My "truck's" first wax. What to do?

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  1. Devoidarex

    Devoidarex Rexversusu v.2.0

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    2007 Toyota RAV4 w/flint mica metallic paint (basically a very dark grey, almost black).

    Been driving it for 8 months with NO product, and I'm going to be giving it it's first wax job.

    So, with almost brand-new virgin paint, what do you guys suggest I do to get this thing looking pretty?

    I'm willing to apply up to 2, maybe 3, products, including the final wax (hey, I'm just not interested in spending 10 hours on this thing).

    Advice on products, techniques with "new" paint?

    I will be doing everything by hand, with no powered tools.
     
  2. David02

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    I suggest you clay bar (at least) the hood, front end and roof to get rid of any bugs/bird crap etc. that washing didn't get off.

    With such new paint, you probably don't need any polishing or paint correction. After you clay bar, I would do 2 coats of Meguiars NXT 2.0.

    Good luck!
     
  3. Paulie Walnuts

    Paulie Walnuts Im an agent of chaos

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    If you are not going to polish it with a machine best you can do is to wash, clay and then add a few coats of wax/sealant.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    The detailing EDU has all your answers. :)
     

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