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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    Take it from me, Wax makes a difference! Big difference....
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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    Quote Originally Posted by ARCStig View Post
    Take it from me, Wax makes a difference! Big difference....

    My cousin in NYC still swears that her car is fine.. it's 12 yrs. old, garaged but not waxed. She swears the wax from years ago is still on there.. when I send her info to the contrary it's always, '' they just want you to buy their product''... even sites that sell nothing she scoffs at the info.

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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    Quote Originally Posted by Blueline View Post
    I know this thread is rather old, and just killing time reading, but............ wouldn't a car, waxed or not, "pick up something in that distance."? If it picks up something, wash it off. I personally don't believe a clearcoat needs to be waxed.
    Well of course it'll pick stuff up on the way, but the question is would people rather having that gunk on a thin layer of wax or on bare clear coat.

    And as far as CC not needing wax goes, it's pretty simple to prove that it does. CC absorbs UV. Anything designed to absorb UV is going to "fill up", if you will, eventually. It's the same reason polycarbonate headlights will eventually fail as long as sun is hitting them over a period of time. Carnauba wax happens to soak up a metric frack-ton of UV radiation. Another problem that plagues clear coats is acid rain and water spots, which can be prevented and mitigated by both the beading action of wax and it's protective layer over the CC, taking the brunt of the abuse until (hopefully) the owner washes it.

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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    A coworker saw me using NXT 2.0 on my Black Accord, he came over and asked how would it look on his silver Stratus.

    I dabbed a little on his door to show him. 2 yrs later, his car has clear coat failure all on the side of car except where we dabbed NXT 2.0. He never waxed his car and that was the only time and place it had any type of wax.

    Made me a believer that wax protects.

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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    My Salesman has told me that my new cars has extra special kind of coating and something like that So I don't need to wax it. I want ask is it true.

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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    What is the coating?
    Did you pay extra for it?
    Are you 'required' to come back for anything (concerning the coating that is)?

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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    Unfortunately, Bill, the question posed by "Tedjoseph" was just a plant for his spam link in his signature line - he was a spammer who has been banned.
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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Stoops View Post
    Unfortunately, Bill, the question posed by "Tedjoseph" was just a plant for his spam link in his signature line - he was a spammer who has been banned.
    Well, in the words of Emily Litella, "Never mind."

    I did see the 'for sale' at the bottom, but thought nuttin' about it.

    Thanx for replying...

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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    Quote Originally Posted by EPHIOS View Post
    I got some guys I know that work for car dealerships telling that some of the car that is equipped with "paint sealant" ($800 extra), does not need to be waxed.
    If it really has been sealed with a good paint sealant and done the correct way it doesn't need wax, and that's a cold hard fact.

    When you do a paint sealant you need to polish the car first, with a special cleaner, which heats the paint and closes up the pores. Then when you put the paint sealant on it seals any "unclosed" pores and keeps out the weather and provides a rock hard surface. If the elements can't penetrate your paint you don't need wax. Wax "temporarily" does what the paint sealant "permanently" does.

    However, even with the paint sealant you need a yearly "once over" to keep it looking good and performing the way it should. I have a 1990 Chevy S-10 that's never had even one drop of wax on it and it still looks like brand new. As a matter of fact, you'd be hard pressed to even find a new one that looks anywhere near as good as mine does.

    So there, you learned something today. It really is possible to never wax your vehicle again!

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    Re: My car doesn't need wax

    Quote Originally Posted by RandyBoone View Post
    It really is possible to never wax your vehicle again!
    Yeah but you still have to re-apply your sealant once a year, so it's essentially the same thing. Perhaps a bit less frequent, but you're still applying something to it periodically.

    btw do you mean sealant or coating?
    Quote Originally Posted by Blueline View Post
    I own a silver vehicle and a black vehicle owns me. The black one demands attention, washing, detailing, waxing and an occasional dinner out at a nice restaurant. The silver one demands nothing and it looks just fine. I think the black vehicle is taking advantage of me, and the silver car is more my style. We can go out for a drive without her makeup and she looks fine. If I want to take the black one out, it is three or four hours in the "bathroom" to get ready.

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