Is the Barrett-Jackson Signature Car Care range suitable for all paint types?
Yes, all Barrett-Jackson products can be used on any color or finish. The Barrett-Jackson Signature Car Care range uses Farécla technology which has been developed for over 50 years in collaboration with paint and clearcoat manufacturers. This makes our products the very best for your paintwork.
Why do I need to use the Barrett-Jackson Show Shine Wash?
Our Signature Barrett-Jackson Show Shine Wash clears away ingrained grime and pollutants to leave paintwork in prime preparation for scratch removal treatment. It can also be used as a general wash followed by the Barrett-Jackson Protective Shine Wax. Surface preparation is crucial when renovating paintwork.
How often does my car need polishing?
For optimum shine and protection, we advise to polish your car every 8 weeks. For best results buff with the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Cloth to achieve a high gloss finish.
Does polishing my car rub the paint away?
Not at all! Polishing is definitely advisable for your car as it removes paint oxidation and ingrained dirt. Barrett-Jackson products have protective ingredients designed to extend the life of your paint's finish. If you do have any color on your cloth, this means that the paint on your car is single-stage paint, and may require more maintenance.
Can I polish in direct sunlight?
Unfortunately not, polishes dry too quickly in direct sunlight and this in turn makes the surface difficult to buff to a high gloss finish.
How long can the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish be left on before it is removed?
The Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish should be removed within thirty minutes of application.
Why does the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish stain my plastic bumper and trim?
Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish contains a mild abrasive to remove oxides from the surface. It is this mild abrasive that can leave white marks on plastic trims. These marks are easily removed using hot water and a toothbrush.
What is the difference between a wax and a polish?
A wax is mainly used to protect a car's paintwork whereas; a polish contains chemical cleaners to get deeper into the clearcoat for wax protection. Our polishes not only clean, they protect!
How often should I wax my car?
You should wax your car when it no longer repels water, or when an improvement in appearance is required. The Barrett-Jackson Protective Shine Wax can give up to four months protection in one application depending on weather conditions.
What type of Wax is the Barrett-Jackson Protective Shine Wax?
Barrett-Jackson Protective Shine Wax is a blend of the finest carnauba wax and polymer waxes optimized with additives to provide an ultra high gloss with excellent durability.
The paintwork on my car is scuffed. How can I return it to a good state?
This is easily fixed using the Barrett-Jackson Rapid Scratch Remover. Simply apply a small amount of Barrett-Jackson Rapid Scratch Remover on to a slightly dampened Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicator pad to effectively remove surface scratches and blemishes. Finish off with Barrett-Jackson Protective Shine Wax for added protection and extreme shine.
How do I remove swirl marks from my car?
The easiest way to remove swirl marks from your vehicle is to use Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish. Simply apply a small amount of product to a slightly dampened Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicator pad. Using medium pressure, rub across the swirl mark in straight back and forth movements changing direction regularly. Repeat until the swirl mark has disappeared.
What is the best product to use to restore faded paintwork?
The best product to use would be the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish.
How can I remove holograms from my paintwork?
Holograms are similar to swirl marks but finer. The Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish will remove holograms in the same way it removes swirl marks. Simply apply a small amount of product to a slightly dampened Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicator pad. Using medium pressure, rub across the hologram in straight back and forth movements changing direction regularly. Repeat until the hologram has disappeared.
What is the safest way to remove bird droppings from my car?
Firstly remove as much as possible with a damp cloth as soon as you notice it on the paintwork. Any marks in the paintwork can then be removed using the Barrett-Jackson Rapid Scratch Remover or Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish and a Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicator pad.
How do I remove insects from my paintwork?
Firstly, use the Barrett-Jackson Show Shine Wash which will usually remove all unwanted dirt and residue. However, on the off chance that the insect has not been washed away use the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish which also includes an effective cleaner.
How can I remove tree sap and tar from my vehicle?
Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish contains an effective cleaner that will remove stubborn materials such as tree sap. However, the technology is mild enough to protect your paintwork.
Why do my wheels need to be cold before cleaning?
Cleaning products will evaporate on hot surfaces, leaving unsightly spots on your wheels, so it's vital that you wait for them to cool before washing.
If the wheels are caked in mud or brake dust, start by using a power spray or hose to remove the excess, taking care to shield your eyes from any dirt that is thrown up. Make sure you wash the wheels before the rest of the car and always use separate materials, as even a small amount of debris from the wheels may damage your paintwork.
For best results, apply Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish with an old sponge or soft brush - which you should keep exclusively for this purpose (an old toothbrush is ideal) Rinse thoroughly including all brake parts. This will keep them shining and protect them between washes. Our best tip is that pristine wheels really make your car stand out so take your time and wait for that sparkle!
Can I use Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish on my Alloy Wheels?
Yes, we advise you to do this so every part of your car shines!
Do you have anything to get the scratches out of my car?
Providing your fingernail can pass smoothly over the scratches they can easily be treated with Barrett-Jackson Rapid Scratch Remover - a quick, effective solution to minor surface damage.
It can be used on any color or type of paint, bringing it up as good as new. With a slightly damp Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicator, apply the paste evenly with straight backward and forward movements, varying the angle at regular intervals. Before long, you should see the scratches disappearing.
Remove the residue and buff with the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Cloth. For added shine and protection, the Barrett-Jackson Protective Shine Wax will seal in the professional gleam and protect your paintwork for up to 4 months using only one application!
Will the Barrett-Jackson Rapid Scratch Remover eradicate all scratches?
If you have a scratch or swirl and are not sure if it is removable, run your fingernail across it. If your fingernail is stopped by the scratch this means you can reduce its appearance but you can't remove it with Barrett-Jackson Signature Car Care or any other product. It will have to be dealt with by a bodyshop.
Do you have a product that will quickly remove finger prints and dust but does not require a full clean?
The Barrett-Jackson Rapid Detailer is perfect for removing small smudges of dirt, such as finger marks and dust. Our Barrett-Jackson Rapid Detailer also leaves a just-waxed finish perfect for everyday use. Next use the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Cloth to buff to a gloss finish.
Do I have to use the Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicators to apply the product?
You don't have to use the Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicators or the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Cloth, other brands may be used. However, the Barrett-Jackson products have an optimum effect when used with the specially designed Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicators and the Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Cloth.
How do I use the red and black Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicators found in the pack?
Barrett-Jackson Rapid Applicators are specially engineered to reduce effort and increase effectiveness when applying Barrett-Jackson Signature Car Care products. Use the red applicator to apply the Barrett-Jackson Signature Rapid Scratch Remover and the black applicator to apply polish or wax.
To keep in optimum condition, wash out with warm water and store in a sealed plastic bag.
In which order should I use the Barrett-Jackson products?
Barrett-Jackson products can be used on their own, such as the scratch remover. However, for optimum results start with the Barrett-Jackson Show Shine Wash which mildly but effectively removes dirt and leaves the bodywork optimized for the Barrett-Jackson Rapid Scratch Remover or Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish. Our Barrett-Jackson Deep Shine Micro Polish additionally cleanses but also contains protecting agents. The Barrett-Jackson Protective Shine Wax allows you to achieve an ultra high gloss finish, and protects your car from toxins in the environment for up to four months.
How much product should I use?
Please follow the guidelines on the product packaging as with some products it is possible to over apply.
Where can I buy Barrett-Jackson Signature Car Care Products from?
All of the products and accessories in the range can be purchased at any of the Barrett-Jackson auction events. Just look out for our booth! However, if you can't wait until the next auction simply order online at www.barrett-jackson.com/carcare
Does my bottle of Barrett-Jackson Signature Car Care have a use by date?
All Barrett-Jackson Signature Car Care products are guaranteed for 2 years from the batch code date found on the bottle.
I have a question that is not answered on the frequently asked questions; can I call customer services?
Of course you can! We are here to help with any issues you may be having with your Barrett-Jackson purchase please call us on 877-459-8744