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Old 28-07-2018, 10:35 PM   #11
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Whilst Megs No7 can work well on single stage paint, to my mind its true strength is on reviving neglected older paints.
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Old 28-07-2018, 11:08 PM   #12
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I remember it really adding to the finish,worked nicely under a quality wax.
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Old 29-07-2018, 10:43 PM   #13
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I've just taken the plunge and ordered a bottle from the states. Cost a bloody fortune but if it's the stuff that I'm after then it's got to be worth it.
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Old 31-07-2018, 10:20 PM   #14
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I've just taken the plunge and ordered a bottle from the states. Cost a bloody fortune but if it's the stuff that I'm after then it's got to be worth it.
Iím thinking thatís the only place itís still available can I ask how much it ended up costing??

I donít know if we can get an equivilant in the same brand or different brand worth trying for single stage Vw red in my case???
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Old 31-07-2018, 10:45 PM   #15
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Megs #7 still available?

If itís shipped via eBay GSP itís what the listing price is. No further charges.


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Old 31-07-2018, 10:50 PM   #16
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Iím thinking thatís the only place itís still available can I ask how much it ended up costing??

I donít know if we can get an equivilant in the same brand or different brand worth trying for single stage Vw red in my case???
I just had a look on Amazon.com would cost about £30 delivered... not so cheap but depends on how bad you want it.
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I just had a look on Amazon.com would cost about £30 delivered... not so cheap but depends on how bad you want it.
Yeah itís a bit more expensive. If I knew it worked it wouldnít be a prob, Ive bought previous stuff which is sitting in my detailing box at home which didnít do as good.... hmmmm decisions
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If you are looking to rehydrate and preserve as much of the original paint as possible #7 does work, alternatively you could try Megs Ultimate Compound which is readily available?
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If you are looking to rehydrate and preserve as much of the original paint as possible #7 does work, alternatively you could try Megs Ultimate Compound which is readily available?
Just spent 2 hours today with megs ultimate on a nice soft white pad, but it doesnít half get red.... Iím concerned the red will soon run out lol

Great stuff though, really brings out red and shines. I then run a bilt hamber autobalm and then a megs nxt2 tech wax or serious performance sealant to try and keep the sun from bleaching and drying my van out.
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Just spent 2 hours today with megs ultimate on a nice soft white pad, but it doesnít half get red.... Iím concerned the red will soon run out lol

Great stuff though, really brings out red and shines. I then run a bilt hamber autobalm and then a megs nxt2 tech wax or serious performance sealant to try and keep the sun from bleaching and drying my van out.
I get the concern. UC and #7 do different things, ones a compound and the other is a pure polish. If the paint is in good condition now, then #7 or similar would be better for the future if maintained on I'm guessing a single stage red car
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