scottwax and other need your opinion on this :)

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by xxpanipuri, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. xxpanipuri

    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    thinking of purchasing the forum favorite kit from autogeek.

    http://www.autogeek.net/forfavkit.html


    i've seen the pics of people that have used the pinnacle products and been impressed with the results :) so since this car doesn't need much in the way of paint correction i wanna bring out the max shine possible :)


    what do you guys think???

    gonna be used on this bad boy...

    its an 03 and been well cared for VERY VERY minimal light swirling which i am assuming the klasse aio may take out using a PC......(can class aio be used with a PC)

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  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Honestly, Werkstatt > Klasse and it isn't really close.

    www.jeffswerkstatt.com

    Get Prime and Acrylic Jett. I think you will find it looks incredible on its own and no need to top with a carnauba. If you really want to top it though, I'd lay down a second layer of AJ (to ensure complete coverage) and then maintain with Optimum Car Wax. You will also save close to $100.


    Souveran is a great wax but OCW is better (IMO) on silver.
     
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    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    okay cool i'll get that then

    they are two seperate products right?

    anything else i need to get with that?

    do they work well applied by hand or do they work better applied by PC??

    how long in your opinion does the acrylic jett last??

    is it fairly durable?
     
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    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Prime works by hand but even better via PC. Use a finishing pad and spread it around until it kind of disappears into the paint. Just go over the whole car like that, wait 30 minutes and wipe off. Should be practically effortless. AJ works best by hand. Once the pad is properly primed it only takes a few drops per panel. Work one section at a time, apply and then if you see any thick areas of product, without adding more AJ to the pad, just work that area with the foam hand pad until you knock it down (takes a few seconds max), then remove.
     
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    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    nice thanks man always a HUGE HELP :)

    should i get the jett trigger too (i'm almost out of the optimium spray wax) or should i stick with the optimum spray wax (do you prefer one over the other)

    also should i upgrade to the prime acrylic? for longer lasting and more durability...:)
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    I'd stick with OCW, works very well with Werkstatt. Trigger is an option over regular AJ, a bit easier to use.

    I haven't used Prime Acrylic so I can't really comment on it. :dunno:
     
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    I used this exact combination on my cars xxpanipuri. The prime is great with Jett Trigger as a follow up. Wait 12 hours to let the sealant (Jett) cure, before waxing with OCW spray wax. I didn't wait the first couple of times and now I see the difference waiting makes. Also, the polishing (especially with your light swirls) with a PC and Prime leaves the surface so incredibly smooth, it feels like glass. Very cool!! You can see results here:

    On Blue car
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=2979943

    Brown/gold truck
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=2710811

    On pearl white car
    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=2708342

    Hope this helps!
     
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    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    yea i remember seeing your threads

    what does the waiting 12 hrs to apply the ocw do??

    does it let the sealant properly cure the paint?
     
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    Exactly! It allows time for the sealant to cure. I can see a difference between waiting and not waiting. The wax is so easy to use that I just wax it the next time I wash the car. Very simple now.

    BTW - I originally used the PC for most of the steps (as documented on my white Acura). It was wasted effort. Just use the PC for the prime and do the rest by hand. It goes much faster and you won't be as tired afterwards.

    I can't wait to see your results!
     
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    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    sweet thanks!

    i will definetly post pics when i do my ca.r..probably wont be till the spring though!

    thanks for the tips :)
     
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    will this combo give me some good durability too?
     
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    Acrylic Jett has several months durability. It is at least as durable as Zaino and holds its look better. I just detailed an Escalade I last detailed in April '06 using Prime and Acrylic Jett. Here it is, February and it was still beading very well and had decent slickness. No layering, no ZFX crap. Just polished with Prime, sealed with a single application of Acrylic Jett. The Escalade still looked really good too.
     
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    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    how would the optimum work on this color?

    i just realized i have plenty of the optimum product left may as well use it up...
     
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    I just ordered both of these products on your recomendation and ordered the Optimum Spray wax a couple of weeks ago. I am going to try using an orbital (PC) for the first time as soon as I get a decent day of weekend weather. :wiggle:
     
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    xxpanipuri Gideeyup Motherfuckers....

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    sorry to bring back an old thread...but :)

    i am FINALLY going to do this tomorrow.

    i used optimum compound on a light cutting pad on the hood/trunk/roof which had some minor swirls on it....tonight

    tomorrow i'll hit it with the prime and then acrylic jett.

    so my question is.

    what type of difference should i see in using the prime with a finishing pad as opposed to a polishing pad???

    In what situation would i use one over the other....

    thanks!
     
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    maybe more gloss, but I don't know for sure. I am usually satisfied with the results of the medium pad with Prime, that I just move on to Werkstatt's trigger...or Opti-Seal. I rarely use the grey or white finishing pads. Maybe I should try...
     

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