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  1. Re: Ceramic Coatings: Pinnacle Black Label vs CQuartz Lite

    I'll send the link to this thread to Bobby and Andre. In the last year they have tested a LOT of products including doing lots of water beading tests.

    Let's see if they have any insight. If...
  2. Re: Ceramic Coatings: Pinnacle Black Label vs CQuartz Lite

    I just updated a thread I created here,

    Mother Natures Car Wash and Ceramic Coatings



    And here's what I posted....


    I took these pictures last Thursday I believe. I was off on Friday,...
  3. Re: Mother Natures Car Wash and Ceramic Coatings

    Update


    I took these pictures last Thursday I believe. I was off on Friday, so I think it was Thursday. This would have been in the morning, about 7:30am as I walked through the parking lot to...
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    Re: Scratches on brushed metal

    Your very welcome. I saw no one had replied. I've been in the garage packing for an upcoming class in Indiana, so I took a break to share what I know.

    Sometimes It's no fun knowing what I know...
  5. Re: Ceramic Coatings: Pinnacle Black Label vs CQuartz Lite

    I remember when you first joined this forum in 2011. You had the normal newbie type questions.

    Now days, when I read your posts - it seems you've become somewhat cynical?


    Just an observation...
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    Re: Scratches on brushed metal

    Hmmm..... I've answered this question a LOT I my life. So much so that I wrote an article for it back in July of 2005. Here's the link,


    What it means to remove a scratch out of anything...

    ...
  7. Re: Ceramic Coatings: Pinnacle Black Label vs CQuartz Lite

    Well that is one benefit to ceramic coatings - easy clean-up.






    I don't know. There are all kind of factors that can affect water beading. Dirt in the air, dirt on the car, the way the...
  8. Re: Question regarding Ceramic Pro Coating and other important information

    And I don't know how long they last. Just being honest. At least not based upon real-world experience. Most of the time I review any product or tool, it's in that moment I'm using it. If I own...
  9. Re: Review: Marine 31 Gel Coat Prep Spray & Captainís Boat Coating with UV50

    New video that explains how to prep and coat gel-coat...



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3vwkHoKj0I



    :)
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    Re: Another coat of BF spray sealant.

    Looks good! I downloaded your pic, cropped out the fluff and uploaded to your gallery here on AGO

    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/722/redt.jpg
  11. Re: Onr not taking dirt off or is it road film that it just canít get off?

    I would day the difference would be based primarily upon

    Cleaning ability



    :)
  12. Re: Been away for awhile.......what new?

    Congratulations on the new-to-you truck and welcome back.


    Like others mentioned, the car detailing world has been taken over by ceramic, quartz and polymer "coatings" and all things related to...
  13. Re: Been away for awhile.......what new?

    All-in-One waxes or sealants.

    Actually, the below are all the same thing as they do 3 things in one step.



    AIO - or All-in-One
    Cleaner/Wax
    Cleaner/Sealant
  14. Re: Ceramic Coatings: Pinnacle Black Label vs CQuartz Lite

    Here's the finished results - I took the liberty to download your picture and then upload it into the gallery so it has an actual URL address
    ...
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    Re: Rupes Polishers Help!

    For most cars, if my goal is quality and speed, I would choose a gear-driven orbital over a free spinning orbital every time. There's two reasons for this. One reason is simply due to the benefit...
  16. Re: BLACKFIRE SiO2 Spray Sealant review by Mike Phillips

    :updated:


    Shared here, see post #10

    Review: BLACKFIRE HydroSeal RTU - Ready to Use



    :)
  17. Re: Review: BLACKFIRE HydroSeal RTU - Ready to Use

    Let me share my observation of this industry after now investing my entire life in it.


    Back before the Internet, lets say pre-1995, about the only substantial offerings of car care products was...
  18. Re: Review: BLACKFIRE HydroSeal RTU - Ready to Use

    You're talking about this product.

    BLACKFIRE SiO2 Spray Sealant review by Mike Phillips


    BLACKFIRE SiO2 Spray Sealant
    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/3671/BFSprayS_14.JPG
  19. Re: BLACKFIRE SiO2 Spray Sealant review by Mike Phillips

    One product is pre-mixed or RTU, which means Ready To Use - some people LIKE this option.

    The other product is a concentrate - you need to dilute it according to directions.






    Yes.
  20. Re: Road Film - If you drive your car in the rain your car has road film

    :updated:


    Shared here,

    Onr not taking dirt off or is it road film that it just canít get off?



    :)
  21. Re: Onr not taking dirt off or is it road film that it just canít get off?

    My guess is it's dirt.

    Road film would normally be IMPACTED onto the paint and thus this is why any substantial amount of road film doesn't wash off or wipe off and must be polished off.

    Sure...
  22. Re: Bucket List Buff - 426 Hemi - 1969 Dodge Coronet

    :updated:


    Shared here,

    Can you apply a ceramic coating to old school single stage laquer paint?



    :)
  23. Re: Detailerís Paint Coating on Single Stage Paint

    :updated:


    Shared here,

    Can you apply a ceramic coating to old school single stage laquer paint?



    :)
  24. Re: Can you apply a ceramic coating to old school single stage laquer paint?

    And eve MORE.....



    Back in 2013, when ceramic paint coatings were first being introduced, (my first coating article dates to 2011), I did a one-on-one class with a forum member by the name of...
  25. Re: Can you apply a ceramic coating to old school single stage laquer paint?

    More...


    Here's a show car I coated that is a garage queen but does have a basecoat/clearcoat paint job.


    Bucket List Buff - 426 Hemi - 1969 Dodge Coronet

    ...
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