Waxing Ram truck for first time?

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  1. Glenn54

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    My Laramie hasn't even been delivered to the dealer yet but, how soon can you wax your truck for the first time? What wax/polish do you guys recommended? As usual I plan on taking good care of it. I will use the two bucket wash, keeping the bugs off, etc.
     
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    The most important thing to do to your Dodge is Line X in the Bed and under Spray for our Dodges well know rust issues in the Bed wheel wells in 3 or 4 yrs...Always use mothers Wax

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    I am going to get the bed liner but didn't know the undercoat was still used. Does it matter what area you live in? I'm not in the rust belt. I'm in East Texas where we rarely see salt on the roads.

     
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    It's more of a wet thing with Dodge and you definitely get wet...

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    New car paint now days don't have to wait to get waxed or polished. You can wax or polish it as soon as you get it. Congratulations on your new truck!!
     
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    Thanks guys. Knowing I can wax it as soon as I get it is good. Guess I need to get it undercoated too.
     
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    I'm not a fan of undercoating. Too easy to plug drains or spray over contaminants and giving the opposite of desired effect. The bedliner is easy to prep and clean and I wouldn't have a truck without one. I'd do a paint sealant. I use jetseal as it lasts months instead of weeks and is no harder to apply than wax. You can also wax over it to make the paint shinier.
     
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    Modern paints are baked on so no need to wait. I prefer Zaino AIO. On and off it 15 minutes and almost a year of protection on my cars. Almost All the benefits of the total Zaino process but only takes one step.
     
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    Big fan of Zaino as well. Lots of top brands out there, find something and stick with it. Zaino works best for me.
     

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