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Old 03-24-2006, 10:45 PM   #1
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Talking Aerosol Wax / Sealant?

Has anyone heard or used this kind of products before? Recently i found
a spray-based wax or some sort of sealant for cars. Looks pretty impressive
but i don't know if it does more harm than good. Seems pretty easy to apply
and remove. Claims to be one of a kind. You basically spray on, let it dry and
wipe away. I was told it could last for about 60 days, though i seriously doubt
that with the weather we are having over here

I'd probably go back and check out the brand.
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Old 03-25-2006, 09:28 AM   #2
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Old 03-25-2006, 09:32 AM   #3
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Spray Wax

Actually it doesn't really matter who makes it. I will give you my opinion on spray waxes/sealants in general. I have 3 main issues with them. The 1st is that anything you spray ends up on areas you did not intend, for example your nice black window trim, plastics moldings etc.. #2 Any type of wax or sealant that is in a liquid form usually requires a large amount of solvent to keep it liquid. You see, the main difference between paste waxes and liquid waxes are the amounts of solvents. This is what determines their viscosity. If a product is thin enough to spray, thats a lot of solvent. How much sealant can there really be left. #3 Some solvents are water type solvents but many are not. Other solvents are alcohol or petroleum distillates. I would not want to unnecessarily spray these on my finish just to apply a sealant.

One last note. Even paste waxes uses solvent to keep them pliable but a premium paste wax like P21S will use a cosmetic grade solvent that is harmless to paint. (they are made for human skin)

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Old 04-07-2006, 05:30 PM   #5
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Actually it doesn't really matter who makes it. I will give you my opinion on spray waxes/sealants in general. I have 3 main issues with them. The 1st is that anything you spray ends up on areas you did not intend, for example your nice black window trim, plastics moldings etc.. #2 Any type of wax or sealant that is in a liquid form usually requires a large amount of solvent to keep it liquid. You see, the main difference between paste waxes and liquid waxes are the amounts of solvents. This is what determines their viscosity. If a product is thin enough to spray, thats a lot of solvent. How much sealant can there really be left. #3 Some solvents are water type solvents but many are not. Other solvents are alcohol or petroleum distillates. I would not want to unnecessarily spray these on my finish just to apply a sealant.

One last note. Even paste waxes uses solvent to keep them pliable but a premium paste wax like P21S will use a cosmetic grade solvent that is harmless to paint. (they are made for human skin)

If you have any other question don't hesitate to ask.

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Excellent info. I use detailing sprays (Sonus), but I'm darn careful about keeping them off everything other than the paint (by blocking with a cloth, for instance). DS's are also good for getting rid of bird poop when you aren't at home.

BTW, I use Souverain or P21S; excellent products, although the Pinnacle is way too pricey..
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BTW, I use Souverain or P21S; excellent products, although the Pinnacle is way too pricey..
I carry both souveran and P21S and guess what I use on my car.....P21S. Even at my cost I still choose P21S or Souveran. For the price I think nothing compares.

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P21S OVER Souveran....lol
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Old 04-07-2006, 06:03 PM   #8
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what about the new eagle f1 nano spray?
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I have played with it. I may start carrying their line. I like their tire dressing. The nano spray in my opinion is ok for refreshers between waxings but doesn't offer much protection. It also contains I believe petroleum distillates. I still prefer carnauba based quick detailers to these types of sprays. The jury is not out yet though.

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