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There's a new generation of quick, spray-on waxes/sealants out there so I figured I'd give them a whirl due to their ease of application. The wife's Accord was dirty so her car was going to be the guinea pig for product testing. The car got a good bath, followed by a pass w/the Eagle One Prep Mitt to remove surface contaminants, and then the Sio2 coating.

I looked at 2 products: Meguire's Hybrid Ceramic Wax (https://www.autogeek.net/meguiars-hybrid-ceramic-wax.html) and McKee's 37 Hydro Blue Sio2 Coating (https://www.mckees37.com/hydro-blue-coating.html). I really like the McKee's products but got a truly sweet deal (w/a rebate too!) on the Meguire's stuff, so that won.

The stuff is really simple to use- spray it on the wet car & hose it off. Except I read the instructions wrong. On first time use, Meguire's recommends you wipe off instead of rinse off. On repeat applications, you can just rinse off & dry the car.

Even w/the goof, the water was instantly beading and the paint was glossy smooth to the touch. No idea about durability yet but it certainly was easy to apply and appears to do what it claims to do. I'll report back later on other issues & how long it lasts.
 

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I have used this on my wife's DIB Mustang and I have to say it ROCKS! The water just blows off the car driving down the road. We had a bit of snow here in Medford,Or last month. The wife was at work and Her car got 3" on it or so. I took a pic of it when she drove in the garage then walked back out about 3-4 mins later and the snow on the hood just slipped off! Plus the $5.00 rebate , which I already got, its worth a try.
 

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I've been using Meguiars Quick Wax and Quick Detail for years (it was the 'new generation' micro wax back then), thinking it would be quick and easy for short use shine applications, and to my amazement, the stuff lasts and lasts and lasts … longer than any "regular" wax I had previously used. So now, it's the only stuff I use, once or twice a year … beads like crazy!! So, I'm not surprised at your great results from another Meguiars product … glad you tried it and posted !!
 

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I generally do a full detail on my '09 twice a year, give it the full treatment w/decontamination, then McKee's 37 360 Corrects, Cleans, Seals (https://www.mckees37.com/all-in-one-cleaner-wax.html). Between those sessions, I use Meguire's Ultimate Quik Wax (https://www.autogeek.net/meguiars-spray-wax.html) after weekly washes. This stuff is fantastic, inexpensive, so easy to use & really extends the base wax nearly forever. I'm pretty sure I could get away w/just using the Quik Wax but the McKees 37/360 really brings out the shine.

McKee's offers a spray-on fast wax too (https://www.mckees37.com/spray-on-car-wax.html) but I've yet to try it. If it's anything like the rest of the McKee's stuff I've tried, I'm sure it's great.
 

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I actually looked for this stuff yesterday when stopping by Autozone but they didn't have it on the shelf at the time. Watched a review for it and while not a replacement for a good ceramic coating it's certainly better than any other spray detailer/wax. I've also heard it works great as a top off to an true existing ceramic coating.
 

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I actually looked for this stuff yesterday when stopping by Autozone but they didn't have it on the shelf at the time. Watched a review for it and while not a replacement for a good ceramic coating it's certainly better than any other spray detailer/wax. I've also heard it works great as a top off to an true existing ceramic coating.
Oh GREAT!

NOW what do I do with ALL the OTHER Car Care Products stashed in my garage?

Either I need to start DETAILING my cars every day to use it up, or figure out how to get rid of it RESPONSIBLY....LOL

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Oh GREAT!

NOW what do I do with ALL the OTHER Car Care Products stashed in my garage?

Either I need to start DETAILING my cars every day to use it up, or figure out how to get rid of it RESPONSIBLY....LOL

:jawdrop:
I keep around quick detailer primarily for last minute touchups at carshows or for removing the random bugs or bird droppings that the car inevitably picks up, so while this is better, those items will still have their place. I've actually been too busy modifying my new car to even give it it's first proper detailing yet.
 

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If anyone is interested I'm factory sponsored by Surf City Garage - I've been using their products for years (along with all the other "hot" detailing products of the day...).

Discount Code DCA10 will be good for all of 2019 - their Ceramic Sealant / Detailer is what I use on my daily driver (MB CLS550) as well as my Corvette and Shelby - killer hydrophobic to rain and snow, love it!

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https://surfcitygarage.com/
 

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Try Topcoat F11, It lives up to the hype. You can use it on any shiny surface or material interior or exterior, leather/vinyl/Glass/Plastic/rubber also.

It does not streak like some of the spray detailers I have used. Pricey but worth it.
 

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I generally do a full detail on my '09 twice a year, give it the full treatment w/decontamination, then McKee's 37 360 Corrects, Cleans, Seals (https://www.mckees37.com/all-in-one-cleaner-wax.html). Between those sessions, I use Meguire's Ultimate Quik Wax (https://www.autogeek.net/meguiars-spray-wax.html) after weekly washes. This stuff is fantastic, inexpensive, so easy to use & really extends the base wax nearly forever. I'm pretty sure I could get away w/just using the Quik Wax but the McKees 37/360 really brings out the shine.

McKee's offers a spray-on fast wax too (https://www.mckees37.com/spray-on-car-wax.html) but I've yet to try it. If it's anything like the rest of the McKee's stuff I've tried, I'm sure it's great.
I don't hose and bucket wash my car since it doesn't see bad weather, I use Adam's waterless wash. I finish it with Megs Gold Class Quik Wax which IS an amazing product. I've tried just about all of them out there from Adam's to Zaino and the Meg's Quik Wax is truly in a class all it's own. I even put it up against some nice Pinnacle spray wax, Meg's had a deeper wet look.
 

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Oh GREAT!

NOW what do I do with ALL the OTHER Car Care Products stashed in my garage?

Either I need to start DETAILING my cars every day to use it up, or figure out how to get rid of it RESPONSIBLY....LOL

:jawdrop:

I've heard of people bringing their "leftover" products to Shelbyfest as giveaway gifts in the dungeon …. :lol:
 

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I've heard of people bringing their "leftover" products to Shelbyfest as giveaway gifts in the dungeon ….
Nahh I'd probably take home MORE than I brought....lol

Cant pass up a BARGAIN.......;)

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So in my research I found that I'm only about 5 miles from the home headquarters of GTechniq. May have to stop by and have a chat with these guys.

https://usa.gtechniq.com/
Great find, Kyle! I'm the same distance from them as well. I may be chatting with them as well. :grin:
 

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I've always liked and used Meguiar's products but have yet to try their ceramic wax. It's crazy how many options there are out there to choose from. I don't have as much an issue finding something for the Shelby since whatever I apply lasts so long because it's always parked in the garage and never out in the rain. Where I am struggling is with my daily driver that goes through an automatic car wash almost weekly. I'd like to find the simplest to apply, longest lasting wax or topcoat... I just asked on Autogeek forums, curious as to what the reply is. I know I'll get a handful of replies that say don't use the automatic washes.
 

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I know I'll get a handful of replies that say don't use the automatic washes.

I think automatic washes are ok if they are brushless. I take my truck through one about every two weeks. One of the gas stations I fill up at gives you a 20 cent discount if you buy a car wash. There are washes that vary between $6 and $10, so 30 gallons equals a free $6 wash. My truck has a 36 gallon tank. If you use a paint sealant or ceramic coating that lasts a while you’ll be fine. I just started using Adam’s ceramic spray, it’s easy to put on, wipe on with a microfiber let it flash for a couple minutes then buff off.



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I got a bottle recently to try out after seeing about it on YouTube. Im a BIG BIG fan of Chadwicks but thought it would be nice to find something I could use after a "deeper" clean and figured it was cheap enough to try out. I found it at Walmart (thankfully my town has 4 and 2 of them had it).

I wasnt as pleased with it initially as I was the first time I used Chadwicks (every time I use it actually) BUT its growing on me and I think the ease of application after the initial one will be even better. The pic in my sig was taken after using it and even after a little over a week of DD use it still looks great and SHOULD clean off super easy!

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There's a new generation of quick, spray-on waxes/sealants out there so I figured I'd give them a whirl due to their ease of application. The wife's Accord was dirty so her car was going to be the guinea pig for product testing. The car got a good bath, followed by a pass w/the Eagle One Prep Mitt to remove surface contaminants, and then the Sio2 coating.

I looked at 2 products: Meguire's Hybrid Ceramic Wax (https://www.autogeek.net/meguiars-hybrid-ceramic-wax.html) and McKee's 37 Hydro Blue Sio2 Coating (https://www.mckees37.com/hydro-blue-coating.html). I really like the McKee's products but got a truly sweet deal (w/a rebate too!) on the Meguire's stuff, so that won.

The stuff is really simple to use- spray it on the wet car & hose it off. Except I read the instructions wrong. On first time use, Meguire's recommends you wipe off instead of rinse off. On repeat applications, you can just rinse off & dry the car.

Even w/the goof, the water was instantly beading and the paint was glossy smooth to the touch. No idea about durability yet but it certainly was easy to apply and appears to do what it claims to do. I'll report back later on other issues & how long it lasts.
I just bought a bottle of the Meguiar’s Hybrid Ceramic. Im about to finish up on a full paint correction on my 2013. Now Im torn between just ceramic coating the whole vehicle instead. But its good to hear all the results on the Meguiar’s. I have always liked their products.
 

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Just did my first exterior detail of the season. Used a clay bar for the first time and the Meguiar’s Hybrid Ceramic.

Not fully dry in the photo, but I think it came out pretty good. Time will tell how well it holds up to daily driving.


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Just did my first exterior detail of the season. Used a clay bar for the first time and the Meguiar’s Hybrid Ceramic.

Not fully dry in the photo, but I think it came out pretty good. Time will tell how well it holds up to daily driving.


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Edit: Bonus Raptor in the background!

Let us know how it holds up. Was considering this or bead maker


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