Zaino'd the car **PICS**

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  1. 1slow95

    1slow95 Founding Member

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    I went crazy cleaning the car yesterday. I washed it, clay-bar'd it, washed it again, and ended up with 4 coats of zaino on it. Yeah, it shines a little now! :cool:
    Here's some pics after I finished with the clay bar.
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    And here's after two coats of zaino :D
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    It looks even better after I finished the last two coats, but I don't have any pics of that yet.
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  2. urban96

    urban96 bubb rubb says:"woo woooooo" Founding Member

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    lookin sharp :nice:
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  3. WhiteHeat306

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    Lookin good bro, the paint is starting to look really deep. Did you just use the Z-2? Have you tried the ZFX kit? I've said this before but I used to detail in college, and even out of all the professional products I have used, I still like Zaino the best and that's all I use on my car. In a lot of the detail forums though, people say there is better stuff, like the Poorboy's I think it's called. I always wanted to try it out, but I have always been satisfied with Zaino, even when I apply it by hand. What else have you used?
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  4. 1slow95

    1slow95 Founding Member

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    I've used 3M hand glaze before I got Zaino. It looked pretty good, but it did'nt last very long. I'm very happy with Zaino's products and that's all I use when I actually get the time to really clean my car. I still use the 3M stuff on occasion, but not that often.

    I put on 3 coats of the Z-5 with ZFX, and one coat Z-2. There's still a few swirls in the paint so I might put on a couple more coats of both when I get another full day off.
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  5. super302

    super302 I'd do anything for free Bapples

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    that looks awesome

    I've never used Zaino but i do know that claybar is the shtt
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  6. 1slow95

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    It's expensive and time consuming, but it's definitely the sht.

    You have to get it online at www.zainostore.com, and it cost me around $100 for the kit about a year ago.
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  7. Nik_95Cobra

    Nik_95Cobra Founding Member

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    That car's insanely hot. Looks great!...I'll drop mine off tomorrow so you can zaino it for me. :)
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    Looks good...specially the AGX sticker:)
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  9. wytstang

    wytstang Mustang Master

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    Paint sealants need a 12-24 hours to cure between coats. You should email them to see what they recommend. But I'm pretty sure you just wasted a lot of product. And yes www.Poorboysworld.com products are the chit. You car came out awesome none the less great job.
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  10. 1slow95

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    Those stickers make the car handle better:D :rlaugh:

    Wytstang, I found this on Zaino's website....
    Looks like I may have wasted one coat. :(
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  11. Joe 5.0

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    I personally like Klasse All-In-One with their sealnt glaze + S100 canauba wax. The carnauba wax doesnt last long, but damn does it give the color alot of depth.

    Zaino is def good for getting a mirror like shine, but next time try throwing on a thin coat of s100 wax, it should really bring out the 3 layers of color.

    Nice lookin car. :flag:

    Also the real test is to post pics under flourescent lighting, thats how you know whether or not the swirls are still there.
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  12. Nik_95Cobra

    Nik_95Cobra Founding Member

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    I've heard great things about S100 as well. I'm going to try and get mine zaino'd or something before the next fun ford weekend show.

    Edit: Do you have to have a high speed buffer to apply the sealant? I was told it heats it up and makes it fill in the scratches better. All I have is a orbital. That poorboys site looks pretty cool I may order some.
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  13. wytstang

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    No you don't it just enhances the finish by 10x. Using a high speed buffer will always give you far better results. Also right now Autogeek has a lot of the poorboys world products on sale. Order from autogeek and just before check out use coupon code Detailcity and recieve another 10% of the sale price :nice: . If the funds allow pick up some Klasse All-In-One to clean the paint and leave a great acrylic polish behind to help enhance the paint. It also cleaned up my gold chain and rings and shine like a mofo.
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  14. wytstang

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    You should try Poorboys world Nattys Blue it last up to 3+ month depending on enviroment and car care (washing with dish soap :notnice: ).
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    Looks very nice, always thought that was a sharp looking car. Original paint?
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    1slow95 Founding Member

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    Thanks for the compliments guys!

    It's not the originally paint, I had the entire car repainted last April ('04).

    Nik, I have a buffer but I'm not very good with it. I just did everything by hand.

    Where can I pick up some s100 wax?
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  17. Nik_95Cobra

    Nik_95Cobra Founding Member

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    The site I saw said the S100 was avaliable at the Harley Davidson Dealers.
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  18. Joe 5.0

    Joe 5.0 Founding Member

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    I got my s100 online, just google it.

    And I might try Natty's next time around, but this s100 is gonna last a long time, and I dont care enough to buy even more products when I have too much already. :nonono:
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  19. HISSIN50

    HISSIN50 "How long does it take to get help in here? SN Certified Technician

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    That is where I got mine.
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  20. Kevin R.

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    If you put wax on top of your Zaino it could interfere with the next coat of Zaino you put on, and to be honest you won't tell much of a difference with an added layer of wax.

    You should buy the new ZFX, you could put 3 coats of Zaino on in a days time. :D
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