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Hi gurus,

Apologies if this has been asked, I looked but could not find anything.

 

Sorry for the newbie question.

 

I have just had Opti Gloss Coat applied and now 24-30 hours on I am wondering if it safe to use OCW to clean the layer of dust/small bugs that appeared after driving it from the detailed to home? I understand that full cure is 7 days and no 'chemicals' are to be used on the coating before then?

 

Thank you in advance. Loving the OPT products!

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Welcome and feel free to ask anything, we were all newbies once upon a time. Optimum recommends not using any product with solvents (soap) for 7 days to allow the chemical resistant component of Opti-Coat Pro to cure. You can wet a microfiber in No Rinse to gently remove bugs but really should hold off cleaning for that time period.

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The latest OCP syringe states on the 7th Insturction that to apply Pro+ or Opti Seal after 30 minutes of OCP application. Doesn't Opti Seal contains solvent?

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On 12/14/2015 at 10:39 AM, Ron@Optimum said:

Welcome and feel free to ask anything, we were all newbies once upon a time. Optimum recommends not using any product with solvents (soap) for 7 days to allow the chemical resistant component of Opti-Coat Pro to cure. You can wet a microfiber in No Rinse to gently remove bugs but really should hold off cleaning for that time period.

Hi, I am a new member with the same question.  I had Opti-Coat Pro applied yesterday to my new Tesla Model S and I will make a 250 mile drive tomorrow in Texas which will surely result in a bug-splattered car.  I will be home exactly one week after Opti-Coat Pro application.   Should I just wait until I get back in a week to do the bug removal and a full cleaning or gently use ONR to spot-remove the bugs as you describe 2-3 days after Opti-Coat Pro treatment?  I just worry about leaving the bug splatter on for too long but I don't want to use ONR before the recommended 7 days have passed.  Thanks!

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Soaking the bug guts with ONR solution and wiping gently should not remove OCP.   Also, OCP should not etch, but can understand the frustration of bugs marring your beautiful car!

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On 12/04/2018 at 6:27 PM, Lowejackson said:

A towel soaked in ONR can also remove a lot of stubborn bugs

What I meant to say was placing a ONR soaked towel on the bugs for a few minutes can remove a lot.  Power Clean is also good a removing bugs.

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Power Clean is great on bugs, but do not use until the 7 day cure period is over - PC is full of solvents,

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