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      11-07-2014, 01:08 AM   #1
Blauweisser
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Is this the best car polish ever?

I've recently started using a different car polish, "Zaino Pro Showroom". I guess you guys have known about it for a while, but I thought I'd share anyhow. Frankly, it seems to do everything claimed. You need a tiny amount per panel, and it goes on so easily, leaving virtually no film. It comes off easily, too, but I do recommend going over the car twice with the polishing cloth, because it's so hard to see where you've been. The results are amazing- my car has never looked so glossy. It is simply stunning. They say the finish gets better after each polish, so I have done mine each time after each of the last three washes.

It's possible you might get a better result if a clay bar was used, but I don't like abrasives, no matter how mild.
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      11-07-2014, 02:47 AM   #2
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Are you sure it's a polish and not a wax? Polishes are abrasive, clay bars and waxes are not.
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      11-07-2014, 12:37 PM   #3
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Read good things about Zaino 6 years ago when I bought my 1 and have been using it ever since. Great results and paint still looks like new.
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      11-09-2014, 01:48 AM   #4
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Are you sure it's a polish and not a wax? Polishes are abrasive, clay bars and waxes are not.
I guess it's how you define a polish. Call it what you will, it doesn't contain abrasives. It comes as an emulsion, and goes on in a clear film.

I presume clay bars contain clays, and while clay free of contaminants is very soft, it is still harder than paint finishes, and will definitely abrade surfaces. From my memory of clay mineralogy, some clays have a platelet structure, while others have a more blocky form. The former type could be expected to be found in clay bars.

My impression is that the Zaino product contains a synthetic agent, and is quite unlike the traditional wax products.
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