Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 18:08:46 +0100
From: "Nick Livingstone" <NicklivnopsamAMbtinternet.com>
Subject: Re: 9-5 Saab in Black - Best way to wash etc.


my dad had a black 9K carlsson, and it was a nightmare to get / keep clean. He just lived with it being streaky in the end! I suffer from a similar problem with my red T16S, when it's clean it looks fantastic, but it's never clean! "Marc Escuro" <mgescuronopsam.com> wrote in message news:B7D579D6.119BB%mgescuronopsam.com... > On 9/24/01 1:48 PM, in article > 98452cb4df555792266b6cde592dc00dnopsamymous.poster, "Joe S." > <squirrelnopsamlon.alias.net> wrote: > > > Bought a black 9-5 Saab. Not my first choice color because I've seen how > > the color wears on other cars. Anyway, it's what the spouse wanted so it's > > in the garage. Dirt shows up quickly and I'm big-time concerned about > > streaking and how ugly a badly finished black car can look if not properly > > cared for. Any suggestions for washing, drying, waxing besides going to my > > dealership and paying $100 for a wash 'n buff? Such as what kind of > > products and tools and what not to use? > > > I use a non-synthetic chamois and Armor All ZipWax. A regular "non-scratch" > wash mitt also works too. After a year, my black 9-5 Aero still looks > perfect. Of course, I do have to wash it about every 2 weeks, but I don't > mind. No scratches whatsoever at this point. I'm just very careful with > it. Now, I do have a few minor dings and stuff on the door, and a chip or > two because of flying debris on the road, but that really is unavoidable. > (darnit) > > > > -- > Marc Escuro >

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