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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 05-22-2019, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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Question Cheap Polish For A Re-Sale Car??

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Looking for a polish that will give the best shine on a daily driver I will have or sale. The car actually has a good shine considering it is 14 yr old paint. I want something that is easy to apply that I can do in a couple of hours--it's a Focus that is worth about $1500 so I want it to look nice ans shiny with minimum work--I don't want much, do I, LOL!! I remember seeing BS ads for a product called "Nu Finish" in an orange bottle. Showed them going to a bone yard and finding the most faded thing and giving it a decent shine--doubted it then but still see it on the shelf. Any recommendations??

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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 05-22-2019, 09:21 PM
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Just pick up a bottle of cleaner wax one step at Wally World or your local parts store. it will have some abrasives and fillers for a nice shine.

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Good thought....I may have a bottle of Maguires cleaner/wax already here on the shelf--I will read it. Thanks!!

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Try out some Meguiars Ceramic Spray wax. I've used it on my Mustang and love it. Simple application. But that's just my opinion. Maybe try it out and see how you like it.
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Try out some Meguiars Ceramic Spray wax. I've used it on my Mustang and love it. Simple application. But that's just my opinion. Maybe try it out and see how you like it.
This doesn't have any "cut" capabilities and is to be used as a topcoat, not really a good polish.

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If you have a polisher and a few hours try corn starch. I have tried it several times on older cars with good results.
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Another trick you can do to make things look new- pop the hood, grab a can of WD-40, and literally coat every square inch of space under the hood! It'll make everything look like a detailed engine- the plastic covers will shine, the wire harness look new, etc. Just don't squirt the exhaust directly as it'll stink, but overall it'll resemble the cars on a dealer's lot that have been fully detailed. The 1 drawback to it- drive on a gravel road and the dust adheres to it like a magnet!... Of course that'll be the next guy's problem, right?! lol
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If you havenít tried this, your missing out.
My neighbor uses it on his motorcycle and showed it to me.
Straight off Amazon.
I used it on my car.....LOVED it.

Itís freaking AWESOME!
Highly recommend.
It leaves a super shiny smooth coating. And itís literally almost a spray on, wipe off.
Not like a baby wax.
SUPER EASY.





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Sounds like just what I want.....I'll look it up. Thanks!!

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Trust me, itís awesome
Does great on paint and chrome.
Iím highly impressed for the price


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Trust me, itís awesome
Does great on paint and chrome.
Iím highly impressed for the price


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Going to Amazon as I type!!

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Trust me, itís awesome
Does great on paint and chrome.
Iím highly impressed for the price


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gonna have to put this on the list when my current bottle runs out.
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