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Old 05-01-2011, 06:03 PM   #1
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Question ..Nanolex or G-Techniq..

Hi all..

Wanting to try some of theses rather dangerous (joke) Nano sealant products this year, but just not sure which ones to use, G-Techniq or Nanolex..

Does anyone on here have experience with both, and can anyone comment on the pros and cons of either..

Maybe Rob and Florian can comment, or, as Harry Hill would say, FIIIIIIIIIIGHT..

Seriously though, which of the two would you use, or is there another alternative out their, such as Wolfes stuff..

Thanks in advance..
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Old 05-01-2011, 06:21 PM   #2
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I can comment only about gtechniq and you can't be disappointed. I've tried C1,C2,C3,C4,C5,G1,G3 and are easy to use, extremely durable and very glossy. I've got also P1 and G4 in my armour and i'm amazed. I do love GTech
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Old 05-01-2011, 07:35 PM   #3
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Thanks for that ercapoccia, how do you find application, removal and durability..
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Old 05-01-2011, 07:45 PM   #4
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I use Gtechniq to and find it superb and application is like wiping water on your paint and buffing off. The Glass treatment is a bit harder to remove but a squirt of IPA soon sorts it out and that is on the G1 and G4, the G3 I found also a bit tough to remove but I changed to a plain cotton towel and paper towel and it soon was done. Rob at Gtechniq has told me that if the glass treatment is a bit tough to remove it means its worked correctly.
I have only used 1 of the Nanolex range and thats the Regenerating Shampoo as Gtechniq as yet do not make it, it does exactly as it says on the adds and a little goes a long way, the car was almost dry once I had rinsed it all off and in the recent weather is a huge bonus.
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C1,C4,C5 and G1 have same consistency than IPA that is the base solvent. Application is really easy with the make up cotton pads that come with any sealant. You need G2/IPA to remove G1 residue. Wipe off C1/C4/C5 residues is even easier, just a couple of clean MF, job done. G3 buffing off is not so easy, you need some cotton towel, IPA and elbow grease. C3 is not my favorite on exterior but i really like it for my alfa's interior. C2 is something you must have it's the easiest sealant i've ever tried and it's just great. You can use as QD 10:1 and drying aid 15:1. C2 works well with any sealant or wax.
I can't say about durability of C1,C3 and C5, i need more time to see how they work. I've C4 on my exterior trim since more than a year and it's still there as good as the first day. C2 is very durable on it's own more than a month but i do like to use it with other sealant. G3 it's also very durable, around 4 months or more and G1 over a year. G3 and G1 last longer if topped up with some C2, even at drying aid diluition.
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i now have the complete collection of both

once i find a spare weekend, i shall be doing my car, half nanolex pro, half C1. well, maybe not quite half, as i will be putting them against Zaino, and also Vintage
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I have been using G Techniq C2 and it is truly superb, Its soo quick and easy to use and gives a nice glassy finish...

The finish on my car is always good but even my neighbours have commented since I have put a coat of C2 on...
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I have made the following experience:

- Nanolex paint sealant - was gone after 1-2 months, dind't work at all. Application and removal was a pain in the ass, no matter what technique or towel was used

- Nanolex rim sealant - same poor performace as the paint sealant

- Gtechniq glass sealant - works great, durability is very long

In the next weeks I will try out the Gtechniq rim sealant C5. It would be amazing if it shows the same good performance as the glass sealant.
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i can only really comment on the C4 trim

badly grey'd trims on mine, applied Once in april, following a wash with W2 and a nail brush, trim is still as black as it should be, water still beads off it, even after being hamfisted with the srp + wax and catching the edges of the trim.

10months so far from 1 quick wipe over with it, makes any other method seem very time consuming and costly imho.
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:17 AM   #10
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I have made the following experience:

- Nanolex paint sealant - was gone after 1-2 months, dind't work at all. Application and removal was a pain in the ass, no matter what technique or towel was used

- Nanolex rim sealant - same poor performace as the paint sealant
Really?? would be interested to know your panel preparation and application process or even your maintenance routine.

1-2 months sounds like it's deteriorated prematurely.
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