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      03-28-2015, 11:57 PM   #1
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Opticoat gloss coat

Took the day and polished and sealed. Took the following steps

Menz. 400
Menz. 4000
CG citrus bath
IPA prep
Applied Opticoat gloss coat

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      03-29-2015, 12:32 AM   #2
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Wow, I wish my alpine white was that clear. Looks great, I'm motivated to do mine.
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Wow that detail is crazy
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      03-30-2015, 04:01 PM   #4
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Looks great, wish I could find the time. I've been doing something similar, but one panel at a time with each wash or 2. So far, got the hood, roof and trunk. What a waste of product though, especially the opticoat.
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Looks just fantastic !
Perfect work is done here.. the shine is incredible
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What's an IPA prep?
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What's an IPA prep?
Isopropyl Alcohol maybe? Just guessing!
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      04-01-2015, 10:50 AM   #8
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What's an IPA prep?
Isopropyl Alcohol maybe? Just guessing!
Yes, just alcohol to ensure paint was totally free of oils from polish.

Here she is in the wild.
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Isopropyl Alcohol maybe? Just guessing!
yup that's correct. it's popular for a very long time to use after the polishing stage and before the application of an lsp. however since some coatings have such strict rules of how clean the paint is there have been new products that specifically address this stage of the paint correction process. a very popular product is carpro eraser.
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Excellent work and great looking sedan.
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What pad combinations did you use?
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So freaking clean. The wheels are the cherry on the top, as well.
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Looks great, and I need to find time to make my aw shine.
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What pad combinations did you use?
With menz. 400
Bad spots Meg. 8" wool pad
Everywhere else 8" CCS Orange

With menz. 4000
8" CCS Black pad
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