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Old 17-06-2018, 09:41 AM   #1
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Will a clay bar remove my wax and sealant?

Hi everyone

With my car now being used as a daily driver for the last 12 months I’ve noticed the surface is no longer smooth where I can feel some roughness to it.

I’m wondering if I give the car a clay bar treatment only (no other decon) will it remove the existing protection of wax and sealant that I’ve applied?

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Old 17-06-2018, 09:48 AM   #2
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Will a clay bar remove my wax and sealant?

Yes and depending on when you last applied the wax / sealant, there may not be much of it left on the bodywork anyway.

Would def check for tar etc before you clay though and remove if required
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Old 17-06-2018, 10:16 AM   #3
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In my experience with sealants they have not been removed by claying.
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I'll be doing mine soon and I expect at a minimum it will need a fallout remover, tar remover, clay and a light polish with the DA to remove the old?

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Thanks all.

Just to confirm the correct order of steps I need to take:

1. Rinse
2. Wash
3. Rinse
4. Iron fallout / Tar removal
5. Rinse
6. Dry
7. Clay with lube or detail spray
8a. Wipe down with quality microfiber cloth OR do you
8b. Wash
9. Dry if required
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