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PostSubject: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 12:26

I have always been to worried to do this in the past in fear of messing it up, but have decided its time to give it a go!

What do you guys use or would reccomend for me to use?

Any guidance would be much appreciated 8)
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 12:29

From one of my previous posts ....

Ok here you go

Zymol Lehm Clay Bar & Clay Lube : £46 - Very Good - name speaks for itself - what i am currently using Wink then Zymol HD cleanse after Very Happy



http://www.monzacarcare.com/products/?category_id=&search_mode=view_item&product_id=1847&start=0&search_term=clay

Sonus SFX Ultra Fine Clay Bar : Around £16-£18 for X2 Bars in a Box - again very good bars - dont use their clay lube bit watery



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Chemical Guys Clay Bar Surface cleaner kit : £22 - Chemical Guys is always great Very Happy



http://www.chemicalguysuk.com/Clay_Bar_Paint_and_Overspray_Cleaner_Kit_p/clylight.htm

DoDo Juice Range : Supernatural Clay X3 Bars, DoDo Gentle Grey and the Best Clay Lube EVER !!!! DoDo Juice Born Slippy !! Very Happy







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ONLY use fine grade if you are polishing by hand as Meduim-Hard is for Professional detailers really that machine polish after and you can easily C**K up your paint a good'n if its not used properly

and REMEMBER : LUBE LUBE and LUBE - you cant over lube - Lots of lube = NO MARRING on paintwork thumbs up
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 12:59

awesome, thankyou.

Think im gunna have a go with dodo stuff first and see how i get on (probably do my brothers car first as a practice run lol! )

do you just rub the bar against the car? or do you need to apply some more pressure?
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 13:25

Apply some pressure but not too much or you will marr the paintwork just ensure you use loads of lube and keep folding the bar and you cant go wrong
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 13:40

Ollie can u give us a low down tips etc when u do. As dave me to name but a few want to do this but really worried about b******** it up. Cheers buddy Hug
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 13:47

Its easy do it a panel at a time spray loads of lube and move the clay bar back and forth in confined areas of the panel - then once whole car is done re-wash and dry etc
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 13:50

Off Topic To make myself really really unpopular & keep repeating myself, pretty pretty please can I have the wax, sealants etc pleassssseeeeeeee Wink Smile Hug

Also whats best product/methord to clean your enguine bay please Hug

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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 21:16

i have only tried the meguiars clay kit seems to work well although the lube does go abit milky! not sure if its a gd or a bad thing, meg will be getting clayed in the next month or so its been a while since she was last clayed Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 21:41

The Megs one is terrible definately not worth £20 the clay bar quality is awful hardly any elasticity and the lube is very poor in comparison to other products out there, tried it once and bined it No if you decide to change you will definately feel the difference.
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   2nd April 2010, 21:44

dodo juice next time then i bought the kit years ago and just never changed!
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   3rd April 2010, 11:01

How often are you changing your clay bar Question

Yep DoDo one is good as your paintwork in well maintained and new you will be OK with the Gentle Grey which is a soft clay only need medium to hard abrasive if really bad and you have alot of clay experience Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   3rd April 2010, 11:54

I change the bar after each use but I clay about 3-4 times a yer, the paintwork is pretty clean all the time. So not a lot comes off when I clay just the usuall crap that doesn't come off with a wash etc, I'll get my order in for dodo gentle grey and born slippy then! Cheers t!
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PostSubject: Re: What clay bar kit?   3rd April 2010, 11:59

Good - I have heard horror stories of people keeping them for years Shocked affraid

Yep Born Slippy - thumbs up one of the best clay lubes i have ever used Very Happy
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