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    How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    I remember reading something about this but my dad has a new car . I think I read you should wait 30 days before you wax/use a sealant on a new cars paint. It was about allowing it to gas off or something... Is this true on normal production cars?

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    Re: How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    The easiest way to check is in the Driver's Door Jamb. It will tell you the month/year the vehicle was manufactured. You can base the time off of that. But generally speaking, 45-60 days is the waiting period for car paint to cure.
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    Re: How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    A new car can be sealed right away. It is a different process than repainting.

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    Re: How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    ^^^What Mike said^^^
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    Re: How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    You can apply whatever you want the day a vehicle comes off the assembly line. Paint is cured by the factory that can not be matched in terms of curing.

    It’s 30 days to wait after a repaint.

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    Re: How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    So good to go asap.... Thanks

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    Re: How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    I need to double check. This includes coatings as well? Or is that different?


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    Re: How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Tran View Post
    I need to double check. This includes coatings as well? Or is that different?


    High-End Paint Correction and Opti-Coat Ceramic Coatings * Portsmouth, NH
    New car - no wait time

    Repaint- wait time

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    Re: How long to wait before using paint sealant on new cars?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Guz View Post
    New car - no wait time

    Repaint- wait time
    Thanks Guz! That’s what I thought. But you never know.


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