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      09-08-2011, 01:19 PM   #1
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Best wax for Titanium Silver

Anyone here get particularly excellent results with a specific product.

I've used Maguiars NXT as well as Sovereign Pinnacle with success on Space Grey but not sure which route to take on TS.

Thanks in advance.
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      09-08-2011, 01:21 PM   #2
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I didnt know waxes are color specific??
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      09-08-2011, 01:25 PM   #3
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I've used Zaino Bros. show car polish on everything I've owned for the last 12 years. Long lasting durability, amazing shine, and very easy to use.

You can find photos of customers cars on their website: zainostore.com
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      09-08-2011, 01:27 PM   #4
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My fav on light colors (whites, silvers, beiges) is Duragloss 105. The combo with 601/105 is really nice, great durability and inexpensive. Oh and you can source these OTC at Napa and Carquest stores.
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My favorite for silver has been Werkstat prime topped with Acrylic Jett.
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      09-08-2011, 01:49 PM   #6
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I don't have a silver car, but my favorite wax is the ICE synthetic stuff. It's really easy to use, doesn't leave white residue, and you can apply it to any surface (paint, rubber, plastic, glass, etc...)
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wax for a silver car? Ridiculous. Everybody knows silver cars don't need to be washed.
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P21S is great stuff for tiag..had mine done with it a few months before I wrapped my car and I was very impressed with the depth it gives to the paint...however, i think it is considered a show wax so it won't last anywhere near the NXT polymer you have experience with..but it will look a hell of a lot better then the NXT while it's on there..I used to use P21S during the summer months and try to use a polymer based wax (like NXT) for the winter months for extra protection against the elements
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Forgot to mention to check out the detailing section of the forum as well if you have not already...great info available on there..good luck!
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I am a big fan of ICE, easy to use, excellent result
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I had a silver car and used Meguiar's NXT 2.0 liquid. It's crazy shiny. But I heard Zaino makes awesome show quality things as well.
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NXT does not last very long at all and stains trim, P21S 100% lasts about 6 weeks tops.

To OP since you're in the Northeast you really should consider a good sealant at least for winter. Another favorite, how I forgot who knows old age, Collinite 845, It's a hybrid like NXT, last's crazy long, looks good on light colors and is cheap($15). I top all my cars with it if they are not coated. Read up on it.
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Anyone here get particularly excellent results with a specific product.

I've used Maguiars NXT as well as Sovereign Pinnacle with success on Space Grey but not sure which route to take on TS.

Thanks in advance.
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845 would be my call, or blackfire wet diamond for looks and better durability!

p21s 100% is on my shelf for silver cars and greys/blacks. Its real wet and deep, but as mentioned it doesnt hold up very long (most waxes dont anyway), but the looks are definitely there
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NXT does not last very long at all and stains trim, P21S 100% lasts about 6 weeks tops.

To OP since you're in the Northeast you really should consider a good sealant at least for winter. Another favorite, how I forgot who knows old age, Collinite 845, It's a hybrid like NXT, last's crazy long, looks good on light colors and is cheap($15). I top all my cars with it if they are not coated. Read up on it.
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845 would be my call, or blackfire wet diamond for looks and better durability!

p21s 100% is on my shelf for silver cars and greys/blacks. Its real wet and deep, but as mentioned it doesnt hold up very long (most waxes dont anyway), but the looks are definitely there
+1 for Colli 845. Looks great on light colors like silver and white, lasts a long time(especially with 2 coats) and is easy to use. Best $15 you'll ever spend.
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I am a fan of autoglym HD wax. Then topping off every now and then with FK 425. Keeps the water beading for a long time and gives the silver a real pop.
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Klasse Twins and p21s. After about 4 layers of SG it looks so shiney and topping off with p21s gives it a wet glow.
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NXT does not last very long at all and stains trim, P21S 100% lasts about 6 weeks tops.

To OP since you're in the Northeast you really should consider a good sealant at least for winter. Another favorite, how I forgot who knows old age, Collinite 845, It's a hybrid like NXT, last's crazy long, looks good on light colors and is cheap($15). I top all my cars with it if they are not coated. Read up on it.
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845 would be my call, or blackfire wet diamond for looks and better durability!

p21s 100% is on my shelf for silver cars and greys/blacks. Its real wet and deep, but as mentioned it doesnt hold up very long (most waxes dont anyway), but the looks are definitely there
+1 for Colli 845. Looks great on light colors like silver and white, lasts a long time(especially with 2 coats) and is easy to use. Best $15 you'll ever spend.
+2 on 845. Stuff is amazing and easy to use. Arm was shot after hand claying and a DA polish on my test car (wife's Silver Highlander) and it was still easy to apply and remove. The paint looks better than new and nothing sticks to it. Now to apply the same treatment to my TiAg e92.
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What do most people use before the 845?
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What do most people use before the 845?
I actually dawn washed, clayed, and polished (#7) my wife's prior to waxing. She's rough on paint and has barely washed her car in the last 2 years though. I'll likely just wash, polish and wax mine.
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