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Nick Winn
Nov 28th, 2018, 10:06 AM
How to use Meguiar's NEW Hybrid Ceramic Wax! (https://meguiarsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?67080-How-to-use-Meguiar-s-NEW-Hybrid-Ceramic-Wax!)

Meguiar's Hybrid Ceramic Wax is a very easy way to get durable Si02 / polymer blended protection on your vehicle. We have been getting a lot of questions on application, so this article will walk you through our recommendations.

Hybrid Ceramic Wax can be used as your main source of protection, but here at Meguiar's and for most of you enthusiasts which are likely reading this, we like to use it and suggest using it in addition to your favorite wax/sealant, or even on top of a coating.

There are a couple different ways to apply Meguiar's Hybrid Ceramic Wax:

Application Method #1 - INITIAL APPLICATION / FOUNDATION LAYER
Application Method #2 - SUBSEQUENT APPLICATION / WAX AS YOUR RINSE

We borrowed an employee's super cool Tesla Model 3 to make this article.

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We started with a traditional wash, using the two bucket wash method. Washing of course, removes all loose contaminants.

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Application Method #1 - INITIAL APPLICATION / FOUNDATION LAYER

For the first time using Meguiar's Hybrid Ceramic Wax, we recommend establishing a "Foundation Layer." Hybrid Ceramic Wax is simply applied in a "wax as your dry" style. See below:

After washing the vehicle thoroughly, & before drying, spray Hybrid Ceramic Wax across all exterior surfaces.

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Next, simply dry vehicle normally with a quality microfiber drying towel like our X2000 Water Magnet Microfiber Drying Towel and you are done!

This initial "Wax as you dry" application method helps to get Hybrid Ceramic Wax into all of the nooks and crannies found on a microscopic level of the paint/clear coat. This method will make sure that ample product is applied to the surface so that subsequent uses have a nice even, level layer to adhere to.

Hybrid Ceramic Wax loves to be layered (and can be combined with waxes and sealants)!

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Application Method #2 - SUBSEQUENT APPLICATION / WAX AS YOUR RINSE

After you have used Hybrid Ceramic Wax for the first time, for subsequent applications, you can now apply it in a "wax as you rinse" style, an even easier application method.

After washing the vehicle thoroughly, but before rinsing for the final time, spray Hybrid Ceramic Wax over all exterior surfaces.

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Next perform the final rinse on the vehicle rinsing from the top down. It is recommended to use a strong stream of water for the final rinse as this helps spread Hybrid Ceramic Wax across the exterior surfaces.

We are using a pressure washer, since we have one, for the final rinse. If you don't have a pressure washer, use a strong stream from your water hose for this final rinse.

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Next, dry the vehicle normally & you are done!

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PRODUCT STREAK REMOVAL - Damp Towel or Mist of Water - For the below picture we intentionally let the product dry on the surface, to demonstrate how the product can leave a streak if improperly allowed to dry. This can happen by leaving the product on the surface for too long before drying with a towel, or from working in direct sunlight.

TO REMOVE - If this does happen to you, simply wipe area with a w/ a microfiber towel damp with water, or spray a light mist of water onto the streak, and then wipe with a microfiber towel. This will easily remove the streak.

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We hope you enjoy Meguiar's new Hybrid Ceramic Wax as much as we are! Please comment if this article was helpful and/or post any questions within this thread.

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PPLd
Nov 28th, 2018, 06:24 PM
Yay am I the first reply??
Thanks for the tutorial Nick!
This product is many forum members, myself included, been waiting for!
Meguiars for the win!
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BillE
Nov 29th, 2018, 05:51 AM
Good article Nick!

Answers a LOT of questions that I, along with probably many others have.

Now to get some and give it a try. That is if Spring will ever come this year.

Bill

Nick Winn
Nov 29th, 2018, 10:46 AM
:bigups:bigups:bigups

sg11
Dec 12th, 2018, 09:12 AM
Is there any harm in using it as a wax as you dry product every time?

Michael Stoops
Dec 12th, 2018, 09:29 AM
No harm in using it every time you wash. Our marketing team will thank you for doing so!

sg11
Dec 12th, 2018, 09:43 AM
No harm in using it every time you wash. Our marketing team will thank you for doing so!

It’s more of a question of if its ok to use it every time as if it’s the initial application and never using as a wax as you rinse product. Still ok?

Murr1525
Dec 12th, 2018, 12:46 PM
How is this going to look compared to Ult. Quick Wax used after washing... Is there a difference in looks, or durability?

Michael Stoops
Dec 13th, 2018, 09:08 AM
It’s more of a question of if its ok to use it every time as if it’s the initial application and never using as a wax as you rinse product. Still ok?

Technically, yes, but if you over apply it (too many sprays per panel) it might become trickier to dry without streaking. Rinsing is really the preferred method for proper distribution of the product. If you're going to do it very regularly though, you can get away with a bit less product to make that drying process easier. And honestly, if you're going to get any streaking at all, it's going to be most noticeable on black paint but it's easily avoided by just not over using the product. We know a lot of people have the mind set that "if some is good, more is better" and they tend to hose it on!!!

Michael Stoops
Dec 13th, 2018, 09:11 AM
How is this going to look compared to Ult. Quick Wax used after washing... Is there a difference in looks, or durability?
UQW has a pretty good ability to hide minor defects, which this probably won't do to the same extent. This won't darken paint like UQW or Ultimate Liquid/Paste or Gold Class, but it does tend to make the paint feel really slick. Durability is going to be better than UQW or even ​Ultimate Liquid/Paste due to that SiO2 chemistry.

Murr1525
Dec 13th, 2018, 01:41 PM
Hmm.. I wonder how will be best to use them for looks and durability....

HockeyCrazi
Dec 14th, 2018, 09:45 AM
Thanks Nick!! How will this work on wheels? Wheels are the hardest thing for me to clean and keep protected, this may be a simple spray on and rinse away after a cleaning.

sg11
Dec 14th, 2018, 10:24 AM
How does this work on windshields?

Michael Stoops
Dec 14th, 2018, 12:54 PM
Thanks Nick!! How will this work on wheels? Wheels are the hardest thing for me to clean and keep protected, this may be a simple spray on and rinse away after a cleaning.
It works great on wheels! Spray, rinse, dry and you're done!


How does this work on windshields?
It's really formulated to bond, on a molecular level, with paint. Glass poses a different surface composition and the bonding may not be complete on it. Our typical recommendation is to avoid paint protectants on glass due to the possibility of too much being applied and then streaking happening during rainfall at night. That said, we know some of you are going to experiment anyway, and some may even get excellent results. We just don't recommend it.

wifpd4
Dec 16th, 2018, 03:06 AM
Mike,

Should we attempt to clean off the windshield in some manner when the glass received an incidental overspray?

thanks

Michael Stoops
Dec 17th, 2018, 10:57 AM
Mike,

Should we attempt to clean off the windshield in some manner when the glass received an incidental overspray?

thanks
No, that's not a concern. We just don't want folks deciding that it's so good on paint they want to hose down the windshield with it.

RC0310
Jan 6th, 2019, 07:12 AM
is this available in Canada yet? if so, where can I buy it from? thank you

pcfxer
Jan 7th, 2019, 05:19 AM
is this available in Canada yet? if so, where can I buy it from? thank you

I just ordered a bottle off of Amazon.ca. $48 is pricey but I want to try it out since I can't wash/wax my car like I have been during the winter months with my back injury.

Chop
Jan 17th, 2019, 09:57 AM
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Chop
Jan 17th, 2019, 09:58 AM
We just don't want folks deciding that it's so good on paint they want to hose down the windshield with it.

Not sure why it double posted.

Can you clarify on the use on glass? First post of this thread says "Spray across all exterior surfaces" but your reply seems to contradict that. Do you mean that it's ok to use on glass but in glass less is better?

yariel08
Jan 23rd, 2019, 12:58 PM
As you mentioned "it likes to be layered", my question would be is the wax/sealant be applied after HCW? Are a wax/sealant applied after HCW would adhere well on top of the product?

Nick Winn
Jan 24th, 2019, 08:04 AM
As you mentioned "it likes to be layered", my question would be is the wax/sealant be applied after HCW? Are a wax/sealant applied after HCW would adhere well on top of the product?

Hybrid Ceramic Wax can be used either as your main source of protection, or addition to your favorite liquid/paste wax/sealant. We recommend using in additon to your favorite liquid/paste wax. Whichever is on top, is going to reflect the water beading you get on the paint.

BillE
Jan 25th, 2019, 05:28 AM
Call it old age, but let me see if I can FINALLY get this down.

"HCW" is the last step AFTER all the compounding, polish, LSP. Then HCW? In other words, HCW is the last and final "L" is LSP?

Now to add more confusion (to my thinking), Ult Fast Finish is now left outa the equation?

Thanx...

Bill

Nick Winn
Jan 25th, 2019, 12:05 PM
Call it old age, but let me see if I can FINALLY get this down.

"HCW" is the last step AFTER all the compounding, polish, LSP. Then HCW? In other words, HCW is the last and final "L" is LSP?

Now to add more confusion (to my thinking), Ult Fast Finish is now left outa the equation?

Thanx...

Bill

Honestly, It's really not that big of deal when it's used. It can be used as main source of protection. It can be used in addition to favorite liquid or paste wax. It can be used in addition to Fast Finish. It bonds & performs great to any of the previous described situations. We think most will use it in addition to their favorite wax/sealant/coating.

BillE
Jan 26th, 2019, 05:04 AM
Honestly, It's really not that big of deal when it's used. It can be used as main source of protection. It can be used in addition to favorite liquid or paste wax. It can be used in addition to Fast Finish. It bonds & performs great to any of the previous described situations. We think most will use it in addition to their favorite wax/sealant/coating.

Thanx Nick!

Now one just has to wait 'till Spring.

Bill

Firepro
Feb 4th, 2019, 08:50 AM
I’ve used HCW and could not be happier; awesome gloss and water beading. Still a little confused though; can I apply my favorite wax OVER HCW, or should HCW be the final layer of protection? ��

Nick Winn
Feb 4th, 2019, 01:41 PM
I’ve used HCW and could not be happier; awesome gloss and water beading. Still a little confused though; can I apply my favorite wax OVER HCW, or should HCW be the final layer of protection? ��

Great to hear! Thanks for sharing. Regarding your questions, whether you choose to use HCW as your main source of protection, or in addition to your favorite traditional liquid/paste wax, HCW should be used last, so you get all the water beading characteristics from HCW.

Firepro
Feb 4th, 2019, 02:18 PM
Thank you!

BillE
Feb 5th, 2019, 05:07 AM
I’ve used HCW and could not be happier; awesome gloss and water beading. Still a little confused though; can I apply my favorite wax OVER HCW, or should HCW be the final layer of protection? ��

Quickie question...Did you use HCW over "wax" or just after polish?

Bill

Firepro
Feb 5th, 2019, 08:16 AM
Quickie question...Did you use HCW over "wax" or just after polish?

Bill
Hi Bill: I applied HCW over Blackfire wax/sealant on my 2018 Alpine White BMW, and my wife’s 2018 Acura RDX that is pearl white. My car sits in a garage, hers is parked outdoors. Both cars had several coats of Blackfire, and did not require any paint correction. HCW was very easy to apply, and the results are amazing. The paint surface is now super slick, and water beads off like nothing I’ve ever used. Curious now to see how long it will last before a maintenance application is required. The test will be on the Acura as it sits outside. I’ll report back after 30-45 days with an update. BTW, I purchased the product from Amazon for $14.99. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06WVQ6MVR/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07__o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Nick Winn
Feb 5th, 2019, 01:11 PM
New How to Video Up, check it out in below thread

How to: Meguiar's Hybrid Ceramic Wax - New Video Feb 2019 (https://meguiarsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?68740-How-to-Meguiar-s-Hybrid-Ceramic-Wax-New-Video-Feb-2019)

BillE
Feb 6th, 2019, 06:03 AM
I screwed up this post...let's try again.

BillE
Feb 6th, 2019, 06:08 AM
Hmmm, doesn't want to let me use "quote" properly.

Thanx!

Bill

davey g-force
Feb 6th, 2019, 12:03 PM
Can't wait to get my hands on this! :woot1

atikovi
Apr 28th, 2019, 06:05 PM
No, that's not a concern. We just don't want folks deciding that it's so good on paint they want to hose down the windshield with it.

But how do you hose off the roof without hosing off the windshield?

Nick Winn
Apr 29th, 2019, 08:37 AM
It works great on wheels! Spray, rinse, dry and you're done!

It's really formulated to bond, on a molecular level, with paint. Glass poses a different surface composition and the bonding may not be complete on it. Our typical recommendation is to avoid paint protectants on glass due to the possibility of too much being applied and then streaking happening during rainfall at night. That said, we know some of you are going to experiment anyway, and some may even get excellent results. We just don't recommend it.


No, that's not a concern. We just don't want folks deciding that it's so good on paint they want to hose down the windshield with it.


But how do you hose off the roof without hosing off the windshield?

This is no concern. M Stoop's point was that it does not work as well or last as long on glass.


It works great on wheels! Spray, rinse, dry and you're done!


It's really formulated to bond, on a molecular level, with paint. Glass poses a different surface composition and the bonding may not be complete on it. Our typical recommendation is to avoid paint protectants on glass due to the possibility of too much being applied and then streaking happening during rainfall at night. That said, we know some of you are going to experiment anyway, and some may even get excellent results. We just don't recommend it.


No, that's not a concern. We just don't want folks deciding that it's so good on paint they want to hose down the windshield with it.

atikovi
Apr 29th, 2019, 08:46 AM
I applied this for the first time as directed. This morning I noticed some streaks where I assume I didn't get it completely dry. Tried to wipe with a damp MF without much improvement. Does that mean it has cured and would need more effort to eliminate?

Nick Winn
Apr 29th, 2019, 09:07 AM
I applied this for the first time as directed. This morning I noticed some streaks where I assume I didn't get it completely dry. Tried to wipe with a damp MF without much improvement. Does that mean it has cured and would need more effort to eliminate?

We would recommend using more water to assist in removal, at the most, we would imagine a mild cleaner wax would remove.

alexw32
May 28th, 2019, 03:29 PM
How much additional corrosion resistance does hybrid ceramic wax offer? I just waxed my new car using ULW recently, applied two coats, but after driving for a month I still found one or two water spots that have etched in. I heard ceramic coating have better corrosion resistance compared to sealant, was wondering if this will further help prevent such issues.

Also, will microfiber cloth used to wipe this product form ceramic crystals?

Nick Winn
May 31st, 2019, 08:37 AM
How much additional corrosion resistance does hybrid ceramic wax offer? I just waxed my new car using ULW recently, applied two coats, but after driving for a month I still found one or two water spots that have etched in. I heard ceramic coating have better corrosion resistance compared to sealant, was wondering if this will further help prevent such issues.

Also, will microfiber cloth used to wipe this product form ceramic crystals?

It's tough to say how much more it will help with stain resistance, but being that Ceramic/Si02 based chemistry is in general better protection, more durable, & longer lasting, the answer is yes, is should help a small amount more against water spots/stains. The only way to prevent against water spots & bird dropping stains, etc., is to remove them ASAP.

Russtache
Jun 9th, 2019, 05:31 PM
Not sure where to post my question ...
I’ve got a restomod I’ll be painting with acrylic lacquer ..
Looks to me once I’m done with any buffing this hybrid ceramic is the only finish I need?
What kind of cure time should I allow for the fresh paint?

Nick Winn
Jun 10th, 2019, 10:51 AM
Not sure where to post my question ...
I’ve got a restomod I’ll be painting with acrylic lacquer ..
Looks to me once I’m done with any buffing this hybrid ceramic is the only finish I need?
What kind of cure time should I allow for the fresh paint?

Hi Russtache,

If you would like, you are welcome to start a new thread, within one of the forums at this below link:

https://meguiarsonline.com/forums/forum.php (https://meguiarsonline.com/forums/forum.php)

In fact it would be a bit better to start a new thread, in another forum, instead of within this thread, in case you would like to discuss other topics around your project.

Jim_W
Jul 3rd, 2019, 04:36 AM
After countless hours of reading various posts and watching a number of videos, I think I’ve come up with a game plan. First some background info, I will be applying these coatings on a ten month old C7 Corvette, Blade Silver in color.
My plan is as follows, use Meguiar’s Ultimate Liquid Wax as a foundation, let it cure for approx 1 week and then apply Meguiar’s Hybrid Ceramic Wax (HCW) as a top coat. As for applying the HCW, spray lightly onto a wet panel and spread evenly by applying HCW to a wet wax applicator pad (hopefully this will reduce the possibility of streaking) and then dry with a microfiber towel.
Following the initial HCW application, wet the car again with water, spray with HCW, rinse off using a heavy ‘fan’ spray of water and dry.
Would be interested in hearing your comments.

Nick Winn
Jul 3rd, 2019, 12:47 PM
After countless hours of reading various posts and watching a number of videos, I think I’ve come up with a game plan. First some background info, I will be applying these coatings on a ten month old C7 Corvette, Blade Silver in color.
My plan is as follows, use Meguiar’s Ultimate Liquid Wax as a foundation, let it cure for approx 1 week and then apply Meguiar’s Hybrid Ceramic Wax (HCW) as a top coat. As for applying the HCW, spray lightly onto a wet panel and spread evenly by applying HCW to a wet wax applicator pad (hopefully this will reduce the possibility of streaking) and then dry with a microfiber towel.
Following the initial HCW application, wet the car again with water, spray with HCW, rinse off using a heavy ‘fan’ spray of water and dry.
Would be interested in hearing your comments.

Hi Jim,

Sounds good except for wet microfiber applicator pad. I mean you can try that, but a microfiber towel is fine.

TreverT
Aug 7th, 2019, 01:29 PM
Hey, I have a similar question about layering. A prior owner had my Spyder repainted and the color (dark metallic green), while beautiful, seems especially vulnerable to waterspots and stains. I assume this is just the curse of a less-than-factory aftermarket paint job but have done all I can to give it as much care and protection as possible. Right now I usually apply your competition (sorry) - CG Black Light sealer with Big White's hi-temp paste wax on top. That helps a lot with the waterspotting but doesn't cure it. I've picked up a bottle of your Hybrid Ceramic to try in hopes of getting better water resistance, but don't know where to put it in the layering. Does it go on top of the paste wax or does the wax go on top of it? What's your advice on the order of "stacking" these products? I realize you can't speak to the qualities of the stuff that isn't yours, but I'd be equally curious to try something like Meg's Ultimate Liquid Wax instead, to see how it compares.

Nick Winn
Aug 8th, 2019, 08:20 AM
Hey, I have a similar question about layering. A prior owner had my Spyder repainted and the color (dark metallic green), while beautiful, seems especially vulnerable to waterspots and stains. I assume this is just the curse of a less-than-factory aftermarket paint job but have done all I can to give it as much care and protection as possible. Right now I usually apply your competition (sorry) - CG Black Light sealer with Big White's hi-temp paste wax on top. That helps a lot with the waterspotting but doesn't cure it. I've picked up a bottle of your Hybrid Ceramic to try in hopes of getting better water resistance, but don't know where to put it in the layering. Does it go on top of the paste wax or does the wax go on top of it? What's your advice on the order of "stacking" these products? I realize you can't speak to the qualities of the stuff that isn't yours, but I'd be equally curious to try something like Meg's Ultimate Liquid Wax instead, to see how it compares.

Hybrid Ceramic Wax does utilize a Sio2/Ceramic base, which does offer higher levels of overall protection, compared to a carnauba/synthetic polymer based wax/protectant. Whether or not you are going to notice a difference in Hybrid Ceramic Wax's ability to prevent against water spots is tough to say. While we can promise you will most definitely see increase contact angle water beading & great durability, in addition, Hybrid Ceramic Wax does have the ability to layer, i.e., you should notice an increase in water beading performance after a few applications, scratch/stain resistance is one of those factors where it is going to be minimal.

TreverT
Aug 8th, 2019, 09:09 AM
Hybrid Ceramic Wax does utilize a Sio2/Ceramic base, which does offer higher levels of overall protection, compared to a carnauba/synthetic polymer based wax/protectant. Whether or not you are going to notice a difference in Hybrid Ceramic Wax's ability to prevent against water spots is tough to say. While we can promise you will most definitely see increase contact angle water beading & great durability, in addition, Hybrid Ceramic Wax does have the ability to layer, i.e., you should notice an increase in water beading performance after a few applications, scratch/stain resistance is one of those factors where it is going to be minimal.

Thanks for the info! What would you recommend for best waterspotting & stain protection?

j2ee
Aug 9th, 2019, 11:58 AM
Start from 6:36 of the follow video, man from Meguiar said applying the "standard application" two times would maximum the power of this product:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk-OwkIlYLs
Does he mean doing the "Application Method #1 - INITIAL APPLICATION / FOUNDATION LAYER" twice? Basically he means just keep doing the Method #1 but forget method #2 would always give the best result even it is less convenient?

02Rodeo
Aug 9th, 2019, 04:22 PM
What about on glass..same principle..

Nick Winn
Aug 12th, 2019, 03:27 PM
Start from 6:36 of the follow video, man from Meguiar said applying the "standard application" two times would maximum the power of this product:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk-OwkIlYLs
Does he mean doing the "Application Method #1 - INITIAL APPLICATION / FOUNDATION LAYER" twice? Basically he means just keep doing the Method #1 but forget method #2 would always give the best result even it is less convenient?

What he is saying if you want to get maximum performance right away, is to perform foundation layer first (wax as your dry), then after drying, perform the standard "wax as your rinse" application. By taking this extra step, you can get an increase in performance right away. Other option is, wait until next time vehicle is washed, to perform the wax as you rinse application.

Nick Winn
Aug 12th, 2019, 03:27 PM
What about on glass..same principle..

It is not going to hurt glass but will perform best on paint.

snozan
Sep 21st, 2019, 12:11 AM
I already done a "Foundation layer", and went straight to "wax as you rinse" application. However, am not 100% sure i got it right with the foundation layer, so my question is: Can i do this again to make sure i really got it 100%

Murr1525
Sep 21st, 2019, 09:54 AM
I already done a "Foundation layer", and went straight to "wax as you rinse" application. However, am not 100% sure i got it right with the foundation layer, so my question is: Can i do this again to make sure i really got it 100%

You can... It's kind of what I did... It gets a bit smeary if the first foundation coat was good.

But just keep applying water and drying to get rid of it....

snozan
Sep 21st, 2019, 10:32 AM
You can... It's kind of what I did... It gets a bit smeary if the first foundation coat was good.

But just keep applying water and drying to get rid of it....

Ah, yea i remember i read that somewere here :) Gonna give it a try. I put on HCW a week ago, and are planning to wash the car again then do the foundation layer again. This time with a applicator (however not on dry paint as i have seen many do, dont really think that is the right way with this).

Not easy to have a light OCD when it comes to car care :D "hmm, did i really do all? how can i tell? Oh well let put in on again, just to make sure"

trom120
Oct 10th, 2019, 03:35 PM
Which is the most compatible quick detail spray for use with the Hybrid Ceramic Wax?

John in oz
Oct 11th, 2019, 12:24 AM
I have Matt black decals on the bonnet that are hard to mask. Can I use HCW on these decals without any adverse affects? Also, can I use HCW on black plastic moulding on the bottom of the doors and around the wheel arches?

Nick Winn
Oct 11th, 2019, 12:39 PM
Which is the most compatible quick detail spray for use with the Hybrid Ceramic Wax?

Believe it or not, our A3316 Quik Detailer Mist & Wipe is most compatible, since, it is least likely to mask the water beading performance from Hybrid Ceramic Wax.

Ach1302
Oct 21st, 2019, 06:32 PM
Technically, yes, but if you over apply it (too many sprays per panel) it might become trickier to dry without streaking. Rinsing is really the preferred method for proper distribution of the product. If you're going to do it very regularly though, you can get away with a bit less product to make that drying process easier. And honestly, if you're going to get any streaking at all, it's going to be most noticeable on black paint but it's easily avoided by just not over using the product. We know a lot of people have the mind set that "if some is good, more is better" and they tend to hose it on!!!


I

TPB
Oct 21st, 2019, 07:01 PM
SOLD! Well, actually, "bought"--I followed Nick's instructions for initial application and the car looked great (used it on the wheels, too). I used about 33%-40% of the bottle for the one application. Washed it again today (a month later) and it looks...great! Down the road (next spring) I'll definitely do the subsequent application method. I think this is an excellent, easy-to-use product that provides a great finish.

Nick Winn
Oct 22nd, 2019, 07:18 AM
SOLD! Well, actually, "bought"--I followed Nick's instructions for initial application and the car looked great (used it on the wheels, too). I used about 33%-40% of the bottle for the one application. Washed it again today (a month later) and it looks...great! Down the road (next spring) I'll definitely do the subsequent application method. I think this is an excellent, easy-to-use product that provides a great finish.

Thanks for sharing TPB! By the way, if the vehicle is not being maintained after washing with a Quik Detailer or Waterless Wash Spray, we always recommend washing weekly at minimum.

CylonRaider
Jan 14th, 2020, 04:38 AM
I plan on using this as my main protection. So after washing and clay I

CylonRaider
Jan 14th, 2020, 07:26 PM
I couldn’t edit my post, sorry. I’m just wondering what to do to maintain the HCW. I’m planning to use the waterless system and have some ultimate fast finish on hand as well as a ceramic detailer. Which should I use after the waterless wash?

Brian Hann
Jan 15th, 2020, 07:51 AM
CylonRaider,

You're going to do best by maintaining with the new Hybrid Ceramic Detailer. This will also ensure you keep up the water beading properties of the HCW.

CylonRaider
Jan 15th, 2020, 08:22 AM
CylonRaider,

You're going to do best by maintaining with the new Hybrid Ceramic Detailer. This will also ensure you keep up the water beading properties of the HCW.

Thank you. I was thinking the same thing. Now I see my brain still sort of works