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    Help Wanted: Hybrid Ceramic Wax question

    I recently applied the HCW to one of my cars that I detailed. I had applied the HCW thinking that it would/could provide a bit of protection/longevity to the carnuba paste wax that was on the car. After doing so, the finish no longer has the same appearance of wetness or depth.

    Can I apply a coat of wax on top of the HCW and get some of it back, or should I just remove it? Will the HCW even allow for the adherence of another wax?

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    Re: Help Wanted: Hybrid Ceramic Wax question

    You can wax on top of the HCW but you negate the benefits of HCW as it will be covered. The beauty of HCW is the ease of maintaining with future applications of HCW. Waxing is going goof this up. My advice is either stick with wax or switch to HCW. Don't do both.

    The experience I and others have had is that HCW works best on cars stripped of other waxes and sealants and applied direct to the clear coat.

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    Re: Help Wanted: Hybrid Ceramic Wax question

    Stan T, thanks for the response. I tend to agree that it should be one or the other.

    If the HCW is put directly on the bare clearcoat, you really are limited as to the quality of the finish with respect to the appearance of depth and wetness.

    Any Meguiar's reps have input concerning this?

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