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    As per the thread, but its for any car, what shampoo do people use and what wax?

    I was going to go for megauirs, but the previous owner (for four years) has used chemical guys products. The results were quite good.

    So am thinking to continue the same and order this stuff too.

    Any thing that the majority definately recommends?
     
     

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    Currently using poorboys gloss shampoo and dodo juice blue velvet wax, which is especially designed for dark coloured paintwork,with pleasing results.
    Got some nice comments at Gaydon a couple of days ago

    but try contacting Mark at AutoBrite as I'm sure he has gloss enhancing shampoos and a new wax out, again designed for dark coloured paintwork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlowTech View Post
    Currently using poorboys gloss shampoo and dodo juice blue velvet wax, which is especially designed for dark coloured paintwork,with pleasing results.
    Got some nice comments at Gaydon a couple of days ago

    but try contacting Mark at AutoBrite as I'm sure he has gloss enhancing shampoos and a new wax out, again designed for dark coloured paintwork.

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    what colour is your car?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckl139 View Post
    As per the thread, but its for any car, what shampoo do people use and what wax?

    I was going to go for megauirs, but the previous owner (for four years) has used chemical guys products. The results were quite good.

    So am thinking to continue the same and order this stuff too.

    Any thing that the majority definately recommends?
    Personally i use Megs Hyperwash, as i buy it a gallon at a time as i wash 2 cars more than once a week, failing that my old favorite was zymol autowash brought in halfrauds. Wax wise dependant on budget and whats required from it collinites 915 would be a good entry level wax with good looks and top durability, after that and for a bit more money i would recommend Victoria Wax Concours, this gives a top notch finish as well as good durability once layered it definately punches well above its weight, my fimal choice if moneys not so much of an issue would be zymols glasur its in totally another league imo
     
     

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    Good old zipwax to start then Ag showshine and bodyshampoo or nanowax extreme wax

    Rather be down the pub to be honest
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckl139 View Post
    what colour is your car?
    Jet Black (BMW code 668) as in my avatar
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlowTech View Post
    Jet Black (BMW code 668) as in my avatar
    668, same as mine - Comes up lovely just after a wash and dry

    For the record I use to use AG bodywork shampoo but then changed to megs soft wash gel. It depends what you find works for you, just buy a few products and see how it goes
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by shamM3 View Post
    668, same as mine - Comes up lovely just after a wash and dry

    For the record I use to use AG bodywork shampoo but then changed to megs soft wash gel. It depends what you find works for you, just buy a few products and see how it goes
    Exactly, I found Duragloss shampoo really good too and I also use a spray wax every other week to top up the DDJ blue velvet
     
     

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    megs gold class is a nice a shampoo, or chemical guys maxi suds

    i use both, but my megs is running low

    then i would, use a glaze - poor boys black hole

    and as for wax im using dodo juice supernatural atm
     
     

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    I have a lot of marks showing up on mine now, light scratches and swirls. I hear correction is needed, so I guess I am after recommendations of tried and tested people.

    I am after a perm fix too.
     
     

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