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The ?2000.00 waxes from Zymol and Swissol are supposed to be pretty good.......

But if you want something more cost effective then I can highly recommend Swissol Shield Wax which is around the ?60 mark, very similar to Zymol Titanium which I also have (similar price too). I prefer the Swissol over the Zymol now though.
 

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I'd say NXT as an all round wax, but my current fav is P21S Canuba.

I maguiar quick detailed her saturday & then put a coat of P21S on, awsome wet look gloss. Just got some P21S pre wax cleanser arrive this week, so Im gona try that this sat if its not raining & put canuba on top..

I've got Zymol too but I dont think its as good as NXT
 

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Thanks guys.

I have just bought some P21S canuba. Havent tried it yet. Am i able to wax the car first with something like a zymol and then P21S over the top?? Is that wise; a good move??

Also, thinking of buying some of the Swissol Shield wax. Is this wax much better than my normal zymol?
 

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Gary, I'm interested in what is better between the Swissol stuff you have, and the Zymol Titanium (that we both have).

I'm going to try some NXT Wax if the rain holds off this weekend (I got a load of sachets of it free at Bug Jam)
 

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I personally think the Swissol Shield is superior to Titanium but remember its just down to personal preference.

With Shield you leave the wax on the car for 8-10 minutes before buffing off, that means you can wax a full bonnet and a wing, let the blood re-circulate in your shoulder then buff off!!

It just seemed to apply to the paintwork easier than Titanium which in itself is a doddle to apply, the shield is also easier to buff off.

I think I'll use my Zymol Titanium in summer when I can apply it by hand and my Swissol Shield in winter via wax applicator.
 

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Surely the original question is an ideal opportunity for the promotion of ?Mothers? waxes. Indeed I am reminded of the amazing account of an old Golf that had sat in the street on Broadwater Farm for 3 years during which time it had been set alight to over 26 times ? yet one coat of ?Mothers? brought the paint up like new.
 

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LOL! That "My Mothers" stuff from the Spar was what they used to polish up Terry Waites Bike that he left chained up to the railings at Canterbury Cathedral before he went on his "trip" too.

Brought it up like a shiny new pin, which is the only reason he was able to forgive his captors, I believe! LOL
 

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Quote: posted by M on 14/10/2004 12:12:46

Thanks guys.

I have just bought some P21S canuba. Havent tried it yet. Am i able to wax the car first with something like a zymol and then P21S over the top?? Is that wise; a good move??

P21S canuba is just a pure wax, it wont remove water marks or anyother soiling on the paint.

Best bet is to wax it first with zymol/nxt or any other quality Polish, I've just got some P21S pre wax paint cleanser, Im gona give it a go sat, if the weather holds off..

Once you have the canuba on you wont need any other sealant on top, it even works on the window rubbers too without staining[^]
 

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Quote: posted by Jace on 15/10/2004 09:56:04

P21S canuba is just a pure wax, it wont remove water marks or anyother soiling on the paint.

Best bet is to wax it first with zymol/nxt or any other quality Polish, I've just got some P21S pre wax paint cleanser, Im gona give it a go sat, if the weather holds off..

Once you have the canuba on you wont need any other sealant on top, it even works on the window rubbers too without staining[^]

Zymol/NXT are waxes, not polishes.

You need to polish first then wax.

Zymol/Swissol are very good products, but contain NO polishing agents... They're just wax.
 

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Quote: posted by fatbob on 19/10/2004 20:22:38

GaryM, i too use titanium (and love it), but obviously with the cold weather, it's not such a goer - is the swissol better to apply at lower temps?

Yes I think it is, for that reason Im going to keep the Titanium for summer waxing and the Swissol Shield for its winter coat[:D]
 

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Quote: posted by GaryM on 19/10/2004 20:40:22

Quote: posted by fatbob on 19/10/2004 20:22:38

GaryM, i too use titanium (and love it), but obviously with the cold weather, it's not such a goer - is the swissol better to apply at lower temps?

Yes I think it is, for that reason Im going to keep the Titanium for summer waxing and the Swissol Shield for its winter coat[:D]

I was afraid you'd say that (rummages in wallet as moth is liberated..)
 
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