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Old 11-02-2013, 12:23 PM
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Talking Collinite No. 845

Wow that's all I can say. I got some of this wax last week and tried it out today on my hood. Garage is small and it's too cold outside to do the whole truck today. But the hood turned out amazing. I used my Porter Cable and applied a polish first using a black finishing pad. I followed that up with the Collinite 845 using a red ultra finishing pad. This is the result



Now it just needs to warm up a bit so I can finish the whole truck.
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IMHO you are using one of the best waxes on the market. Excellent choice!!!! Hood looks great.
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That looks amazing, I am going to have to pick me up some of that for the Chally for sure, what brand of pads do you use? do you do it by hand or with a machine?
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IMHO you are using one of the best waxes on the market. Excellent choice!!!! Hood looks great.
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Thanks, now I just have to get the rest of it done before it gets too cold.

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That looks amazing, I am going to have to pick me up some of that for the Chally for sure, what brand of pads do you use? do you do it by hand or with a machine?
Thanks, I used my Porter Cable, black pad for polish and red pad for the collinite. Just PM Primo Spaghetti and he will fix you up.
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I use the Collinite to top my Wolfgang 3.0 Sealant. It does GREAT!!!!! and it last a long time too.
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looks great Randy!

how did you like the polish?
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Thanks Primo Sp The polish worked great I was just not too sure how much to use. I put on an S pattern and did one half of the hood, repeated for the other side and buffed off. Probably used up half that little bottle you gave me just on the hood. For the collinite I put four nickel sized spots on the outside edge of the pad, that seemed to be just the right amount to use. The collinite is pretty thick stuff and dose not flow to good so I had to press it onto the pad, seems like it needs to be warmer than room temperature (any comments?).
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I would break the hood into minimum 4 sections but I usually do six when polishing. Stick to an area that is two foot square and you should be good. I prime the pad first by rubbing some polish into the face of the entire pad then just use 3 to4 pea sized drops of polish per section. There is a pretty long work time with the optimum polish. Nice slow arm movements for 4 to 6 section passes.

As for the colonite, try soaking the bottle in a sink of hot water and shake it good. For like 10 minutes. It is thick stuff and needs to be applied thin. I think it was pull ya that first mentioned it but I transfer it into a small finger pump spray bottle to ensure thin coverage. I either spray it on the pad or the panel and work it in with the machine and buff off the residue by hand.

But your technique sure seemed to work! The hood had a sweet depth and gloss!
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Thanks Primo, I do have some Auto Glym super resin polish as well so perhaps I will use that for the rest of the truck. Thanks for all these great tips.
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Anytime. Good luck with the rest of the project. Today looks like one of the last good days to get er done!
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