Doesn't last long
Gloss and Shine are quite good. Easy to apply and buff off. To get it to last you need to apply TWICE a few days apart, which means you have to wash and prep the car twice. Unfortunately my experience is that it doesn't last more than a few months, even on a car that is always garaged and protected from the elements.
I have recently tried Meguires Ceramic Wax on our second car and it is lasting much longer and beading much better than the Nu Finish. Wont be purchasing again, I think the time for this older technology has well passed.
Purchased in August 2020 at Repco Physical store.
brilliant nu finish best polish ever
been using for last15 years easy on easy off no rubbing great product recommend to all drivers love their cars use it once you will never change
use the best NUFINISH
Purchased in October 2019 at Supercheap Auto for $4.99.
Are You Sure
Used this on my truck...twice...that was enough...actually too much.
Paint has been fading since them...Dont use as regular wax or polish.
Newer models can better take this polish. Read the reviews please.
Purchased in August 2015.
easy to use great product
I have used NuFinish for approx. 20 years.
My vehicles are almost always parked in an enclosed garage, so this may help with the results obtained from this product.
Water beads & runs off for the 12 months once the initial 2) applications are done as per instructions, and washing the vehicle with
plain water after suds have been applied is just so easy.
I use it on the wife's Calais, my ute, the 4WD, and the motor bikes. I also find that after cleaning the chrome exhaust and other shiny bits, that applying a NuFinish keeps the chrome lookin...
i used so many others till i found Nu-Finish
i have a RED coloured holden vz one tonner paint was in fair condition, but no way near perfect so i cut it back, using a compound, the result was ok, but not ideal so i used another different brand cutting/polishing compound, then i used turtle shell polish every weekend, i was happy with the result until i used Nu-Finish.... WHAT AN INCREDIBLE RESULT, i cant believe it, it gleams like brand new paint, with a mirror finish.., this is the best polish i have ever used in my whole life, and i have owned over 40 cars..., mg midget, rx7, honda crx,...EH holden, etc etc...., i have used so many different compounds and polishes over the years but this is the best, and i am so amazed by it..., (i thought my car paint was as good as it could get until i used Nu-Finish) i will never use anything other then Nu-Finish ever again (in fact i have thrown away all the other polishes)
25 years of use.
Brilliant product. Over 25 years & 4 new cars I have used it on all, with fantastic results. I wait 1 year from new apply as directed and have had comments on how great the duco is when I have sold each car. You can apply it out in the sun and it is easy on and very easy off.
I have a 14 year old collectors car which has been locked away & under cover for 12 of those years. This vehicle only has 26,000 klms on the clock. It was first stored in a shed under wraps near the beach on the Gold Coast. So even though it was protected from most elements the salt air still managed to dull the paintwork. It was not too bad and it was mainly just slightly crusty salt water stains on the paint from condensation. But do you think that I could remove it and bring the smooth finish back? No way.
I did not want to use abrasives or...
A must for all my cars
I've been using this product for all my cars and have been really satisfied with the results. Use this product correctly and you would not need to wax or polish your car for a year. Let me tell all you need to know about it. This product is not a polish. It is a sealant. So what you have to do is buff and polish your car first and then put this on top to seal the shine. Make sure to put it on all painted surfaces so it can seal and protect it. Re-apply again after 2-4 weeks. And you are set. If you wash your car yourself using a car shampoo an...d a sponge or microfibre cloth, it will last a year or more before the sealant wears out. Always use car shampoo when washing. Don't use any powerful detergents like dishwashing liquid or laundry soap. I dont know the effects of using automated car washes but i dont recommend them as they are actually harse for your car.
EXCELLENT PRODUCT WHEN USED IN THE RIGHT CONDITIONS
I can understand why some people rubbish this product. Basically, I think it's because they 1. expect it to be a miracle treatment that restores neglected paint surfaces to new and/or 2. requires zero effort. Neither is true. Another factor is brand snobbery; I suspect some enthusiasts resent the fact that it isn't a high end brand mouse milk with a price to match. Sure, there might be better products out there, but at a price.
It is a paint sealant, so your paintwork must be in good condition first. It will not remove oxidised paint, or chi...ps and scratches. If your paintwork is rough to the touch, you would need to use a specialised product first, such as a clay bar or cutting compound polish. However, the advantage is that if your paint IS in good condition, it won't remove any of the clear top coat. Being a sealant, not a cutting compound, It's not aggressive. Another point is that the car must be thoroughly clean before application. I wash mine twice just to make sure all dirt and grime is removed. On this topic, Nu Finish's orange oil car wash is excellent. It's not expensive, cleans well and is much less likely to leave spots after drying with a chamois. It comes in a large bottle and lasts me for ages. In my experience, the cream takes more elbow grease to remove and buff than the liquid. For large flat surfaces like a bonnet (hood), it requires more effort before all the swirls are removed. I would strongly recommend NOT to use any left over gluggy, separated Nu Finish cream that has has been in the can for ages as it can leave swirl marks. By experimenting when this happened to my bonnet, I found that these swirls can be removed by applying a coat of liquid Nu Finish and buffing as normal. So my advice is, if you prefer the cream, use it all up and save a little for only small area touch ups. The liquid is definitely the way to go for the easiest results. But having said that, the effort required to wipe and buff with either is much less than conventional polishing creams. I use cheap micro-fibre cloths from the Reject Shop to apply and buff, and they work fine.
Poetic licence in a bottle
Firstly, there is no such thing as a polish which lasts a whole year. There are just too many variables a car's paint finish is exposed to for such a claim to be made. If you visit the NuFinish website, it states that you have to apply this product twice within 30 days for maximum protection. So already the labelling is inaccurate. It also states "no rubbing or buffing". Ok, so how on earth do you apply and remove the product - squirt it on and hose it off? Welcome to marketing 101 for the lazy car owner.
Granted this product does last long...er than other comparably priced formulas, however there is no getting around it. If you want your paint work to look its best, you must be prepared to work hard at it and often. There are many better products on the market which will give you a superior finish. Meguiars products would be at the top of my list.
keeping clean keep it shine
Easy to use brings some shine but nothing to great, there are better products out there which bring more shine but they also come at a price. In the end it’s a good product but don’t expect too much, the price is very affordable as well. Be aware of the plastic parts don’t rub over it as it leaves marks.
Don’t use for stone chipped body
Bought after the recommendation of the detailing guy. It’s ok, not great. Yes this can last much longer than normal wax but it requires perfect paint surface which is rare. It clogged in all my stone chips, making the car look really sandblasted. It removed all my touchup paints. Horrible. Cost me so much money and time to rectify. I was so frustrated that I asked for even a $15 refund. It’s true you pay for what you get. Meguair is the best.
Its a sealant not a wax or polish
You need good paint to start with that means removing swirl marks and any dirt before this goes on the car and you will have much better results. I use it every 6 months and i think it works very well just make sure not to get in on trim as it leave a white mark.
Good polish, but a bit of work involved
This is a very good polish. I believe it use to be one of thoes TV infomercial products, but one that actually was good. I have used it for a few years now. It's not a one a year polish as it says you have to reapply in 30 days. The water beads off it well and it does last a long time.
It stinks though. With most polish/wax smell great, this doesn't. The reason why it only got 4 stars is it not "no buffing" as the bottle says. It takes a bit to buff off once on.
Crap. Crap more crap. Does nothing.
Honestly speaking. It does crap to the car.
It's not a wax and it's not a polish either so I don't know what it is. Always used wax and thought might give this latest technology a go as they state on their packaging but I was wrong.
It specifically said if you don't like it then a FULL Refund but guess what the shop is not taking it back and I have tried to contact nufinish and they are too busy to reply back.
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