If you are not using a machine, ROB or DA; you will need to put in some elbow grease. Else, its just a waste to apply Swirl X and wipe off when it dries.
To me, it is unnecessary to wash the car immediately after waxing; and it is definitely unnecessary to apply a layer of ultimate quick wax just after you've WAX the car.
Ultimate quick wax is meant to be use as a .... quick wax! For those times where you don't want to apply the NXT or any other wax, you would use ultimate quick wax as a booster after a car wash.
For example, some of us wax the car every month some would wax every 3 months.
So in between the scheduled wax interval, we can use a quick wax to maintain the gloss and water beading.
Also, I didn't see any polishing step. You might want to consider adding a polishing / paint cleaning step.
If you are happy with Meg's products, they do have paint cleaners / polishers that you can look at.
Hi 1800Optra, TQ for your input.
At the moment, I apply the Swirl X using an applicator pad evenly panel by panel. Then I leave it there for abt 5-10 mins to dry before using a clean cloth to wipe it off. Excuse me for my ignorance, does this qualify as using some "elbow grease"? or it would be best to use a ROB or DA during this step?
As for the polishing step, I was adviced to choose either one (polishing or waxing) as the paint job is still good (car is less than a year old). Is this correct? or I should still polish the car then finally waxing it?
As for the Quick Wax, i know it would be redundant to apply a layer after waxing but thought it would seal the wax in. In between my waxing interval, I do use quick wax to maintain the wet gloss look after washing my car.
As for washing my car after waxing, that is basically for me to clear off any loose wax residue left on my bodywork. Anyhow, the water usually slides off the body work easily as the tech wax repels water. Will omit this part out if it is really unnecessary.
TQ once again for your input.