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Old 11-20-2005, 11:54 AM   #1
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Car Care Product Comparison: Zymol vs Zaino vs Klasse

For the 3 choices below, which one would you recommend for Artic Silver?
1) Zymol
2) Zaino
3) Klasse w/s100

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Old 11-20-2005, 01:19 PM   #2
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I'd skip the Zymol, lots of residue to clean up. Any of the other two are fine.
below is a pic of Klasse with P21 (which i identical to S100 just more $$$). I think all the products you mention will produce very similar results used correctly. For me its which product will require the least elbow grease.

By the way. Spend a good hour claying the car and wash the car twice before polishing and waxing. I read an interview recently with a car a detailing Professional who says the current blend of paints being used on Porsche's really only require claying for maximum shine, Carnauba is fading out of use on newer cars. Adding a good sealant helps but claying according to the guy will make all the difference in the world. I get in the habit of claying while I wash and then I do the second wash. And for the wheels Claying is a must.

p.s. used NXT spray after washing yesterday and it was a noticeable improvement. A great product you can get anywhere.

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Old 11-20-2005, 05:23 PM   #3
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I just wanted to say how pleased I have been with the Zaino Bros products. This is going to sound like a shameless plug for the company but they deserve it. I have been using the Z-2 clear coat polish for awhile now and it has never let me down. However, recently the unavoidable swirl marks started appearing particularly on the hood of my guards red S. I didn't want to use an orbital polisher if possible so I call Zaino and ordered some Z5 polish for swirl marks. I used this stuff last week before I stored my car for the winter and I have to say it actually does what it says. I'm thrilled that my hood shows no swirls marks now! I used the Z5 in conjunction with the Z2 but the Z5 works so well it could be used by itself as it delivers a very similar shine to the Z2. I've used other products such as Maguires NXT for the swirls but this Z5 works a whole lot better at hiding the scratches and the shine is great. The key is to let the product dry completely. A few hours or overnight is best especially if the air is cool or cold or the product will not work nearly as well. Just thought I'd share my experience and help someone that shares this common problem.
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Old 11-20-2005, 06:07 PM   #4
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Zaino is my choice. No matter what you choose...you must clay the car. Unbelievable how smooth the car is after claying. Spend most of your time on prep and the results will be fantastic.
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Old 11-21-2005, 05:46 AM   #5
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I was very disappointed the one time I used Zymol.

Klasse is a great product.

I have never used Zaino but folks here think it is quite good indeed.

Happy detailing.

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