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I looked at my Landcruiser to start detailing but looks like it has a plastic coating on top of paint so not sure how to start cleaning this one. I applied polish n ceramic coat on rear bumper as test. Will wait 1 day n see what happens.
 

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Did all crazy experiments with Lexus. Foam, shampoo, clay mitt, clay bar at lower end doors, iron fall out spray, ceramic polish n wax and topped with ceramic coat. On sun roof glass I did all above steps+rainX+ceramic coat. Will see results n use these on LC
 

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That 'plastic coating' looks like the top coat (lacquer) peeling!!
 

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Thank you Gary. so its actual paint thats going off? Today i cleaned bonnet, front bumper and roof and noticed this same peeling off is there at few other places.
If this is actual paint, do I have to repaint it?
 

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It does look like lacquer peeling in the photo you posted above yes
 
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Did all crazy experiments with Lexus. Foam, shampoo, clay mitt, clay bar at lower end doors, iron fall out spray, ceramic polish n wax and topped with ceramic coat. On sun roof glass I did all above steps+rainX+ceramic coat. Will see results n use these on LC

For glass I haven't found anything better than Rocket Butter Rain Rebel. It's a glass sealer which not only repels water but stops that annoying wiper judder you sometimes get. The wiper blades just glide over the screen giving superb visibility.
 

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Towpack your message came in at right time. Today morning I applied wax to land cruiser windsreen and when I took it for drive I have this wiper judder/wiper is just jumping all over windscreen and was thinking of removing wax. Will try Rocket Butter one.
 

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Remove the wax first with a good glass cleaner, then apply the Rocket Butter as per instructions.:thumbup:
 

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I still have a few of the blue pots of MER ...the stuff that they used to sell at Sunday markets etc where the bloke had an old mini bonnet that he polished then poured lighter fuel on it and set it on fire !
I have found nothing to touch it....it dries to a white powder and just polishes off and you top up the affect by putting a couple of capfuls in the bucket of water when you wash it ....
They used to sell it in Halfords etc , then changed the pots to black and the formulation of the polish....it was nothing like as good after that
 

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Got some great ideas from here n used turtle wax ceramic polish and wax, turtle wax ceramic spray and today finished Landcruiser outside cleaning. It’s now lot better than before. I am impressed with turtle wax. There are swirls on paint but gloss is really good.
 

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