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    what is wax?

    i know this might sound daft but what does wax do? is it like a polish? ive neva used the stuff but seen it flying around the site loadsa times and wondering is it worth getting some.

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    Wax in terms of cars is a protection treatment which just so happens to make it shine well

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    ah, do you us it after the polish or in place of?

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    Afterwards - polish has some abrasives in to take out minor imperfections on the paintwork, then wax afterwards to protect the paint and give it a good shine.

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    its a protective sacrificial layer that repels water and dirt. makes it look a bit better and makes it easier to clean.

    it is in no way a polish as polish is abrasive and wax is not.
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    you use the wax as the lsp to lock in the finish after polishing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devilbis-sxi08 View Post
    i know this might sound daft but what does wax do? is it like a polish? ive neva used the stuff but seen it flying around the site loadsa times and wondering is it worth getting some.
    mate, i was wondering the same thing myself!!! Never heard of it till came on here! And still don't knwo anything bout it so ill be watching this thread to find out more!!
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    lol never knew there were this much work concerning cleaning ya car, what would be a good wax?

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    guides explain all matey
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    there is a lot more to cleaning than most people think. it depends on how far you are willing to go and what finish you want.
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