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Discussion in 'Detailing' started by FranA3, May 2, 2011.

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    hey all as some of you know on the weekend i repainted my wheels on my car and want to protect them properly can anyone recomend a really good quality wheel sealant/wax i usually just use some liquid car wax but want to use some proper wheel wax now as the paint is fresh and want to preserve the finish once they are all compounded and looking awesome
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    Fran treat yourself to some Gtechniq C5 , the stuff is expensive but one hit with this stuff and the wheels are sealed for almost year, i'm holding the mine back ready for the wheel's for Project Polo.. Poorboys is also good and half the price of C5..
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    cheers col will look into getting some of that gtechniq stuff defo worth it in my opinion bud
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    group buy opp i want some lol :applaus::yahoo:
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    Good idea Darren as the bottle i have here in front of me is only the size as one of my wifes nailpolish bottle's, but is more than enough to do all 4 wheels.
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    sure a few others on here would be interested too Col maybe if we get enough interest we cud get it cheaper :applaus:
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    I can speak to Tim @ CYC Towers to see what sort of deal he can give us.
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    im sure they will be darren :)
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    A Sealants acts like a wax but will/can last longer. We use paint sealants more so during the winter months.
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    Anyone got a good cheap source or link for this Gtechniq C5 ?
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    here's a picy of what they look like now anyway
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    and a close up of the paint notice the subtle bronze colour
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    what do ya'll think not bad for rattle cans eh
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    Oooooo, what colour is that? Im re-doing mine again soon, they are currently anthracite, not sure I want them black though but I love that flake colour in yours.
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    hi mate its a mix of two colours sprayed at the same time basicly one over the other while still wet so they blend into each other , the colours i used were honda new deep bronze and ford panther black to give them a bronze/redish/greeny tint to the paint , glad you like it :)
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    I was getting interested until I opened the link to find 28 quid for 15ml!! lol I will consider it...
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    nice color fran fairplay think u shoud have kept with the tape look tho
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    if it does protect your wheels for a year as colin says then i think its worth the outlay
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    Cheers, might have to stick with anthracite then and go with a little twist like that or something.
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    :wub: thanks darren the tape look didnt take off like i wanted it too not a long term thing anyway the tape kept on coming off while driving the car :lmfao:
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    cmon jo spread the wealth lol
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    bugga lol would have saved loads on tyre gel
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    i only changed the colour of mine because i was bored of the same colour and they had been sprayed like that for well over a year and a half so wanted a change lol , mine were originally anthracite , add a little of your own touch to them thats what i did and im over the moon with my choice of colours
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    lmao yeah it would have but i dont pay for it :ninja:
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    nothing like a 5 finger discount
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    yep lol :ninja::ninja::ninja::sly:
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    i was also thinking of respraying my mirrors and my front audi rings in the same colour as my wheels what do you guys think of that they are satin black now with clear coat
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    see how the mix of paints hold up first on the wheels i would
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    the thing is they need redoing anyway as they are chipped
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