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Adam’s Ceramic Spray Coating

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by War Machine, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Jan 10, 2019 at 6:30 AM
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    It’s officially released now. The video makes it look really easy, and they advertise 6-9 months of durability. One bottle is supposed to do “6-8 cars”.

    One bottle is $70.00, which is about what a bottle of CQuartz costs. Less durability, but less labor. I’d guess that “6-8 cars” would translate to 3-4 trucks?

    Another interesting thing from the video was that they use it on a spray in bed liner. I can’t imagine anyone is ceramic coating bed liners. It may be a good application to keep it from fading. I’m thinking maybe it would work well on a Bakflip cover?

    Who’s gonna be our guinea pig?

    https://adamspolishes.com/adam-s-ceramic-spray-coating-9h-16oz.html

    https://youtu.be/Fcfe8bU1g5Y
     
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    I placed an order for an 80oz bottle. I'm going to try on my Tundra and he's going to try on his taco
     
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    subbin....

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    They probably did the bed liner to show that it wont discolor or leave residue, and you can use it on all surfaces. I'm defiantly gonna try it but I'm away for work, but close to Adam's polishes just might run by there and check it out.

    -Jason
     
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  6. Jan 10, 2019 at 6:57 AM
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    This looks very interesting, I might have to purchase a bottle.
     
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    I hope you meant 8 ounce? Or did you spend a few hundred bucks?
     
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    I went ahead and ordered a bottle. Since the durability is only 6-9 months, perfect paint correction shouldn’t be as necessary. Just have to figure out what vehicle to put it on.
     
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  9. Jan 10, 2019 at 7:10 AM
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    I'd imagine that this will make bedliners slippery when the least bit wet, even though they have a rough texture. If I ever coated my bedliner with something like this, I'd end up slipping and falling out of the bed onto my head!
     
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    I'm definitely purchasing...I just need to figure out how I'm going to keep out of the elements for the curing period especially here North of the Wall.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Well, you could put it on mine...:rofl:

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    Sure, just sign the waiver!
     
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    I'm afraid I'll be wavering on the waiver...:)

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    I’m interested in trying this also. Let us know how it goes and what you think of this product. Thanks!
     
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    You are right haha 8 oz. I messed up on typing. I figured if I actually like it I would get a bigger bottle later
     
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    OK, so I got a new truck, factory finish. I have only washed it a couple of times. Would this be a product I'd use? I mean do a good wash and dry and use this instead of some wax?
     
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    It's pretty much a step above waxing. There's alot of videos on YouTube about ceramic coating cars. Be prepared to spend a good amount of time watching videos when you start, it's fascinating what the coating does to vehicles.

     
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    In for results. Seems less intimidating then other ceramics
     
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    I’d think so. What color is your Tundra.
     
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    Had a buddy from work ceramic coat his vehicle along with his wheels and complete exhaust. The vehicle is a few years old and the car AND exhaust looks brand new like it just rolled off the lot. Not sure what brand but when he said it was 5 grand to do it i couldn’t believe it. Looks amazing though!
     
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    As soon as I see someone’s results and feedback (of positive) I am in for a bottle.
     
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    Subbing for someone's results. Saw their ad easier today. I just can't make myself pay a couple Grand or more ceramic coat, plus I don't know if there's a shop around here that even does it.
    I do have a guy that'll do a full detail and paint correct for about 250... Wondering if I came in behind that with this Adams stuff if it might be a decent alternative?
     
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    I'd like to see the results.... interested.
     
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    If you get all that done for 250, all the hard work is done. You might look into getting some CQuartz and applying it yourself.
     
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    Here's the package - 38DE8EC2-3B1F-4446-99AE-AA71CB922ABD.jpg
    Would I have to strip off the Polish he applies before using another coating like CQuartz? Or apply over it?

    I probably need to get something done soon. Road construction going on in front of my home has all kinds of crap kicked up.
     
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    Yes strip the polish and add the ceramic coating. Adams has a strip wash to take off polish and wax. Use that then ceramic coat.
     
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    It doesn't get much easier than Carpro Essence followed by Cquartz UK 3.0. Have used this combo on many vehicles with great results. You're not going to get the longevity in a spray coating (I've tried most). If you need to compound, Carpro Clearcut is a great combo with Essence. They both are easy to remove as well which makes it quicker and easier.

    I would use Carpro Essence prior to any coating, even a spray coating to clean and prime the paint for it.
     
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    Hmm... I wonder if I bought the CQuartz if I could talk the guy into applying it instead of the polish he normally uses so I didn’t have to strip the polish off and recoat.
     
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    He probably has to do the polish after the compound to get it shiny. The compound is abrasive and will dull the surface, hence the polishing step. Typically a polish will not leave as much of a layer as wax, unless it is a polish/wax combination product.
     

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