What to use on a 6-yr old black car?

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  1. Sean37

    Sean37 New Member

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    I have tried Zaino and I have to say I couldn't really tell any visual difference from the Meguiars products I've been using. Zaino does last longer though. But applying Zaino just takes way too long so I think I'm done with it.

    I've been using only Meguiars products on my car lately - specifically the #26 High-tech yellow wax, #7 show car polish, and #9 swirl remover polish. I think my car has a great shine, but I would like it to have a deeper black color when it's in the sun. At certain angles it will look kinda yellowish, especially on the bumpers which were just repainted about 6 months ago so it shouldn't be fading yet. So what products will enhance the color of my car and give it a deep black wet look?
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Try using either S100 Paste Wax or Clearkote's Carnuba Moose Wax instead of #26 and I think you will get the shine you want.

    You can get S100 at most Harley Davidson dealers and Clearkote products at www.clearkote.net
     
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    Okay I'll order some S100 then. What should I do for prep before putting on the S100? I've got some light scratches and swirls but nothing too serious. I already have the 3M swirl mark remover #39009 and Meguiars #9 swirl remover 2.0 but neither one really works that well for me. Do I need to be using a buffer to use these products effectively? I've always done everything by hand because I've never used a buffer before and I don't want to mess up and damage my car. I've also got some bath towels for application and microfiber for removal.
     
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    I have no idea what specifically you need to use first since I can't see your paint in person.

    You may need something stronger than what you are using first. You should find what you need in the product list.

    A buffer will speed things up and if you go with a Porter Cable which is a heavy duty random orbital, you shouldn't get any swirls or burnt paint.
     

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