Meguiar's M83 Dual Action Cleaner
Good product to use by hand or machine. For light to medium defect removal. It does bring out the shine nicely and may be substituted for a pure polish. It should be followed up with a wax for added protection and shine. I would rate this 8 out of 10.
Good products to really revive the shine out of old paint. Can be used by hand or machine, but I have had best results on a polishing pad with a dual action polisher. It fills in light to medium swirling, but has a great shine. I would rate this a 7 out of 10 only because I'm not a fan of fillers.
Adam's Revive Prewax Polish
Very similar product to the Meguiar's M151, except it is non-abrasive. It simply removed surface contamination and leaves the paint ready for wax with a nice shine to it. I would rate this a 5 out of 10.
Dodo Juice Lime Prime Pre Wax Cleaner
Great smelling product. Easily removed light defects and leave a decent shine on the paint. Very easy removal. Works be either machine or hand. I would rate this a 7 out of 10. (Krzemienr)
Good product for cleaning paint. It is a little hard to work with so I would not recommend to people that have little patience. It is only to be used by hand. Has mild fillers in it to hide light swirls and such. I would rate this 5 out of 10.
Good product to be used by hand or machine. Removes light defects, but is a little on the pricey side when compared to others (ounce per ounce price). I would rate this 7 out of 10.
Great smelling wax (smells like a banana milk shake). Leavesa very high gloss and adds depth on the paint. Needs at least 2 coats to get the best gloss you can get much like any other wax out there. Last 2-3 months on a daily driven vehicle. This is one of my favorite wax because of the low price and high deep shine. I would give this 9 out of 10.
Meguiar's NXT wax
Great shine, but some say it lack's the depth of a carnauba wax. Great long lasting protection though. Generally last 3-4 months on a daily driven vehicle. I would rate this 9 out of 10.
PoorBoy's Natty Paste wax(Red)
Good wax, easy on and off. Leaves paint super slick to touch. It can be hard to apply a few coats of the wax as it is so slick. I would rate this 8 out of 10.
Obsessive Detail Wet Obsession Wax
A little more of an expensive wax at $55.00 a can. It does leave the paint super slick, shinny, and wet. This is a very nice wax to pair up over a sealant. I would rate it a 9 out of 10.
(waxes that are a little more expansive and compete with the big boys that cost over a grand for a can of wax. These waxes contain at least 50% of white carnauba by volume. If you have never used a high percentage carnauba wax, please do. The wax experience is much different)
Dodo Juice Supernatural Wax
Great wax only needs a couple coats to finish. Contains about 50% no.1 white brazilian carnauba wax by volume. Easy application, removal may be a little difficult if applied too much. I would rate this a 7 out of 10.
Migliore Primo Blend Wa
By far my favorite premium wax to use. Very high gloss with deep shine. Needs very very very little product to apply otherwise removal is very difficult. Contains 52% of white no.1 brazilian carnauba wax by volume. This is a wax you can actually feel on a car. Great citrus smell!! I would rate this a 9 out of 10.
Migliore Competzione Blend Wax
This is my favorite wax I have used by far. At a price of $250.00 per jar, might seem a little high, but well worth every penny. When compared to its Swissvax wax competion, it reigns supreme. Ease on and off, very buttery finish. Leaves paint looking so wet, you can swim in it. When too much is applied it can be a pain to remove. I would rate this a 9 out of 10.
Great product and super long lasting. Dries like a wax, but does need a 12 hour curing time to fully bond with paint, meaning it can removed after a 30 min of application, but should not come in contact with water for 12 hours. Last about 6-7 months on a daily driven vehicle. I would rate this a 8 out of 10.
A little more expensive, but probably the easiest products to use out there. You use less then 1/4 ounce on your entire car. Spray on a clean towel and wipe and walk away. It seals as it dries, but does need to dry fully before a layer of wax is applied. Usually lasts about 5-6 months on a daily driven vehicle. I would rate this a 9 out of 10.
Blackfire Wet Diamond, All Finish Paint Protection
Used like a wax creates great shine with a long lasting finish. The only downfall of this product is that is that if you want to top it off with something, it is recommended to wait 8 hours for maximum bond. If you try this and lay 2 coats down, I have a strong feeling you will not want to top it with anything else!. I would rate this a 9 out of 10.
Meguiar's NXT Spray Wax
Super easy to apply and remove, leaves great shine and protection. Lasts about a month on a daily driven vehicle. I would rate this a 9 out of 10.
Very high gloss finish. Leaves paint super smooth. Removal may be a little hard if you apply too much. Make sure you dry it and remove right away otherwise it will not come off and will need a second application to remove. I would rate this 8 out of 10.
Pinnacle Crystal Mist Detailing Spray
Great shine and easy to use. A little more expensive, but it leaves a nice deep shine. I would rate this a 9 out of 10.
Migliore Trim Protectant
I love this products. Leave your dash very clean looking with a satin finish. You can layer it on top of itself to get a deeper color out of plastic. It can be used inside the vehicle or outside. It does not have much cleaning power to it, so you would want to clean your plastic with an all purpose cleaner of some sort before dressing. I would rate this a 9 out of 10.
Turtle wax F21 Super Protectant
A little more expensive than ArmorAll but worth the money. Works very well on interior/exterior plastic, wheel wells, and tires. Also give a nice leather smell when applied. I would rate this an 8 out of 10.
Meguiar's Hyper Dressing
Buy this in a gallon with a couple spray bottles. You dilute to your liking and application from super glossy to matte. You can use this on tires, exterior plastics, dash, etc.... I would rate this 9 out of 10.