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Old 01-15-2004, 21:10   #1 (permalink)
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How long do u take to polish and or wax your car?

Just wondering how long people spend dpoing it.

I take friggen ages. dunno if im doing something wronge, or im just slow.


So how long do u take?
Or how long do u think it should take?
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Re: How long do u take to polish and or wax your car?

Waxing by hand alwyas takes a while , but it gives the best result in the end . I usually do it once every 3 months , and it makes washing so much easier after its applied .
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Re: How long do u take to polish and or wax your car?

About the time it takes to watch a movie... I pay someone to do mine professionally!!
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Re: How long do u take to polish and or wax your car?

Depends if I am just doing a wax maybe about 2hrs.
But if I am doing it propally eg:
1) Paint cleaner
2) Polish
3) Wax

Then maybe about 5 or 6 hours. It doesn't really bother me that much I kinda like it. Usually get a couple of my mates to come around and help out though. It's as good a excuse as any to have some beers and talk some nonscence.
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Re: How long do u take to polish and or wax your car?

i take about 3 hours cause i wash the car use turtle wax colour cure and then wash it again and use eagle one wax as you dry
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Re: How long do u take to polish and or wax your car?

Don't rub the stuff in too hard....lightly does it and don't rub it off too hard either....you will just take off what you put on.
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About a six pack cool days and atleast a doz in hot weather.. Rum & coke...
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Clear coat prep 3 hours
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Re: How long do u take to polish and or wax your car?

I take a few hours for wash n wax. Polishing, and cutting if required is a whole other storey. Lasted 3 days once (not all day everyday).

My mate ganked soem detailing stuff from his work for me. Wax remover works great as a engine detailer! :)

I might go take out some of the council sprinklers soon....
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Re: How long do u take to polish and or wax your car?

It take's me a good couple of hr's, to wax, but if I'm using the paint cleaner,polish and then wax, well a good day at a moderate pace, see's me in.
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