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hey guys I just applied new wax on my car... how long should I wait until I clean it up with terry cloth?

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It's dry when it becomes totally powdery and the thickest areas flake off easy. Don't wax in the sun if you can help it

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THANKS!!

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Also make sure the car is cool to the touch, i would pull it in to ur garage and let it cool down a little bit- Good Luck

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my balls are cool to the touch THANKS :P

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The temp of your balls is irrelevant here, i suggest you buff your own with a microfiber ! lol...
On to the question which im sure has been resolved, but I will address for future reference......
Humidity probably plays a bigger role in set time than temperatures. Always apply waxes/sealants the thinnest possible, this saves product and self fatigue. Whatever isnt on the surface is a waste, if you know what i mean. Generally speaking, you could do your entire car, then be able to walk back to the beginning and start removing. Sealants may take additional time to set, normally speaking about 30-45 minutes for polymers.....On fatigue, youll find microfiber polishing towels are by far superior for this task, than the conventional terry cloth.....

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thanks also whats a sealant?

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www.zaino.com.........................sealant

Sealants normally last longer than waxes, however, some people say the sealants don't give that deep"wet look" shine a wax does, more of a "plasticy shine" (whatever that means).

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I've always buffed off the wax within 3-5 minutes of applying it....is this wrong?
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Originally posted by ///Matt@Nov 10 2004, 12:40 PM
I've always buffed off the wax within 3-5 minutes of applying it....is this wrong?
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not wrong, but not right either. i'd either do 1 panel, go to next, and then remove previous panel, etc etc.


if you use Klasse sealant, there is no dry time, you simply apply it to one panel, and wipe it off as soon as you are done.

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