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Chemical Guys WAC_300 - Pete's '53 Black Pearl Crystal Polymer White Carnuba Paste Wax (8 oz)
Pete's '53 Carnuba Paste Wax (8 oz)
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Chemical Guys WAC_300 - Pete's '53 Black Pearl Crystal Polymer White Carnuba Paste Wax (8 oz)
Why Buy This Product?
  • 53% Brazilian white carnuba wax
  • Wipe on, wipe off formula
  • Perfect for dark, pearls and metallic paintwork
  • Unique blend of oils and liquid crystal polymers
  • Comes with 2 foam applicators
  • Also available as part of the JetSeal109 & Pete's Protect & Shine Kit

About Pete's '53
Pete’s ’53 Black Pearl Carnauba Paste Wax is the perfect way to give your paintwork a show winning shine. Pete’s ’53 is for the enthusiast who demands a paste wax that is handcrafted from the highest quality all-natural materials. Pete’s ’53 blends only the finest raw ingredients combining almond, coconut, banana, and propolis oils in a premium emulsion combined with 53 percent Brazilian white carnauba by volume. The all-natural paste wax creates a warm shine that will really let your paintwork stand out. Pete’s ’53 offers a brilliant high gloss shine to any color paintwork. The unique blend of oils and liquid crystal polymers is specifically formulated to enhance dark and metallic paintwork.

Pete's '53 Carnuba Paste Wax

UV, Water Spot and Contamination Protection

Our unique blend of natural carnauba creates a hydrophobic layer that protects your vehicle from water spots, road grime, and contamination stains that can ruin the shine of your paintwork. Pete’s ’53 provides the world’s greatest detailing enthusiasts with a high gloss shine that is truly impressive. For over 100 years, automotive enthusiasts have cherished the warm, deep shine that all-natural carnauba wax gives to paintwork. The high-gloss finish is what custom car designers use to impress the judges at shows around the world.

Pete's '53 Carnuba Paste Wax

Unique Blending

Chemical Guys uses traditional paste wax blending techniques passed down through several generations to achieve the signature shine that is truly timeless. Pete’s ’53 makes waxing your paintwork simple. The unique formula is designed to be applied with a wipe-on, wipe off technique with zero dry time. This timeless paste wax easily melts into the applicator pad to apply a thin layer to your paintwork. Chemical Guys products are engineered to give the highest quality results with the easiest application. Simply apply a thin layer of Pete’s ’53 to your vehicle’s paintwork and easily remove with a quality microfiber towel. Once removed, enjoy the high-gloss shine and durable protection that only all-natural Brazilian carnauba can offer.

Pete's '53 Carnuba Paste Wax

Benefits of Carnuba
Protecting your paintwork is a critical factor in preserving the condition of your vehicle. Water spots, environmental contamination, and road grime can discolor your paintwork making your vehicle appear neglected. Pete’s ’53 all-natural carnauba paste wax creates a shield that protects your paintwork while preserving that showroom shine. The high content of Brazilian carnauba wax reflects UV rays protecting your paintwork from fading and discoloration. Pete’s ’53 provides detailing enthusiasts with the perfect combination of durability and high-gloss shine that will make your car, truck, and motorcycle stand out from the crowd.

Pete's '53 Carnuba Paste Wax

Perfect for Dark Colored or Metallic Paints
Pete’s ’53 is the perfect choice for vehicles with dark colored or metallic paintwork. The unique timeless formula allows metallic flake to sparkle in the sun. The paintwork enhancing effect is achieved by using a secret blending formula that has been passed down for generations. The top-secret blending formula gives Pete’s ’53 a shine that is only available from Chemical Guys. One coat of the black pearl Brazilian carnauba will have your eyes addicted to the wet shine that is only achieved by decades of innovation. Get the shine that has everyone addicted with Pete’s 53 Black Pearl Signature Paste Wax.

Pete's '53 Carnuba Paste Wax

How Pete's '53 Premium Concours Paste Wax Came to Be Pete's '53
We’re not sure how many Professional Detailers and Southern Californian’s are aware of Pete’s Wax Works in Norco, California, but anyone who is anyone in detailing surely knew owner Pete Martinez. For those of you that were fortunate enough to meet or talk to him on the phone can agree with us that, words cannot explain what an incredible person Pete was. Pete brought to the Inland Empire a Chemical Guys shop that was open daily to car enthusiast, detailers, friends and anyone else who wanted to experience detailing at its finest. Pete brought his 20 years of premium paint blending, design, and finishing combined with his love for cars and motorcycles into a venue where he could share and teach auto lovers about the art of detailing. Pete’s Wax Works has educated, bread and helped out hundreds of detailers, enthusiastic, car lovers, bikers, collectors and more importantly friends in understanding paint care, the detailing industry and proper use of the complete line of Chemical Guys Products.

Pete was not only the ultimate source for detailing knowledge but more important a true friend, a man with a heart of gold and an amazing personality that could bring shine to every day and every surface. From cars to bikes, Pete took his love for the auto, his 20+ years of experience in paint blending and his professional expertise in auto detailing to the next level educating people on his 53’ years of professional experiences in the paint industry.

Pete stands for everything that one would look for in a teacher and a friend, he stands for detailing excellence, the love for the auto/motorcycle and for everyone here at Chemical Guys Pete was and always will be a part of our family.

Pete's '53 Carnuba Paste Wax

Pete passed away on February 13, 2007, at the age of 53, but for everyone who knew him, learned from him, or shared a laugh along with him, he will live on forever. Pete’s Wax Works in Norco is open to everyone with a love for detailing, Pete’s Family and knowledgeable employees keep Pete’s dream alive by keeping the store fully stocked with Chemical Guys Products and Accessories open 6 days a week, a cool local hang out and the playgrounds for many car collectors, bikers, professional detailers and enthusiasts. (Pictures on the right are from "Remember Pete", an amazing gathering of friends, family, clients, and customers who gathered in remembrance of Pete Martinez, an amazing guy).

We wish that 53’ could have been formulated while Pete was alive so that he himself could enjoy its beautiful wet liquid shimmer, on one of the many Wax Works Motorcycle Rides Pete and his wife went on weekly after leaving Wax works.

For everyone who purchases '53 let it stand in remembrance of Pete for those of you who never met Pete let it stand for friendship, dedication, and a love for the auto.

Part Number
8 ounces
Plastic with screw top
Light Vanilla
UV Block
Gloss Enhancing
Water spot Protection
Yes, Carnuba
Hand application
Machine application
Not Recommended
Safe for clearcoat
Safe for light color cars
Safe for dark color cars

Proudly Made in America
How To Use:
  • How to Use:

    1. Wash and thoroughly dry your auto or motorcycle first.
    2. Use the included dura-foam applicator to spread a thin layer of Pete’s '53 over the painted portions of your auto or motorcycle.
    3. Pete’s '53 will not dry to a haze. You can buff it off immediately with a soft, clean microfiber towel.
    4. Finish with a quick detailer to leave a clean, fantastic shine.

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