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Old 07-16-2019, 01:32 PM   #71
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Old 07-16-2019, 08:40 PM   #72
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I'm the OP that started this thread. I have always said, before doing any mods on my own car, get a friend to do theirs first. Thanks to all the guys that have tried MHCW, I continue to follow this thread and have used some of your great ideas on how to apply it. I just tried it for the first time on my sister's Nismo and my ZLE and the results were really fantastic. Thanks again to all that participated!
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Old 07-16-2019, 10:27 PM   #73
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MHCW

I used it on my black ford F150 back in March. Tuxedo black paint. I clayed it first and did the base coat with a microfiber pad. It is still beading and going strong.
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Old 07-16-2019, 11:37 PM   #74
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I picked up a $5.11 bottle of turtle wax seal & shine on Amazon, recently. Will do a side by side comparison with 1:10 diluted hcw, just for kicks. If that's lopsided, I'll try a lower dilution ratio for megs hcw.

1:10 diluted hcw, every 3-4 weeks, works great for me.
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Old 07-21-2019, 10:01 PM   #75
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The TW seal & shine makes my white camaro very glossy. I cant remember megs hcw giving me this much gloss, even when i applied it full strength.

They got the shine part right. Let's see how long it "seals". I did apply full strength hcw to half of the hood for a longevity test.
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Old 07-22-2019, 10:37 PM   #76
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Will this stuff have any negative effects on the Redline hashmarks?
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Old 07-22-2019, 11:17 PM   #77
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Maybe just my eyes and the angles, but the TW s&s part of the hood is noticeably glossier than the hcw part, today after about 30 hrs of curing.

I say noticeably, because I'm trying to be impartial.
The amount of effort involved in applying seal & shine is much lesser too, compared to full strength hcw....

Let's see the performance after 4 weeks.
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Old 07-28-2019, 09:15 PM   #78
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So I'm still using the Meguiar Ceramic spray on my daily Hyundai and it still beads like crazy and hardly needs to be cleaned. But now I'm realizing it's a good product for a light colored car that already had Meguiar polymer coating on it.

So I tried using it on a dark car 3 year old car that been pretty neglected with no wax or polishing in all that time. I washed the car, did iron removal, and then a quick pass with synthetic clay. Before the ceramic spray the car was not beading at all. I started applying the ceramic spray and like Glen stated, it was just too thick. It did not spread easily after hitting it with water. I was able to get the car to start beading and it definitely added some shine.

The next day went to check the car and I found way too many streaks. Similar to what I've seen on headlights and glass on my other cars. My other cars are white and silver and I assume that is why I didn't see streaks. I can't recommend using this on dark cars and definitely won't use it on my red Camaro.
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Old 08-01-2019, 12:35 AM   #79
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^^ Dilute it, will get rid of the streaking. I diluted it 1:10 and still had beading, after about 5 weeks completely exposed to the elements, albeit, not as great as day 1 off application.

After about a week, the TW s&S side of the hood is noticeably beading better than the hcw side. Also, less water seems to stay on the TW s&s side of the hood, after a rainstorm. Both TW s&s and HCW were applied full strength for the hood comparison.
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Old 08-06-2019, 01:59 PM   #80
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Finally got to putting the first wax on her, MHCW. It was kinda torturous because even in shade the car was warm enough to dry the spray pretty quickly, even after 2 washes.
But I did the base coat then the rinse coat and toweled it off near dusk, so I expected to find blemishes this morning, there were none. I'm amazed. It really deepened the color I think. Good product.
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Old 08-07-2019, 12:11 PM   #81
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Ace - your car looks beautiful! Well done.
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Old Today, 02:55 AM   #82
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I've been using this stuff since the end of June. It seems to get improve with each application. Here's a short video that displays the beading and water sheeting properties after 3 applications.
http://youtu.be/oZ-bllidCKA
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