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Old 10-21-2013, 03:52 PM
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As always Primo, nice write up. Just to reiterate it again, prep is key. I just finished coating my truck on Friday and came out great.

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Dawn Wash
Optimum Hyper Polish Spray on polish pad (awesome stuff BTW)
IPA wipe down
Opti Coat

I'll probably add a layer of Collinite this week to give it that extra bling.

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Old 10-21-2013, 03:55 PM
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Sorry for the sideways pic, not sure why it did that.
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As always Primo, nice write up. Just to reiterate it again, prep is key. I just finished coating my truck on Friday and came out great.

Process;
Wash
Clay
Dawn Wash
Optimum Hyper Polish Spray on polish pad (awesome stuff BTW)
IPA wipe down
Opti Coat

I'll probably add a layer of Collinite this week to give it that extra bling.

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Looks great I'd have to pay someone to do that for me, my poor back/neck couldn't take it.

Off topic: what suspension drop do you have on their, I really like the way it sits.
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Old 10-21-2013, 05:24 PM
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Thanks and yea it is a lot of work. But if you have a PC (Porter Cable) DA buffer it does a lot of the work for you, plus produces far superior results than doing it by hand.

The suspension is just a rear level, I cut 1.5 coils off the rear springs to drop it 2"
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Thanks Jay I really like how she site, yeah I have a 7" variable speed buffer that I've used on my Corvette wheels, I need to practice on my Vette's paint job before I try anything on my Ram...
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yeah the paint job is crap so I really can't do much harm.
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haha...ok. man i wish my PRACTICE car was a Vette!
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Man that looks really great.....Nicely done......
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any iidea how opti coat would hold up with automatic car wash over time. what happens when you need to recoat?
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