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Old 11-07-2016, 02:28 PM
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Yeah man I bet that looks amazing if I was close to you I would of done it already!
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hahaha too bad your not on Long Island, i could hook ya up.

Ill get a video of how the water runs off of it for everyone tomorrow.


I posted it up on FB and its been getting a lot of great feedback there as well.
LOL I'm sold on the product but not the price! I'll do some research about the products available on Amazon and such. I'd like to see those videos though. I figure I can invest a Saturday in claybar and ceramic coat if I can get that showroom sparkle.
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LOL I'm sold on the product but not the price! I'll do some research about the products available on Amazon and such. I'd like to see those videos though. I figure I can invest a Saturday in claybar and ceramic coat if I can get that showroom sparkle.
Make sure that you correct swirls (after clay bar) with polishing before you coat.. Otherwise you are just putting a layer over the swirls.

The big difference with coatings and wax/sealants is that the coatings do not have fillers. The fillers will make the car look good for a few months and then wear off. So to properly apply a coating you need to remove the imperfections with a polish (without fillers) and then apply the coating over top. That is why he needed a 3 stage polish and why his car looks so good.
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Old 11-08-2016, 12:44 PM
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Looks good James!!

I can make a car shine that good w/o fancy pancy ceramic coatings though
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Looks good James!!

I can make a car shine that good w/o fancy pancy ceramic coatings though
Well yeah, good waxes and lots of work do a good job. But they wear off relatively quickly.
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Old 11-08-2016, 02:42 PM
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Well yeah, good waxes and lots of work do a good job. But they wear off relatively quickly.
Just messing with James... I know all about how long waxes and such last.

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Old 11-09-2016, 09:21 AM
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Make sure that you correct swirls (after clay bar) with polishing before you coat.. Otherwise you are just putting a layer over the swirls.

The big difference with coatings and wax/sealants is that the coatings do not have fillers. The fillers will make the car look good for a few months and then wear off. So to properly apply a coating you need to remove the imperfections with a polish (without fillers) and then apply the coating over top. That is why he needed a 3 stage polish and why his car looks so good.
yup get those swirls out first. They wont ceramic coat anything without some kind of paint correction first, unless you brought your McLaren P1 there straight from the factory.

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Looks good James!!

I can make a car shine that good w/o fancy pancy ceramic coatings though
thanks ! mine will just last longer lol Wink, Wink
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ohh i got that water run off video for you guys too, you know so when the ladies get wet next to my car it just runs off lmao.

how do i upload the video, its not on youtube.
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Looks awesome man!!!

I have said this before but I cannot tell you how important it is.. Invest in some high quality rags now.. This is what will keep your car looking this great!! Any cheap microfibers will swirl your paint over time.

The Rag Company is the place to go..

Super Plush 16 x 16 Eagle Edgeless Microfiber Towel | The Rag Company Drying and washing Clothes
Premium Microfiber 16 x 16 Waffle Weave Towel | The Rag Company
Strictly drying clothes
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Looks awesome man!!!

I have said this before but I cannot tell you how important it is.. Invest in some high quality rags now.. This is what will keep your car looking this great!! Any cheap microfibers will swirl your paint over time.

The Rag Company is the place to go..

Super Plush 16 x 16 Eagle Edgeless Microfiber Towel | The Rag Company Drying and washing Clothes
Premium Microfiber 16 x 16 Waffle Weave Towel | The Rag Company
Strictly drying clothes
thanks !!!

have you had any experience with the Adams drying towels and Wash Pad ? That is what i figured i would start to use moving forward.
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thanks !!!

have you had any experience with the Adams drying towels and Wash Pad ? That is what i figured i would start to use moving forward.
Those won't scratch the ceramic coating if you use the two bucket method.
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Those won't scratch the ceramic coating if you use the two bucket method.
Perfect! Thanks
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Originally Posted by yellowsupercharged06 View Post
thanks !!!

have you had any experience with the Adams drying towels and Wash Pad ? That is what i figured i would start to use moving forward.
Adams stuff is good too!

The Rag Company is good for buying in bulk, The prices are tough to beat.
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yeah they do have some good pricing.
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