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Old 08-21-2011, 12:38 AM   #4192
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Originally Posted by bwallace530 View Post
Should I do it in the garage or is it ok to wax in the sun?

And how long should it take?


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It can supposedly leave stains if you wax in direct sunlight on a hot day. If it is 110 degrees tomorrow, the garage would be a good idea. If you have to wax outside, just do a panel at a time and get it off the car quickly.

How long the clay takes is entirely up to you and how anal you are about your vehicle. I am uber-picky and want to get every microscopic spec off of my car. A full wash-clay-wash-wax takes me about 4 hours.

If you have never done it before, you will be amazed at the difference the clay makes. Impurities that look like they are part of the paint will lift right off.
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