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Old 13th July 2010, 11:56   #2641
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Are Meguiar's Car Care Products available here in India, specifically, Delhi.
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@sohail, how much does it cost for the 845?
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Here you go - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ml#post1971337 (Most durable wax I have encountered - Collinite 845)

more info in the 'Modifications and accessories' section!
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Sohail... sir... that is awesomeness!
Can this be applied on a day old layer of Megs NXT Gen 2 Wax?
It is a wax with no cleaning agents. Unless you prep the paint with a polish your results will fall short of expectation.

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It is a wax with no cleaning agents. Unless you prep the paint with a polish your results will fall short of expectation.

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I got some megs stuff (clay, wax, etc) from my recent US visit, but could not find a good polish to pick of the shelf. What would you recommend that is easy to procure in India? (or should I wait for a friend arriving in a month and get something from US?)
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^^ Sonax auto polish is good enough. it will cost you around 400 to 450 bucks !!
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I agree, I've used Sonax polish and it removed minor scratches and swirl marks flawlessly!
All you need is a good polishing pad, lots of elbow grease and litres of sweat!
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I agree, I've used Sonax polish and it removed minor scratches and swirl marks flawlessly!
All you need is a good polishing pad, lots of elbow grease and litres of sweat!
Thanks folks!
Which store does normally carry the item? Is it available online?
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I think it should be available at Reliance Stores.
I couldn't find it here in Chd, so ordered it online from a store named gamutauto.com (based out of Delhi I think)
Not sure if the site is totally functional yet but yes, I gave the Support team a call and they delivered the product in 2 days.
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I think it should be available at Reliance Stores.
I couldn't find it here in Chd, so ordered it online from a store named gamutauto.com (based out of Delhi I think)
Not sure if the site is totally functional yet but yes, I gave the Support team a call and they delivered the product in 2 days.

Good find - the Promotional Videos on that site are hilarious. Esp the Eagle Products.
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I got some megs stuff (clay, wax, etc) from my recent US visit, but could not find a good polish to pick of the shelf. What would you recommend that is easy to procure in India? (or should I wait for a friend arriving in a month and get something from US?)
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I do not know if there is any good polish available here. Check this out for what will suit your needs :

Car Polish - Pre-Wax Cleaners & Paintwork Cleanser

Some brands like Sonax Collinite have limited availability in India for some items. You can check with Turtle wax they have a polishing compound.

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Wait !

I do not know if there is any good polish available here. Check this out for what will suit your needs :

Car Polish - Pre-Wax Cleaners & Paintwork Cleanser

Some brands like Sonax Collinite have limited availability in India for some items. You can check with Turtle wax they have a polishing compound.

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Thanks!

I was going through the 5 step process in meguiars' forum, and they speak of wash-clean-polish-protect-maintain cycle.

Meguiar's 5-Step Paint Care Cycle - Updated! - Car Care Forums: Meguiar's Online

My car has not even been washed for almost 4 months and now is super dirty with all the mud and dirt (thanks to the monsoon and ongoing road work almost everywhere in Kolkata) - do you suggest that I do a wash-(clean+polish+protect) now?
I have megs cleaner wax (clean+polish+protect) for that job.

After I get some good polish, I guess then I shuold attempt the full cycle.
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^Whoa! roadwork??

I'd suggest you check out your car's paint for tar deposits/spots!!
you can take them off by clay if they haven't hardened yet!

My dad's car had a lot of tar spots!(now a days these guys spray tar instead of laying it leading to oversprays on vehicles due to wind etc.)

I had to use a rotary to get rid of them!!
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This is something that i have just not been able to figure out - i see hairline scratches, lines on the surface which are impossible to see with a normal vision but against the light that falls on the surface putting your eye at the level of the surface, one can see. Now i know that a few were there when i got my new car and saw them the very first day itself, but i have no idea how to get them off. I think the only way is to have a proper polish- which will need a Rotary buffer. In my earlier car, there were many of these and even after the 3M treatment, they got hidden, but not completely gone.
Has anyone faced this and done away with them?Swirls are easy to see and can be removed, not sure why these come and how can we get rid of them.
I have been using california duster and micro vv carefully, can we get them when wax application?
Another question- how do you ensure a re-usable wax applicator? I have a foam applicator, and a micro applicator, but its a c tough task to get the wax out of them and re-use. I hope that am not introducing these lines due to the applicator not being proper enough!
This is THE only thing that still bugs me - still unable to figure out about these lines that remain!
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^Whoa! roadwork??

I'd suggest you check out your car's paint for tar deposits/spots!!
you can take them off by clay if they haven't hardened yet!

My dad's car had a lot of tar spots!(now a days these guys spray tar instead of laying it leading to oversprays on vehicles due to wind etc.)

I had to use a rotary to get rid of them!!

Lolz - roadwork pertains to 'no work being done on road for a long time'!!
Actually due to the flyover and metro frenzy, most of the roads are dug up and give our cars a mudbath during monsoons.
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