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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-11-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By shelton
Any wax can melt or soften in hot conditions, and...

Any wax can melt or soften in hot conditions, and then some dust may embed into the surface of the wax and disrupt the hydrophobic properties. The wax is still there, it hasn't come off or broken...
Forum: Soft99 31-10-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,768
Posted By shelton
Depends on many things, but generally 1-2 months...

Depends on many things, but generally 1-2 months is a reasonable expectation.
Forum: Interior & Glass 31-10-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,353
Posted By shelton
Here is our judder stopper: ...

Here is our judder stopper:
http://www.soft99.co.jp/english/products/carcare/wiper/blade_reviver.html?pid=09130

It is a liquid rubber and Fusso solution that fills in any micro-cracks in the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 31-10-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,353
Posted By shelton
Nothing wrong with questioning products. In fact...

Nothing wrong with questioning products. In fact it is exactly the right attitude.
After all, the world is filled with useless rubbish sold by clever liars!

Some people don't get along with...
Forum: Interior & Glass 29-10-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,353
Posted By shelton
Any glass sealant can cause this unfortunately....

Any glass sealant can cause this unfortunately. It is usually due to the pressure/angle of the wiper itself. If poorly designed, judder can happen even with brand new wipers on perfectly clean glass....
Forum: Soft99 29-10-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By shelton
Hullo pal! Some "white" waxes are for WHITE...

Hullo pal!

Some "white" waxes are for WHITE ONLY.
However, some are safe for any paint.

Is the one you have that pictured below?
If so, this is safe to use on any paint. =]

...
Forum: Soft99 29-10-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By shelton
It does not contain any specific ingredient that...

It does not contain any specific ingredient that is "the UV blocker" because any wax layer is so thin that inclusion of such an ingredient would have little meaning. Any wax will provide some...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 23-08-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By shelton
Hello, I work at Soft99 HQ in Japan. I usually...

Hello, I work at Soft99 HQ in Japan. I usually directly reply to - or at least review the reply to - any English enquiries. Unfortunately, we have no record of your email.

Anyway, please rest...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-08-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By shelton
By the way, the rules are generally that nothing...

By the way, the rules are generally that nothing with a flash point below 60℃ is permitted.

Now, the actual products are generally not individually tested, so the SDS shows the lowest flash point...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-08-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By shelton
Find yourself a Yellow Hat and a "Super" AutoBACS...

Find yourself a Yellow Hat and a "Super" AutoBACS (larger than standard AutoBACS) as they are the top dogs of car care retail here.

Also consider:
*Rent a car and explore the urban expressways in...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-07-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,163
Posted By shelton
As a general rule: White/Light waxes have more...

As a general rule: White/Light waxes have more solvents/abrasives than Black/Dark, and this difference is more dramatic the further back in time you go.

In the case of Fusso Coat, the difference...
Forum: Soft99 12-07-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,177
Posted By shelton
Hope you enjoy it! =] By the way, the...

Hope you enjoy it! =]

By the way, the dimpled side should release more lather from inside when you squeeze the sponge. It is meant to direct the lather towards the car, rather than your hand!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-07-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,895
Posted By shelton
Carnauba always looks warmer/deeper compared to...

Carnauba always looks warmer/deeper compared to synthetics and hybrids.

From Soft99 we have Authentic Premium, and there are countless other excellent carnauba waxes on the market to consider too....
Forum: Soft99 06-07-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By shelton
different types of abrasives. The...

different types of abrasives.

The Light/White products have more powerful abrasives, whereas the dark products include the finest grade of abrasives to produce a high gloss finish.

I'm not sure...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-07-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,710
Posted By shelton
This could be caused by over-applying or...

This could be caused by over-applying or over-drying. Take care to apply very thinly, and buff off sooner rather than later, working panel-by-panel (or maybe even smaller in hot conditions).

In...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-06-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,871
Posted By shelton
Welcome to the forum, and excellent choice of LSP...

Welcome to the forum, and excellent choice of LSP ^。^

You have a reasonable plan, although as others have suggested, a panel wipe before Fusso is best. To reduce (though not eliminate) marring...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-06-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,904
Posted By shelton
You will find that Extreme Gloss 'Kiwami' Silver...

You will find that Extreme Gloss 'Kiwami' Silver 00192 will give better gloss, as it contains a high amount of carnauba. The Fusso Coat has exceptional durability and is highly repellent of both...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 12-06-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,904
Posted By shelton
Hullo pal, "Soft 99 Wax Coat Light" - which...

Hullo pal,

"Soft 99 Wax Coat Light" - which do you mean?

00020 (SOFT99 White Wax) ⇓
https://concordeauto.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/00020.jpg

00298 (Fusso Coat Light) ⇓...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 11-06-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,619
Posted By shelton
I have heard of people doing this successfully,...

I have heard of people doing this successfully, but it's also an example of the most common cause for smearing on black cars.

btw, because Fusso Coat has a high solvent content, it will be closer...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-05-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,863
Posted By shelton
Good advice from waqasr - surfaces need to be...

Good advice from waqasr - surfaces need to be thoroughly degreased before painting, especially silicone, which causes 'eyes' in the paint.

In comparison, a lot of products sold as "panel wipe" for...
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-04-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,185
Posted By shelton
i can't speak for T-cut but at Soft99 our...

i can't speak for T-cut but at Soft99 our abrasives are very different for different colours.

Back in the day, non-metallic 'solid' coloured cars had 1-stage paint, which polishes very differently...
Forum: Soft99 26-04-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,728
Posted By shelton
Fusso Coat is mostly wax, but it has artificial...

Fusso Coat is mostly wax, but it has artificial additives that make it highly durable. KoG is closer to a traditional wax, but it uses mineral wax, which gives it a glassier-looking gloss than...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 22-03-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,715
Posted By shelton
I think it should be fine on Fusso, but that is...

I think it should be fine on Fusso, but that is untested. Still, it's also a coating in its own right, and quite expensive to be using as a drying aid I think. It will also give quite different water...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-03-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,715
Posted By shelton
The thing to understand with layering is that...

The thing to understand with layering is that there will always be mixing to some extent.
More or less mixing may occur depending on the materials/solvents/order of application, but it will always...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-03-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,505
Posted By shelton
Kiwami has fair durability for a Carnauba blend...

Kiwami has fair durability for a Carnauba blend but if youre going to be putting stuff on top, it won't last that long.

As soon as you say 'replacing Collinite' and 'last until Autumn', it's gotta...
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