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Old 09-08-2010, 11:25 AM   #1
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Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0

Thinking of putting a coat on the ole' Seal Metallic Gray for this weekend. I have read some sentiment it is comparable to Zaino. Anyone have any experience with NXT Tech Wax 2.0?

Also if I go from clay bar to Tech Wax 2.0 is this ok? Or should I do some intermediate step between the two?

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P.S. I noticed my first door ding today, wow was I peeved, I just cannot stand door dingers. Hopefully a fresh wax will help me get over it.
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Old 09-08-2010, 11:45 AM   #2
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I don't know about the NXT wax. I do like Meguiar's other products but I LOVE Zaino products.

I was able to eliminate a very moderate ding by gently messaging it from the inside of the door with the back of a tape covered spoon. I'd recommend someone to be careful doing it, as it can easily make it worse, but it can be done.
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Zaino is an internet purchase and I'm Last Minute Man, so I'm stuck with what is sold at the local chains for Boxstoberfest.
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Old 09-08-2010, 12:18 PM   #4
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NXT may not last long but it looks great and you can put it on in direct sunlight and it comes off with ease. Thats what I use. I know nothing about detailing though. I love nxt though.
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Old 09-08-2010, 05:21 PM   #5
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NXT Tech Wax is good. Easy on Easy off, good looking for the little effort required.. Like Jaay said it does not last long.

The only step you could do after clay is a complete wipe down with the quick detailer, then apply the NXT wax.
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Old 09-08-2010, 05:58 PM   #6
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As far as an intermediate step, use Meguiars show car glaze or Mother's glaze before waxing. It will really make the paint look wet.
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Hand waxing can only go so far, IMO the porter cable polisher has far more impact on the job than the wax used.
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Old 09-09-2010, 02:41 PM   #8
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I agree glaze would be an appropriate step between clay and wax, and make the finish look even better, but glazing takes alota time and elbow grease.
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Old 09-09-2010, 03:25 PM   #9
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I used the NXT tech wax 2.0 with my orbital buffer and it does a pretty good job; HOWEVER, the wax I always go back to is my Zymol carbon wax. I have not found a wax yet that can compete with it.

What I found with NXT is that it did not last very long. I was waxing the car about every other car wash. where zymol lasts almost all summer.
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I've used it and like it. It's very easy to work with and provides great results. See you at boxstoberfest tomorrow!

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Okay, maybe this will seem completely stupid, but I use the NXT Tech Wax mostly because I like the smell. It is very easy to put on and take off though.

Honestly with modern clear coats so good I don't notice much difference after I clay bar and wax my car. It also doesn't rain much where I live (God bless California), so I never really noticed that this wax doesn't last.

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Okay, maybe this will seem completely stupid, but I use the NXT Tech Wax mostly because I like the smell. It is very easy to put on and take off though.

Honestly with modern clear coats so good I don't notice much difference after I clay bar and wax my car. It also doesn't rain much where I live (God bless California), so I never really noticed that this wax doesn't last.

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Glazes don't do as much for lighter colored and silver cars. It's much more noticeable on darker paints.
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Has anybody used this?



I have (between claying and waxing) and have been pretty happy with it, but I've never really totally understood the difference between something like this and a glaze.
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Hand waxing can only go so far, IMO the porter cable polisher has far more impact on the job than the wax used.

What he said.
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That removes material
Glaze adds material
That's it, eh? Just like me...turning something simple into something complicated
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Hollywood feels similarly about the game of golf. Samuel L. Jackson is a huge fan, yet however he simply started playing with a set of discount golf clubs at the age of eighty. There are also movie stars whom state of their contracts that location sites must supply easy access to major playing golf training systems. And then there are stars such as Johnny Mathis, who invest much more period about the greens than upon their jobs ishiner.
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The Advantages of The game of golf
Hollywood feels similarly about the game of golf. Samuel L. Jackson is a huge fan, yet however he simply started playing with a set of discount golf clubs at the age of eighty. There are also movie stars whom state of their contracts that location sites must supply easy access to major playing golf training systems. And then there are stars such as Johnny Mathis, who invest much more period about the greens than upon their jobs ishiner.

First of all, I HATE THESE SPAMMERS!!!!!!!!


2nd, go to Autopia.org and be amazed!

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2nd, go to Autopia.org and be amazed!
Well, there's my weekend shot to hell. Thanks a lot, Andy!
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