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      01-18-2014, 03:48 PM   #1
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Question Help - New Varis diffuser owner has ?????

Hey guys,

Just bought the VRS diffuser system and it appears that the carbon is left with only the gel coat (no clear coat). How many of you guys have had yours cleared?

My main concern is that it would yellow overtime without the UV blocking that a clear coat provides.

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      01-19-2014, 11:13 AM   #2
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      01-19-2014, 12:34 PM   #3
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You may want to look for a Varis diffuser thread and ask there too. I dont have one myself just suggesting
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      01-19-2014, 02:35 PM   #5
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probably cost you a few hundred to just have a clear shot....drop in the bucket for what you paid for it...and then you dont have to worry about it
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Get it professionally clear coated from a good shop.
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This is likely a stupid idea, but what about just using opti-coat?
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Get it professionally clear coated from a good shop.
what he said
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With any JDM parts I've had over the years, I have had NONE yellow on me. I had a spoon lip, j's canards, etc.

And yes, I have a Varis diffuser and the Varis canards setup, all I do is put wax on it and call it a day. If you're wondering, I live in a place where UV is part of life 365 days a year (Hawaii). I wouldn't worry about it
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+ 3 on getting a good shop to clear coat it. It'll cost maybe $200?
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I would not be concerned about it. Most quality made carbon parts will not yellow if they used a good gel coat that is UV stable
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With any JDM parts I've had over the years, I have had NONE yellow on me. I had a spoon lip, j's canards, etc.

And yes, I have a Varis diffuser and the Varis canards setup, all I do is put wax on it and call it a day. If you're wondering, I live in a place where UV is part of life 365 days a year (Hawaii). I wouldn't worry about it
You're making me want to go wax mine. haha. Must be hard to wax all the way back towards the diff area? Being how low the car is and how far you have to reach?
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With any JDM parts I've had over the years, I have had NONE yellow on me. I had a spoon lip, j's canards, etc.

And yes, I have a Varis diffuser and the Varis canards setup, all I do is put wax on it and call it a day. If you're wondering, I live in a place where UV is part of life 365 days a year (Hawaii). I wouldn't worry about it
You're making me want to go wax mine. haha. Must be hard to wax all the way back towards the diff area? Being how low the car is and how far you have to reach?
It's hard to reach all the way to the back, so before I installed it, I put on a paint sealer (auto finesse tough coat) and when I wash the car I just try my best to wax it. So far it's holding up haha
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I have tough coat. BRB...
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Thanks for all the responses! I have a 2 post lift in my garage so I'll just get under there and give 'er a good waxin' every now and then.
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I have tough coat. BRB...
haha that stuff smells foul but works wonders!
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Thanks for all the responses! I have a 2 post lift in my garage so I'll just get under there and give 'er a good waxin' every now and then.
that's awesome that you have a lift in your garage, i would be under my car cleaning all the time haha!
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