I see that a lot of your paint correcting products have “stages” assigned to them. What are “stages” and what does the “B” mean?

Broadly speaking, STAGE is a another term for category and the order in which they are typically applied. The “B” indicates that the product is Body Shop Safe. Often compounds, polishes, glazes and waxes contain silicon. That silicon can go airborne and land on surfaces that are about to be painted in a body shop. […]

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Do you have to wait the full 24 hrs for 404 to cure before topping with 357 or Poly?

The cure time for the LVR 404 Helios applies more for detergent washes. You don’t want to have any type of detergents come into contact with the acrylics before they’ve had a chance to set. If an acrylic gets hit with a detergent before its had a chance to fully cure, it’ll basically fall apart […]

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Does LVR 357 contain any SiO2?

Hey Tom, Thank you for our interest in Xtreme Solutions and our products! To answer your question in a word: Nope! LVR 357 Magnum Wax doesn’t have any SiO2 at all in the formula. In fact, we like to think of Magnum Wax as our alternative to the SiO2 craze! Made with 5 different resins, […]

Good morning , I purchased 403/404 glaze. What do u recommend for a sealant or another durable topper?

To answer your question about a recommended topper for our polishing glazes, I think you’ll be extremely happy with either of the two listed below. PolySeal PolySeal is truly amazing and is revolutionizing the detailing industry! PolySeal is a hybrid sealant. It is a synthetic wax infused with SiO2. The SiO2 is bonded with the […]

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Can Poly-Seal be applied in direct sun?

The best rule of thumb is that you should never do ANY detailing in direct sunlight. The temperature on the vehicle surface will always be hotter than what you are currently feeling. Products that have a liquid components to them, will evaporate quicker than intended and can streak, dry up, scratch the paint (if you […]

Compounds: From Most Aggressive to Least Aggressive

So, you think you’re ready to get out your wheel and start compounding your vehicle. But where do you start? A good rule of thumb is, you can always go more aggressive. It’s kind of like cutting hair. You can always take more off, but you can’t reattach the hair if you cut too much […]