A detailing kit is the best way to get a lot of the things you need for detailing your black or dark colored car in a single purchase. Wax, Polish, Detailer Spray, Microfibre Towels, even DA Polishers and Pads. Meguiar’s, Adam’s, Chemical Guys, Car Guys, Turtle Wax, Wolfgang and many others all offer many great value choices. These are also great gift ideas for black car owners.
These kits can save you a lot of money when compared to buying the products individually. You could see savings of over 30% when you get items through a kit when compared to buying them individually. So it makes a lot of financial sense to get a black car detail kit.
The problems with some if these kits is that, if you a re a beginner, its hard to know what each of the products actually do. In this article I will explain each and every product in the kits so you know what you’re getting.
These are all excellent kits. And you will use every item in them if you are really in to detailing. If you find a product your particularly like you can buy it in a larger container such as 1 gallon.
1. Chemical Guys Black Car Care Kit – 9 Items, REVIEW.
Chemical Guys make amazing products that are easy to use and deliver stunning results. This kit is dedicated to black cars and the products when combined can deliver one of the best shines you will ever see on a black car. You will not regret this purchase.
Whats in the Chemical Guys Black Car Care Kit…
Hybrid V7 Optical Select High Suds Car Wash Soap (16 oz) – A superb car shampoo for getting rid of dirt and grime without scratching. pH Balanced.
Butter Wet Wax (16 oz) – Super easy to apply carnauba-based wax for a deep wet look shine that will cause your jaw to drop. Protects you car against sun damage.
Black Light Hybrid Radiant Finish (16 oz) – A fully synthetic paint sealant designed to give long lasting protection, apply after washing using the supplied applicator pad. Its a gloss enhancer, glaze and sealant in one. Note that this is not a polish. Its a pre-wax glaze that is applied before waxing to give a much deeper shine.
Hybrid V7 Optical Select High Gloss Spray Sealant & Quick Detailer (16 oz) – A Quick Detailer spray for removing dust between washes. Also removes bird droppings and adds shine and protection all over.
Hex-Logic Finishing Hand Applicator Pad (TWO PACK), Black (3 x 6 x 1 Inch) – Spread glaze, sealant, or wax without a machine. Fits in small areas like doorjambs, handles, and mirrors.
Monster Edgeless Microfiber Towels (THREE PACK), Black 16″ x 16″ – Premium soft towel for general detailing jobs all over any vehicle. These are a must have.
Adam’s Essentials Complete Car Detailing Upgraded Kit, REVIEW
The quality and quantity of products available from Adam’s Polish has always been a favorite of mine. And this kit contains some of their greatest hits. It even comes with a bucket and grit guard!
There are a total of 18 top quality items in this kit from Adam’s Polishes.
The tagline for this kit is “The Essentials for Detailing by Hand – Clean, Protect, and Shine Your Entire Car – Retain The Value of Your Car with Proper Car Care”.
Many professional details will only work with Adam’s products. This is what original got me interested because it says a lot about the products.
This could be a good kit for a beginner. I would recommend buying another bucket with grit guard to use as your rinse bucket.
Whats in the Adam’s Essentials Complete Car Detailing Upgrade Kit…
16oz Car Shampoo– pH Neutral Soap Formula for Safe, Spot Free Cleaning – Thick, Luxurious Suds That Always Rinses Clean – Ultra Slick Formula That Wont Scratch or Leave Water Spots.
16oz ECO All Purpose Cleaner– Industrial Strength, Concentrated Formula Can be Diluted Down – Tough on Dirt but Easy on Your Car, You, and The Environment.
16oz ECO Wheel Cleaner – Tough on Brake Dust, Gentle On Wheels – Changes Color As It Works.
16oz Super VRT – Vinyl, Rubber and Trim dressing. Tire & Trim Dressing – Durable UV 35 Protection and Water Repellent – Leaves a Crisp Freshly Detailed Look – Dress Your Tires or Trim Without Worry of Slinging.
16oz Detail Spray – One of Adam’s best products. Enhance Gloss, Depth, & Shine – Extends Protection With Wax Boosting Technology – “Our Most Iconic Product, Outshine The Competition”
Visco Clay Bar Kit – A clay bar is essential for removing contaminates from your paint. The right tool to use to remove paint overspray, factory fallout, brake dust, bonded bug remains, fine tree sap particles and iron deposits.
16oz Total Interior Detailer – Clean and Dress Interior Surfaces in One Easy Step – Odor Neutralizers Kill Unwanted Odors – Anti-Static Formulation Adds UV Protection to Your Entire Interior.
H2O Guard & Gloss – Long lasting paint sealant, apply to wet car and buff off. “Revolutionary Hybrid Top Coat Technology Combines Silica Sealant, Polish Wax, and Quick Detailer Technology – Seals, Shines, and Protects All Exterior Surfaces”
Single Soft Towel – Super plush towels. Very high quality. This one is best for use with the detail spray.
Edgeless Utility Towels (x2) – 2 Edgeless Utility Towels for Interior Detailing or ECO All Purpose Cleaner
Borderless Grey Towels (x2) – for Wet/Dry application of H2O Guard and Gloss
VRT Foam Block Applicators – For applying VRT to your tires or trim.
5 Gallon Car Wash Bucket with Grit Guard & Gamma Seal – A nice big bucket. Comes with a lid so you can sit on it when detailing.
10″ Car Wash Pad – synthetic wool pad to help prevent scratching while washing. Use this instead of a sponge.
Ultra Plush Drying Towel – A fantastic, large drying towel for when you want to pat dry your car.
Red Wheel Brush – For washing tires and wheels.
Meguiar’s Ultimate Car Care Kit, REVIEW
I’ve always liked Meguiars products. And in recent years I like them even more because their products just keep getting better and better.
This kit contains 19 products that I could never be without. I recommend them to everyone.
Whats in the Meguiar Ultimate Car Care Kit
Ultimate Wash & Wax, 48 oz.,– A much loved, quality shampoo that creates loads of suds and
safely removes dirt and grime while adding some carnuaba wax shine.
Ultimate Compound, 16 oz. – A must have product for removing scratches and restoring shine by hand or with a machine.
Ultimate Liquid Wax, 16 oz., Easy to apply and gives stunning, long lasting results.
Ultimate Polish, 16 oz., – Adds glaze and even more shine after using Ultimate Compound. Apply before waxing to add more depth and reflection.
Ultimate Protectant – Provides a strong protective layer to plastic trim. Adds dark shine. Use inside and outside, even on tires.
Ultimate Quik Detailer, 22 oz. – Removes dust between washes without scratching, adds protection. Use inside and out.
Ultimate Black – Designed to restore and protect plastic trim. Dries super fast. Lasts longer than most.
Supreme Shine™ Microfiber Towel (6 pack). – Superb quality towels that will protect paint and restore shine.
Foam Applicator Pads (4 pack). – Excellent foam pads. Best way to apply polish.
Microfiber Wash Mitt. – A nice wash mitt with plenty of water soaking ability.
Water Magnet™ Microfiber Drying Towel. – Safely pat dry your car without scratching it. Incredible water spakage ability.
Turtle Wax T-3KT Black Box Kit, REVIEW
This kit is contains products specifically designed for black cars. They provide fillers that will help hide scratches and swirl marks and offer great long lasting protection. This is probably the cheapest kit on this list but and it offers great value for money.
The price of this kit makes it worth checking out.
Whats in the Turtle Wax Black Box Kit
Pre Wax Cleaner and Conditioner (12 oz), – Removes fine scratches and old waxes, restores shine before waxing.
Deep Black Carnauba Wax (12 oz), – Perfect for black cars. Delivers a great shine.
Black Spray Detailers (12 oz) x2 – This detailer spray is ideal for adding more shine between washes. Removes dust and bird droppings.
Applicator Pads x2 – For applying the prewax cleaner and the wax itself.
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