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HOW TO DO A MAINTENANCE WASH on a Ceramic Coated Car !!!

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  1. Pan TheOrganizer

    ►Here are some links to the products used in this video, as well as my recommendations to high quality user friendly ceramic coatings:

    ►US buyers:
    CarPro Reset shampoo: http://amzn.to/2unUJsV
    CarPro Reload silica spray sealant: http://amzn.to/2tosYMG
    Gyeon Bathe shampoo: http://amzn.to/2unItIS
    Gyeon Cure spray sealant: http://amzn.to/2tUYZO8
    The Rag Company Platinum Pluffle microfiber towel: http://amzn.to/2ihIdGO
    The Rag Company Eagle Edgeless microfiber towel: http://amzn.to/2x2cpJm

    ►Canada buyers:
    CarPro Reload silica spray sealant: http://amzn.to/2t07VAC
    CarPro Reset shampoo: http://amzn.to/2ujaWA5
    The Rag Company Platinum Pluffle microfiber towel: http://amzn.to/2igHFkN
    The Rag Company Eagle Edgeless microfiber towel: http://amzn.to/2igx2ya

    ►UK buyers:
    CarPro Reset maintenance shampoo: http://amzn.to/2vmf5jD
    CarPro Reload silica spray sealant: http://amzn.to/2vmarSN
    Gyeon Bathe shampoo: http://amzn.to/2vm39OX
    Gyeon Cure spray sealant: http://amzn.to/2tovaDU
    The Rag Company Platinum Pluffle microfiber towel: http://amzn.to/2wsTMRh
    The Rag Company Eagle Edgeless microfiber towel: http://amzn.to/2wkIteB

    ►France buyers:
    CarPro Reset (savon): http://amzn.to/2tUJTZe
    CarPro Reload (scellant spray): http://amzn.to/2vm76Ty
    Gyeon bathe (savon): http://amzn.to/2v1mZQ2
    Gyeon Cure (scellant spray): http://amzn.to/2tSnltN
    The Rag Company Platinum Pluffle chiffon microfibre: http://amzn.to/2fVc2fN

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  2. Hugo Soares

    Hey Pan!
    Very informative video! Definitely a great guide for those wanting to maintain their ceramic coated vehicles in the best shape possible.
    Should Reload (or any other Silica sealant) be only applied every two to three months, or would there be an issue with doing it every wash?

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  3. Luthfy Andruskha

    Hi Pan, love the videos. For your BMW, how many platinum pluffle microfiber towels did you use to dry the car? I'm planning to grab one myself, just don't know how many

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  4. Matbee

    How important are the cure and sealant sprays for ceramic coating? Is it fine to wash, and dry as normal, without needing any more steps?

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  5. Thomas Jacques

    Enjoy your video's and expert tips on proper car care, but after watching this vid can you tell me how long it took you in "real time" to perform this maintenance wash? Looks like it can take a couple of hours.

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  6. Denny Liu

    Hey Pan, quick question!

    Besides using Reload Spray to maintain your ceramic coat every 2-3 months, do you use any other products, such as quick detailer, after you wash your car? I wash my car at least once a month, but I dont want to keep using SiO2 sealant spray.

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  7. GRJCLyon

    I'm sorry if I missed this but how long start to finish did it take to do all these steps? Because I'm lucky if I get a 1/2 hour a week to clean my car. LOL!

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  8. Lionel Boon

    Hi Pan, love the videos. For ceramic coated cars, for weekly maintenance washes, do we still need to do the silica sealant step? Or will that be every 2-3months?

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  9. iPat6G

    My car is coated with Ceramic Pro and the foam runs off my car right away (zero cling time). Is this to be expected, or do I just have a bad shampoo?

    Also, why would you want to remove the previous tire dressing?

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  10. Vince Khaw

    Hi Pan, i was planning on ding a decon wash (Tarx and Ironx) but is it be safe for ceramic coated vehicles? and if so how often do you do a decon wash?

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  11. Glendon

    Such a satisfying video to watch. I've "washed" cars/trucks all my life for friends/family but was never truly happy with the results. I hated washing a car only to feel like I was partially ruining the paint in the process. I'm picking up my truck from a detail/paint correct/ceramic coating today and thanks for teaching me how to remain happy with my results. Cheers.

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  12. Tomasz Pawłowski

    Pan,

    I would like to ask you for advice in a very specific case. A few months ago I have applied a ceramic coat on my new Kia Stonic in the recommended auto-detailing studio in my neighborhood. It was done when the car had 3 000 kilometers on the clock, and after that, this car was regularly detailed by myself according to the terms of the guarantee. When we take a look at specification this ceramic coat is able to protect the paint up to 3 years or 70 000 passed kilometers. Unfortunately a few weeks ago I observed that the hydrophobic effect is getting worse and worse. I sent the videos with my comments to the detailing-studio and they have sent this to the manufacturer of the ceramic coating. The answer was that the coating seems to be damaged by some external factors or it’s been applied in the wrong way. Anyway, they agree with my complaint and assured me that they will fix it. During the first inspection in the studio, we cleaned the car using ‘reset’ shampoo, and then we checked the paint condition. We agreed that the paint needs decontamination (a lot of iron on the lower parts) but this is probably not the source of this problem. Even on the ‘clean’ parts discharge of the water looks really bad. After a few tests, they decide that they can lay a new layer of the ceramic coating without removing the existing one. Do you have experience with cases like mine? How to restore the fully working coating on the car?

    PS. You are doing fantastic job with these videos. I think I need hundreds of years to be so well organized. Greetings from Poland!

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  13. Val Kyrie

    So I'm in the habit of doing a wax polish after every wash. ( I may add that in my country, we don't have as much access to the kind of car cleaning products you seem to have) . I'm also thinking of getting a Nano ceramic coating done on my new vehicle. Should I continue with the wax polish even after I get the coating done or should I just wipe down after a wash? I'd appreciate your advice.

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  14. Santhosh Paul

    Thanks for the advise PAN. Saw u r video and was really impressed. Will definitely get one of those.  And one more help….. I usually wash my car once a week generally every Sunday. Do I need to spray the Bead maker after every wash?? And do you advise any good spray dressers for in between clean ups, usually once a week.. I don't soap up the car too much during the in-between cleanups…I usually do a clean up on weekdays once or twice using a was coated duster. I dust off the car and use a spray dresser like CG V07 or P40 to give some gloss. Is that ok??

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  15. Ozzcaddy

    G'day Pan, I just revisited your video from a year ago on maintenance washes for ceramic coated cars, as I am about to have my recently purchased demo vehicle Hyundai Tucson, ceramic coated with Opti-Coat Pro Plus by the Opti-Coat dealer in Sydney next week. As it was a demo vehicle and was in the open car yard, there is water spotting and some other contaminants so a paint correction will also be done prior to the coating.

    As the car is parked on the street 24/7 in an area where lots of building construction is currently being done, so a lot of contaminant fallout, the guys at Opti-Coat have recommended Opti-Coat Hyper Seal as a top up sealant, but it is expensive compared to CarPro Reload or other similar type of sealants.

    Have you used Opti-Coat Hyper Seal?
    Would CarPro Reload be suitable on Opti-Coat, both are ceramic coatings?
    In between reapplying the top up sealant after 2/3 months, can be BeadMaker be used as a drying aid in between?

    Sorry for the questions, but I want to ensure I do the right thing in protecting the vehicle and investment.

    Ozz

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  16. Greg

    Super good, informative videos! By any chance do you have links to the specific brushes and microfiber mitts/towels used in this video? Thanks!

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  17. Robin Hanna

    Pls make more of these kind of videos now when the weather gets better. I love this, sip on a good drink and watch this car wash..feels so summerish <3 Love from Sweden

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  18. Matt

    Pan, great video. Do you think ceramic coatings are worth the cost and effort given the fact that you need to maintain them and use special products which cost more compared to consumer line products (megs, CG, etc)? Do you think you can achieve the same protection by using a quality polymer sealant and using it often?

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  19. driftinsti

    What other soaps do you recommend for the prewash stage if we don't have the Active Snow foam that you used in the video? Can Carpro reset be used in the pre wash stage?

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  20. Kaisa Trimiar

    Quick question from a subscriber, how would treat a matte wrapped vehicle. Maybe you can list some products I can buy and ones I should stay away from

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