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Old 01-02-2011, 11:39 AM   #1
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Waxed my car with meguiars ultimate compound

Nice day in Georgia yesterday so I decided to wax my car. I've never used this type of wax before, and I don't think i will again. The wax did add a little shine but not as much as expected. If anyone knows of any other product that i can pick up at like an autozone or pepboys let me know.
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Old 01-03-2011, 08:35 AM   #2
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What wax were you using? Your car is red hot and fabulous!
I love the black rounder badges.

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Old 01-03-2011, 08:39 AM   #3
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What wax were you using? Your car is red hot and fabulous!
I love the black rounder badges.

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Thanks so much, but I also posted this on a different website and they said it's not good to use this very often, and that first the car needs to be polished before waxing it. So I suggest that you polish your car first. You will end up with an even better shine
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Old 01-06-2011, 10:36 AM   #4
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Why would you polish your car? If your paint is neat, there is no need to polish the car.

I've had new cars for years and never polished or rubbed any of my cars. If you wax your car often like I do, let's say like every 3 months, an sleeps inside a garage then you don't need to polish the paint, unless you loose gloss/shine.

What year is your Bimmer?

People polish cars that are brand new or a year old and they finish damaging the clear coat. They get polish swirls in the coat. Then to cover that up they wax the car, but within one or two washes, the round swirls pop right up. And when you get that you will never fix that, unless you paint your car.

If you car needs polish do it, but of the paint is soft and still glossy, Don't do it.
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Old 01-07-2011, 09:28 PM   #5
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New or old, before waxing a car, the single most important thing you need to do is remove the old wax. I've been using Xymol HD Cleanse and Carbon Wax on my 89 325 since it was new and it gets rave reviews wherever it goes. Check it out....

http://www.thesaylors.net/SlideShows/1989-BMW-325is/
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Old 01-10-2011, 06:51 AM   #6
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Your 89 Bimmer has an amazing shine. Good job!
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Old 03-27-2011, 08:17 PM   #7
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Old 11-12-2011, 06:42 PM   #8
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Old 11-12-2011, 06:51 PM   #9
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Old 03-06-2012, 01:13 PM   #10
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Just wanted to throw it out there that Turner Motorsport is an Authorized Griot's Car Care Dealer. Visit www.turnermotorsport.com or give us a call at 800-280-6966
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Old 04-15-2012, 05:10 PM   #11
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Hey folks, first time posting here.

Hey guys,
I've been at this forum for around for a while, but haven't done a post. Anyway, I'm a proud owner of a E92 AW with Blk interior. Finally, the car is at point where I'm completely happy. I've done a few mods to power, suspension interior and exterior. This car puts a smile on face everytime I approach the car.
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