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Old 07-02-2011, 02:31 PM
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Default Meguiars Clay Bar Kit.

I picked up a clay bar kit, it comes with the quick detailer and also a small bottle of the ultimate wax, but i also have nxt 2.0 by meguiars i was wondering how the best way to go about clay barring my truck would be, i have never done this before but i am pretty familiar with the wax and all that.
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Old 07-02-2011, 02:48 PM
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Wash, dry, clay bar, wax.
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Wash, dry, clay bar, wax.
ok got it, but whats the best way to apply the clay bar or is that a dumb question
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Old 07-02-2011, 02:57 PM
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take it from the experts

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alright. looks like it will take a while but it should turn out good
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It takes a lonnng time. lol. But its so worth it.
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It takes a lonnng time. lol. But its so worth it.
alright ill just take a whole day and go for it i guess
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God speeed. haha
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Default Re: Meguiars Clay Bar Kit.

it takes a while but the results are amazing!
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Default Re: Meguiars Clay Bar Kit.

do i need to spray it down like that video said or is the meguiars different, or just the process like kyle said?
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its the same process...just make sure you keep the surface wet...you can even use plain water if you want
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its the same process...just make sure you keep the surface wet...you can even use plain water if you want
alright, thanks
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Default Re: Meguiars Clay Bar Kit.

Didn't take me that long to clay my full size, probably an hour and a half maybe. Make sure you do it in the shade, and if you drop the clay, throw it away. It may not look dirty, but that stuff will pick up the smallest of pebbles and scratch the crap out of your paint if you put it back on.

I store mine in a ziploc bag and then put it in a box low to the floor in the garage. If it gets too hot, it becomes extremely sticky and hard to work with.

Also, cut the clay bar in half. You don't need the full thing, and it'll give you two bars in case you drop the other one.
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Default Re: Meguiars Clay Bar Kit.

follow the instructions on the kit, make sure you use cleaner wax after the claying is done. Then put on your 2.0. Oh make sure you knead the clay bar between sets and if you drop it just throw it away and use a new one

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Old 07-02-2011, 06:38 PM
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Default Re: Meguiars Clay Bar Kit.

I just did my truck and my car with the clay bar. I think I dropped it 4 or 5 times, lol. Clumsy me. I still used the same one, no issues to speak of. I've heard you're supposed to throw them away after you use them, but I put mine in a zip lock bag and put it with the rest of the stuff. The cleaner wax is OK, but I plan on getting something a little better next time around.
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