Distinctiv Detailin - Bay Area Auto Detailing Service

February 8th, 2013

1987 Toyota MR2 (Paradise Blue Metallic)

Detailing Samples, by Johnny.

“Optimum Opti-Coat 2.0 is a permanent coating that protects automotive paint over its lifetime! Unlike a wax or sealant, Optimum Opti-Coat 2.0 will not wash or wear off. It acts as a second layer of clear coat which provides increased protection against the elements”

Well you don’t see these everyday…! Especially in this kind of condition. It’s funny because my first car was a 1987 …. it died back around 2003 haha.

It’s pretty common for new cars to get their cars opticoated as it’s pretty much permanent. (Personal theory) It’s even more beneficial for single stage painted cars (common in the early 90’s, late 80’s) to get a solid layer of opticoat on as oxidation occurs much easier in SS paint. The entire car got nanoscrubbed, polished, followed by Opticoat. The rubber mud guards were restored using a heat gun, and other black trims’ luster were brought back to life using Black WOW.

 

Here’s the process:

  • Dawn & Meguiar’s APC  with DetailedImage bucket + Grit Guard & reTHICKulous Wool Mitt
  • Greenworks Pressure Washer w/ Chemical Guys Maxi Sud’s / Foam cannon
  • Nanoskin Nanoscrub / Nanoskin GLIDE
  • Adam’s Swirl and Haze / Rupes LHR15ES  5.5″ / Orange
  • Adam’s Swirl and Haze / Meguiars G110v2 4″ / Orange
  • Optimum Opticoat 2.0 / By Hand /Optimum Dual Pro Applicator (Permanent Ceramic Coating)
  • Stoners Invisible Glass
  • Optimum Opti-bond
  • Sonax Full Effect
  • Surf City’s Tire Cleaner
  • Black WOW
  • Porter Cable heat gun

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