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Old 07-06-2012, 06:08 PM
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Thumbs up Clay bar and waxed the Fit today

Followed the instructions from the forum and from Mother's website and clay bared the entire car today. It had lots of junk, water spots, etc. in the paint. Looked like it had been parked next to a lawn sprinkler at the dealer for a number of months.

I was surprised how easy the clay bar was to use and how effective it was. Paint is super smooth now. Followed up with Mother's Brazilian Carnuba cleaner wax. Did not drop the clay bar once. I divided one of the clay bars in to two pieces. Still have another whole clay bar to use but used almost all of the Showtime Detailer in the kit.
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Old 07-06-2012, 07:51 PM
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That's the way it's done. It is very amazing how good a chunk of clay is at removing water spots and other gunk. When I first read about them a long time ago it just blew my mind like "you drag a chunk of clay around your paint????????" But Now I'm a firm believer in them.

I use that wax too but I use two coats the first one with their cleaner wax then a coat of the Carnuba. Bet you car looks good now.
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Old 07-06-2012, 10:46 PM
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Did not drop the clay bar once..
I must have dropped mine at least a half a dozen times! Then when I "wanted" to put it down, it wouldn't let go!

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It is very amazing how good a chunk of clay is at removing water spots and other gunk
I had several rust streaks on the top of my Fit that were there for over 5 years. I could not polish them out. I eventually accepted them as permanent stains. To my amazement, the claybar took them right out! And effortlessly at that!
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Old 07-07-2012, 03:49 AM
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I use mine while washing with regular johnsons car wash. Just wash part at a time with soap and water and rinse first to remove road dirt and grit then go over the same place using the claybar lubed with just car wash suds added after the rinse . Very quick and easy and cheap too as I have never used the special lubes they have out and it works just fine without them.
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:38 PM
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Once had a 63' Landrover 109 with lousy paint. Used sandpaper every wash, which was not often enough.
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