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Unread 12-05-2006, 05:32 AM   #1
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The sunshine came out the other day so I couldn't resist giving the car a vac and then a wash. The sun continued to shine so I thought take advantage and get the Zymol out of the fridge. Thought you might like to share a few pics and an attempt at a few reflection shots (David Bailey has no worries) to show off the shine.



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And a few more,
This is the bonnet (or hood for you guys in the US )







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Wow, that's really clean... and shiny. But dang you need some tire shine to make the tires look as nice as the car does.

I'm jealous.

Although it is hard to get a white car to shine like that...I could only dream of having paint such as this....



or this...



But, back to your paint. Very nice,
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Very nice finish on the paint! So clean and shiney! Mothers polish and wax?
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Thanks for the comments folks,
Good pics you put up Tobuk. Nice paintwork on those two. Trouble for me is the car is a daily driver so its tough keeping it that nice plus our poor weather doesn't help and I have started another project car so I am busy,busy.

pbasil1, I use mainly Zymol or Meguiars products. Mothers isn't readily available in the UK. How do you rate it compared to Zymol?
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I remember seeing the other thread of your car, and it thought it was some sort of "garage queen", but it is incredible how clean you manage to keep it for a daily driver. Are you the first owner?

Oh, and personally I don't like shiny tires. For me they look best if they are just clean.
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Thanks for the comments folks,
Good pics you put up Tobuk. Nice paintwork on those two. Trouble for me is the car is a daily driver so its tough keeping it that nice plus our poor weather doesn't help and I have started another project car so I am busy,busy.

pbasil1, I use mainly Zymol or Meguiars products. Mothers isn't readily available in the UK. How do you rate it compared to Zymol?
Personally i have never used, or really even heard of Zymol, lol so i dont know how mothers compares to it, though i do know and use Meguiars, and i personally like Mothers a bit more. Both are nice products, though i would prefer Mothers myself if there was a choice between the two. I will have to look into Zymol and give it a try if its available here in the states.
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I remember seeing the other thread of your car, and it thought it was some sort of "garage queen", but it is incredible how clean you manage to keep it for a daily driver. Are you the first owner?

Oh, and personally I don't like shiny tires. For me they look best if they are just clean.
No its no garage queen LOL. I use the car to go to work etc and average around 10K miles a year. I am the second owner and bought the car when it was 5 1/2 years old. It needed a lot of work to bring up the paintwork up as the first owner had never polished it and only used car washes, but when I first saw it I knew it had potential. The car is now 8 1/2 years old and has covered 67k miles.
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Personally i have never used, or really even heard of Zymol, lol so i dont know how mothers compares to it, though i do know and use Meguiars, and i personally like Mothers a bit more. Both are nice products, though i would prefer Mothers myself if there was a choice between the two. I will have to look into Zymol and give it a try if its available here in the states.
Zymol is from the US. We only have a couple of importers here in the UK and it is quite expensive but the results it gives are superb. The preparation of the paint work before applying is probably the most important factor but once done regular application of Zymol keeps the paint beautiful.
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