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post #11 of 29 Old 06-10-2009, 11:46 PM
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yea i generally hate having anything "meshy" touching my paint in general. its near impossible to avoid minor feather scratches and swirl. it just happens unless your car is a garage queen. i use the mesh side real sparingly and generally on the front bumper area and windshield where i tend to get some bug splatter.



ima invent scratch proof clear coat haha
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or get a bug remover and let it sit there for a few minutes then power wash it with a hose :P
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I do pretty much the same thing as mrrodgers. Except if you go through all that trouble to clean the car, you might as well throw some wax on it. Ive been throwing a layer of Meguiars step #3 Caranauba wax on my V about every 2 weeks. It makes my black just super sexy deep. My friend has a charcoal gray G35, and the caranauba wax does wonders for his paint as well. Also, with this wax, I really dont have anything that sticks to my paint... it all washes off so easily. Downside to caranouba is that it only lasts 2 weeks, so you must re apply it very often.... but I love washing my car!

I use meguiars gold class shampoo, and it doesn't strip the wax off like other shampoo's. So you can actually layer your wax over weeks.

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NOOO NOO NO NON O

if im not mistaken, i learned this awhiilllee ago when i got my first car at like, 16. but there is the possibility of waxing your car tooooooo much. and once every two weeks is just extravagant IMO. maybe someone with a bit more detailing knowledge or paint knowledge can correct me if im wrong, but i dont think i am.

even though you dont have that "slick" feeling on your car and you cant slide across your hood like indiana jones or shia lebouf in transformers the wax is still there. lol

just my two cents, maybe take it easy with the wax and use the spray touch up type wax??
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I too used that Meguiar's Gold Class liquid wax. Great stuff, I may end up claying it and rewaxing it this summer. When I run out of the wax, I'll upgrade to the NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0, seems like its better than any of the Caranauba waxes on the market. Should only have to do it every 6 months or so.
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I want to wax mine this summer. What type of wax should I use? I had the paint protection done by Nissan. Will waxing the car affect the paint protection? Will it be okay to wax it?



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it is recommended to wax the car atleast every 6 months so that the clear coat wouldnt fade... for wax ive been hearing good things about nxt generation 2.0 but if youre a clean-a-holic with your versa i would suggest detailer spray like dri wash or turtle wax detailer spray... me my self havent washed my car using water and soap for hmmm the last time i posted review on dri wash :P only bad thing about it is that if youre in a hurry you might miss a spot lol... other than that its a good product... but to answer your question it wouldnt affect your paint protection warranty in any way ^_^v
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I want to wax mine this summer. What type of wax should I use? I had the paint protection done by Nissan. Will waxing the car affect the paint protection? Will it be okay to wax it?
I recommend Meguiar's Gold Class liquid wax or the Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0 I won't affect the paint protection. You will be fine.
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Okay thank you, I'm going to wax it when I'm done school in August, when I have some time to do so.
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i reccomend the dri wash, even if you cant get over the waterless part of it, the protection to me is superior to everything ive tried, ive use the nxt stuff but the dri wash is easier, and looks better

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