Can anybody shed some light on this topic. Dealers hype products like diamond coat etc...but I have heard lots of different opinions from "the experts".
Does anybody have the dope on what it actually does that the usual wax doesn't
Thanks in advanice.
makes allot of money for the dealer. didn't know dealers were still still trying to push these products. my thoughts, overpriced waste of money. i would not deal with a dealer that tried tried to sell these products.
Its not worth the money they charge,my oldest brother is a perfectionest at painting and can pretty much do anything a ride needs-he now owns a harley shop-plus does only a few show cars for very few that will only let him touch them-every day product he uses and says they are just as good if not better then any out there are Mothers products and Meguiars Products all he uses on cars-trucks and bikes. And ofcource special body shop products when he wants show room finish.
+1 on autogeek.net. Not only do they sell numerous products they explain their use, what to expect and how to apply and what your expected results will be. They also do comparisons between products. My favorite is Wolfgang 3.0 sealant(a sealant last 6 months +) and then top it with Collinite 845(a wax). Sealants will last about 6 months where as most all waxes only last about 60 days. No matter what product you chose, please read the information on autogeek. You will be a lot more informed about your decision. Just my .02.
Im with Pull Ya...im a recent convert from Meguirs to the wolfgang product line. truly amazing results with very little effort and not much more cost than over the counter box store polishes. autogeek was a great resource for me aswell.
When I bought my truck, they tried to Automatically add on $900 for their interior/exterior protection package. When I brought it up, they tried the scare tactic on me about how things could happen and how expensive the leather is, blah blah. I had them remove it but thought that was kinda shady to try slipping it into the deal
If you saw the cost of the product and labor, purely a profit making gimmick for the dealer. Like others of said, do it yourself and save.
Oh, and the warranty, these companies are looking for a way to deni claims. I know, I have worked with dealerships as a service manager too many years and just shake my head what the sales and f&i departments are getting away with.
its a huge scam stay away from it. Ive been in body shops for over 20 years and there is no difference in the paint on cars that have had the "paint sealant" done compared to cars that didn't. On top of that they screw the customer out of any potential warranty claims. The same goes for "rust control modules" and dealers undercoating (for the most part they are improperly applied)