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    Sr. Mechanic poncho08's Avatar
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    Default wax and polish

    i whant to wax my truck this week but dont know what brand is the best what do u gus us when waxing and polishing your rigs

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    Sr. Engineer nickgiacalone's Avatar
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    i use the Meguiar's DEEP CRYSTAL® SYSTEM POLISH and the Meguiar's NXT GENERATION TECH WAX® 2.0. I also use the Meguiar's GOLD CLASS™ TRIM DETAILER™ for all the black plastic and I use the Meguiar's NXT GENERATION™ INSANE SHINE™ TIRE COATING for my tires.

    I guess u could say i'm a big fan of Meguiar's products.

    Good luck and let's see some pics when u get her all prettied up!
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    I use Mothers products. I have not tried the newer FX line yet though. Meguier's is also a great product. I don't think you can go wrong with either one.
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    If you want easy, I use Eagle 1 Nanowax after every wash, it's one of those liquid spray on waxes. I can wipe down the whole truck in 45 mins or less. It gives a nice shine with very little buffing with no swirl marks. Also the great thing I like about it is I can use it on all surfaces, chrome, black plastic, stainless steel, headlights and taillights everything except the glass, but if you do get it on the glass it doesn't make a mess. It is keeping my headlights looking like new and it makes bugs and other debris easy to remove at the next wash.

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    go to that thread, and follow it to this guy's web site. it is made here in america by one of our very own members. i ordered one of their free samples, send them a pm and ask about a free sample. after i used up the sample, i quickly tossed out my old soap and bought some of his grape smelling purple stuff. it works absolutely flawlessly. i also purchased some of their tire shine. it lasted through a week of driving in the rain on a 60 mile daily commute
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    i think to each their own....i myself , i've used nothing but turtle wax products... and i've been tickled to death on the results... i say do alittle research,find a brand you like and rock on!!! good luck!

    1997 chevy suburban LT (LOADED)

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    Cool wax and polish

    I have a black Z-71 thats always outside. I wax every month with Meguiars Mirror Glaze #26. Twice a year I polish with Meguiares Show Car Glaze #7 before I wax. Most people think the paint on truck is aftermarket because of depth and shine.

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