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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:09 am 
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Hiya~Cleaning up ali frame.Am wondering anyone have hints/tips on keeping finish.
Will any wax do or is there anything peeps use?
Thanks Andybike :D


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:18 am 
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The best you can reasonably afford. I used AutoGlym super resin polish and the results are great.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 4:53 pm 
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Use a decent wax to protect it.
Polish is for cleaning, wax is for protecting. I think the auto Glynn one above has some sort of protectant in it.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:25 pm 
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Thanks for that~Will give it a go with the Autoglym.have used some of their other stuff before and was V good.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:03 pm 
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http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acatalog ... cat20.html

Try this it doesn't cut as much as some and gives lovely results


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:25 pm 
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+1 for SRP - it has a mild cutting action as well, but the protective coating is really long-lasting. If you want even more resistance, they do a high-gloss wax which is supposed to be pretty heavy-duty.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:49 am 
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the high gloss wax is good but it takes a lot of buffing up but it gives a nice deep shine a couple of coats will last ages


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:19 pm 
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Doh :facepalm:
Got hold of Autoglym other day.But will bear the other stuff in mind.
Thanks Andy :D


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