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Old 05-01-2017, 08:40 PM   #11
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I have used Blackhole and White Diamond on solid red and not too much of a difference, Blackhole would be my choice though.
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Old 05-01-2017, 08:41 PM   #12
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I recall there was an experiment done here where 3-4 coats of coloured waxes certainly left residue on a white car. I'll see if I can find it...

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Yes I remember that, it was by Dodo Juice.

Here is one of them. http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...Colour+charged

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Old 06-01-2017, 03:41 AM   #13
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http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru....php?p=4824014 what I was looking for

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Old 06-01-2017, 10:11 AM   #14
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Phew!

I didn't realise I was opening quite such a can of worms, but very interesting replies.

Just one question though, to illustrate my ignorance, I referred to a Poorboys product, rather than a specific. It was White Diamond I had in mind, but is this actually a wax, and if not, do the same comments apply?
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Old 06-01-2017, 10:08 PM   #15
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White Diamond is classed as a Glaze rather than a wax and contains filler. I have used and not topped with anything in the summer, but you could top with a non abrasive wax or sealant.
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on single stage red, the blackhole would be better than the white diamond. does it have to be poorboys products
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Old 07-01-2017, 01:05 AM   #17
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I recall there was an experiment done here where 3-4 coats of coloured waxes certainly left residue on a white car. I'll see if I can find it...

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I think I know the one you mean. If I remember correctly it was done on the bonnet of a white van and the waxes tested certainly left a coloured tint after a few coats, I specifically remember the blue standing out. One thing I remember thinking at the time though was whether that coloured tint would last after a wash.
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Old 07-01-2017, 05:00 AM   #18
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on single stage red, the blackhole would be better than the white diamond. does it have to be poorboys products
Thanks, doesn't have to be, I just happen to have White Diamond from my previous (white) car.
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Thanks, doesn't have to be, I just happen to have White Diamond from my previous (white) car.
there are better for that colour, but you have the white diamond so you can use that up first if you prefer.
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Is solid red a light colour or a dark colour?
Light red = pink
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