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Old 24th May 2018, 07:12 PM   #21
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There's pros to both - ceramic is good for people who will maintain a good wash routine, two buckets and dry properly but wont bother with clay, tar removers, prep and wax top ups.

Waxing is good for people that want to take a real vested interest in their cars and put time and effort in to maintain an outstanding finish.

Either way both start with a proper paint prep and polish - without that, they are both a waste of time and money.

I will say one thing in favour of ceramic coatings, the hydrobaric properties of ceramic coats are way higher than waxes, this means dirt has a harder time bonding to ceramic coated paint and therefore ceramic coated cars and wheels are much easier to clean. Ceramic coats are much better on wheels also as they offer a better level of protection against hot brake dust than waxes.
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Old 24th May 2018, 09:32 PM   #22
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Ceramic coatings should last a couple of years. Not six months. Their purpose is to act as a long lasting wax with hydrophobic properties. The finish is down to the prep beforehand. My car is much easier to keep clean and has a glossier, wet-look finish that lasts rather than me having to use glazes and waxes.

Thing is results all depend on how good the detailer is.
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Old 6th August 2018, 01:55 PM   #23
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My dad had a quote from a body shop where he is having a dent done on his Range Rover sport. They quoted him 300 for ceramic coating, to me this seems way to cheap. What do you reckon guys I would of thought in the region of 600 to be done properly
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Old 6th August 2018, 07:12 PM   #24
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Coz its a bodyshop, they wont spend days prepping the car for a ceramic. Take it to a reputable pro detailer if you want it done right.
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Old 7th August 2018, 07:20 AM   #25
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When mine gets done I’m always there to ensure the right coating gets put on as I always get the top end products applied.....
Sounds way too cheap... I would think again
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