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My truck has a good bit of metalic flake in the factory paint and i want something to make it pop and look glossy. Currently the only thing i use is NXT 2.0 but from what ive read there is better stuff out there. Ive read stuff here and there about migilore, Natty's, Poorboys stuff which ive never seen anywhere. Somebody want to give me a good reccomendation?
 

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This is going to be personal prefrence:imo

I have used Americana from Adams, and I have used Nattys White from poor boys and love them both. I used all the shelf brands but they just don't compare to Adams or Poor Boys :imo

You just have to try what you think will work best, and if it dosn't work as much as you like, try a diffrent wax. But I would go with Nattys or Americana if you start with one.
 

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Do some correction work first (compound & polish). A wax alone is not going to make the flake "pop".

I've heard that the NXT has a lot of fillers in it. That will simply hide the defects for a short period of time.

That being said, I really like the Chemical Guys 50/50.
 

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My truck has a good bit of metalic flake in the factory paint and i want something to make it pop and look glossy. Currently the only thing i use is NXT 2.0 but from what ive read there is better stuff out there. Ive read stuff here and there about migilore, Natty's, Poorboys stuff which ive never seen anywhere. Somebody want to give me a good reccomendation?
Litljay makes a good point. You might consider doing at least a paint cleaner or light polish before wax or sealing. It'll help bring out some clarity and make the paint pop a little more. Something like p21s paintwork cleanser or polish w/ sealant

If the paint has some flake in it, theres a few products I'd go w/. You can go a few ways here. I tend to use sealants on paint fwiw.


Now, with that said, you can do a few combinations or do something on its own.
Red Moose Glaze topped with Carnauba Moose Wax is an outstanding combo.

If you think you would just like one step, consider a sealant (as pictured above).

In no real particular order, the sealants I like on flake :
EXP
OptiSeal
MSeal
FSeal

And if you like carnaubas; Nattys Paste Wax is extremely popular and CG 5050is a personal favorite.

Hope I didnt just make this more confusing, lol. THeres just a bunch of different routes you can take, thats all :)
 

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I have used Poorboys and its super easy to use, rub on rub off, but I like migliore more in terms of looks. To me it was a little deeper and warmer. Cant tell you how long they last, I havent been able to keep my hands off my truck long enough for the wax to come off.
 

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i have migliore. looks great... but its a little tough to apply/remove.

i want to try americana next.

i am definitely going to pick up some optiseal though!
 

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I usually use Poorboys EX Sealant with carnauba on mine, my metal flake always stands out after I use it, although the sealant outlasts the carnauba that is in it. I use this for now, because I don't currently have a lot of time to layer sealants and waxes.



I plan on picking some EX-P up next, and topping that with Migliore Primo to see how that combo does.
 

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so you guys recommend using a sealant then toping it with a good carnuba wax if doing it all by hand??
 

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i use chem guys 5050, nattys blue, and mingilore, the nattys is the best bang for the buck, and i love the way the 5050 looks, for some reason, i want to do mine in mingilore again, it turns out nice, but is a pain to remove,
 

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yeah the migliore is a bit tedious to remove but its been like 2 months and water still beads up nice on my car and it just rained for 2 days and my car still looks clean. I also, have natty's blue that i tried on my trunk that is working out great as well.
 

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I'd try natty's red first.Cheap,easy to work with,and looks great on my metallic paint.My next wax purchase will be CG 50/50
 
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