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Old 19-06-2017, 08:26 AM   #1
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Next Steps? Polish, QD Sealants?

I'm not 100% my best next steps to take in detailing.

Currently my complete process is;

AB Magifoam (in a karcher lance so i will be buying a AB lance soon as the karcher just doesn't foam enough)

Rinse

Wash with megs gold class and lambs wool mitt

Blit Hamber Wheels (Scrub with microfiber noodle, and a brush to clean the inner drum)

Rinse

Dry with two 40x40 towels

Blit Hamber Clay ( Just water as lubricant)

Collonites Wax by hand

Then finally just some autglym glass cleaner all round.

Obviously i don't clay and wax everytime but its due a wax but i don't want to wax just yet as i want to grab a polish.

Im thinking next step is to grab a polish (hand Autoglym SRP?), Quick detailer (heard sonax is very good), want to try a new glass cleaner if any one thinks anythings better than AG and I'm also tempted to try a glass sealant as well as a wheel sealant.

What would you all recommend for the extra bits i want to add?

The car is black also btw with many swirl marks. I know hand polishing wont get rid of all of them but something like SRP followed by a decent wax should mask them for a while. Its got some lacquer peel as well if anyone knows the best way to prevent it spreading. Its an old car so its not worth the 500-600 to respray the bonnet and bumper for a couple of lacquer peel spots.

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Old 19-06-2017, 06:12 PM   #2
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Firstly welcome to the forum.

Polishing an old car by hand is going to be very hard Work, you could consider Poorboys black hole glaze which will clean and fill minor swirls, I would recommend Infinty wax dark wax as this also has some good filling abilities.

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Old 19-06-2017, 07:20 PM   #3
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read some bad things bout megs gold class shampoo. maybe change it to something like odk jet or adams car shampoo
prima amigo on black is a very nice glaze instead of srp and will darken the finish and enhance the metallic flake if you have any and its what i use. try 2 layers and see what you think. i think you will be impressed! it also cleans too
plenty of qds out there to choose from with different finishes/durability
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