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    I bought some of this a week ago and today looks like it will be a nice day so I will be giving it ago.

    When claying do I apply pressure or do i just sorta rub it up and down the surface smoothly with the spray on the car?
     
     

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    I have clayed quite a few car's now and always amazed with the results.

    As stated in earlier posts, make sure you spray lube on the clay itself and then on the panel. You do not need to apply much pressure but you will feel the difference as the contaminents come off the paint. If you check your clay bar, you will see lines on the bar which is normal.

    I do not think you can apply too much presure, just be sure to use plenty of lube, if it drys out, you can end up scratching the paint or marking it.

    I think you just have to be methodical in your approach.

    Hope you get the required results.

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    my whole car feels flat its silver but im gunna ge tlots of pics to see if it gets tht shiny. how liong dus it last for the results??
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by m3tobe View Post
    my whole car feels flat its silver but im gunna ge tlots of pics to see if it gets tht shiny. how liong dus it last for the results??
    claying by itself WONT get your car shiny .sure itlremove all the stuff that stops youre paint from looking as it should ."shiny "paintwork comes from polishing /lsp and various coatings that are applied .but claying doesnt impart a "shine"merely makes it look better.itl last a while (say 4 months or so)so you dont have to do it all the time
     
     

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    After claying my car I've applied plenty coats of wax (one coat every 2/3 weeks)...I'm guessing this should help preserve the paint and keep it smooth for longer?

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    After you have clayed the car, this will essentially remove all previous layers of wax etc and therfore you will need to reseal the paint by applying a sealer and wax. Wax will be OK but I would suggest a couple of applications at least after claying your car. This will seal and protect your paint.

    I have added the following link which should answer all your questions and is really helpful in terms of looking after your pride and joy.

    http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...des_clean.html

     
     

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