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which polishes that can be put on and taken off by hand last the longest?

Unfortunatly my truck gets alot more farm work than tlc. If it's lucky it gets waxed twice a year but sometimes it's more like every 8 months. Maybe a bath every other month. Waxes don't seem to hold up this long. I've heard polishes hold up longer. I've heard good and bad about nufinish. My truck is white and would appreciate any suggestions you guys have!
 

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I tried this product called Klasse. You can search for it on E Bay. I use the polish and add the sealer... A bit of hard work, but when done the shine is really nice... The polish/sealant if from Germany... The polish has a very strong scent - petroleum... It is claimed it lasts for 8 months... I think that is really stretching it... But has anyone used this same product?

I also tried liquid luster... I't OK, but it aint no 1 year polish as claimed... Never tried anything else... Good luck.
 

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A polish will NOT offer any sort of protection whatsoever. You need a sealant of some sort. I use Meguiars #21 synthetic sealant and it lasts a good 4 months in the florida sun.

Klasse.....meh but thats my opinion.
 

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Exactly ... A polish will offer NO protection.

+1 on the megs 21 ... but I like Klasse AIO :T:
 

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has anyone ever heard of tropic shine or tropic shield? there is another guy in this area who sells/details with it and he claims that it can last 1-5 years, depending on what you get i guess. haven't talked with any of his customers so i dont really know. anybody???
 

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Personal choice on the klasse or megs ...

No way will anything protech that long ... do not waste your money
 

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Anyone try the Ice turtle wax that is synthetic and is ok to get on rubber?
 

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The longest lasting sealant in my opinion is Zaino Z-2 or Z-5. I have not found anything that will outlast it. Other products are easier to apply and some people prefer a different look from the Zaino but it will definitely last. Collonite waxes are the longest lasting waxes that I have tried.
 

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what do ya mean a different look from Zaino? how do they make a different look?
 

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Different sealants and waxes (last step products) give different shine qualities. LSP's shine qualities can be described as warmer, wetter, brighter. Some LSPs will make the paint appear darker. Some lsp's mute metal flake where others make metal flake pop. Carnuba waxes typically give the paint a warm glow. To see for your self how a sealant or wax makes the shine qualities different do one half of your hood with one product and the other half with another product. You can also test durability this way. A person may love one product on one color vehicle and may not find something else looks better on another color. Zaino does not typically give the warm glow associated with carnuba. Zaino is typically more of a bright shine. It is really personal preference. Zaino does last a long time, longer than any wax.
 

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I'll 2nd moody6.7's Zaino suggestion. Zaino lasts longer than any product I've ever tried... and I've tried a LOT. Ask my wife! My opinion is that you can't buy anything in Wal-mart that will provide 6 months of durability. I use Zaino on my black TDI in June and December. It still beads water like crazy 6 months after I put it on, and it still looks great. People often accuse me of waxing my car every other weekend. I'm pretty picky about how my car looks... but I'm not that anal about it.
 

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How much does that Zaino run? Sound like something I would like to try... Thanks for the info...
 

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Do you feel that the durability of Zaino that is overrated? I have not found anything that is more durable. I do not think Zaino is the easiest product to work with but the question was about durabilty.
 

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I think it is all together over-rated. The durability is good ... but not "over the top" for me. And no ... its not the easiest product to work with ... thats forsure!!
 
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