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Consumer Reports tests car waxes (1/12)
 6/3/06 5:23pm
cafranz1
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The magazine tests 28 some pastes, liquids, and touch up sprays in the July 2006 issue. No zaino and rejex are not rated. The surprising thing is that two liquids test better than all pastes. They are 1. Black Magic Wet Shine Liquid Wax BM48016 and 2: turtle Wax Carnauba Wax T-6. Gloss and Durability are the most important of 7 test results.

The touch up sprays are also rans. |bouncy|

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Consumer Reports tests car waxes (2/12)
 6/6/06 9:04am
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I saw that too.
I was surprise not to see Zaino, but I don't think you can get Zaino in a store, can you? Maybe that's why.

I went looking for Black Magic at AutoZone last night and did not see it. I picked up the Turtle Wax Platinum, thinking it was the top rated. When I checked the magazine again this morning, I realized I meant to get T-9 instead. I'm going to return the Platinum and get the T-9 if they have it.
Consumer Reports tests car waxes (3/12)
 6/6/06 9:24am
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Wally Word has the Black Magic, but I'm sticking with Rejex. |thumb|
Consumer Reports tests car waxes (4/12)
 6/8/06 2:31pm
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In my one to one comparison of Rejex to Meguiar's I did not notice any dirt pickup differences (rear of 3 cars). I have gone to the hood/front on my wife's Impala now and one side is Rejex versus "The Gold Class-(Paste wax)" on the other side. So far bug removal is the same. After the first wash I put a second coat of Rejex on it's side and the water beading was much improved. I have now put a second coat of the Meguiar's on its side. I have never done this two coat thing before.

Surprisingly the Meguiars paste wax, "The Gold Class", says long lasting polymer protection. Note also that Rejex says 4 months.

|UPDATED|6/8/2006 11:31:17 AM (AZT)|/UPDATED|


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Consumer Reports tests car waxes (5/12)
 6/8/06 2:28pm
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Adam, its Turtle Wax T-6 not T-9.

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Consumer Reports tests car waxes (6/12)
 6/12/06 1:20am
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I bought some stuff from Adams and so far am very impressed. The detailing spray does windows and Chrome, It it also great to use if your car gets a little dusty. It is amazing that you get spray it and wipe it off leaving so swirls marks and leaves a high gloss shine. NO I Don't work for them or get kick backs. |laugh| I am just sharing what I believe are some great products. http://www.adamspolishes.com/
Consumer Reports tests car waxes (7/12)
 6/13/06 1:26pm
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I have been VERY pleased with Glare Auto Polish. I have tried Adams, Zaino, and all the rest but Glare works best and has a fantastic shine. If you have not tried it I urge you to do so.

http://autopolish.net/default.asp
Consumer Reports tests car waxes (8/12)
 6/13/06 7:58pm
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Tried Adam's Polishes for the first time, and am happy so far.

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Consumer Reports tests car waxes (9/12)
 1/4/09 1:24pm
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Has anyone tried Liquid Glass - and if so opinions / results.
Thanks
Consumer Reports tests car waxes (10/12)
 1/5/09 12:53pm
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Turtle Wax T6 is a paste wax per the Turtle Wax web site.
Consumer Reports tests car waxes (11/12)
 1/24/09 10:41am
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Adam you are correct Zaino Bros products are not sold in stores. I have been in search of the perfect wax for years and have tried many including Zaino wich I use on may Stingray. I have tried  Adams Polishes and like them as well.
 
My pop would be proud to see that Turtle Wax is in the top running in that recent survey. He is a long time user and that will make for a good birthday gift from me to him.
 
I too have wondered about Liquid Glass and will take a look at the Glare line of products......  (add another wax to the cabinet)!
Consumer Reports tests car waxes (12/12)
 1/28/09 11:07am
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For years I have used all kinds of waxes and have paid big dollars for some.  When I got my new 07 Blk/Blk conv I read nearly every frum on the web, but read onefrom a Marine in Arizona that showed a picture of his blk Corvette , and you could see the color of the sky,and the color of his eyesin the reflection on the hood.  I tried it, knowing that a fellow Marine would know about "Shine".  It proved to be the absolute best for application and durability.  It was REJEX. 2 years later and applied to 4 vehicles - all I use.
, figuring tasheeh ooutwhente

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