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      07-28-2012, 06:49 AM   #1
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what clay bar do you use?

Just given the 320 her weekly wash and have noticed some tree sap seems to have built up...

I basically want to know if a clay bar is a clay bar? At 20 a pop I want to make sure I get a decent one... Any brand to look out for? I wash the car with autoglym...

Cheers in advance...
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      07-28-2012, 07:09 AM   #2
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I've used the meguiars clay bar, got it in halfords, was about 23 I think.

I'd never used a clay bar before I got it, but I was impressed with the results and smoothness of the panels after using it.
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Get some BH clay, 10 for a 200g bar. You cut the bar up into 4 pieces

http://www.shinearama.co.uk/product.php?id=BIL-AUTOCLAY
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Get some BH clay, 10 for a 200g bar. You cut the bar up into 4 pieces

http://www.shinearama.co.uk/product.php?id=BIL-AUTOCLAY
+1 and you only need water as a lube
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+1 and you only need water as a lube
+1 I use BH also, mostly because as said, you can use just water with it and don't need to waste QD.
I use it on everything - paint, wheels, exhaust, glass, even around the house!

I've tried several and to be honest, they are all much of a muchness.
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Sonus Green is the one for me. easy to use and great results.
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+1 and you only need water as a lube
+2 for BH, great stuff!!!
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I used to always get the meguiers kit and found it worked well, tried bilt hamber as it was meant to be good but I didn't really get on with it, its pretty hard, leaves residue if you rub near an edge that's hard to get off...maybe the soft BH is better as I just used the regular?
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My plan is to buy this one and test it next weekend http://www.monzacarcare.com/clay-bar...--lube-kit-/0/
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Hey if thats what your planning on claying I will give up a few hours to lend a hand!
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Tend to go with whatever has the best offer on when i need more lol
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Get some BH clay, 10 for a 200g bar. You cut the bar up into 4 pieces

http://www.shinearama.co.uk/product.php?id=BIL-AUTOCLAY
Seems like this gets a good wrap with you lot... will give it a try.

Thanks for all of the input!
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