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Best Polish-Wax for Black Altima

Hey guys, just want your opinion on which is the best polish and wax for a black Altima 2013, I've just picked it up a couple of weeks ago and after 1 bath small, minimum swirls and scratches came up not that of a deal but well I tried to keep it as good as I can. What are the best ways to maintain the shine and avoid or remove those scratches, swirls. Which one do you use and how often.

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just having a little fun.....now i will contribute...........dont waste your money on all those high dollar cleaners for black, something like this would work fine in addition to a non spray - wax on wax off session twice a year.....


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Have a look at some detailing forums mate .

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Thanks for the info @sprocketser! Will check that out....
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Check out chemical guys products...blacklight. after i used up all my Mothers products i'm getting chemical guys products.

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This is what i highly recommend and It really last a long time and it's also not that expensive.
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I just use over the counter stuff like nupolish and eagle one gel wax. I try to keep a coating of wax on there as much as possible like every two weeks and polish it maybe twice a year. It's better than 99% of the car owners around here and the paint shows it!
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I just use over the counter stuff like nupolish and eagle one gel wax. I try to keep a coating of wax on there as much as possible like every two weeks and polish it maybe twice a year. It's better than 99% of the car owners around here and the paint shows it!
ditto that, I use that meguairs quick detail spray it seems weekly depending on weather, with good results
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My car gets a wash at least once a week, then go over it with that turtle wax black detailer spray, then the turtle wax synthetic spray wax. Works like magic



Oh and my car is black too.

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Meguiars Black Wax or you can do a clay bar, polish, and wax with Meguiars Mirror series (professional series) and you will be AMAZED by the end result.
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I was thinking on using ultimate polish from Meguiars to remove swirl and light scratches and then the Ultimate quick wax afterwards, what do you guys think? Good combination ?, I would like to keep the car as clean as I can.
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I was thinking on using ultimate polish from Meguiars to remove swirl and light scratches and then the Ultimate quick wax afterwards, what do you guys think? Good combination ?, I would like to keep the car as clean as I can.
Silva, if I were you, what I would do is:

1.Meguiars Clay Bar to remove any over spray, contaminants from the air/rain, or any tar/bugs.

2. Meguiars Ultimate Polish to remove fine swirls/scratches.

3. Meguiars Untimate Wax to add the last final finish.


I see you mentioned doing a polish then a quick wax. A polish does not provide the protection a wax offers, that is why you would want to do a total wax like Ulimate wax, not just the quick wax. Yes it will take you about 3 hours to do this, but you will be satisfied once finished.
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Chemical guys all the way.

Wash, clay bar, polish, CG v7, CG black light, Optimum seal --> 1 once a year or twice a year.

Usually every month or weather permitting, just wash, CG v7, CG black light.


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Silva, if I were you, what I would do is:

1.Meguiars Clay Bar to remove any over spray, contaminants from the air/rain, or any tar/bugs.

2. Meguiars Ultimate Polish to remove fine swirls/scratches.

3. Meguiars Untimate Wax to add the last final finish.


I see you mentioned doing a polish then a quick wax. A polish does not provide the protection a wax offers, that is why you would want to do a total wax like Ulimate wax, not just the quick wax. Yes it will take you about 3 hours to do this, but you will be satisfied once finished.
this is what i do/use. i only polish and wax once a month though. the meguiar products are great, and i've heard amazing things about chemical guys.. just haven't been able to try them out yet.

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