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Old 04-07-2019, 03:45 PM
luigi524td luigi524td is offline
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Question Is this any good or is it "snake oil"

Always leery about products that claim to do it all but turn out to be heavily marketed junk.

Does anyone have personal experience with this product and can talk about it's real-world suitability for my day-to-day driver that is NOT a prospect for the Pebble Beech CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE.

I generally rely on Adams Detail Spray in-between monthly car cleanings and it does a nice job keeping the daily bird droppings and dust etc under control. Looking for something easy to bring up a shine between washes and waxing.
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Old 04-08-2019, 05:42 PM
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It'd probably be fine but at 23 bucks for 8 oz, it's a little pricey. That's 23 USD and I'm in Canada so the 23 USD = 187.52 CAD. OK, I'm exaggerating a bit but not by much. The point is, it's way too pricey.

I'd rather just use ONR with wax instead. I know the ONR/wax has no Si02 but for the price difference, I"d rather spritz the car every 2 weeks with the ONR/wax. And there's a lot of SiO2 products that are much cheaper if you really want the SiO2.
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Old 04-12-2019, 05:40 AM
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Agree with Johnz3, there are plenty of other great less expensive products. Black fire makes a really good Sio2 spray (8oz $12). I use Aquawax or McKees 37 fast wax once a month on top of my sealant)
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Silicon Dioxide SiO2 is glass and sand. You want the Siloxane, an organosilicon, Si-O-Si functional group.
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