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I've always used Nu Finish in the orange bottle with great results. For those that have used both the Nu Finish and the Zaino products how do they compare?
 

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Abrasive on the New Finish??

Great link on the Nu-Finish product, but after reading it, I didn't like the sounds of it's "abrasiveness".
Especially on my 2 week old vehicle :eek:

I've heard it's better to use a cheap wax often the a good wax infrequently. Any truth to this??

I've always washed my cars at a "no-touch" car wash that has a waxing cycle built in. It's probably just Turtle Wax or something, but after a good chamoix, looks great!
 

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Nu finish

How does the Nu finish go on?

I admit that Zaino looks great but sounds like lots of work (time) to put it on.

I'm looking for the "great finish" with little work....have to keep up with the family and don't want to spend TONS of time keeping the Pilot looking great.
 

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The NuFinish goes on and off fairly easily. Just rub it on (it's sorta greasy feeling though), let it dry, and rub it off. It rubs off very easy although it does make a lot of white dust which can be easily remedied by a wipe with a clean towel. The only drawback is that it "stains" the plastic trim (such as the mud guards) if you're sloppy although there was another post somewhere that listed a product that would take the white "stain" off the trim.

Having used it for years I've been satisfied with it but am ready for a change and am going to try the Zaino. With the ZFX accelerator drop it seems like it will be as easy as the NuFinish (alhtough a bit more expensive).

Cheese :D
 

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Help can you apply NuFinish to the plastic bumpers/and cladding (?sp). I know if can stain mud guards but not sure what to do with the other plastic parts? Thanks
 

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I've always put in all the body colored parts (bumpers, etc.) with no problems. Just stay away from any of the black plastic items such as the mudflaps, roof rails, etc. Good Luck :D
 

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To keep the NuFinish from gettting all over the black gaskets, mud flaps and other black plastic I always apply a light coat of Black Chrome (Available at most auto centers) then the nu Finish wipes right off and I don't have that ugly white marks all over my gaskets.
 

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I've used Nufinish before and have had the problem of it staining the black parts.

Thanks for the info about black chrome. I always have a problem when any type of polish or wax gets on the black moldings and parts.

I'm not sure which polish/wax to go with, but I will do it within a couple of weeks.

Zaino sounds like a good one, but I don't think it's sold in any stores here in AZ. Are they Mail order/ internet order Only? :(
 

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Actually, last time I checked, I believe I saw Zaino stocked at COSTCO ... at a fair price ... possibly worth checking out ...

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I know Costco currently carries Zymol. Have never seen Zaino. Having said that, I find that the Zymol does a very very decent job on my black pilot and acura.
 

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My apologies ... You are correct ... the product I saw at COSTCO was ZYMOL not Zaino ...

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I've used Nu Finish before in the past. It does a great job of bringing back the shine on an older car. As for newer vehicles, I really like Meguiars. It goes on and comes off very easy. I really like the Gold Glass version. The shine is unbelievable compared to other products that I have used. If you read the Zaino threads, it seems that you'll be very busy applying multiple coats to get a great shine.
 

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hey ASU!

Finally! Someone local to me in this group! Welcome!!!

Are you in Charlotte, or the ASU area? If you are around Boone, I'll look for you. If you see a short woman in a big sandstone Pilot waving (with TN temp tags for now) its me.
 

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Quick shout to the other North Carolinians. Catbert, I don't get the "Finally" part of your message as I have been posting on this site for quite some time now, but anyway.


To the question of where you can get Zaino, I purchased mine from Carolina Shine, via Steve Treece's wife (i suck with names and have since forgotten hers, but she gave me his card). I do not know if they do phone or mail orders, but you can contact them at 704.759.0142 or by email at [email protected].
 
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