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Old 09-20-2004, 12:11 PM   #1
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Default Best sealant/wax for new red paint??

Due to an accident where an old man hit my car, I will be getting most of the car repainted. About 75% of the car will be repainted, wet-sanded and buffed. I used to use Zaino, but since I will have fresh bright red paint, I would like to switch to something else after the paint is cured for 30 days. What are you guy's opinions on what I should switch to? I have been looking at Pinnacle, Wolfgang, Blackfire etc etc. Any help would be appreciated.
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May as well use what you like. I'm going to recommend NXT, but that's because I have a red car and it looks sick with NXT. Someone else will have a car that looks sick and uses Zaino. Someone else will have product X and product Y, and they will look good as well.

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I really like Wolfgang on my red car. Just get the sealant, not the pre-wax. A better base would be Klasse AIO.

Everything is personal preference. Just make sure you do your prep work.
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I did NXT with Wolfgang over it and it looks unreal. Brian you can check out my car hopefully Sunday.
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I prefer Zaino, but I will refrain from posting pics, because certain people think I'm trying to use the post for my own benefit.

Also, I prefer Zaino, because I can wash the car a million times, and the shine is there after each and every time.
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Well I currently use Zaino on my car, but I figured if I was gonna change to comething different, now would be the time. I have had several other people recomend Blackfire, Pinnacle Souveran and Wolfgang. With having new paint(4 coats of clear on the hood and numper cover), I want something that will add depth and create a brilliant shine. Zaino gives it a good shine, but I was wondering if there is anything that will be deeper than that. Anyone else care to recomend anything?
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well w/ the car being freshly painted even after 30 days its gonna look good either way. Pinnacle sounveran is a liquid/paste wax i dont think they make sealants. You can go w/ any of these suggestions
NXT, Meguiars 20, BlackFire, WolfGang, 4* UPP, Poorboys EX, EX-P, Zaino, Rejex, TropiCare, & as far as depth goes you could go this route
All In One Cleaner Polish, Vanilla Moose Hand Glaze, EX-P/Carnuba Moose. A sealant wont really add depth ususally a liquid carnuba wax will or a glaze will add depth so you ? is kinda off. If you looking for a sealant only then you can choose from a buch of different products like listed above but for a deep/wet look you could try something like i suggested.
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I am new to this sealant/wax/polish thing. But I do want that deep/wet look. Thats what I am after anyway. What about that liquid pinnacle souveran? I was reading that it works pretty damn good. Alot of people that I know also use Wolfgang. Too damn many choices.
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i hear it doesnt last too long but you can give it a try
go here & read up on what it is you looking for www.autopia.org
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I get an excellent, deep-wet look from NXT.
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Wolfgang has a similar appearance to Liquid Souveran but lasts much longer.
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I have seen Mcquire's used on ESPN on one of there shows....It's a three stage wax, polish and sealant....They used is on a hood the came out of the paint shop, and also on one of the guys Explorer. The shine that it brought out on BOTH hoods was awesome....Need a 1600 rpm electric buffer, that's what they used along with the kit....You guys know more about that stuff than I, just tellin ya what I saw(But can't always beleive what ya see on TV)

Personal preference, and trial and error I guess is all it's takes...LOL..
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Zaino's protection and durability is what I'd want on new paint.
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protection and durability.

He is looking for neither. Just the best "look" he can get.
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Thanks so far guys


I am looking for the best look I can get for the paint. I dont care about durability as I wax this car once every 2 weeks or so and spray wax it inbetweeen. Protection is nice, but the car is only driven on the weekends and when its not driven its stored in a storage unit with a car cover over it. Right now I am kinda leanin towards the Pinnacle products---namely the Liquid Souveran. Right now its between that an Wolfgang or Blackfire. DOnt know yet.
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NXT!!!!!!! Click the image to open in full size.
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If you want the best look without worrying about cost or durability, I would suggest Klasse AIO topped with Pinnacle Souveran carnauba wax.
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If you want the best look without worrying about cost or durability, I would suggest Klasse AIO topped with Pinnacle Souveran carnauba wax.

Thats kinda what I was thinkin about doing anyway. Nice to see someone bring up the same stuff I was wanting to use.
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I am currently trying Liquid Souveran on my red Z , and it's great, but I have heard that it doesn't even compare to Souveran paste. One of these days, I'll pony up the dough for it.

AIO/Souveran is supposed to be one of the most incredible combinations for black or red (of course with the proper prep work).
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How much is that AIO/Souveran combo??? Is that something you can get at your local auto shop, or do you have to order it online?
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