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Old 6th July 2006, 18:58   #31
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Out of the polishes that we have used for my dad's car, I have to say Meguiar's is certainly the best. It gives a show-car like gloss and shine, which lasts very long.

We also use a tyre-spray which gets the tyre walls all new-looking. Trust me, this infinitely increases the car's appeal. Just have clean-and-new looking tyres, and the car is many times better looking.
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Old 6th July 2006, 23:01   #32
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I would suggest either Turtle Wax or Formula One or Eagle products. They are the best. I've tried using Amway car shampoos but found them useless. No foam at all.
Hi v12, You can't brand a shampoo useless just because it doesn't foam. There are many cleaning agent that do an execellent job without foaming. But I am sure the product may not given you the desired results for you to make that statement.

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Hi v12, You can't brand a shampoo useless just because it doesn't foam. There are many cleaning agent that do an execellent job without foaming. But I am sure the product may not given you the desired results for you to make that statement.

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i agree with varunroy but amway
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waxpol is quite good, but one of the best poilshes are from turtle wax.
for all your plastics/ art leather/ dashboard you can use "Son of a Gun". This is a very nice product and really gives a nice clean look.
I agree with adit1329. Waxpol is pretty good. Its been in the indian market for quite a long time. I have seen my older generation use it.

Waxpol offers both solid and liquid polish. I do the hard wax polish every year before the rains and it form a protective layer over the paint. Hard wax polishing requires a lot of musle power to wipe off after applying it, and its worth it.

Any hard wax polish applied requires a lot of effort but the shine can be recovered after wiping the surface.

I have observed that any polish which can be applied without much effort gives an instant shine but wears out in the next day.
Any hard wax polish applied requires a lot of effort but the shine can be recovered by wiping the surface.

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I agree with adit1329. Waxpol is pretty good. Its been in the indian market for quite a long time. I have seen my older generation use it.

Waxpol offers both solid and liquid polish. I do the hard wax polish every year before the rains and it form a protective layer over the paint. Hard wax polishing requires a lot of musle power to wipe off after applying it, and its worth it.
The problem with hard wax is that when you use it on a white car it sort of changes the tint of the surface. The liquid one is Silicon based and that provides some UV protection too.

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Hi Ravi,

Polish is one which removes the oxidation layer on the paint & rejuvenates the original gloss. Try this product of EAGLE ONE " WET POLIST & WAX" THIS IS AVAILIABLE THROUGH OUT INDIA BY www.valvolinecummins.com. This product application is very easy. Use this one every 45 days, your car will look new.

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Hi, 150 bucks for Carnauba is Good. Get EAGLE ONE "CARNAUBA CLEANER WAX" 200 ML FOR MRP 165.00. THIS IS GOOD OR GET EAGLE ONE " WAX AS U DRY" WHICH IS EASY TO USE. WASH THE CAR & WHEN THE WATER IS ALREADY THERE SPRAY THIS PRODUCT AND WIPE THE WATER AWAY. THE CAR GETS WAXED.

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Formula 1 serves me pretty good for the last 5 years. quite simple, no rubbing required
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For many years I have used Simoniz, I can vouch for it.
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Somebody - please reply - I have mnade up my mind to buy the polishing product this evening . Which one should I use ?.
Try out Turtle Wax... its supposed to be amongst the best.

Anybody looking for Turtle Wax in Pune can check out the car accessories shop opposite Planet Ford on Paud Road.
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i have used formula 1 and formula1 Gold for past 5 years. have also used eagle1 carnauba wax. both are extremely good. then give a very nice and durable coat on the paint.
but its hard to get a original formula1 in pune these days. searched hard and finally settled for MOTOMAX. but didnt find it as impressive as f1.

how is turtle wax as compared to F1. whats the cost?
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Formula 1 serves me pretty good for the last 5 years. quite simple, no rubbing required
Am a loyal fan of F1's Carnauba polish! Been using it since the past 8-9 years. But more recently, have tried out 3M's wax polishes as well.
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Shouldn't this thread be merged with a similar thread about asthetics - the one started by Rudra???
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Thread closed: Please continue here http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/owning...esthetics.html
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