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      12-31-2012, 10:53 PM   #1
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Optimum No Rinse Over Opticoat Just A Breeze

I just can't say what a piece of cake it is to wash my car in the garage in a short amount of time and having it look just incredible. I am a new convert and total believer in these products.

Last weekend I watched my neighbor spraying water all over his car & then spraying water all over it again to rinse it. I called him over and showed him the "new way" to wash his car. He couldn't believe how easy it was. No water waste is the best part.
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      01-01-2013, 12:34 PM   #2
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Yep... ONR is awesome stuff..
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      01-01-2013, 03:53 PM   #3
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Yep... ONR is awesome stuff..
This is one of the coolest products I have EVER used. I will NEVER wash another car the "old" way.
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      01-01-2013, 05:55 PM   #4
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Getting my car polished then opt-coated tomorrow. ONR is on my shopping list
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      01-01-2013, 06:21 PM   #5
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I totally agree. This is a great product for washing the car - especailly in the winter when it is impossible to get the hose out and wash it the old fashioned way. In the winter, I take it to a coin operated sprayer to blast way most of the muck and then when I get home, I wash it in my garage with ONR.
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      01-02-2013, 04:16 PM   #6
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Scott from scottwax just finished opti-coating my car. Took him a while to get the dealer-installed scratches out of the paint (Jet-black) then to clean off the polish without marring up the paint again took a light touch.

The car looks AMAZING now - I'll take some pictures in the next couple of days and post them
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      01-03-2013, 05:24 PM   #7
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Updated with pics - posted to my garage

F30 Jet Black SportLine after Opti-Coat Garage pics



that's just opti-coat, no other wax or anything in heavy sun
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      01-03-2013, 11:49 PM   #8
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Nice....now just order a bottle of ONR a MF mitt and a MF (Griots) drying towell and you're done. I can wash my car with a 1/2 ounce of ONR & 1 gallon of water. Piece of cake...
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      01-04-2013, 10:24 AM   #9
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Nice....now just order a bottle of ONR a MF mitt and a MF (Griots) drying towell and you're done. I can wash my car with a 1/2 ounce of ONR & 1 gallon of water. Piece of cake...
Yep, already in the mail

Scott also did a write-up on what he did to my car and posted it on autotopia
http://www.autopia.org/forum/click-b...ti-coated.html
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      01-04-2013, 02:21 PM   #10
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Here's mine post-Opti-Coat:

http://www.dndautodetailing.com/apps...toid=171676818

and totally agree that ONR after was so easy!


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      01-04-2013, 08:17 PM   #11
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Yep, already in the mail

Scott also did a write-up on what he did to my car and posted it on autotopia
http://www.autopia.org/forum/click-b...ti-coated.html
The car looks great but why no tint? All cars look better with tint but black looks best.
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The car looks great but why no tint? All cars look better with tint but black looks best.
Because I just got it - tint's going on next week - ceramic 35% all the way around

And my ONR showed up today
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im too worried about swirls to use this stuff
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      01-05-2013, 12:21 PM   #14
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Because I just got it - tint's going on next week - ceramic 35% all the way around

And my ONR showed up today
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im too worried about swirls to use this stuff
If you get swirls your technique is off, not the Product.
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If you get swirls your technique is off, not the Product.
pfft

i use the 2 bucket method with grit guard, i don't see how you can use this technique with this ONR
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i use the 2 bucket method with grit guard, i don't see how you can use this technique with this ONR
ummmmm.... this is how ONR is used by professional detailers and enthusiasts alike. No offense, but you don't seem to know much about the product.

Seriously, Check out autopia.org. Plenty of information by people in the business. Honestly, it's an absolutely amazing product.
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Car looks great!

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F30 Jet Black SportLine after Opti-Coat Garage pics



that's just opti-coat, no other wax or anything in heavy sun
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ummmmm.... this is how ONR is used by professional detailers and enthusiasts alike. No offense, but you don't seem to know much about the product.

Seriously, Check out autopia.org. Plenty of information by people in the business. Honestly, it's an absolutely amazing product.
I never pretended to know anything about this stuff (?)
I never used it, nor have I ever read anything about it, so no offence taken.

Im just paranoid with swirls, and I rarely try anything new when it comes to washing/detailing.

That said, I dont think I will ever need to use this, it never goes below 0 degrees here, and if Australia has anything, its ample amount to land..
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Car looks great!
Thanks! Hopefully the opti-coat will help me keep it that way

Had it for a few days now, and it might be my imagination, but i don't see dust sticking to the car nearly as bad as it did last week.
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Call me crazy but I like washing and waxing my car--putting multiple layers of Carnuba. That is one reason I'm not going to opti-coat. The other reason is that 500 dollars seems ridiculously expensive! The last reason is that opti-coated cars just don't have that thick deep shine that I love with carnubas.
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Call me crazy but I like washing and waxing my car--putting multiple layers of Carnuba. That is one reason I'm not going to opti-coat. The other reason is that 500 dollars seems ridiculously expensive! The last reason is that opti-coated cars just don't have that thick deep shine that I love with carnubas.
Not crazy. Opticoat will never have the same shine as a cannuba or zaino waxed car.I have friends who love the look of the wax and don't mind and actually enjoy the entire process.

Me, I don't want to spen ANY time doing this on the weekends that I spend, driving, playing golf, riding my Harley, working out and the hundreds of other things I like doing more.

20 mintues with ONR washing and drying and I'm done and for me it's worth giving up that car show shine for my minimal time commitment.
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