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does the carwashing thing that comes with FF take off old layers of wax? dumb question but i'm still asking it
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what car washing stuff? u bought the kit? geoff says he uses dawn to wash off old wax and stuff...im still asking about the swirl marks since you were the only one answering and you gots a white car...oh well... i ordered some yesterday for my IS300 and a car cover too so i'll tell ya how it goes.
 

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i have no swirl marks! it LOOKS GREAT AT NIGHT. i bougth the introductory package because i'm low on cash. :p the product appears to be very sound and a wise decision so far
 

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did you wipe the whole car off with a towel afterwards clam? how long did you leave the stuff on for?
I think I might go for second coat next week after exams
 

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i put my cotton bodysuit one and use my body to dry my car j/k
i use the absorber synthetic chamois and follow with a cotton diaper, waiting for my ff to come....i just washed my car yesterday and some bird sh'tted on the windshield. damn at least he had bad aim, and since when is birdturd red?.
 

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Don: maybe its constipated so it poop out blood
and I know you DO clean your car with the body suit. what a great idea, I'll try it some day.

clam: how do you know you have 2 coats on?
I can't see finish first when I apply it on to the car. It does shine afterwards though
 

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cuase i put one coat on, cured it for 90 minutes, wiped it off, and then came back the next day and put another one on =)
 

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before you first apply FF, use dawn to strip off all old waxes. this allows FF to bond without interference from other substances on the paint.

after FF is applied, use their standard car wash or any other gentle car wash for regular cleanings. FF's regular car wash is supposed to be good, but i doubt it's better than any other standard cleanser you'll find in the detailing section of your local parts store.

before you apply FF again, simply was the car as you normally would. do NOT use dawn ever again -- it's a one time deal.

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Yes it does reduce/remove swirl marks. I have a black IS300 with a good amount of swirl marks(my dumb ass used not so soft towels to dry wash my car.. BIG mistake). The only weird thing is I applied FF to my whole car and only on the hood and roof it removed 100% of the swirl marks but on the side's of the car and the trunk it only removed a minimal amount. The only thing I can think of is i applied it differently to the hood and roof then the side and trunk of the car.


Originally posted by DonCorleone:
what car washing stuff? u bought the kit? geoff says he uses dawn to wash off old wax and stuff...im still asking about the swirl marks since you were the only one answering and you gots a white car...oh well... i ordered some yesterday for my IS300 and a car cover too so i'll tell ya how it goes.


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i applied FF with straight back and forth motions on the hood.

hey geoff i had some cheapo wax on the m3 before i used FF and i didn't use dawn, so should i use dawn now and rewax it or just leave it as is?
 
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