Best Car Wax/Polish for an Older Car? White Paint


#1

I have an 1988 Olds 98 Regency – very clean car but all white paint and lots of chrome. The paint is in good condition, with the trunk and bumper areas with the dullest surface (but paint still intact). I have onhand the following products:

Zaino Polish, Meguiar’s Cleaner Wax, Turtle Wax Liquid Paste Wax, Meguiar’s Gold Class Wax, NuFinish, and Eagle 1 Wet Polish and Wax. Which one gives the best shine and protection from the elements? Provide reasons for choice if possible. Thanks for your help!!!


#2

They’re all comparable, but if the surface is dull or hasn’t been waxed in a long time none of these products will work as well as they should. You need to buff out the paint probably with at minimum a cleaner wax, but preferably a cleaner.

As for waxes I pick the wax that goes on and off the easiest since there’s not a huge amount of difference between them. I find Meguiars cleaner wax is easy on and off, and Black Magic to be a pain in the butt to get off.