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    I have a baby blue 318iS.. well not far off Leguna Seca Blue.. ive tried ALOT of wax and polish but still havnt found anything thats done the job.. at the moment i buy large canisters of Pink industrial polish.. its the only thing that seems to bring it up okay without leaving smear marks..

    im not overly worried about prices, i just want some good polish/wax for my car..

    any help would be great, as i clean and polish my car on a weekly basis and its really starting to yank my chain

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    wash your car and apply two thin coats of collinite 476s wax
     
     

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    Your best bet would be stripping everything thats on your paint currently off, so clay it then polish with something like poorboys ssr1 or pro polish, then a good glaze like poorboys blackhole, finally topped with a good wax, the two best that spring to mind are collinites 476s or autoglyms hd wax,both are durable and reasonable on price, speak to rob at performance motorcare he can sort you out with everything you need at a reasonable cost
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark beardmore View Post
    Your best bet would be stripping everything thats on your paint currently off, so clay it then polish with something like poorboys ssr1 or pro polish, then a good glaze like poorboys blackhole, finally topped with a good wax, the two best that spring to mind are collinites 476s or autoglyms hd wax,both are durable and reasonable on price, speak to rob at performance motorcare he can sort you out with everything you need at a reasonable cost
    Agree with most of this. You sound as if you need to strip everything thats on your paint at the moment.

    You could do a lot worse than use Collinites 476 as your wax, and its a decent price too.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by sam1832 View Post
    wash your car and apply two thin coats of collinite 476s wax
    Best advice you'll ever hear... Well, maybe a good claying too...

    A clearer show coat can be acheived by using Collinite 915, but it is nowhere near as durable as 476s, and without detailing your car & having a good eye for the difference you couldn't tell anyway

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    always forget to mention claying, as my car sits in the garage most of the week and only comes out at weekends i dont clay it too often
     
     

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    Is definitely recommend playing. I used Bilt Hamber Autoclay and couldn't believe how much dirt and contaminants that it lifted off the paintwork. Waxing afterwards was much easier and the finish much better.

    I bought my clay from a guy on e-bay for 8 quid or so.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by sam_c View Post
    Is definitely recommend playing. I used Bilt Hamber Autoclay and couldn't believe how much dirt and contaminants that it lifted off the paintwork. Waxing afterwards was much easier and the finish much better.

    I bought my clay from a guy on e-bay for 8 quid or so.
    What do you recommend, the regular or soft clay????
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by hard drive View Post
    What do you recommend, the regular or soft clay????
    Use a soft clay if its your first time as you are less likely to induce marring better to do it twice safely...

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