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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:37 am 
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So, how good is it? Where does it sit on 'The Shelf of Evil'? Well, it sits right over here, well over in the "good" section just below Asda Car Polish. I need to try it on white and see how the gloss enhancers might work, but it is a good bottle of sealant all things considered.

Have you done a review of this that I've missed? I'd love to hear your thoughts on it :)


Near the bottom of the second page here.

I couldn't find a stand alone review but I'm sure Paul will be along soon to correct me if I'm wrong :D

Thanks Torque. I was reading through the fiat bravo thread and this quote from pjgh made me smile:

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I do not have a lot of experience with polishes . . .


I think that's changed a bit since that post :lol:


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charlie53 wrote:
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So, how good is it? Where does it sit on 'The Shelf of Evil'? Well, it sits right over here, well over in the "good" section just below Asda Car Polish. I need to try it on white and see how the gloss enhancers might work, but it is a good bottle of sealant all things considered.

Have you done a review of this that I've missed? I'd love to hear your thoughts on it :)


Not as such, but the link Torque posted shows off a couple of picture.

In essence, the product really boosts shine on light colours, solid or metallic, without being overly "synthetic" - some cheaper end products leave a very fractured look to the reflections. I call that "the cheap look". To get a boosted shine with smooth reflections is what you should be looking for and Asda Car Polish does deliver that.

It is pretty much a cleanser and sealant, rather than a "polish" as such and so works great on light colours. If you need a polish, do that first. Also, most definitely put a wax or sealant on top.

Why bother, then if you're going to polish before and seal after? Easy! That certain je ne sait quoi :lol: It's worthwhile - try it for £2 and take advantage of their money back no quibble if you don't like it :wink:

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Great write up mate - a little concerned you have a shelf of evil :wink:

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It's metaphorical, but could easily be setup like the Top Gear "Cool" board :D

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It's metaphorical, but could easily be setup like the Top Gear "Cool" board :D


So what's Seriously Uncool, Uncool, Cool & Sub-Zero :wink:

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You know, I think Phil has unearthed a little gem here. I've had this on a neighbour's car (a blue Toyota Yaris, which I clayed, polished with AG SRP and topped off with this "wax") for a few weeks now. I didn't photograph the process since it was just a quick job, but I should have done really.

Here we are a few weeks on and I don't think he's washed the car in that time. It has got dirty and dusty and just cleans up in the rain. In the torrential rain we've had recently, it really came back to a "just waxed" look :shock: Impressed, I popped the stuff onto another car (bonnet and roof only) and I have to say, it has a kind of plastic feel to it. I thought I noticed that when I used it on my white car, but thought little of it.

It does ... it kind of plastic wraps the car and the way it wicks water is quite something. Watching it in the rain the other night was sensational.

I wouldn't say to run out and grab all the stocks you can before they sell it out, but I would say it's well worth trying out if you can find it. Used on top of an AIO, like AG SRP I think it really adds something good to the durability of that finish, a finish I know would have washed out on its own and looked a damn sight worse for wear with many nice smelling waxes. Beading isn't back to nice upright half marbles, as it was at the beginning, but again it's miles better than half a dozen good brand sealants I could mention after a few weeks.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:48 am 
Fantastic =D>

Sounds just the thing for a quick top up and at such a good price it's got to be worth a look, now, if only I can find some ](*,)


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Sorry, I missed this write up, a good read as always Paul, how was the durability or was it not on there long enough? :wink:


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Sorry, I missed this write up, a good read as always Paul, how was the durability or was it not on there long enough? :wink:


Well, it's been on my neighbour's car for about four weeks looking at the dates. It still as good as day one! :shock: ... that's after a very heavy rain shower, but he's not washed the car since.

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"Plastic wrapped" is a good description.

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is it better to use that polish or cling film the car? :lol: :lol:


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Cling film goes a little "floppy" when greasy water is applied. I'd go with the polish :lol:

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:22 am 
if cling film can keep my sarnies fresh, then I hope that it will keep my paintwork the same way! :lol:


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