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Old 07-16-14, 06:28 AM   #196
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Here is the full body shot after my detailer applied the 22ple coating
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Old 07-16-14, 07:21 AM   #197
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Here is the full body shot after my detailer applied the 22ple coating
Wow that looks great !!! Love how shiny it looks !!!
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Old 07-16-14, 08:46 AM   #198
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Wow that looks great !!! Love how shiny it looks !!!
Thanks Elaine, it has gotten even shinier that that. It takes 5 days for the coating to fully cure. As it does this it gets shinier.

Whats interesting is my detailer said prior to application of the coating, my paint was perfect an d it required very little correction and prep. He did a light polish to it before applying the coating and cleaned the pain throughly for contaminants. My obsidian was never like this. It required a lot of polishing prior to the application of the same coating.
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looks great! i went with opticoat pro and love it. had it for few months and washing it is so much easier.
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looks great! i went with opticoat pro and love it. had it for few months and washing it is so much easier.
thats the same effect with the 22ple. the rinse less wash and wax i use just rolls down the car. plus it provides a layer of wax protection. my microfibers just glide over my car.

that is why i chose to coat my new 350 after having he coating on my 250 I traded.
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thats the same effect with the 22ple. the rinse less wash and wax i use just rolls down the car. plus it provides a layer of wax protection. my microfibers just glide over my car. that is why i chose to coat my new 350 after having he coating on my 250 I traded.
yes same effect. was just saying congrats :-) love the finish. water beads off great. have you tryed aquapel for your windshield? great stuff beads like 22ple and opticoat
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yes same effect. was just saying congrats :-) love the finish. water beads off great. have you tryed aquapel for your windshield? great stuff beads like 22ple and opticoat
Speaking of aquapel ..... lol just playing larry, 😂😂
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Speaking of aquapel ..... lol just playing larry, dde02dde02
lol too funny
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yes same effect. was just saying congrats :-) love the finish. water beads off great. have you tryed aquapel for your windshield? great stuff beads like 22ple and opticoat
thank you!!

I have never heard of aquapel? Do you apply it like the coating to your car? Where did you purchase it?

thanks for your help and yes you are right, the water just slides off the car. so much easier to maintain. I am so much happier with the white. Takes my half the time to clean as the black did without fear of scratches that show on the dark finish.

love this car and love the 350 too. its my first one and its a whole different machinel from the 250.
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Sweet! What are your wheel and tire brand and specs?
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Forgot to tell the dealership NO WASH! and now the tire shine they slathered all over my tires ended up on my fenders.


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Here is the full body shot after my detailer applied the 22ple coating
that tint! Can you tell me the specs and how much it cost to get done?
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that tint! Can you tell me the specs and how much it cost to get done?
Hi there

It's 3m and it's 20% charcoal. I have been using the same tint shop for 17 years and he always charges me the same price of $155 for 5 windows. I have never had any issues with the type of film he uses or his installation. In fact his shop has been in the same location and he is been in business for 30 years at the same spot. He has never raised his prices for any of the jobs he's done on my cars.
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