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How to apply ceramic coating with partial PPF

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by BlueWRXPride, Aug 4, 2018.

  1. BlueWRXPride

    BlueWRXPride Member

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    I have PPF installed on my car, full front bumper, mirrors, and partial hood and fenders. I thought that it is beneficial to install the ceramic coating on the PPF too, but the Crystal serum light instructions say to avoid the PPF. So should I apply it to that or not? If yes, how do I deal with the edge of the PPF that goes across the hood and fender? Do I avoid applying it to the edges of the PPF?
     
  2. Adam3

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    Everything I've read says it's safe to apply ceramic coating on top of PPF. Maybe see if others are applying that brand to PPF? If you want to avoid getting it on the PPF, use painters tape along the edges.
     
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    I have done this on 3 cars no issues ..u especially want ceramic on the edges as dirt accumulated over time that will seal it otherwise u will see a line
     
  4. Red3

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    Cquartz, Opticoat, Gyeon, and all the other ceramics that are mentioned frequently seem safe to apply on PPF. I don’t believe any of those explicitly state not to apply to PPF. Maybe this specific brand has something in it thats not safe for PPF?
     
  5. BlueWRXPride

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    I am going to be using gtechniq crystal serum light fyi.
     
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    You will be fine applying over the PPF :cool:...as mentioned previously u need to do the edges at minimum if u are still on fence on applying over all the film
     
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    don’t companies have specific formulas for ppf? forgot where i saw that but def do apply a coat
     
  8. BlueWRXPride

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    Well I went ahead with it yesterday, no issues so far, car looks awesome![​IMG]
     
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