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Old 03-25-2011, 07:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Optimum Opti-Coat 2.0 Permanent Paint Coating FREE BONUS

Might try this on Xterra b4 Z gets here. Anyone have experience with this or similar products? I use their polishes and like them a lot...interesting product though. Don't know if this is new on the market because I don't get a chance to detail in the winter except interiors.
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Optimum Opti-Coat 2.0 Permanent Paint Coating FREE BONUS

Might try this on Xterra b4 Z gets here. Anyone have experience with this or similar products? I use their polishes and like them a lot...interesting product though. Don't know if this is new on the market because I don't get a chance to detail in the winter except interiors.
I have not tried it but I want to so bad.
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I dunno... it has that "too good to be true" vibe... never heard of it.
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I dunno... it has that "too good to be true" vibe... never heard of it.
Thinking the same thing. Anyone have more info?
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It's the consumer version of Opti-guard.

It gives you 30 minutes of curing time vs 2 to 5 on the Opti-guard

You have to make sure your paint is the way you want it before applying it, because it has no fillers. But basically it does what it says...
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Can I get a Junkman opinion on this product?
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If any of you have doubts of this product, this is a must read:



http://www.autopia.org/forum/car-det...st-review.html
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This product is the real deal. Lots have used it over on Autopia where I have been a member for many years. Professional detailers there who I respect are using it with fantastic results. I have a bunch on order for my customers as well. For our Z's it's the perfect solution for soft clear coats. Opti-coat 2 is harder than most clear coats and is permanent as the resin and pre polymers cross link with your clear to form a permanent bond with your paint. It measures 2-5 microns thick, about 100x thicker than a sealant. I am very exited about this product. Dr. G at OPT has been developing this for many years. Any way I will post my personal impressions when I have done my 370 in the next week or so.
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Ill be waiting. I think I will be using it also.
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I'm getting this applied in a week and a half. I will let you all know how it goes. Thanks to NXTAZEE for helping me find a good detailer in ATL and also confirming with Optimum that opti-coat can be applied over a clear bra.
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Ok, I applied Opti-coat 2 on the Z today. Initial impressions are very good. Application was very easy, just like Opti-seal. Prep is extensive and "VERY" important. If you are not experienced at machine polishing, best take it to a pro and get the job done right. After that, stripping the paint of any oils, sealants, silicons etc. is crucial in order to get a proper bond. It looks very glossy and reflective, and apparently gets even better as it hardens. I will be doing the rims tomorrow. I removed the wheels, put the snows on, and cleaned them extensively in prep for the Opti-coat 2. I'm looking forward to taking the hose to the paint to see the beading.
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Ok, I applied Opti-coat 2 on the Z today. Initial impressions are very good. Application was very easy, just like Opti-seal. Prep is extensive and "VERY" important. If you are not experienced at machine polishing, best take it to a pro and get the job done right. After that, stripping the paint of any oils, sealants, silicons etc. is crucial in order to get a proper bond. It looks very glossy and reflective, and apparently gets even better as it hardens. I will be doing the rims tomorrow. I removed the wheels, put the snows on, and cleaned them extensively in prep for the Opti-coat 2. I'm looking forward to taking the hose to the paint to see the beading.
Awesome, great to hear! Opti-coat is going on mine tomorrow after a full prep by JC. Hope it looks as good on black. Let us know what happens when/if you try to wax it. I have been using Optimum Car Wax recently because its so easy to use, but I wonder if it will even stick to the opti-coat.
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Thats great Armon. I'm sure it will be totally awesome. No, nothing will stick to the surface after Opti-Coat. You will be wasting money tying to top it. Let me know how every thing works out for you.


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Awesome, great to hear! Opti-coat is going on mine tomorrow after a full prep by JC. Hope it looks as good on black. Let us know what happens when/if you try to wax it. I have been using Optimum Car Wax recently because its so easy to use, but I wonder if it will even stick to the opti-coat.
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Ok, I applied Opti-coat 2 on the Z today. Initial impressions are very good. Application was very easy, just like Opti-seal. Prep is extensive and "VERY" important. If you are not experienced at machine polishing, best take it to a pro and get the job done right. After that, stripping the paint of any oils, sealants, silicons etc. is crucial in order to get a proper bond. It looks very glossy and reflective, and apparently gets even better as it hardens. I will be doing the rims tomorrow. I removed the wheels, put the snows on, and cleaned them extensively in prep for the Opti-coat 2. I'm looking forward to taking the hose to the paint to see the beading.
I am no machine expert at polishing but I do a okay job for a nub.

Only thing you said that threw me off is if I polish my car via machine, how would I have sealants left on it?
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