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Old 02-28-2005, 06:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Found a claying kit (mcguires) with claybar and wax included.Should I use a polish after waxing or will that be a waste of time? I have black exterior ('98 528i).
What is a good polish to buy from auto parts store?
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Old 02-28-2005, 09:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Clay, Polish, then wax
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Old 03-01-2005, 06:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 03-11-2005, 02:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 03-11-2005, 07:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ahhh good to see a few mothers fans here

The spring detail is comming!

1. Clay
2. Mothers Pre-Wax
3. Mothers Polish
4. Mothers Wax
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What does the clay do?
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Old 03-25-2005, 05:55 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I would also recomend that you wash your BMW again after you clay and before you polish because the clay tends to leave a residue behind. The clay strips a fine layer of surface contamination off your paint, tires, bumper or wherever you apply it. Its definitely a great way to improve the appearance and quality of your paint. If you polish and wax afterwards you will be rewarded with amazing results! I hope you'll try it out, it's easy to learn how to do here. Check out this link for step by step instructions How To - Clay Bar
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Old 03-27-2005, 03:05 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Do you guys use mechanical 'buffers' for polishing and waxing? I have a little 6" one from Ryobi and am pretty happy with it.
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Old 03-29-2005, 03:18 PM   #10 (permalink)
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The Ryobi should do the trick but if your in doubt you can always use applicators and do it by hand.
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