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Old 07-11-2007, 02:53 PM   #1
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I Finally Waxed It!

After sitting in the garage covered in dust for over a month, I finally took it out and cleaned it today!

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Old 07-11-2007, 02:55 PM   #2
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that look very very very nice, great job
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Old 07-11-2007, 02:57 PM   #3
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Old 07-11-2007, 02:58 PM   #4
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Thanks! I spent all day cleaning it!
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Old 07-11-2007, 04:00 PM   #5
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Swirl Marks

Looks great! When you look at it in the sun can you see any swirl marks? i am wondering because I have a new 2007 and it appears that I already have swirl marks.

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Old 07-11-2007, 04:11 PM   #6
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Yes, there are swirl marks. I thought this was normal?


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Looks great! When you look at it in the sun can you see any swirl marks? i am wondering because I have a new 2007 and it appears that I already have swirl marks.

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Old 07-11-2007, 04:14 PM   #7
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Nice job, what wax did you use?
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Old 07-11-2007, 04:16 PM   #8
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It would ruffly translate to "Gomez's Shinny Wax".


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Nice job, what wax did you use?
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Old 07-11-2007, 05:49 PM   #9
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I love your sig. . .

"2006 Boxster, Red, Convertible, Tiptronic, Crappy Stereo"

You sure got the last part right!

Nice looking shade of pull-me-over-red
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Old 07-11-2007, 05:53 PM   #10
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Just put another 5500 miles on our Boxster by driving it round trip to the Parade. It's been in the last 7 Parades including the Concours Paddock, but I have yet to wax it!!!
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I have been having great success with maquires NXT after a clay bar job on a 2002 boxter S it made it look amazing.
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Old 07-11-2007, 07:49 PM   #12
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swirls are "normal" but for many, not acceptable. My black boxster had some serious swirls and what looked like scratches and a good buff with Menzerna products followed by some Klasse all in one, then a carnauba wax on top of that and there are no swirl marks or scratches.

It's all in what you use and how you apply it. Wax alone probably won't get that new car shine.
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Old 07-12-2007, 11:05 AM   #13
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One interesting thing is after my stereo died the new one they installed sounds a lot better. It is suppose to be the same unit but I am wondering if Porsche is quietly upgrading them without admitting that the original sucked.


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I love your sig. . .

"2006 Boxster, Red, Convertible, Tiptronic, Crappy Stereo"

You sure got the last part right!

Nice looking shade of pull-me-over-red
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Old 07-12-2007, 11:54 AM   #14
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I'm liking the color a lot!

What happened to your "helper" from previous posts?
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Veddy veddy nice.

That sucks even in Columbia you have to use a front plate. lol
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Swirls are "normal" but if you're into detailing you shouldn't have any. Use a good polishing compound, particularly one that diminishes as you polish. Then cover with a good sealant, then if you want that deep shine, top it with carnauba. They key is to polish the paint smooth after claying it to clean it, then seal and protect the paint.

I personally am a big fan of the 3M products, Poor Boys, Zaino, and especially Klasse All in One.

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Old 07-13-2007, 04:07 AM   #18
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I have a new one but Bruce Lee will delete my posts.


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What happened to your "helper" from previous posts?
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Old 07-13-2007, 06:29 AM   #19
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Car looks great. Although I do have to say I'm really not a fan of the stock 17" wheels, you should upgrade those

And I miss the pics of your helpers too.

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