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      09-07-2016, 01:05 PM   #67
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After using a sealant, such as Opti-Seal, how long should I allow to cure before installing PPF (Xpel)?
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      09-07-2016, 01:07 PM   #68
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you do not want to seal the car before opti coating the installer will ultimately strip it off the areas hes working on
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      09-07-2016, 01:09 PM   #69
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Where do I buy ceramic paint protection, Ive been looking and no luck!! Which is best!?
we have a few available for the DIY

Opti Gloss Coat
Dr. Beasley's Nano Resin
Gyeon Prime
Gyeon Mohs
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      09-12-2016, 08:04 PM   #70
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I just finishing polishing my stock chrome exhaust tips to remove all the carbon. What can I use to protect the tips and make them easier to clean next time? Thanks in advance.
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      09-12-2016, 08:44 PM   #71
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Any tips for cleaning and maintaining the carbon fiber MPE tips? I realize the heat from the exhaust probably limits the products able to be used.
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      09-13-2016, 05:22 AM   #72
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you can hit them up with a sealant if you like.

but it will require doing them more frequently with a sealant due to the heat from the exhaust.

Sonax Polymer Net Shield
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      09-14-2016, 11:06 AM   #73
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      09-23-2016, 08:13 PM   #74
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Zaino

I saw the threads above on Zaino, but didn't quote directly ...

I'm basically here because I have a MG M2 landing in about two weeks. When I got my Z4 back in 2003, I used Zaino on it (the full process). I was hooked. F'ing amazing shine. Very deep and wet.

When I switched to my current 2013 135is, I never did the full process on it, but have always continued to use the Zaino wash and Z-7. Still a huge fan.

With the M2 coming, I need to decide if I'm sticking with Zaino or moving on. I'll investigate the recommendations above to see if there is something better and / or easier. But I will say, if I don't continue to use Zaino, it will be a sad day in my life.
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      09-26-2016, 03:20 PM   #76
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Any new promo codes for Sept?

P.S. Previous code, 'May16', just so happens to be a song title for a kickass song too.
soon very soon. it will be a fall code.
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      10-14-2016, 04:10 AM   #77
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Hello Phil,

I have some black chrome exhaust tips that I would like to coat. I was thinking that using the Gyeon wheel coating I bought from you might be the best option because of its heat tolerance. What do you think?
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      10-14-2016, 08:23 AM   #78
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yes that will work.
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      10-16-2016, 11:40 PM   #79
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whats the difference between ADAM'S BRILLIANT GLAZE and ADAM'S BUTTERY WAX. Also what would you use? One of those or COLLINITE LIQUID INSULATOR WAX NO. 845.

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sure thing buttery wax will give you protection where as the glaze will be geared toward shine and zero protection benefits.

if you were going for protection out of the 3 the collinite would be best.

if you want something else for protection the Sonax Polymer Net Shield is great.

Adam's Brilliant Glaze
Adam's Buttery Wax
Sonax Polymer Net Shield
Collinite Insulator Wax 845
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      11-11-2016, 09:22 PM   #82
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Couple quick questions

M3 related, 2016 Comp package with Amaro brown individual interior...

- What do you recommend for wheel sealant, these style 666 wheels are a pain to clean, currently opti-coated which does well, but anything better in diy market?

- on Amaro Brown (see attached) should I use Leather Masters Protection Cream, or Barrier product, both, or something newer from gyeon?

- currently I do protection cream monthly, but on weekly washes I wipe down seats with a damp microfiber, or griots leather spray. Is this a reasonable approach?

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      11-13-2016, 06:39 PM   #83
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M3 related, 2016 Comp package with Amaro brown individual interior...

- What do you recommend for wheel sealant, these style 666 wheels are a pain to clean, currently opti-coated which does well, but anything better in diy market?

- on Amaro Brown (see attached) should I use Leather Masters Protection Cream, or Barrier product, both, or something newer from gyeon?

- currently I do protection cream monthly, but on weekly washes I wipe down seats with a damp microfiber, or griots leather spray. Is this a reasonable approach?

Thanks Phil!
Sure thing.

For the wheels you can use this after each wash over the coating - Sonax Wheel Rim Shield

For the leather you can use, this is what I'm using on my Sahkir Orange Leather.
You can use the Nanolex Textile and Leather Sealant

For the quick touch ups on the interior use Nextzett Cockpit or Nanolex Interior Cleaner
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      11-13-2016, 11:13 PM   #84
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The only shop in town with a good rep is an opti-coat pro+ authorized dealer. What is their best coating or the best value for the money coating they offer and any drawbacks to the seemingly popular nanolex si3d or the 22ple type stuff i'm seeing commonly posted on here?
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      11-14-2016, 08:00 AM   #85
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where in Canada are you located?
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where in Canada are you located?
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      11-14-2016, 05:29 PM   #87
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Hi Phil,

Which ceramic coating do you recommend on a white car with full Xpel Ultimate?

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      11-14-2016, 06:13 PM   #88
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DIY?

I like Nanolex SI3D HD for the pro installed products.

For the diy we will have Nanolex SI Shield shorty.
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