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      12-29-2010, 10:59 AM   #1
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Talking Best and Worst Car Cleaners

Hey guys! I am new to this forum! and I would like to start (hopefully) a new thread on some of the best/worst car cleaners you have used. I purchased a Jet Black 328i loaner with some swirls! Is there anything you guys have used to get rid of the dreaded swirl marks? I'll start off...

A great product I used was Mother's California Gold Clay Bar Kit. It made the surface of the paint nice and smooth. FYI: I believe it removes any previous wax coats. The worst I have used is any Armorall for the interior! It leaves the dash shiny!
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For external care, I'm a believer in Zaino products. Check out their website for details.

For engine bay and dash cleaning/protection, I use 303 Aerospace Protectant. Works great, and does not leave a greasy shine like Armor-All.
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Go to the "Wash, Wax, Detailing and Cosmetic protection/repairs " section in this forum.

So many suggestions/recommendations there that you'll want to scream.

All are very, very helpful and knowledgable.
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      12-29-2010, 11:31 AM   #4
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you aren't removing swirls without a orbital and some cutting polish
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Thanks guys, for all your help!
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Some glaze might cover some light swirls temporarily.
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