Spray on Ceramic (Polish)


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Spray on Ceramic (Polish)

Post by pocketchange » Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:57 am



If you are up to speed on cleaning and all, skip this.
I've been maintaining paint (or trying to) since the early 60s.
Carnuba wax has been around a very long time and is exceptional.
Time marches on and recently I've discovered a Ceramic Paint sealing material that is "without doubt" the tops.
TLC V2.
Spray it on, let it sit, then wipe it off (micro fiber) and repeat.
Your paint & windshield will take to it like a fish to water
I have NO connection with this product.. pc



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Post by WingAdmin » Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:01 pm

pocketchange wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:57 am
If you are up to speed on cleaning and all, skip this.
I've been maintaining paint (or trying to) since the early 60s.
Carnuba wax has been around a very long time and is exceptional.
Time marches on and recently I've discovered a Ceramic Paint sealing material that is "without doubt" the tops.
TLC V2.
Spray it on, let it sit, then wipe it off (micro fiber) and repeat.
Your paint & windshield will take to it like a fish to water
I have NO connection with this product.. pc
It's not cheap...how long would a bottle like this last?

https://www.amazon.com/Last-Coat-TLC-Pr ... B07J5V7SLD

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Post by MikeB » Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:15 pm

It is not as expensive as Top Coat F11. https://topcoat.store/.
I foolishly tried Top Coat F11, it is really nothing more than a spray and wash that washes off quickly. After that bit of foolishness, I think I'll continue to use Honda Polish for the plastic and 210 for the windshield.
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Post by pocketchange » Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:31 pm

My Audi A8 was covered with less than an 1" of liquid from the spray bottle.
The paint is in excellent condition, so I'll guess this is less than a typical quantity.
I agree, the F11 does have a longevity issue.. pc

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Post by newday777 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:25 am

pocketchange wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:31 pm
My Audi A8 was covered with less than an 1" of liquid from the spray bottle.
The paint is in excellent condition, so I'll guess this is less than a typical quantity.
I agree, the F11 does have a longevity issue.. pc
What size is that spray bottle?
How often does it need to be done??

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Post by Corkster52 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:49 am

I'd be interested in hearing more about this topic. I have experimented a lot over this riding season with different kinds of rubbing compounds and polishes.

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Post by WingAdmin » Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:43 am

You'd probably have to take this video with a grain of salt, being that it is published by one of the ceramic coating manufacturers, but it does appear to show a significant difference between products:



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Post by Corkster52 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:04 pm

I wonder why the guy doesn't mention the name of the other products? Pretty much all of the other YouTube testing I have seen mentions them all.

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Post by MikeB » Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:04 pm

Corkster52 wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:04 pm
I wonder why the guy doesn't mention the name of the other products? Pretty much all of the other YouTube testing I have seen mentions them all.
He most likely works for Top Coat and they do not want any legal problems.

But if you look closely at the tape on the panel he is doing the tests on, you can see the names of products.
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Post by Corkster52 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:39 pm

MikeB wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:04 pm

But if you look closely at the tape on the panel he is doing the tests on, you can see the names of products.
I'll check it out!

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Post by Corkster52 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:43 pm

Nope, too old and blind. Can't see em.... :cry:

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Post by Sadanorakman » Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:24 am

This guy has been testing 34 ceramic paint sealers on a hood for 19 months:



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Doesn't seem to be sponsored content either.

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Post by Corkster52 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:48 am

Sadanorakman wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:24 am

Doesn't seem to be sponsored content either.

That's dedication!
Great review! Looking to me like CQuartz UK is the cat's pajamas!

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Post by WingAdmin » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:38 am

Here's an updated version of that video:



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Post by Sadanorakman » Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:14 pm

Corkster52 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:48 am
Sadanorakman wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:24 am

Doesn't seem to be sponsored content either.

That's dedication!
Great review! Looking to me like CQuartz UK is the cat's pajamas!
That's exactly what I was thinking. The last time I looked into paint sealers, I was disheartened, because almost every one that was reviewed as being any good wasn't available to me in the U.K. and really cost-prohibative to import from the U.S.
Now I find the CQuartz UK is available, I might well treat myself to a bottle for Christmas.
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Post by CrystalPistol » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:15 pm

I've thought about trying some of these Ceramic Polishes, but I bought a good bit of original Liquid Glass on a distributor's closeout a few years back & I still have a good bunch on hand. You can build it up, it's easy to apply & buff too.

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Post by Corkster52 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:16 pm

CrystalPistol wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:15 pm
I bought a good bit of original Liquid Glass on a distributor's closeout a few years back & I still have a good bunch on hand.
https://www.autobarn.net/chlg100.html
https://www.amazon.com/Lg100-Liquid-Ult ... 164&sr=8-8

Stuff is not cheap on Amazon...but would be cool to try....

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Post by CrystalPistol » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:40 am

Corkster52 wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:16 pm
CrystalPistol wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:15 pm
I bought a good bit of original Liquid Glass on a distributor's closeout a few years back & I still have a good bunch on hand.
https://www.autobarn.net/chlg100.html
https://www.amazon.com/Lg100-Liquid-Ult ... 164&sr=8-8

Stuff is not cheap on Amazon...but would be cool to try....
You are right! I had not looked at prices lately. I recall when it could be had for under $10 a pint and we thought that was high, so some used Simonize or etc. I've used LG for over 45 years myself, not exclusively as I have tried others, but you can do LG today, park it in the sun to cure, do it again tomorrow, and have two coats for real. Do that with other stuff, the newest coat always removes the previous coats.
In 2016 I bought a bunch at about $16 a pint, came out of a liquidation … in Houston or Dallas Texas I think it was.
At that price on Amazon, I'll for sure use it sparingly now, like "Sunday, go to Meeting" polish. I'm down to 16 un-opened pints and one partial.


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