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Old 30th July 2013, 22:43   #7711
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The results on the hood are pretty good man! The last 2 pics, with the Pulsar bike in reflection were also a before/after comparo ? Do post more info on the Megs NXT 2.0 sealant. I always thought they only had it as a paste wax.
Thanks Shashank. Good to hear from you.

The last two pic, the blurred one got posted by mistake - I didnt realise till you pointed out. Both are the after pics only.

Meguiars themselves say that, Megs NXT Tech Wax 2.0 is a sealant as its completely synthetic product. One comes in paste wax form and other in liquid form. This was the liquid one that I had got from Keystone long back in a sample size packet. Even the paste wax is sealant itself.

What I realised from the smell of this, its the same as Megs M21 sealant which Sunnyboi is using. Not exactly the same composition though. M21 gives an even wetter look, as you might have seen in Sunnybois pics.
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Is using petrol safe for removing this? Is this tar or insect residue? I've not been near any fresh tar.
For extensive tar and tree sap marks I use Diesel. Local garages use this all the time, and I have not noticed any dullness in the paint. But, I would recommend polishing that area immediately nevertheless.

For light marks I uses turtle wax bug and tar remover.
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Hello All,

The bumper of our car has some hard-thick stain. I noticed it couple of days back, the stain resembles mud.I did not bother to check it as its monsoon time and i was convinced its mud. Today in the morning after the cleaner washed the car.The stain is there, dried.

Its from the boot opening on the LHS on the bumper till the mud flaps. When i opened the boot ,i could smell egg

I do not know how it happened,but it appears ugly. What should i buy/do to clear this stain.

Need Advice.

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try to wash it with good shampoo , if it doesnt go then use Rubbing compound.
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Any metal polish from Mother's, Wurth etc will do the job. Should be available locally or check purplekart.
Try Collinite 850 Metax Wax, I'm sure you'll be more than satisfied



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I did ask this question some time back and got an answer to use petrol. Is using petrol safe for removing this? Is this tar or insect residue? I've not been near any fresh tar. This is not happening on the Micra, it is the white Vento that is getting dirty thus. This is towards the bottom on the sides.
TarX; costs Rs 460, but more than 101% ease of use; trust me, I used one whole bottle to clean 3/4th of the car that was covered with good amount of tar including glass (happened due to road construction & those buggers didn't ask to move the car despite it was parked 6 feet away from the road & parked inside our house)
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Use a light concentration of household vinegar, maybe 20%. If it doesn't help, you can try IPA (Isopropyl Alcohol)
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I have been using EagleOne nano wax liquid. I must say that it was viscous when sprayed on the bonnet, when bought new, and after a few months down the line, it is all liquid with very less sticky nature. I sourced it from autofresh.in

Any other good liquid / gel wax?
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I was watching a few demos / videos of Carpro TRIX, and I am sold on the product.

http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/...rpro-trix.html

Anyone here tried out the same? Any firsthand reviews?
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Tried searching the last few pages of this thread but in vain. Can someone point me towards the buying process of Meguiar products in India ? Where can they be sourced ? Thanks in advance.
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Tried searching the last few pages of this thread but in vain. Can someone point me towards the buying process of Meguiar products in India ? Where can they be sourced ? Thanks in advance.
Snap deal has fast selling megs products. Try searching for 'meguiar' in there and you Will get many results.

Another option is autofresh.in.
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Tried searching the last few pages of this thread but in vain. Can someone point me towards the buying process of Meguiar products in India ? Where can they be sourced ? Thanks in advance.
I ordered QD through this site and was very impressed with their responsiveness. Even my friend ordered shampoo and wax, he too was impressed. The best part about ordering from them is COD.

The last time I ordered was in March and haven't ordered after that. Not sure if the service levels have dipped.
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I used a normal glass cleaner on the Speedo console and this is what happened to it.

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Now, I am unable to remove these. I understood that this is plexi glass.

Please suggest me how can I make it look better again.
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I used a normal glass cleaner on the Speedo console and this is what happened to it.

Now, I am unable to remove these. I understood that this is plexi glass.

Please suggest me how can I make it look better again.
Try some rubbing compound on it. If it clears up then good. Otherwise replace the glass.

Which brand glass cleaner did you use?

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I used a normal glass cleaner on the Speedo console and this is what happened to it.

Now, I am unable to remove these. I understood that this is plexi glass.

Please suggest me how can I make it look better again.
Try to get some Mothers Plastic polish or even use Meguiars Ultimate Polish on it, it should improve by a lot.

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Try some rubbing compound on it.
Don't! It will make it worse.
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Try to get some Mothers Plastic polish or even use Meguiars Ultimate Polish on it, it should improve by a lot.

Don't! It will make it worse.
Ya . Good option. But if polish won't work out , can rubbing compound be an option?

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