Drive through carwash and wider wheels...

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  1. N1ck

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    I have a seasonal car wash pass, one touchless wash every 24hrs. I have 20x12 -44 wheels and have no issues frequenting the wash.
     
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    What coating do you have? I was told to not was mine. I've wondered if waxing would provide any benefit.
     
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    That's nice. I've wanted one but don't have anywhere near me to make it worth it.
     
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    I'll have to go to the garage to look??? It's one that you can wax over---but don't have to if you don't want to. I do it anyway---not only for the truck but for some "me time" in the garage.
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    I would’ve interested in knowing as well.. thx


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    Ehh both my vehicles are coated with cquartz and I still don’t/wouldn’t run them through one of those horrible touch washes...
    Touchless yeah I’ll use those if I don’t have the time to wash it myself..


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    This question is probably been asked many times, but how hard is the preparation to put this coating on? I applied a good wax on my vehicle as soon as I bought it about 6 weeks
    ago. Just curious how big a job it is or if a guy should take it to a shop.


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    There are lots of videos about installing a coating. The main thing is preparation. If you used "regular wax" about 6 weeks ago, it is probably gone by now. Wax only last about 3 weeks. If you take your truck to a detailer and have them prep your truck and install a quality ceramic coating you probably looking at $700+. Another option would be is to use a good quality sealant on your truck. A sealant will last about 6 months and it goes on just like wax. I use Wolfgang 3.0 sealant and have had really good luck with it and I think the results are great. You might take a look at this web site--autopia---it is a professional detailer site. They talk about products and how to install them and also show the result they get. You can find lots of detailed info about coatings, sealant and waxes over there. They also sell products.
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    I spent $1K for element 119 Diamond including wheels,glass protection, and paint correction. Took the dude 4 days by himself most the time. Truck had almost 30K miles. Best money I've ever spent.
     

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