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    Quote Originally Posted by terry54661 View Post
    Same problem here too.

    Spend hours and hours on a saturday morning cleaning till the car looks great and then... My wife and 3 screaming kids jump in and tread shite all over the door seals and carpets. They cant walk on the path they MUST take a diversion over the mud ffs. They dring with them drinks, sweets and make up too!!! It really angers me to the point where I feel like banning them all lol.

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    I think all you can really do is wash and polish it a little more often to help protect the body work more and to build up a good shite barrier.
    I wont allow my kids or grand kids to have food or drinks in my car unless we are on a long distance drive, and then it gets cleaned as soon as we're home.
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    The only thing I can recommend is try a hard wax over a liquid wax and then use a liquid spray wax product after washing.
    Yeh its some sort of liquid spray wax im after i think, do you know of any that are effective and affordable?

    Do you reckon I should up my game and wax it fortnightly?

    Also, am I using the super resin polish too often as it 'cuts' slightly I believe?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by speerzie View Post
    If I owned your car, I would clean it every time I drove it and never complain
    seriously tho, its feckin soul destroying



    Ah, is that like the Demon shine stuff, whack it in a bucket of water and launch it at the mrs............I mean the car Ive seen it in B&q I think
    The German nano stuff is not a gimmick! its effortless! get your car looking the bees knees! Then give it a treatment!! Shiney, repells water like a ducks arrse, and the best!! No Effort!

    Your car wll still get dirty!! But its impressive!!

    Dunk
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by speerzie View Post
    I wont allow my kids or grand kids to have food or drinks in my car unless we are on a long distance drive, and then it gets cleaned as soon as we're home.

    Yeh its some sort of liquid spray wax im after i think, do you know of any that are effective and affordable?

    Do you reckon I should up my game and wax it fortnightly?

    Also, am I using the super resin polish too often as it 'cuts' slightly I believe?
    the super resin ploish has abrasives and fillers so it will cut and mask imperfections so should only really be used as a correction stage, im yet to see anyone that has applied obsession to see it failling yet, ive had it on a month and water still beads like i did it yesterday. Before using a hard wax i would suggest claying your car cos u dont really want to trap all the nasty stuff thats left behind even after washing. You could always drop autobrite a pm and see if they can come up with something that suits your needs that you can spray on but im purely an obsession man now, the wet look brings a smile to my face everytime i see the car lol
    Izit cos i compact?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by speerzie View Post
    Yeh its some sort of liquid spray wax im after i think, do you know of any that are effective and affordable?

    Do you reckon I should up my game and wax it fortnightly?

    Also, am I using the super resin polish too often as it 'cuts' slightly I believe?
    I've used 3 liquid wax sprays on my black paintwork, the easiest and most effective I've found is Duragloss Aquawax #951, you spray it on the car after rinsing then microfibre it dry, approx £9
    I only wax mine 3 times a year with Dodo Juice Blue Velvet which is a hard wax, 2 coats in spring and summer, 3 coats for the winter months but a hard wax is far more durable than a soft or liquid wax.
    Super resin polish has fillers so I'm not sure you should be using a product like that so frequently(?) maybe other can offer comment on that?

     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by hagler View Post
    ..... but im purely an obsession man now, the wet look brings a smile to my face everytime i see the car lol
    +1 for autobrite, I went there twice last year and they have some fantastic products, is "Obsession" a hard wax hagler?
     
     

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    yep, its very easy to apply and as per instructions "one wipe per panel is all you need" in all honesly i could probably rinse the car once or twice a week and it still look clean with this on. The only downside i have found is that either i put it on too thick or it was a bit too cold when i did it but it need a bit of work to buff off, this could be down to the fact my arms were numb and i had to try and rush to beat the dark but still alot easier than other waxes i have used and much better results. Its smells stunning and can be used on plastics, rubbers etc with no staining or marking (unlike s.r.p. lol). Ive just run out of brake dust repellent so im gonna try it on my wheels tomorrow as its wash day and see how it does on there
    Izit cos i compact?
     
     

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    I just look at my dirty car,tut tut look at that



    Then












    Go to the pub
     
     

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    As well as all the above re. Waxing, if you can stretch to a bottle of snowfoam I would.

    I'm actually finding it a time saver because I can now get away with just one two bucket wash, rather than two in order to get it properly clean. You can really see it peeling the dirt off too so it's pretty satisfying.

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    Autoglym HD wax is good stuff too and easy to use. Just don't pay Halfrauds' prices for it; you can get it off eBay for about £25.
     
     

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    As for keeping the alloys clean the best thing I found was red stuff brake pads all round as they give off virtually zero dust thus keeping them clean for ages.
    I'm gona get a whole set for me m3 when I get my wheels refurbished.
    I love washing my car every week but don't ya just hate the idiot that always says "you're gona wash the paint away"
     
     

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