Top 10 3M Car Waxes
for December 2021

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3M Car Wash Soap, 39000, 16 oz,

3M Car Wash Soap

39000, 16 oz,

by 3M
What We like

Concentrated formula

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Product Features

  • Long lasting suds
  • Clear coat safe and phosphate free

Clear coat safe and phosphate free Long lasting suds

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9.5
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3M 06068 Perfect It Ultrafine Machine Polish 1 Quart

3M 06068 Perfect It Ultrafine Machine Polish 1 Quart

by 3M
What We like

PART OF A COMPLETE SYSTEM: Use as the final step as part of the 3M Perfect-It Paint Finishing System for professional finishes on boats, cars, trucks, RVs and more

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Product Features

  • BUFFS TO FINE FINISH: Leaves surface polished, shiny and ready for wax
  • ACHIEVE THE ULTIMATE POLISH: Removes tiny swirl marks and scratches on boats, cars, RVs and more
  • PROS:Scientifically formulated for the final step of professional-grade automotive and marine paint finishing, primarily on difficult dark colors
  • EASY TO USE: Ultrafine polish is formulated to hold on the pad, limiting sling and mess

Achieve the ultimate polish: removes tiny swirl marks and scratches on boats, cars, rvs and more Pros:scientifically formulated for the final step of professional-grade automotive and marine paint finishing, primarily on difficult dark colors Easy to use: ultrafine polish is formulated to hold on the pad, limiting sling and mess Buffs to fine finish: leaves surface polished, shiny and ready for wax

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3M Perfect-It Boat Wax (36113) – For Boats and RVs – 1 Quart,White

3M Perfect-It Boat Wax (36113) – For Boats and RVs – 1 Quart

White

by Perfect-It
What We like

The liquid wax formula is easy to apply and clean up

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Product Features

  • Part of a complete range of Perfect It products for gelcoat finishing
  • An excellent final step for any process where the wax finish is recommended
  • Contains pure carnauba wax for a brilliant, pure wax finish
  • Protects gelcoat, paint, fiberglass and metals from the elements

Contains pure carnauba wax for a brilliant, pure wax finish Part of a complete range of perfect it products for gelcoat finishing Protects gelcoat, paint, fiberglass and metals from the elements An excellent final step for any process where the wax finish is recommended

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3M Marine Cleaner & Wax (09011) – For Boats and RVs – 1 Gallon

3M Marine Cleaner & Wax (09011) – For Boats and RVs – 1 Gallon

by 3M
What We like

Helps protect against the effects of U.V. exposure

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Product Features

  • Removes light to medium oxidation
  • Cleans and polishes to restore shine and color
  • Recommended for boats, cars and RVs
  • Unique formula combines compound and waxes

Unique formula combines compound and waxes Recommended for boats, cars and rvs Cleans and polishes to restore shine and color Removes light to medium oxidation

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3M Marine One Step Cleaner and Liquid Wax 09010E, 32 oz

3M Marine One Step Cleaner and Liquid Wax 09010E

32 oz

by 3M
What We like

Helps protect against the effects of U.V. exposure

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Product Features

  • Removes light to medium oxidation
  • Cleans and polishes to restore shine and color
  • Unique formula combines compound and waxes
  • Recommended for boats, cars and RVs

Unique formula combines compound and waxes Cleans and polishes to restore shine and color Removes light to medium oxidation Recommended for boats, cars and rvs

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3M 05928 Finesse-It II Machine Polish 1 Quart

3M 05928 Finesse-It II Machine Polish 1 Quart

by 3M
What We like

Designed for use on OEM and aftermarket automotive paints

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Product Features

  • Recommended for use with 3M Foam Polishing Pads on a rotary buffer or polisher
  • Requires only light to medium pressure and minimum effort
  • Machine polish removes compound swirls from clear coat and delivers a high gloss, smooth surface finish
  • Excels at removing minor surface imperfections such as small scratches, swirl marks after compounding, and water spots

Machine polish removes compound swirls from clear coat and delivers a high gloss, smooth surface finish Requires only light to medium pressure and minimum effort Recommended for use with 3M foam polishing pads on a rotary buffer or polisher Excels at removing minor surface imperfections such as small scratches, swirl marks after compounding, and water spots

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3M 05990 Hand Glaze, 1 quart (32 fl oz)

3M 05990 Hand Glaze

1 quart (32 fl oz)

by 3M
What We like

Easy to apply and wipe up

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Product Features

  • Creates an "almost-wet" look that simply amazes
  • Restores a brilliant shine and sparkle to automotive paints
  • Paint shop and clear coat safe

Restores a brilliant shine and sparkle to automotive paints Paint shop and clear coat safe Creates an "almost-wet" look that simply amazes

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3M Premium Liquid Wax, 06005, 1 qt (32 fl oz/46 mL)

3M Premium Liquid Wax

06005, 1 qt (32 fl oz/46 mL)

by 3M
What We like

Easy to apply and remove

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Product Features

  • Wax produces a high-gloss, deep-luster and durable finish
  • Versatile formula is safe for clear coats and all cured paint finishes
  • Wax may be applied by hand or with a polisher

Wax may be applied by hand or with a polisher Wax produces a high-gloss, deep-luster and durable finish Versatile formula is safe for clear coats and all cured paint finishes

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8.5
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3M 36102 Perfect-It Gelcoat Heavy Cutting Compound 1 Quart,White

3M 36102 Perfect-It Gelcoat Heavy Cutting Compound 1 Quart

White

by Perfect-It
What We like

Formula provides longer wet time for extended product life and easier cleanup

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Product Features

  • Part of a complete range of Perfect-It products for gelcoat finishing
  • Suitable for all gelcoat surfaces including marine, RV and industrial
  • 3Ms fastest cutting gelcoat formula for removing heavy oxidation and P800 scratches
  • Can be used with two- or three-step gelcoat finishing processes

Suitable for all gelcoat surfaces including marine, rv and industrial Can be used with two- or three-step gelcoat finishing processes 3ms fastest cutting gelcoat formula for removing heavy oxidation and p800 scratches Part of a complete range of Perfect-It products for gelcoat finishing

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3M 36110 Perfect-It Gelcoat Light Cutting Polish + Wax 1 Quart

3M 36110 Perfect-It Gelcoat Light Cutting Polish + Wax 1 Quart

by Perfect-It
What We like

EASY TO USE: Apply using a rotary polisher with a yellow 3M wool polishing pad; can also be applied by hand for small areas

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Product Features

  • PART OF A FAMILY OF BOAT CARE PRODUCTS : Use for light oxidation on any gelcoat surface, or use after 3M Perfect-It Heavy Cutting Compound for heavier oxidation on darker colored boats
  • LEAVES PROFESSIONAL GRADE FINISH: Wax leaves high shine and helps protect against wind, water and weather
  • PROS: Polish and wax gelcoat in one step, so you can get back on the water or the road
  • SAFE FOR GELCOATS AND FIBERGLASS: Marine polish and wax is scientifically formulated for removing small scratches, swirl marks and defects from boats and RVs

Pros: polish and wax gelcoat in one step, so you can get back on the water or the road Leaves professional grade finish: wax leaves high shine and helps protect against wind, water and weather Part of a family of boat care products : use for light oxidation on any gelcoat surface, or use after 3m Perfect-It heavy cutting compound for heavier oxidation on darker colored boats Safe for gelcoats and fiberglass: marine polish and wax is scientifically formulated for removing small scratches, swirl marks and defects from boats and rvs

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