Clay is a great way to remove surface contaminants from your paint before performing paint correction or applying a wax. You can also use clay to remove stubborn materials like bugs, tar, asphalt, road paint, etc that won’t come off after a normal wash.
- Detailed Image posted an “Ask a Pro Detailer” blog article about how to properly use a clay bar. It also includes product recommendations.
- Reddit user /u/cf2121 has a write-up thread about how to use clay to decontaminate paint and wheels.
- Larry Kosilla at AMMO created a video about how to clay a vehicle.