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New to the Optimum Forums? Please post in here to make yourself known and tell us about yourself.

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Forum Purpose

Reason for this forum.

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News and Events

Share articles of interest and event information

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Discuss forum changes and events

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Ask the Optimum Experts

Have a question for Dr G about the Optimum line of products? Here's the place to ask it.

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Product Abbreviations

Come here to decipher the product short hand.

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Share with us here an indepth tutorial on polishing, washing, waxing, cleaning, etc.

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Optimum No Rinse Wash & Shine

Discuss Rinseless Washing. Wash your car with only 2 gallons of water with amazing results!

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Optimum Dressings

Discuss Optimum's Tire Shine, Opti-Bond Tire Gel & Protectant Plus (aka Leather Conditioner). Optimum's dressings restore a new look (never greasy)to applied surfaces. Opti-Bond is geared toward professional with a dilution ration of 1:1 and great results when applied via HVLP guns.

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Optimum Spray Wax (OCW)

Discuss here all things Optimum Spray Wax, also known as OCW

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OCW durability issues - last post by Chris Thomas

Optimum Car Wash Concentrate

Discuss Optimum's Highly Concentrated, ph Balanced, Super-slick Car Wash Shampoo.

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OCWC and Foam Cannon - last post by sydtoosic

Optimum Opti-Seal

Discuss Optimum's Revolutionary "Wipe On & Walk Away" Sealant

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Optimum Powerclean

Discuss Opimum's All Purpose Cleaner & Degreaser

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Optimum Carpet & Fabric Cleaner & Protectant

Discussion forum for Optimum All In One Carpet/fabric cleaner and protectant

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Optimum All In Ones

Discuss Optimum Poli Seal & GPS Spray (Cleans, Polishes, & Protects in One Step)

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G-p-s before opti gloss? - last post by Jgarcia

Optimum Opti-Clean

Discuss Optimum's New Spray & Wipe Instant Wash. Opti-Clean and a few clean, soft cloth's are all you need! And with dilution of 3:1, nothing else comes close.

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Optimum Coatings

Discuss Opti Guard (Optimum Coating/Pro) and Gloss Coat

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Optimum Instant Detailer & Gloss Enhancer

Discuss Optimum's Quick Detailer. By using dilutions of 3:1, OID saves you money and less packaging helps the environment.

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OID & OGC - last post by sydtoosic

Optimum Polishes

Discuss Optimum's Polish, Polish II, & Hyper Polish (Sprayable!)

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Optimum Compounds

Discuss Optumum's Compound, Compound II, Hyper Compound, & Hyper Compound (Sprayable!)

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Hyper Compound (obscure) FA... - last post by Oldfordisbetter

Optimum Polishing Pads

Discuss Optimum's Wool, Foam, and Microfiber Polishing Pad Systems

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Opti Clay Towel, Disc and Eraser

Discussion area for Optimum Opti-Eraser, Opti-Clay Towel and Opti-Clay Disc

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Optimum MDR

Optimum Mineral Deposit Remover Discussion area.

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Optimum FerreX

A place to discuss Optimum FerreX ferrous oxide remover

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Opti Mitt

Discuss the new Opti Mitt

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Polishing & Compounding Pads

Discuss polishing & compounding pads, adapters, and backing plates.

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What pads should I be using? - last post by Dberube

Opti Bond Spray Gun

Discuss Applying Opti Bond via air gun.

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Anyone using this? - last post by John Baker

Microfiber Towels

Discuss our glass, multi-surface & drying towels.

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A place to discuss the Zentool DA Polisher

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Optimum Products Discussion

Have a question or comment about the Optimum line of products? Have some knowledge to share on Optimum products and their use? Post it here.

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Optimum Showroom/Garage

Shine It Up and Show It Off!

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The Lounge

Discussion area for non-detailing related topics

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Soap Box

Have an idea for a forum, a general suggestion, a complaint or even a compliment? Post it here.

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Gidgets and Gadgets

Have a question about a polisher, extractor, etc.?

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Product X

Discuss here all products and their applications.

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Product Trading Post

Have some product you want to sell or trade for other products? Well here is the place to strike a bargain!

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