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    I was using the 'simoniz' (spelling?) yesterday on the BM, and didn't relise how hard it was to buff out, i done a panal first, applied the wx with aplicator pad then buffed off with micro fibre cloth, but it was very hard to achive a good finish and i still have some swirl marks! is it this wax or do you guys use a machine to do the buffing?
     
     

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    ive got it and it is very hard to buff off i think ive got polish though not wax its in a gold tin

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    Wax is always hard to buff off. You need arms like action man and alot of time

    Try using AG EGP its easier to buff off but doubt it'd be any good as a wax. Personally i'm still using turtle wax, easy on/easy off application and it beads water well

    I'll be iving collinite 476 a go soon as this bottle runs out, if it ever runs out. I only SRP/wax the car after every 4-5 washes
     
     

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    Oh by the way this should be in the detailing forum.

    Que the mod team...
     
     

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    I've moved this to the Bodyworking & Styling section. Please could you retitle your thread to something more relevant, e.g 1997 E36 323 - Buffing out polish/wax
     
     

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    You sure your not applying to thick ? Most of the time thats the case.

    AG EGP is a sealant, to be applied on top of wax.
    Not sure Simoniz is going to remove swirls, you want a filler heavy polish (AG SRP or Poorboys Blackhole) or a compounding polish and a machine polisher (menzerna, megs + machine etc.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackbeauty328i View Post
    ive got it and it is very hard to buff off i think ive got polish though not wax its in a gold tin
    Mines the one in the gold tin, and i applied it lightly but maybe it was to heavy a coat, i applied to a panal at a time, as in apply wax, buff of move to next panal, but no matter how hard i buffed i still got a few swirls from it, so maybe i applied it to heavily and maybe left it to set for too long on the panel??
     
     

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    you'll have to machine polish the swirls out with a light cutting polish like menzerna finial finish..

    once thats done try collinite 476s.. i've found that to be the easiest wax to buff off and also the best protection.. a pot last forever aswell!!
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    For black paintwork Dodo Juice Blue Velvet works a treat, a bit more than expensive than collinite 476 but it does go a long, long way
     
     

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    what do you guys think of the autoglym products?
     
     

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