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Another happy user of Adams products. Agreed that price wise they are not bad at all, especially for what you get. With the Z you start with a car with

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Old 05-18-2017, 02:15 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Another happy user of Adams products. Agreed that price wise they are not bad at all, especially for what you get. With the Z you start with a car with soft paint that is very prone to scratching and having swirls.

Their quick detailing wax sprays are also quite useful, and can be used for many applications and the VRT is one of the best products in its class, I have used it with fantastic results on many high end cars, including 911's and AMG's.

While I get the idea of not stupidly spending money, with cleaning products, you get what you pay for, and if you take care of your car the right way I would argue that 1. you have a much better looking Z, 2. you will easily recover the money once you sell the car and it presents better than anything else.
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Another happy user of Adams products. Agreed that price wise they are not bad at all, especially for what you get. With the Z you start with a car with soft paint that is very prone to scratching and having swirls.

Their quick detailing wax sprays are also quite useful, and can be used for many applications and the VRT is one of the best products in its class, I have used it with fantastic results on many high end cars, including 911's and AMG's.

While I get the idea of not stupidly spending money, with cleaning products, you get what you pay for, and if you take care of your car the right way I would argue that 1. you have a much better looking Z, 2. you will easily recover the money once you sell the car and it presents better than anything else.
Can't stress this enough! There are other products on the market that are half the cost and perform just as good, if not better.

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Can't stress this enough! There are other products on the market that are half the cost and perform just as good, if not better.



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Ok back on topic: Adams H20 Guard and Gloss

First things first it was hot... really hot. Temps in Temecula, CA got close to triple digits today so take this review with a grain of salt.

H2O GNG is not detail spray, and it's not spray wax. It's something totally different.

Direction for use is to normal wash and do not dry. 2 microfiber towels are needed one completely damp and one dry. One panel at a time spray product on and wipe with damp cloth then buff with dry cloth. Make sure to shake well as this product when sitting over time does separate.

I don't know what the deal was but I found myself wiping with the damp cloth over and over to get product to shine free of spots. A lot more work than the detail spray for sure so be ready for that. Given the temps I found that the most effective way to apply and remove was to keep the towels moving.

Wipe product with wet then immediately wipe clean with dry. Shine looks like fresh wax was applied for sure, but giving the H2O guard and gloss a B for now based on the effort.
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Interesting. So that's it? Just wash the car and then "dry" it with the H20 GNG?

Sounds like a nice idea, but obviously the effort is a little much in those temps. Interested to see how the application is in cooler weather. A helper coming behind with the dry towel to buff immediately sounds like it would make things a lot easier in the extreme heat.
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Another friendly tip on the H2O G&G is that less is more. A little bit goes a long way! My favorite trick is that once you dampen the towel and spray the H2O G&G very lightly then wipe on, follow it up with the dry towel. Cooler temps are definitely a plus on this one!
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