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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: slomo] #5118829 05/29/19 12:50 AM
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*Just curious what you base your comments on ?
Originally Posted by slomo
Another under performer. Pretty soon there will be a show down post on this fabulous new ceramic wonder wax compared to the world standard Turtle Wax line. LOL It too will lose that battle.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: ChrisD46] #5118855 05/29/19 03:45 AM
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Originally Posted by ChrisD46
*Just curious what you base your comments on ?
Originally Posted by slomo
Another under performer. Pretty soon there will be a show down post on this fabulous new ceramic wonder wax compared to the world standard Turtle Wax line. LOL It too will lose that battle.


Don't hold your breathe Chris.

After seeing countless posts by this single person in multiple threads all in a flurry over just a couple days...what we're seeing is a Turtle Wax SPAM-type posting attack.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #5118947 05/29/19 06:51 AM
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Originally Posted by HYUNDAIFAN0001
Originally Posted by ChrisD46
*Just curious what you base your comments on ?
Originally Posted by slomo
Another under performer. Pretty soon there will be a show down post on this fabulous new ceramic wonder wax compared to the world standard Turtle Wax line. LOL It too will lose that battle.


Don't hold your breathe Chris.

After seeing countless posts by this single person in multiple threads all in a flurry over just a couple days...what we're seeing is a Turtle Wax SPAM-type posting attack.





Yep. A 🐢 spammer. Very uncommon to see these. They are quite rare.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: David1] #5119404 05/29/19 02:58 PM
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I ran out to town and bought a $15 bottle, lot of work...and jesus don't get it on the glass....does have a deep luster but really did not reinvent the wheel here.

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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: David1] #5120248 05/30/19 11:21 AM
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I have used Zaino for the past 15 years with excellent results. But it sure was a lot of work. I'm also 15 years older now so would like to try something simple and less labor intensive that gives good results.

For a brand new car, is the best practice to do the old Dawn dishwashing soap wash routine to strip any dealer applied wax, and then clay bar the surface before applying the Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax per their directions ?

Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: Dwight_Frye] #5120305 05/30/19 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Dwight_Frye
I have used Zaino for the past 15 years with excellent results. But it sure was a lot of work. I'm also 15 years older now so would like to try something simple and less labor intensive that gives good results.

For a brand new car, is the best practice to do the old Dawn dishwashing soap wash routine to strip any dealer applied wax, and then clay bar the surface before applying the Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax per their directions ?




That will depend on the condition of the paint on that car. If your car was transported by rail then you will have rail dust embedded in the clear coat. You can try this simple test using a Ziplock baggie.

http://www.adamsforums.com/topic/1200-the-plastic-bag-clay-bar-test-youll-say-wow/


Dealers tend to use as little and as cheap a product as necessary to detail their new cars. Usually the end result is a poor job. Most send their cars through a swirl-a-magic car wash and detail it with dirty rags that have been everywhere. Starting with a clean slate is a good idea.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: Dwight_Frye] #5120656 05/30/19 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Dwight_Frye
I have used Zaino for the past 15 years with excellent results. But it sure was a lot of work. I'm also 15 years older now so would like to try something simple and less labor intensive that gives good results.

For a brand new car, is the best practice to do the old Dawn dishwashing soap wash routine to strip any dealer applied wax, and then clay bar the surface before applying the Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax per their directions ?


No need to use the Dawn if you're going to clay it, the clay will remove the dealership wax. Regular car wash soap will do, and it won't adversely affect the trim like the Dawn.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #5120840 05/31/19 12:09 AM
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Originally Posted by HYUNDAIFAN0001
Originally Posted by ChrisD46
*Just curious what you base your comments on ?
Originally Posted by slomo
Another under performer. Pretty soon there will be a show down post on this fabulous new ceramic wonder wax compared to the world standard Turtle Wax line. LOL It too will lose that battle.


Don't hold your breathe Chris.

After seeing countless posts by this single person in multiple threads all in a flurry over just a couple days...what we're seeing is a Turtle Wax SPAM-type posting attack.


Hope your not referring to me? I do not live here at the site...I work and have a life....
sorry if your referring to someone else.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: David1] #5120870 05/31/19 02:28 AM
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[.Hope your not referring to me? I do not live here at the site...I work and have a life....
sorry if your referring to someone else.

Nope...it's not about you.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #5120887 05/31/19 04:02 AM
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Originally Posted by HYUNDAIFAN0001
Originally Posted by David1
[.Hope your not referring to me? I do not live here at the site...I work and have a life....
sorry if your referring to someone else.

Nope...it's not about you.



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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #5120962 05/31/19 06:03 AM
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Originally Posted by HYUNDAIFAN0001
Originally Posted by ChrisD46
*Just curious what you base your comments on ?
Originally Posted by slomo
Another under performer. Pretty soon there will be a show down post on this fabulous new ceramic wonder wax compared to the world standard Turtle Wax line. LOL It too will lose that battle.


Don't hold your breathe Chris.

After seeing countless posts by this single person in multiple threads all in a flurry over just a couple days...what we're seeing is a Turtle Wax SPAM-type posting attack.

Funny, I thought this was turning into a Meguiar's sponsored forum with a bunch of people who think they're the best at everything all the time.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: gofast182] #5120998 05/31/19 06:41 AM
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Originally Posted by gofast182
Funny, I thought this was turning into a Meguiar's sponsored forum with a bunch of people who think they're the best at everything all the time.

I feel that Meguiar's makes solid products at an affordable price, and can be used used with good results by a 16 y.o. with his first car, to a professional detailer doing a concourse restoration, and everyone in between.

Sure there are standouts by other brands and a ton of quality products overall, but if you don't feel like experimenting you can always trust a bottle with Meguiar's name on it.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: rooflessVW] #5121051 05/31/19 07:34 AM
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Originally Posted by rooflessVW

I feel that Meguiar's makes solid products at an affordable price, and can be used used with good results by a 16 y.o. with his first car, to a professional detailer doing a concourse restoration, and everyone in between.

Sure there are standouts by other brands and a ton of quality products overall, but if you don't feel like experimenting you can always trust a bottle with Meguiar's name on it.


Agree 100%.


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Re: New Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic Wax [Re: David1] #5121065 05/31/19 07:54 AM
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I've never understood why people obcess over detailing their vehicles if its just going to get dirty while driving on the highway.

I do basic wash and $7 Meguiars spray _____ bottle.

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Originally Posted by gofast182
Funny, I thought this was turning into a Meguiar's sponsored forum with a bunch of people who think they're the best at everything all the time.

I feel that Meguiar's makes solid products at an affordable price, and can be used used with good results by a 16 y.o. with his first car, to a professional detailer doing a concourse restoration, and everyone in between.

Sure there are standouts by other brands and a ton of quality products overall, but if you don't feel like experimenting you can always trust a bottle with Meguiar's name on it.

They do, to be sure, but I'm just observing that in reference to a complaint about Turtle Wax posts we have thread after thread of Meguiar's products popping up.

I use D156 and D111 religiously but there are so many good and exciting products out there right now it would be a shame to lose sight of that.

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