Thread: Initial Waxing
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      01-21-2020, 10:00 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by polychromatic View Post
Normally you would want to allow the paint to cure a bit before waxing. This is old school, and I donít know how that applies to the new waterborne finishes, but Iím not going to wax for 3 months, at least.
From several sources Iíve found, the consensus was to wax a new car paint as soon as possible after taking delivery. Paint from the factory is cured before delivery.

For newly painted panels from a body shop, it was recommended to wait 30-90 days before waxing.

I plan to wash, clay if necessary and wax my new car within a week of taking delivery or as soon as temp hits 50.

Thanks again for your feedback.