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mopar
Feb 8th, 2004, 02:02 PM
drove to the states today to pick up some nxt found three of the products just wish it wasnt 15 below right now cannot wait to try this stuff out

RamAirV1
Feb 8th, 2004, 04:19 PM
Did you have any trouble getting it through customs?

We still don't have NXT in the stores here in Indiana yet. I'm glad I ordered mine direct. You may yet get it in the stores in Canada before Indiana!

RamAirV1

mopar
Feb 8th, 2004, 04:46 PM
no trouble at all didnt even have to pay any duty on it

RamAirV1
Feb 8th, 2004, 04:54 PM
So there must be some dollar amount of products you can bring back over the border duty free.

RamAirV1

mopar
Feb 8th, 2004, 05:00 PM
ya thats what i was thinking it had been a longtime since i had been over ,i herd it wouldnt be over here for a while and i didnt want to wait for it but i couldnt find any spry tech wax in water town area anyone live near there in syracuse and have bought the spray wax im going to be going over agian soon to find it ,the stuff smells amazing it was kinda funny though i went into one parts store and they had all kinds of megs and other car stuff and i ask the guy if he had herd of the nxt meguiars products and he looked at me like i had 3 heads or something

mopar
Feb 8th, 2004, 06:52 PM
does anybody know if you can use a rotary buffer with the nxt if so did it do better being hand applied or machined

Teak
Feb 9th, 2004, 01:51 PM
Originally posted by mopar
does anybody know if you can use a rotary buffer with the nxt if so did it do better being hand applied or machined

I do not think NXT will hold up to the heat generated by a rotary. You can use a PC with the Meg yellow polishing pad. I have not used my NXT yet but plan on using it on this week.

As to the temp is that F or C?

Eric

mopar
Feb 9th, 2004, 01:57 PM
celsius i think i never pay attention to that it's alot wamrer today but not warm enough used nxt on my summer rims they are bright metalic silver WOW what a defference .

RamAirV1
Feb 9th, 2004, 03:37 PM
You know that's the interesting thing about NXT. It does a better job improving the gloss on silver than any other product I've seen. I haven't tried it on my polished aluminum (clearcoated) rims yet. It will probably do a great job on those too.

RamAirV1

mopar
Feb 9th, 2004, 03:59 PM
are painted rims clear coated?

RamAirV1
Feb 9th, 2004, 06:19 PM
Most likely that painted rims are clear coated. My '98 had silver painted rims and they were clear coated.

Rims that are chromed are not clearcoated, and most aftermarket rims that are high polished aluminum are not clearcoated. NXT Metal Polysh would probably be the best thing for those. I'm sure there some exceptions to this.

RamAirV1

Mike Phillips
Feb 9th, 2004, 06:32 PM
Originally posted by mopar
does anybody know if you can use a rotary buffer with the nxt if so did it do better being hand applied or machined

NXT Tech Wax should never be applied using rotary buffer, neither should products like Gold Class, #26 Hi Tech Yellow wax, or #20 Polymer Sealant.

You can use a Porter Cable Dual Action polisher however and I highly recommend applying it this way. The results will astound you!

Use a W-8006 foam polishing pad and put the PC on about the 4.0 to 4.5 setting.

Mike

RamAirV1
Feb 9th, 2004, 06:52 PM
They should probably change the directions on the back of the #20 bottle where it says it can be applied with a rotary buffer. I doubt that many would try a rotary with #20 though.

Does applying NXT with a PC result in more gloss or durability, or is it just a matter of speed and ease of use?

Also, what about using a finishing pad instad of a polishing pad?

RamAirV1

mopar
Feb 9th, 2004, 08:24 PM
how easy is it to use the dual action polisher?do you just machine it on and then let it haze and wipe off?

Alexandra
Feb 10th, 2004, 02:04 PM
Just got off the phone with Meguiar's customer service. They say it can be used with orbital buffer no problem. I haven't tried it yet since it goes on so easily by hand. Anyways, I would expect good results or even better than hand applied. I did not ask about rotary buffer, however, those are real heat generators if not careful.