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After I get my baby (Satin Silver RSX-S) home from the dealership, what all should I do? Should I dawn wash, claybar, then polish and wax to give it a showroom shine or should I just wash and wax and assume that the dealership did a good enough job of getting rid of "rail dust" and other debris from transport? This is my first brand new car in 10 years and want it to be flawless for a long time.

Also, paste or liquid wax? I bought some Meguires Gold Class Liquid wax at Walmart because that's what they had, but was at Autozone the other day and saw it in a paste. Any strong opinions one way or the other? (I know many people on this board prefer Zaino, but I want to do a relatively quick detail when I get it and then later in the fall when my schedule is less hectic, I may switch to Zaino.

Thanks for your help.:wavey:
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If you are thinking of going with Zaino, just go with Zaino.

Saving an hour or two the first time isn't worth all the extra money you'd spend buying a line of Meguiar's products, then buying a line of Zaino products... and you'd probably want to buy new detailing cloths since you've read about cross-contamination, etc, etc, etc.

It's a big expense to switch, it's best to start with what you want to stick with.

And never assume a dealership did a good job. Most of them don't... some do.
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