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  1. Thread: Procedure

    by DannyRS3
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    Eraser is a wipe down to insure any oils, or...

    Eraser is a wipe down to insure any oils, or contaminants are removed just before coating the car. Do this just before applying the coating. Think of it as a final preparation wipe, not part of the...
  2. Thanks for your input. All I know for sure is...

    Thanks for your input.

    All I know for sure is this: I'd been using Surfex at 10:1 on wheels and tyres, and auto-foam pre-wash at 4% PIR both around PH 12 (as you said) at least once a week. ...
  3. You're right of course, it's not all down to PH,...

    You're right of course, it's not all down to PH, but if it is off the scale alkaline or acidic its definitely not coating friendly.
  4. Thanks for the recommendations. I've bought PH...

    Thanks for the recommendations. I've bought PH test strips and have found the most wheel cleaners are extremely alkaline and this probably not OK for coating longevity and best avoided. I think the...
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    Does ECH2O change water behaviour?

    I've decided that I don't want to use toppers anymore on my car since re-coating my vehicle as I feel cquartz uk is a good stand alone topping, plenty hydrophobic and self cleaning, and seems to...
  6. Thanks guys. Ive been using such harsh cleaners...

    Thanks guys. Ive been using such harsh cleaners that my hubs have rusted after just 8 months ownership for a brand new car. My rotors are forever orange as well. Lesson learned, and will go to...
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    Pre-Wash foam?

    I've worn down, and in places completely removed my 8 month old coating, and I'm fairly sure it is from using a highly alkaline Bilt Hamber Auto-Foam, which has fantastic cleaning power, but it I...
  8. What to clean coated wheels with (regular maintenance)?

    I've been cleaning my cquartz coated wheels (and tyres) with high alkaline (Bilt Hamber Surfex HD) at 10:1 dilution which is still around PH 14, and it has completely killed the coating. Clearly I'm...
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    Hydro2 comes right off with a high PH (14) APC. ...

    Hydro2 comes right off with a high PH (14) APC. I managed strip off reload and hydro2 with Bilt Hamber Surfex HD. It and high alkaline auto-foam have also substantially worn down my cquarz UK base,...
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