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      12-16-2010, 11:33 PM   #1
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Swissvax wax question????

hi...what are the differences between the swissvax shield and the swissvax concorso???
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      12-17-2010, 07:29 AM   #2
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The price mainly...

The Shield is a PTFE (Teflon), enhanced "modern" carnauba wax and the Concorso is a concours level carnauba wax, so says the product info.

http://www.detailersdomain.com/swiss...tfecarwax.aspx

http://www.detailersdomain.com/swiss...rsocarwax.aspx
As stated- Shield is a protection wax, although PTFE will NOT provide protection to a paint surface, so you'll have to rely on the wax to provide it.

Concorso is one of the better Concours d’élégance carnauba waxes, beading has to be seen to be believed
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^^^^ So I guess that means with the Shield my butt slides off the hood and with the Concorso my butt gets wet if I sit on the hood?
Only if the PTFE bonds with the paint surface, and unless Teflon® is applied at 700.0F(this is hot enough that your car's paint (let alone your car) wouldn't survive) and a dissolving chemical C8 is used, it is not a viable ingredient, and is therefor 100 percent useless in protecting the paint's finish."

Never tried the hood as a water slide, and I hope my grand children don't read this and get ideas
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