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What Spray between regular waxing do you use if any?

Has anyone used any garden variety Spray waxes and detailers avail at the big box stores like CDN Tire or Walmart? Just got some Lucas Spray Mist speed wax, seems ok shines up nice easy to apply but definitely not super slippery like reg wax.

Is it best just to use spray wax or is there a purpose for Spray detailer? Seems like the same product to me
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In the perfect world- You use a quick detailer to shine up, remove light dust or otherwise spiff up a car that already has a good coat of wax or sealant in place. The formula is super slippery so you can wipe off with a microfiber and have little risk of introducing scratches.
Spray wax accomplishes basically the same thing but I don't use a cheap-o spray wax when I already have a new coat of carnauba wax freshly applied.
All that said- you can use either one for basic shine up on an already clean car/truck
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Go to autogeek and look up Opti Spray Wax.
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I second the optimum wax. Gonna be hard pressed to find a better spray wax.
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^^^^^^^ what he said. Also, I have been putting about 2/3-3/4 cup of the Opti Spray Wax into my wash bucket when I wash my truck. The results are really great. Sometimes I still use the spray wax after I dry the truck--sometimes not. You can really see a difference after washing with the wax added to the wash bucket.
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^^^^^^^ what he said. Also, I have been putting about 2/3-3/4 cup of the Opti Spray Wax into my wash bucket when I wash my truck. The results are really great. Sometimes I still use the spray wax after I dry the truck--sometimes not. You can really see a difference after washing with the wax added to the wash bucket.
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Dude, I'm glad it works for you but you're using WAY too much optimum car wax. All you need is 1 ounce of OCW and 1 ounce of ONR per 2 gallons of water and you have the same formula as the Optimum No-Rinse Wash & Wax.
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That must be why I buy the Opti Spray Wax by the gallon--LOL I mix it with Mag 62. Thanks for the comment.
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That must be why I buy the Opti Spray Wax by the gallon--LOL I mix it with Mag 62. Thanks for the comment.
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I buy it buy the gallon too. Last gallon I bought was 5 years ago. It gets hard to detail cars when you break your back. Still got most of that gallon left now that it only gets used on my cars.
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Pull Ya / JJski78...good advice - I'll have to try that....
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