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Old 20-10-2018, 06:19 PM   #1
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Cleaned car today but waxing tomorrow

Cause of the great weather weíre having I decided yesterday to give mine and my Dadís car a good clean before the winter , I knew I was out of wax so ordered Bilt Hamber from Amazon and hoped it would be delivered to the locker this morning but itís just been delivered (17.15).
I used Auto Finesse Tripple polish on the carís, but overnight itís going to rain so do I just dry the carís as normal or do I need something else to do before waxing?
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Old 20-10-2018, 06:30 PM   #2
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I would give them another wee wash or at least a rinse. Loads of crap could be deposited overnight, rain ain't exactly clean at times!
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I echo what Mike says, always need to have a clean car before wax or sealant is applied, no matter how long since its last wash.
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Old 20-10-2018, 06:46 PM   #4
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You are joking, Oh well. Thanks for the advice .
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Old 20-10-2018, 06:57 PM   #5
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Just as above, give it a quick wash down just to make sure all clean and enjoy your new wax
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Old 20-10-2018, 08:24 PM   #6
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This is when ONR is a good product to have around.
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Old 20-10-2018, 09:58 PM   #7
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If you have a waterless wash like ONR, then itís good advise. If not, then perhaps a QD like Meguiars Quik Detailer or Last Touch will do as they donít have any protection.

Youíll need to do something before you wax the car as youíll have a nice layer of dust on it tomorrow that you donít want to wax on top of.


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Old 20-10-2018, 11:27 PM   #8
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I'd give it a quick wipe over with a quick detailer like Megs Last Touch

Dont panic about washing again.

A QD will be fine
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Old 21-10-2018, 07:39 AM   #9
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Another vote for rewashing, but only you know how "dusty/dirty" the cars get overnight, just look at them in the morning and you'll know yourself what to do!!
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