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    hi im after knowing the best products for washing my new car with, i wanna give it a good clean get it looking like new again but as its been that long since ive wanted to do this to car i =m not up to speed on the best products out now for doing this, it was always autoglyn when i used to care about washing my cars myself, anyone got any tips or advice on what to use nowadays, also the best polish and wax and the best way to do it

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    Check this thread out Paul...........

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=141

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    ooohh, excellent post, I need to know this myself! I have bought "stardrops" today (from wilko's) which has been recommended on here (same as "daisy" from tesco's) which is a dilutable APC...any advice on wax/polish/glass cleaner & how to use them would be great!

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    I use AG glass polish or what ever its called. IMO nothing beats it. But use too much and its white dust everywhere!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    at the moment I am using damp newspaper for the glass...not bad actually!

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    Newspaper is an age old one for cleaning glass, it works very well too.

    I also use the megs 3 stage stuff, cleaner,polish and wax. I also now use petes 53 wax. Its amazing stuff imo. Get some cheap microfibers - they are all the same basically - to apply and remove the products. Less is more normally when applying the stuff too. The Megs is as good as the AG stuff but Megs has no fillers to hide small imperfections in the paint - its those fillers that give you the dust. I now use the Megs foam pads to apply the wax, very easy things to use.

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    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    for me this seems to work a treat

    rinse
    snowfoam
    rinse
    dry
    AG ultra deep shine polish
    jetseal

    looks awsome at the end of it

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    whats snowfoam?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PAULMAC77 View Post
    whats snowfoam?
    http://www.snowfoam.co.uk/?gclid=CL-...FQunQwodxTw4Ug

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