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After about 14 hours of work, I finally finished my (new to me) 2017 GTS. I used Cquartz and put a top coat of Gyeon Skin (I had some left over from my Tesla 3).

The wheels turned out a bit glossy but otherwise, it looks good.

To anyone buying a new car, it takes 1/2 the time to ceramic coat your car when the car is brand new. You don't have to polish and clean it as much as a car that has been driven.
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How are you liking the cquartz? Which one did you go with? I also have a new to me 17 GTS in Volcano Gray. I have all chemical guys stuff I like using, but their ceramic coat sucked in my opinion on my GTI. Saw good reviews about cquartz .
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After about 14 hours of work, I finally finished my (new to me) 2017 GTS. I used Cquartz and put a top coat of Gyeon Skin (I had some left over from my Tesla 3).

The wheels turned out a bit glossy but otherwise, it looks good.

To anyone buying a new car, it takes 1/2 the time to ceramic coat your car when the car is brand new. You don't have to polish and clean it as much as a car that has been driven.
Nicely done. I just had mine done which I will document later, but I have been very pleased. They used Feynlab Ceramic.

2017 White GTS
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I used the Gyeon ceramic coating on my Tesla. It is as good if not better than Cquartz.

When I took my Macan to the dealer this morning, the SA asked if I had just washed the car. In fact, it has been raining here and I haven't washed it for a week. The car stays amazingly clean.

The coating of the body is straight forward but it's the wheels that take just as much time as the entire vehicle.

BTW, if I can put ceramic coating on a car, anyone can.
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Okay, just ordered the Gyeon syncro pro kit from
Estoril along with the trim, rim, and view kits. Estoril has a really great deal combining the Gyeon syncro with some micro fibers, prep spray, and water spot spray for 188, only 9 bucks more for Mf’s and the two sprays.

Does anyone top the coating with additional wax? I would assume not necessary? Going to do Gyeon syncro on GTS and classic mini, and will probably just stick with chemical guys stuff on the A8, not spending the money on it. Great car, good looking, but 180k miles, already have chemical guys waxes, not with it to me on that car.
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Looks great, I am highly considering this due to all the salting of the roads and all the rocks that get kicked up on long distance drives
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Got my 21” turbos finished inside and out with the Gyeon rim Coating, waiting to get the car back from the dealer to do the body with Gyeon syncro and the caliper with the Gyeon rim as well.
One little bottle of the rim stuff is more than enough for two sets of wheels and calipers.
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For all you ceramic people....

I recommend Hydrosilex Recharge to maintain your coating. I live in New Hampshire, and my Macan is my DD, so it gets seriously beat on in the winter. I just gave it a nice clean up and the paint looked absolutely perfect and still had that hard glassy "coated" look that only ceramic can give you. FYI, I had my ceramic professionally installed when the car was new.

Current: Cayman GTS; Audi S3; Macan GTS
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I've tried the Hydrosilex and didn't really like it (I've tried an too many different products to count - I never stop falling for all the marketing hype).

The product I've found to work wonders as a top coat on just about anything is Bead Maker. It's inexpensive and easy to use (especially after the first application). It's available on Amazon for $14.44 for a 16oz bottle so as I said, not a big commitment. It will make your paint feel more slick than anything else I've ever tried.

(No affiliation with the product, just a very happy user).
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I've tried the Hydrosilex and didn't really like it (I've tried an too many different products to count - I never stop falling for all the marketing hype).

The product I've found to work wonders as a top coat on just about anything is Bead Maker. It's inexpensive and easy to use (especially after the first application). It's available on Amazon for $14.44 for a 16oz bottle so as I said, not a big commitment. It will make your paint feel more slick than anything else I've ever tried.

(No affiliation with the product, just a very happy user).


Hmmm... reviews on this are amazing. Will order later today and try it. Thanks for the heads up!


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