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Old 24-04-2018, 08:35 PM   #1
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Best method of maintaining

Afternoon all.

Having spent the past few days washing, deontaminating, claying, machine plishing and applying BH DSW I intend to keep the car looking this good.

My question is what are your maintenance routines and how often would you reapply the sealer etc. I know BH DSW durability lasts for approx 3 or 4 months how would you go about re applying it would you strip it all back decontamination the whole car again clay etc and then re applying the sealer etc or just wash and 're apply the sealer
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Old 04-05-2018, 08:44 PM   #2
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I would just keep washing it and then apply another layer of wax after 3 or 4 months or you could strip it all off any start again. There is no right or wrong way here, just do whichever way you fancy
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Old 04-05-2018, 08:47 PM   #3
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I tend to routinely wash and dry with AG aqua wax / BSD as a 50/50 mix presently, over winter time, would re apply wax around 3 months (have been using DSW) or slightly sooner if we got good weather. Summer time, probably more often / maybe a different wax.
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Old 04-05-2018, 09:46 PM   #4
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I protect my car with two coats of Autoglanz SynthSeal and two coats of DSW.

I'll strip it all back every 4 months and reapply. I know from experience that these two products provide more than enough durability for this regiment. I could actually get away with doing this every 6 months with proper maintenance in between, but 4 months is the sweet spot for me in terms of time spent and quality of protection.

I'll do a bucket wash and towel dry with a BSD mix every 2 or 4 weeks depending on how much time I have, with a snow foam every weekend just to keep the worst of the crud off.

I keep to this regime all year round. The only concession I really make to winter is to briefly hose the car down each day after work if it's been really grotty weather.
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