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Clay bar kits?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Shallowminded, Jun 21, 2022.

  1. Jun 21, 2022 at 9:50 AM
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    Shallowminded

    Shallowminded [OP] New Member

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    D0A80906-00CA-4574-A268-76560DF5D906.jpg Has anyone used this kit? If you have, I’d like to hear your thoughts, experience with it?
     
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  2. Jun 21, 2022 at 10:09 AM
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    Thatbassguy

    Thatbassguy New member? Really??

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    :popcorn:

    Thinking about trying a clay bar myself.

    And, bump.
     
  3. Jun 21, 2022 at 11:05 AM
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    dougfresh

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    Haven't used that exact one, but it has all you need in that kit. I've used other Chemical Guys products, they're great.
     
  4. Jun 21, 2022 at 11:07 AM
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    Ajmogen

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    I haven't used that exact one but I've clayed my cars before and it's amazing how much crap it removes from the surface.
     
  6. Jun 21, 2022 at 5:18 PM
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    4runGirl88

    4runGirl88 Get a little mud on the tires!

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    I really want to give this a try myself :D
     
  7. Jun 25, 2022 at 7:23 AM
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    Shallowminded

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    I ordered the kit, I will report back in a week or so..
     
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  8. Jun 25, 2022 at 11:02 AM
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    I just use the cheap McGuires kit from pretty much any store that sells auto cleaning products. Only issue I’ve had is running out of the spray, lol. I just buy an extra one now. You will LOVE how the vehicle feels after. I do it once a year around the anniversary day of buying the truck
     
  9. Jun 25, 2022 at 12:01 PM
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    Keep the surface wet and dont use the clay if you drop it on the ground.
     
  10. Jun 25, 2022 at 12:36 PM
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    2Toys

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    One of my boys worked as a detailer at a dealership and he swears by chemical guys stuff. My Tacoma gets a clay bar treatment twice a year and then a high quality wax. My Taco is a 2015 and still looks beautiful when it is clean. Plus the clay bar gives a soft, baby smooth feel like when the truck was brand new. My 4Runner currently has a Ceramic coating, and still feels very smooth, and water beads up and rolls off.
     
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  11. Jun 26, 2022 at 9:05 AM
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    Getuponit

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    Griot's Garage user. Always have favorable results using their car wash, clay, polish and wax.

    edit to add website :https://www.griotsgarage.com
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2022
  12. Nov 1, 2022 at 8:50 AM
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    Shallowminded

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    7F104582-401D-4585-97BF-2B1393C2A027.jpg CCA75EB7-6A84-44F4-9253-6F490D9ABBF8.jpg D692C316-0B29-4B70-BB84-1B191CA531F1.jpg I know I’m a bit tardy on the reply of using the kit..The soap truly removes all of the previous wax and crud on the surface. I follow up with this is the first time I’ve ever used a clay bar on anything, I thought it was very easy to use, the spray “lube” is imperative. The butter wax was easy to apply and just as easy to remove.
    Now given, the vehicle is a year and a half old and living in Florida we don’t deal with as many extreme conditions as other parts of the country. So the paint surface was not in horrible shape, but I could definitely tell a difference when I got done..
     

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