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      01-19-2019, 08:50 AM   #23
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Have all the products I'll need to keep it looking good. Might order the gliss coating as I've heard ceramics have issues with water spotting.
Nice set-up. What do you use for waterless washing? I recently tried the CarPro ECH2o and it was excellent on a lightly dirty car. A dilution of ECHo2 and Reload with distilled water also makes a great spray detailer that works great on a ceramic car.
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Have all the products I'll need to keep it looking good. Might order the gliss coating as I've heard ceramics have issues with water spotting.
Nice set-up. What do you use for waterless washing? I recently tried the CarPro ECH2o and it was excellent on a lightly dirty car. A dilution of ECHo2 and Reload with distilled water also makes a great spray detailer that works great on a ceramic car.
Not sure but I think hydro2 is that mixture pre made
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Similar question to OP.

I will be taking my new car in for a professional detail, paint correction and ceramic coating application when it gets here. Should I request that the installer avoid application on the front windshield (rain sensor and cameras) and the exterior cameras used for the surround view?
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I have coated my vehicles with similar tech and never had an issue with the cameras or sensors. If anything it keeps the surface cleaner and makes the sensors work better.

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I will be taking my new car in for a professional detail, paint correction and ceramic coating application when it gets here. Should I request that the installer avoid application on the front windshield (rain sensor and cameras) and the exterior cameras used for the surround view?
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I have coated my vehicles with similar tech and never had an issue with the cameras or sensors. If anything it keeps the surface cleaner and makes the sensors work better.
+1

Most of these people still think that ceramic coating is something like clear coat or some magic layer of paint.

On that note, to me its nothing but a rip off. Before I spend 2-3K on some sort of an over hyped formula, I would learn how to apply it myself (which I have). Its not rocket science. Plus, I still enjoy polishing and maintaining my paint. Call me old school.
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