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Old 09-06-2013, 02:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What is the best wax or clear coat to use on a 2005 GTO? Not fond of the past wax because too hard to get off. Any suggestions would be helpful. I am new to this so be patient.
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Best products on the market bar none: Adams Polishes.

Amerciana Wax ..... nothing is close.
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I don't wax, I only use Wizard's Mist&Shine detailing spray in the pink bottle. Works great, no residue, use it on paint, chrome, rims, and works better then rainX on glass.
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I think it depends on the condition of the paint at the moment. It could need a clay, compound, glaze, polish, sealant, etc....
If you are looking for something in a single step process I would recommend a cleaner/wax because it has a small amount of abrasion to remove defects. I like the McGuires professional line of waxes and cleaner/waxes.

If you do a lot of highway driving I would recommend a sealant over a wax because it creates a harder shell than waxes.

Another question to ask yourself is, how much money do you want to spend on it? You can get some good waxes for as little as $10 and up to $100.
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Asking about waxes is like asking which chick is the hottest. You'll get all kinds of answers. Right now I have Americana, Eagle NanoWax and Chemical Guys Black Pearl. I like them all. For giggles I once waxed half my hood with Adams and half with the cheaper NanoWax. From a cursory inspection you couldn't see any difference and they lasted about the same. Get a Porter Cable 7424xp and you won't mind doing your car more often.
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Get your car professionly paint corrected and have him use this. Optimum Opti-Coat 2.0 Permanent Paint Coating

Its harder, repells dirt really good, and doesn't need waxed. We did it to my wife's car. Freaking amazing stuff.
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