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      11-18-2014, 08:01 PM   #1
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Sealant and wax?

Do people usually put a coat of sealant on, and then a coat of wax?

I have a BSM e92

I was thinking of putting a coat of Blackfire Wet Diamond on and then Blackfire Midnight Sun.

This is after wash/clay/meguires polish...


I've seen mixed reviews of people saying they'll do sealant one day and then wax on another? Is this a good technique?
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      11-18-2014, 11:49 PM   #2
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BFWD has a cure time of 8 hours, that's why you'd wanna wait till next day to apply the wax. Generally speaking, sealant is for durability, wax for looks. It's up to you to decide if you wanna go for one or both.
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      11-19-2014, 09:56 AM   #3
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Ah, thanks for the explanation.
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Yes you would do the sealant first then wax. As for when, as powerhouse mentioned, you should wait the minimum time recommended for the sealant to cure, but you can then do the wax even days or weeks later. It's good to do it soon after so as to layer the protection, but doesn't matter too much if it's a day or a week after the sealant.
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      11-19-2014, 02:14 PM   #5
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I do two coats of Klasse SG spaced a week apart then a coat of S100 wax on the third week.
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      11-20-2014, 10:50 AM   #6
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I used to use Klasse, but the BFWD is absolutely amazing stuff. And on BSM you will love it. I went to re-seal my car this week and the water beaded off my car like I had just done it! Amazing stuff, especially for black.

But Yes, I do recomend 2 coats, so wait 24 hours or more, do a 2nd coat, then wax over top for that deep dark look.
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Blacklight by Chemical guys is what you need
deep shine reflection and 6 months protection, Wax can beat that!
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