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Subject: 2013 VW Treg TDI
Requirements - New Car Prep - Opticoat - Clear Film

Clear Film - Full Hood, Full Fender, Full Bumper, Headlights, A pillars, door cups, fuel door


- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adam’s All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Adam's Car Wash
- Decon
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Menezerna FG400 Uber MF Cutting Pad
- Opti Coat
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were autoscrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Products used

Links to products used -
Adam's Car Wash
Auto Finesse Iron Out
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Menzerna FG400
Opti Coat
Wolf's Glass Guard
Auto Finesse Gloss Tire Dressing
Optimum Metal Polish

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster


@ closer inspection we found

Tire dressing splatter

Cleaned up the dealer installed tire dressing

Applied Auto Finesse Gloss (tires dressed after car was completed)


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Discussion Starter #2
Due to lack of time no prep shots.

B pillars needed to be polished out


Opti Coat installed - 12 hours prior to the clear film installation

After Opti Coat

Random Clear Film shots

After shots


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VERY nice. A great way to start out with a new car.

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What kind of experience do you have with Opti-Guard/Opti-Coat?

Does it hold up as well as it touts or is it something that will need to be replaced at some point on a daily driver?
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