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CelicaOwner11
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2003 CarbonBlue Toyota Celica GT
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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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Califorina
Jan 21, 6:01pm - #380042 
waxing question...

this may be a repost, but what waxes do you guys use?

i use all the steps from meguiers...

and since i have a carbon blue paint, there is always swirl marks that appears... and its a hestle trying to make the car shinnier or to look cleaner...

my question is:
besides substances that needs to be waxed off or rubbed on, is there any anyting else that i can use to just leave on the car to make it look more shinnier and cleaner?

is there any products for dark color paints, after being washed or waxed, that doesnt have to waxed or rubbed off to give the car a more sleeker or shinnier look?

make sence?

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Jan 21, 6:13pm - #380043 
i use meguiars paste, wax on wax off. done


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Woodland Hills, CA
Jan 21, 8:15pm - #380044 
i used to use zymol...but since i started using maguires NXT...it was like...wow eek


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2004 Toyota Celica GTS

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Tempe, AZ
Jan 22, 11:23am - #380045 
Meguire's Techwax. Easy to put on; seems very nice.


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Gainesville, FL
Jan 22, 11:56am - #380046 
I use mother 3 part system. It is the best in my opinion. I have tried many but it seems ot do the best job. Step 1 is a Claybar and show cleaner which takes out everyhting fomr your paint, liek if you ahve little rust dots or if ur paint jsut feels kidna ruff you do that and its perfect. Then yu do a cleaner wax to get off anyhting else missed. Then the seel and glaze whioch makes it look liek wet glass smile I swear by it.

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celi4me
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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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San Pedro, CA
Jan 22, 7:23pm - #380047 
I use Meguiars 3 step.

I was told and read not to do circles on my car when polishing or waxing. Do straight lines. Reason I was told this is circles cause swirls. No matter where I stand at any angle the sun will show swirls and scratches when I do cirles to polish or wax. When I do straight lines if I do create a imperfection it will be in a straight line and I will only see it at one angle when looking at the car. And that angle is small.

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Northern VA
Jan 22, 7:29pm - #380048 
Meguiers Tech Wax is kinda wack. I use it and am not very satifised. Still had swirls marks. Does offer a nice shine.

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2000 Toyota Celica

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Jan 22, 8:43pm - #380049 
Black magic has some kinda spray you spray onto the car to make it shinier, i forget exaclty wut it is

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Jan 22, 8:55pm - #380050 
you need to polish to get rid of swirls and apply a good wax over it
i use meguiars NXT wax and polish


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