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      05-02-2009, 01:39 PM   #10
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Drives: AW F30 340xi
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: USA

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Originally Posted by sleepyx637 View Post
1) What's with the taping on the car in Toad's post? Do I need to do that before waxing or something?
Most only tape the car up if they're doing a polish or paint correction with the Orbital. Might be handy to leave on for the wax (not sure if people do?) but I wouldn't tape it up just for a wax - it takes forever! And with some care it's easy to avoid trim pieces while waxing.

As far as the pads, not sure what the different sides are for on that one. I use the standard yellow ones for wax. With the NB wax, make sure you dampen the pad with water before you start. You might need a little QD on your MF cloth for easier removal too.

Looking good!
F30 340xi // Alpine
F25 X3 // Melbourne Red
i01 i3 REX // Capparis White
Past: F30 335i, E90 328xi