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Old 1st May 2005, 00:06   #1
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Was confused what the difference is between a Wax and a Polish? I am coming back to bombay from the states in a few weeks so i wanted to pick up some products to enhance the shine of my cars. Specially my car which is black needs to have that extra shine factor to look good.But i am confused if i should buy car wax or car polish? Which one is better? Pros nd Cons? I usually get my cars polished every 5 months from outside professionals but i dont want to get it done now coz the rains r going to start soon which will ruin the polishing effect. Need something that i can maintain the shine even with the mumbai rains.
Was told about this brand called Mothers by a friend as a good polish/wax company....pls check out the link and advice which products r the best to go with...moreover Wax or Polish!

http://www.mothers.com/hotwheels/
http://www.autobarn.net/mot01116.html
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Hi,

Try Meguiars, I feel they have superior products. I use the [size=2]meguiars Gold class polish .[/size]
[size=2]I Also use the other products like Wax and Interiro detailer from Meguiars.[/size]
[size=2]After Ploishing you need to apply the wax coat to retain and protect the polish from external weather.[/size]
[size=2]http://www.meguiars.com[/size]
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Sahil, this may give you some idea. http://www.autogeek.net/optimum-spray-wax.html
You can ignore the name 'Optimum Car Wax'.

Try to get some good soft polishing cloth on your way back. I can buy off the full stock if you wish.
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Sahil, all wax and polishing problems should have their topic heading always read like this:

Rudra: Car Polishing issues. Help!
Rudra: Black colour car, how to keep it clean? Help!
Rudra: My car doesn't look clean. What to do? Help!

etcetra etcetra etcetra

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Ok, ok I got the picture Rev. I'll post one soon on this car/paint/body care issues.
Not a bible but an old man's view.
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Ok, ok I got the picture Rev. I'll post one soon on this car/paint/body care issues.
Not a bible but an old man's view.
Ya u should write a book on it soon ...For now i still dont know the diff btwn wax and polish!
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Ok, ok I got the picture Rev. I'll post one soon on this car/paint/body care issues.
Not a bible but an old man's view.
Haha.. my nagging really worked. Finally our man is gonna give us something to look forward to once again. I hail thee.

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Eagle One "WET POLISH & WAX" IS THE SUITABLE PRODUCT FOR YOUR CAR TO DO IT YOURSELF. EASY TO USE. THE BRAND IS "EAGLE ONE" IS THE MARKETED BY "VALVOLINE CUMMINS LIMITED. www.valvolinecummins.com.

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Was confused what the difference is between a Wax and a Polish? I am coming back to bombay from the states in a few weeks so i wanted to pick up some products to enhance the shine of my cars. Specially my car which is black needs to have that extra shine factor to look good.But i am confused if i should buy car wax or car polish? Which one is better? Pros nd Cons? I usually get my cars polished every 5 months from outside professionals but i dont want to get it done now coz the rains r going to start soon which will ruin the polishing effect. Need something that i can maintain the shine even with the mumbai rains.
Was told about this brand called Mothers by a friend as a good polish/wax company....pls check out the link and advice which products r the best to go with...moreover Wax or Polish!

http://www.mothers.com/hotwheels/
http://www.autobarn.net/mot01116.html
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A WAX IS A SUBSTANCE WHICH GIVES A SHINE FOR THE PAINT & A POLIST IS ONE WHICH REMOVES THE OXIDATION LAYER OF THE PAINT & ORIGINAL COLOR IS REJUVENATED. USE EAGLE ONE " WET POLISH & WAX" WHICH HAS GIVEN ME RESULTS

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Eagle One "WET POLISH & WAX" IS THE SUITABLE PRODUCT FOR YOUR CAR TO DO IT YOURSELF. EASY TO USE. THE BRAND IS "EAGLE ONE" IS THE MARKETED BY "VALVOLINE CUMMINS LIMITED. www.valvolinecummins.com.

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Eagle 1 has a great range but sedom you get them in the market.

@ VIJAY KUMAR. Since you're from Bangalore, kindly let us know where to get them.
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