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  1. I am wondering what the PH scale is on this product.
  2. I read somewhere that it is perfectly ok to use the BRS with car soap?
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    Optimum TAR remover

    I heard there was the new TAR/Adhesive remover coming out. When is the estimated time of arrival. Could really use a product like that soon.
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    Hyper Polish on Rubber Trim

    I never heard anybody say to tape up trim/rubber for Optimum Hyper Compound or Hyper polish
  5. I finally see the new clay towel and mitt on opticoat website. What aggressiveness are these towel and mitt?
  6. Where do you buy the Opti-Coat No Wash Sign?
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    Opti lens yellow liquid?

    I did 1 set of headlights about 2-3 years ago with opti lens. I was still new to using the coatings back then. The blue tip I had to throw away because I didn’t clean it out properly and it hardened. Now im looking at the opti lens in the tube and it looks a slight tint of yellow as opposed to clear like water. is the opti lens no good anymore? want to upload a photo on iPhone to show you guys but I’m limited in upload size
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    Opti lens yellow liquid?

    liquid still, no gel consistency. Just looks a bit tanned color. A shame about the color since I did keep it indoors and out of light too.
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    Are the New Clay towels out? I don't see it in any stores.
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    Opti lens yellow liquid?
  11. I know in alot of OPT polishing videos, the pad washer is used which contains ONR and the videos show Levi priming the polisher pad up with ONR, and spun to dry before putting on hyper polish/hyper compound. I am not using a pad washer and was planning on just using hyper polish/hyper compound on the pad, polish one panel, and then do a quick "on the fly" cleaning of the pad using a terry cloth towel. Just like in this video. I use a Meguiars G110v2 DA polisher. I read from this article that using ONR is good for cleaning pad on the fly. They spray some ONR on the polisher pad and use a towel to clean the residue off the pad. My question is: - For the sake of consistency between polishing panel #1 and panel #2, should I spray some ONR on the polisher pad before working on panel #1? I'm thinking that the results of polishing might differ between panel #1 and #2 too much because for panel #1 there was no ONR used, but for panel #2 (after cleaning the pad on the fly with ONR) there would be some ONR in the pad.
  12. 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?
  13. 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?
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    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.
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    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.
  16. He also has a video about the big red sponge and ONR
  17. 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?
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    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.
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    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?
  20. 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?
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    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?
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    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?
  23. 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?
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    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.
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    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?