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Old 05-23-2019, 01:57 AM   #21
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Well, it's done. Sad to see more rock chips than I'd like, but the car looks great.
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The wax/sealer (M2164) is a revelation. Slightly easier than Rejex to use and absurdly easy to remove. I fully waxed the entire car in under 45 minutes. It looks amazing in person. I hope it lasts.
Wait until you try Meguiar's Fast Finish. Whole car in about 10 minutes if you stop to admire the shine along the way.

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Why anyone would want to use natural carnauba wax is beyond me. That blows.
As a general protectant against contaminants that could damage clear coat/paint? Carnuba wax is way too little reward for way too much effort.

As something to very temporarily fill in fine scratches to hide them for a little while? It's not a bad option if that is your narrow and specific goal. Beyond that? Yeah...why bother?
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Old 10-11-2019, 07:21 PM   #22
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So, I tried Fast Finish today. I ABSOLUTELY HATE IT.

First of all, it does not shine anywhere close to as well as Sonax Polymer Net Shield. Secondly, if you use slightly too much, it dries in place and leaves a foggy film that won’t come off.

If you do it right, it might be slightly less work than PNS, but PNS gives way better results and won’t screw you over.
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Old 10-12-2019, 02:09 PM   #23
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So, I tried Fast Finish today. I ABSOLUTELY HATE IT.

First of all, it does not shine anywhere close to as well as Sonax Polymer Net Shield. Secondly, if you use slightly too much, it dries in place and leaves a foggy film that wonít come off.

If you do it right, it might be slightly less work than PNS, but PNS gives way better results and wonít screw you over.
Sorry your experience was bad. I haven't used PNS, so can't comment on that, but I haven't had an experience like you describe and I've applied at least a dozen coats. I don't use much and wipe off pretty quickly.
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Old 10-13-2019, 07:53 AM   #24
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I've been using Chemical guys Jet Seal for the past few years. It is a lot easier to use than Rejex in my experience, so long as the car isn't hot when you apply it. I covered the front of the truck in it before Nats because it's always a disaster getting the bugs off when I get home, and it works well for that. Seems to last a long time also, at least for my garaged cars.

Once that runs out I'm definitely going to pony up for one of the better ceramic coatings. I absolutely hate polishing and sealing cars, so something that lasts a year or more is right up my alley.
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Old 10-13-2019, 08:32 AM   #25
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Sorry your experience was bad. I haven't used PNS, so can't comment on that, but I haven't had an experience like you describe and I've applied at least a dozen coats. I don't use much and wipe off pretty quickly.
Thinking back, it was a lot less annoying on clear coat than single stage. (The red car has a couple panels that were cleared.) Still had some issues there, though.

PNS is way friendlier and gives a better shine.
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Ok. Going to revise my review of Fast Finish. It absolutely sucks ass to apply to a single stage paint car. Avoid like the plague. However, it seems fine on modern clear coat.

I’m still not convinced it’s easier or better than Sonal PNS.
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Old 11-04-2019, 08:45 AM   #27
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Ok. Going to revise my review of Fast Finish. It absolutely sucks ass to apply to a single stage paint car. Avoid like the plague. However, it seems fine on modern clear coat.
That makes more sense.

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Iím still not convinced itís easier or better than Sonax PNS.
I haven't used it, so dunno. Videos I've seen make it looks like effort is about the same.
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