesterday)using autoglym shampoo clean car.
    dry off with sonus der wunder drying towel (again got yesterday)
    clay the car with meguiars quick clay detailing system
    polish with auto glym super resin polish
    wax car with collinites 476s (last thing i got yesterday )

    i think it should be ok but just wanted to check
    any advice welcome
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    Yep that sounds right, but wash the car again after claying it. Not much point drying it before claying it.

    So go, wash-clay-wash-dry-polish-wax
    Also worth waxing the wheels, something I keep saying to myself i'll do

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    cheers dave, i suppose leaving the car wet will help with the clay and not use as much spray.
    i was thinking aout waxing the wheels too
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    Don't forget to polish the shiny bits (exhaust tip etc), clean engine bay, vac interior, apply dash treatment, apply cloth/leather treatment, and clean the glass
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    Quote Originally Posted by wywywywy View Post
    Don't forget to polish the shiny bits (exhaust tip etc), clean engine bay, vac interior, apply dash treatment, apply cloth/leather treatment, and clean the glass
    all will be done in a day mate i have a double garage to use if its raining
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    ooooooh look at you going pro !

    lol

    he he
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    is ti ok to use water as the lubricant for claying is it?
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    Good luck Wayne with the car on tuesday and get some before and after pics up as i would love to see the car again now,as it was spanking when it left me?ha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madmonkee View Post
    is ti ok to use water as the lubricant for claying is it?
    If there's a few layers of wax on the car, water may just run off (esp 0ppm water). Chuck a tiny amount of shampoo in there and you hav yourself a clay lube
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