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      06-26-2018, 01:01 PM   #23
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From my understanding, this is kinda pointless. Correct me if im wrong, but the ceramic will only lock in whatever look the paint had before application, not make it look better. This is why everybody does paint correction before application.
Yep. If you apply it over paint that isn't prepped, it won't adhere as well and you are not going to magically make contaminants and scratches vanish.
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cQuartz does hide small (very small) scratches a little. However, most won't be hidden.

As far as versions, don't get the UK version if you live in a warmer climate. It flashes too quickly as I recently found out. Had to use ultra fine polish to take care of some streaking and reapply the sealant, leveling and buffing it off almost immediately after application.
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Do you still apply wax every few month even with ceramic coating?
Nope that would be a waste of time haha!
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I asked a detail shop point blank: "Does ceramic coating stop bird droppings from etching paint? Yes or no?"

"No"

Then forget it
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Fwiw, the consumer grade cquartz is pretty straight forward to apply. Flashes in a 1-4 minute window that you'll adapt to quickly. Takes about an hour. The finished product is impressive, especially the hydrophobicity. Crazy slick.

Def recommend a complete prep/polish beforehand.
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