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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:16 am 
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Help please As above I am in need of a good easy wax for winter protection


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:27 am 
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Autoglym hd wax is a very underated peformer

Would be my recommendation for easy of application and removal

Halfords often do 3 for 2

Couple the hd wax with the extra glos protextion sealant too

Polish/correct paint blah blah

Seal

Wax

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I just bought collinite 476s for the winter. Gives it a nice finish to the car and lasts a few months like the hd was greg mentioned. It's highly rated and cheaper.

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Have you actually used it yet rav?

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Just a sample, yes. Will be using it on the focus initially. Long durability is mainly what I was after, just like your hd one. And a dedicated wax for the focus since its a lighter car as I only have the dodo juice purple haze.

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Was interested to hear how it applied

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:17 am 
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Anyone compared autoglym hd to 476s? I've used 476s for 4 or 5 years, wondered if ag is better.

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See this is what i am wondering myself

Rav went for 476 because its cheaper

Period :lol:

I suspect the difference is minute tbh

Not that wax gives gloss appearance, as thats part of the polishing stage, but i gatherv 476 just gets on with it, perhaps offers slighty longer protection, but ag hd gives a more sheen/ glass look

Its a mine field detailling, as its often down to personal taste and colour of paint its being applied too

One thing i will say, hadnt used ag hd for a few months, but when i did, the end result was " thats what i am talking about"

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I went for it based on recommendation, not just because it's cheaper and the fact that I wanted it for a lighter colour car. I had a budget for a wax of about £25 which I eouodnt exactly call cheap. This wax is a well known wax, easy to apply and buff off, similar to my dodo juice one. I'm happy with my choice.

Personal taste, defo. There's a million waxes out there. Everyone will have their own opinion on it. I've never used AG hd but from what greg says it's very good.

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also get some corrosion block spray for the area above the wheel arches, suspension parts and underbody. Cars rot from inside out, not outside in.


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Bilthamber balm auto wax is great, it gets rid of swirls in the paint, leaves no residue, is applied with a damp cloth or pad (supplied) & leaves a great protective shine. :thumbup:

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