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Old 05-02-2008, 10:17 AM   #1
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Best wax for metal flake paint???

I have a 89 300zx that has been painted a plum color with metal flake. The paint job is a few years old but still smooth to the touch since I clay bar it. What wax do you guys/gals think is best to really bring out the bet shine and make the metal flake really stand out? I plan on trying to enter it in some Z car shows.

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Old 05-02-2008, 10:25 AM   #2
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Re: Best wax for metal flake paint???

You'll get lots of opinions. Personally, I'd use a sealant or a glaze (if it's just for the show) instead of a wax. Try DWG alone or under/over your sealant of choice.
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Old 05-02-2008, 10:29 AM   #3
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Re: Best wax for metal flake paint???

Also I would like the car to look as nice as possible since I do drive it for fun as well.
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Old 05-02-2008, 10:33 AM   #4
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Re: Best wax for metal flake paint???

The most over-the-top flake pop that I've seen was Meghan's 300 after Ed gave it WG Fuzion.
Two other good ones, SSII, Max Wax.
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Re: Best wax for metal flake paint???

Fuzion, Sig. Series II, Max Wax as Jimmie said, as well as 1 or 2 others that AG doesn't sell.
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Old 05-02-2008, 11:03 PM   #6
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Re: Best wax for metal flake paint???

Wolfgang Deep Gloss Sealant, then Pinnacle Sig Series II great combo.
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Re: Best wax for metal flake paint???

Klasse sg and S100 or Collinite 845
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Re: Best wax for metal flake paint???

If you really want those flakes to pop, then try DP Max Wax or Pinnacle SSII.
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Re: Best wax for metal flake paint???

I haven't tried SSII yet, but max wax is what I use to make flakes pop.
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MaxWax gets my vote, SSII brings out metallic more then the flakes imo. Both look great though.
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