Kiddetailer

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  1. Optimum Pad Selection

    Reviving this thread as it seems some info was lost... will the blue pad be enough to get rid of clay bar marring with hyper polish? Is it enough to get rid of opti coat? My assumption for opti coat would be yes... it would get rid of opti coat even on a blue pad.
  2. Decon wash

    I have been pondering on the decon wash now. What dilution for OPC in a foam cannon? Will it still be effective if mixed with optimum car wash in a foam cannon? Like the Original poster... im wanting to spray the entire car with OPC but dont want to have issues with the glass.
  3. He also has a video about the big red sponge and ONR
  4. this guy seems to know a but and states that pretty much all waxes and sealants dont protect against sun damage if past its temperature or life expectancy of 24 months. what does optimum have to say about this?
  5. Applying opti seal with microfiber towel

    I find the yellow applicator pad to be too rough/grabby on paint. I havent used dual pro applicator or the blue applicator yet.
  6. It seems OS was designed to work with an "applicator pad" since it is a wait till flash away type of product. Was wondering if there would be a problem spraying onto a microfiber towel and apply? Would the microfiber towel need to be primed with a couple sprays to limit too much product being absorbed when wiping?
  7. ONR And Stubborn Water Spots

    I was curious , was listening to the podcast and that ONR was mentioned being allowed to dry on the car, just reactivate it with more onr spray. If i use tap water mixed with onr at 256:1, and the car gets hit with sunlight and dried those areas, will there be no water spot damage?
  8. I have a meguiars g110v2. It works okay and gets what i need done. I want to switch my meguiars soft buff 2.0 7 inch and 4 inch pads to optimum 5.5 and 3.25 waffle pads. I want to know what backing plate should i be looking for to fit these pads with my DA polisher? Since im not using zentool and vented backing plate, i was looking to see if there are any ventilated backing plates. I see that griots garage has a 5 inch ventilated backing plate. Hoping this would fit the 5.5 inch waffle pad. Im assuming my meguiars DPB3 plate will work with the 3.25 waffle pad?
  9. MDR diluted 4:1?

    I read in a post by yvan where he stated MDR can be diluted 4:1 to decontaminate a surface that may have minerals clinging on to the surface. He was referring to a coating that may have lost its water sheeting characteristics. Is this effective on water spots? Or just surface contaminated with minerals? 4 parts water:1 part MDR?
  10. I was reading instructions online for onr ww. It doesnt state specifically that this product can be used for clay lube... just that you mix it in 1:256 for wash. Common sense tells me this product probably has the same dilution ratios for clay lube or quick detailer as regular ONR. Am I wrong? i also read that the quick detailer ratio was 8oz ONR:1 gallon. on the forum here i now read 10oz:1gallon when did it change?
  11. Do not polish off water spot?

    Was watching a clip on obsessed garage where there was mention about water spots coming back if you were to try and polish them. Can someone please explain why?
  12. I know this forum and many other places throughout the web have spoken about proper Curing times for the various protection products from Optimum. I was hoping for a sticky thread where it will state proper curing times like for Gloss Coat, Opti Seal, Optimum Car Wax, Opti Lens, Opti Glass etc. For Gloss Coat I know that it can touch water in 1 hour, can be wash after 7 days with car soap, and no chemicals touching the gloss coat until at least 30 days. What about things like opti seal after gloss coat to protect it after application? I read many of Gus's posts where he says put opti seal 1 hour after gloss coat has been applied. Is this the official word from optimum? Or how long after Opti seal can Optimum Car Wax be applied?
  13. Gps smart?

    Okay i guess i should rephrase my question. I am wondering if i can work the product as long as i want and stop whenever i like without problems just like a Smat product would?
  14. Gps smart?

    Wondering if gps is a smart product? i hear all the spray correction products from optimum can be used as a smat because I don't have to work it all the way like a dat product.
  15. I'm trying to look for Opti-Eraser Fine grade, and it seems like very few places carry it in stock at this time. Even Amazon, I can only find the Aggressive Grade, no fine grade to be found anywhere.