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    Advice Please (Sorry)

    Guys & Gals,

    Apologies for this - I have some autoglym polish and the car looks nice after this. What is the difference (and benefits) between polish and wax??

    Sorry to ask I am new to this. My last car was a P reg Renault so you can see why I don't know wax/polish from my ar$e/elbow....

    Thanks

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    wax will protect the paint and make the shine last longer

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    Polish removes oxidation from the paint, and removes/covers swirl marks.

    Wax protects the paint.

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    Cool,

    Thanks for the swift responses.

    Will a microfibre cloth do for polishing it? What do you use to put it on with? Cheers

    (I don't want to buy an electric polisher thingy

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    I use foam applicator pads. £1 each from cleanyourcar.co.uk. or you can get a pack of two from Meguires for about £4 from eBay.

    Then microfibres to buff it.

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    Cheers Buckle

    Does this look okay for wax from that website? Clearkote Carnauba Moose Wax

    Ta

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    Can't see a picture if you have posted one? I think that one is a liquid wax though from memory

    You will tend to find the paste wax's will offer longer protection.

    What colour is your car?

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    Silver (boring)

    Grateful for a pointer from that website. Cheers

    http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/wax/cat_4.html

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    Collinite always gets good reviews for long durability.

    I have used both poorboys natty blue paste and the Pete's 53, both are good, although the poorboys only lasts a couple of weeks before it starts to wear off. Not sure how long the Pete's 53 will last as only applied it last week.

    Have a look at this thread, pictures of silver cars. A few people in there have used the Collnite with good results.
    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/sh...d.php?t=143575

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    Cheers mate Collinite it is then!!

    I like this site so helpfull & friendly

    I will have to subscribe

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