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Curious on thoughts on waxing and if in the modern day clear coats if wax is still necessary? Thinking of getting a coat on before winter but wondering if there's a real need to for paint / clear coat protection?

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YES! Think of clear coat as paint without color. It still scratches.

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Makes cleaning the truck easier too. Dirt and debris don't stick to the paint as easy.

Remember if you take care of your vehicle it'll outlast one that is neflected.

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You might want to consider a ceramic coating....have not gotten one myself, but the results I've seen from my local detailer has made me consider one...

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Haha... he's like me. He was hoping for a different awnser. I just dont have it in me anymoe for all that work. I just drive 'em thru the Automatic wash. Six bucks and no fuss.

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Sealants and ceramic coatings are the way to go

 

 

2017 Chevy Silverado LTZ Z71 6.2L

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At least pay someone to do it, i used to spend all day on my car, now i just pay a dude lol

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I use spray wax once a year on the newer vehicles. My 92 truck paste wax with my buffer. It makes a difference.

 

 

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Sealants and ceramic coatings are the way to go

 

 

2017 Chevy Silverado LTZ Z71 6.2L

4.5" Zone

22x10 AF Grips

33x12.5 Nitto Ridge Grapplers

Instagram @wildchevys

I have been curious about having this done/doing it myself. I am pretty well versed in waxing, washing, vehicle paint care but can you provide some insight to the ceramic coating?

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Some women dont need makeup, but it helps doesnt it?

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The rain washes my truck. There will be no waxing.

 

I've never waxed a truck or any other vehicle I've owned in my entire life.

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I have been curious about having this done/doing it myself. I am pretty well versed in waxing, washing, vehicle paint care but can you provide some insight to the ceramic coating?

its a SUPER thin layer of silica (glass) that protects the paint and resists water. It lasts up to and over 2 years I’m some cases. It is a bit of a process though. YouTube ceramic coating.

 

 

2017 Chevy Silverado LTZ Z71 6.2L

4.5" Zone

22x10 AF Grips

33x12.5 Nitto Ridge Grapplers

Instagram @wildchevys

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Just go to the beach and look at some of the chicks that don't wax their bikini line then ask yourself is waxing necessary.

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It's only necessary if you want your truck to look good. The wax protects the paint from the elements. It makes a big difference.

 

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“Wax” does not protect paint. It enhances shine. It also doesn’t keep your truck cleaner because the carnuba in wax is actually somewhat “sticky” so dust will stick more easily. There’s a lot of misconceptions out there. Get a coating or sealant.

 

 

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