Autobarn Know How


    5 Steps to Paint Care

    Follow these 5 important steps to restore and maintain a show car shine on your vehicle’s paint finish. For the ultimate long lasting high gloss shine, follow each step to build the foundations for the next one.

    No matter which stage you’re at in the car wash and wax process, for best results, have the car parked in a cool, shady place.

    Step 1 - Wash

    a. Streetwize
    Microfibre Chamois

    b. Streetwize
    Microfibre Wash Pad

    c. Armor All
    Car Wash 1L

    d. Armor All
    Heavy Duty Car Wash

    e. Meguiar's Gold
    Class Car Wash 1.9L

    Step 2 - Surface Preparation

    a. Meguiar's Quik
    Clay Bar Kit 100g

    b. Bowden's Own
    Fine Clay Bar

    c. Streetwize Soft
    Microfibre Towels 6pk

    Step 3 - Polish

    a. NuFinish
    Car Polish

    b. Kitten Liquid
    Cut & Polish

    c. Meguiar's Wet
    Look Polish 473ml

    d. AutoGlym Super
    Resin Polish

    e. Performance Plus
    240V Polisher

    Step 4 - Protect

    a. Mothers Carnauba
    Wax Paste 340gm

    b. Mothers Carnauba
    Wax Liquid 473ml

    c. Meguiar's Nxt Gen
    Tech Wax 532ml

    Step 5 - Maintain

    a. AutoGlym
    Rapid Detailer

    b. AutoGlym Bird
    Dropping Wipes

    c. Meguiar's Wash
    & Wax Anywhere 768ml

    NOTE: This information is provided as a guide only and professionals should be consulted when doing any work to a vehicle. Autobarn is not liable for any loss or damage which is suffered or incurred (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) for any personal injury or damage to property suffered or sustained as a result of using the information provided.