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Most of the time, these "never wax your car again" products do not contain any wax. It doesn't mean never have to apply their crap over and over again. Its an interesting play on words. What products to use is strictly personal. There have been tons of discussions on this issue. When everything was said and done, I decided to go with Plexus. Probably the easiest product to apply I have ever used.
 

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I used "Never Bathe Again" After about a month and a half I found it didn't live up to its hype! But the only way to find out is to give it a shot. Let us know. The worse that could happen is that you have to "Wax Your Car Again"

Plus, you have a Smart! Should only take you about 3-4 minutes max to wax. I'd rather find out the product sux on a Smart than on an Excursion!
 

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No thx

Thanks but no thanks. Years ago, I bought that "Nu Finish" wax that was suppose to last a whole year going through 20-30 car washes and still beads. Well, that wasn't the case. At least it was cheap so I had nothing to lose.
 

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Try it...just don't spend a lot on it. Personally, I enjoy detailing, polishing, and waxing all my cars several times year. I'll take max shine over less work any day.
 

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Don't be knocking Nu Finish!

Thanks but no thanks. Years ago, I bought that "Nu Finish" wax that was suppose to last a whole year going through 20-30 car washes and still beads. Well, that wasn't the case. At least it was cheap so I had nothing to lose.
Over the years I have tried several products and I just gave up and use Nu Finish. There claim that it lasted a year I never believed in the first place. Ever seen the Subway sandwich commercial? Do you think that there subs are really that big? I really don't know how they can get away with a commercial like that. But as far as Nu Finish I wax my car's 3 times per year and it does a pretty good job. If you want to do the extra step try the clay bar. I was really impressed with it. Have you tried the new Turtle Wax Ice? I heard whats good about that is you can get it on plastic and it will wipe right off. By the way what does Smart say to use on it's panels?
 

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I bought "Rejex" that many people in the forums mentioned about it, for plastic panels. Not sure how it holds up yet, just put it on 4 days ago.

Washed the car, made sure all the PITA bug spots were completely gone first, which seemed to take longer than the entire application. Thing I noticed about rejex was it did go on and off with very little effort compared to car waxes. It also got rid of the swirl marks, spider web effect in the rear side plastic and the painted areas.

If I over shot while applying on the unpainted areas, it didnt seem to be too difficult to take off, like how waxes seems to leave a white film, but then discovered when I used Rain-X on all the windows, the rain-x seemed to take off any over smear on the unpainted areas.

Having black/black is alot of upkeep, but I dont mind, I wash mine every few days or least rinsing off the dust to keep it clean.

Time to go wash again
 

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I just put my 2005 CRV up for sale to buy a second smart. I used the Turtle Wax Ice, Interior cleaner and liquid clay bar. The exterior ice is strange in that it goes on clear, no residue. You put it on everything but the windows, buff off the excess. It certainly made the CRV look great. I'm going to put it on the smart in the next couple weeks.
 

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I have just used the Turtle Wax Ice on my smart, one day ago in prep for our first Central Texas Meet-n-Drive. It really made my smart shine. Don't know how well it protects but it sure went on easy. I used RainX for the first time ever on the glass, kinda weird application (didn't film over much) and as Texas never gets rain it should work GREAT!
 

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REJEX is awesome!

I bought "Rejex" that many people in the forums mentioned about it, for plastic panels. Not sure how it holds up yet, just put it on 4 days ago.

Washed the car, made sure all the PITA bug spots were completely gone first, which seemed to take longer than the entire application. Thing I noticed about rejex was it did go on and off with very little effort compared to car waxes. It also got rid of the swirl marks, spider web effect in the rear side plastic and the painted areas.

If I over shot while applying on the unpainted areas, it didnt seem to be too difficult to take off, like how waxes seems to leave a white film, but then discovered when I used Rain-X on all the windows, the rain-x seemed to take off any over smear on the unpainted areas.

Having black/black is alot of upkeep, but I dont mind, I wash mine every few days or least rinsing off the dust to keep it clean.

Time to go wash again
I love REJEX. It makes cleaning off bugs on the front wicked easy.
 

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for more than a year, I've been using the Meguiar's products, [clay bar, #7 polish and NXT wax] recommended on:

Evilution - Smart Car Encyclopaedia

tried some Mother's and turtle wax products but they were not as good.

also, the meguiar's #40 vinyl and rubber cleaner & conditioner on interior and exterior rubber and plastic and tires, and, the #39 Heavy duty vinyl cleaner works fantastic on all-weather floor mats
 

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Okay, we had some weird wet kinda stuff fall from the Texas sky the other day. I'm not sure but I think I saw that stuff as a child when I lived in Michigan and I think we called it... RAIN. Anyway, whatever it was it got my smart dirty. So much for ICE. I've ordered Zaino products and I'll let you know how it works and I'll share some before and after pictures. Wish me luck!
 

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I have been using Zaino since i got my PT cruiser in 2000. I have yet to find a superior product. A great bonus is that it is really easy to apply, and it does not leave the white wax residue. I clayed my smart and applied 3 coats of Z2. The nice thing about Zaino is that you can apply it to plastic, so i used it on the roof also. As always, i love the results. Although a bottle of Z2 costs 15 bucks, i can get a minimum of 16 applications out of it, and that is on cars bigger than my smart. Plus, it lasts longer than anythnig i have ever used. Even on my cars that a keep outside, the water still beads after several months. I have tried most all of the other major products. A lot of them are pretty good (mothers and meguirs are good products). I just think the Zaino is better, based on my experience using all the products.
 

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I tried the Ice stuff and it worked ok I guess, thought I'd try the Rejex and see how it looks. Since I have only had this one for less than a week, it is still very shiney from the dealer, but I go through bug storms just about daily. Looks like rain but it is in fact bugs.
 
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