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      07-17-2009, 04:57 PM   #1
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Questions..

Ok i want to know what are the good products that i can buy at local stores like K-Mart etc.... what is good to buy there , Like for example:

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Usually for Wax i use the Quixx Detailer its in a red spray bottle ..

Well hope you guys can help me out.. thanks alot for your time..
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You can usually find Meguiars Gold Class soap at the local stores, it's good stuff. Remember that quick detailer (the stuff in the spray bottle) is not wax, despite any marketing attempts made by the manufacturer.
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There are some decent products that are available over the counter like Meguiars products. Their Gold Class soap is pretty good and for wax their NXT 2.0 is good too or their #26 Yellow wax.

You may want even want to consider going to a marine store like West Marine and get Collinite products like Fleetwax, 476 or Liquid Insulator Wax. They are durable and have a good look to them.
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o0o wow thanks alot guys !! Ill def look into it !!
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Detailer's Domain is in Norwood, NJ and there is a Zaino supplier in NJ as well.
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Detailer's Domain is in Norwood, NJ and there is a Zaino supplier in NJ as well.
o0o Nice do you know the exact address, it would be very appreciated...
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Ok , more questions...

Ok:

1st: Can i buy Clay at a local store.. Or do i have to order it..? And how do i apply and what can i apply too..? Plastic? Metal.? Is there any site that they show how to apply and what nots..?
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Some stores carry clay. But if you're serious about detailing, get used to ordering things from DI or DD.

Here's a fantastic guide to get started, tons of useful information (including best practices for claying): http://www.detailedimage.com/Auto-Detailing-Guide/
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ok thanks alot..
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some stores carry the meguirs detailing clay kit which is decent. but +1 on DI or DD for supplies. the stuff you can get online imo is a lot better than 99 percent of otc products. plus both are site sponsers and usually offer discounts for e90 post members. for clay i would go with the claymagic fine and use ONR as clay lube. good luck and happy detailing.
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