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Opticoat Pro

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by adambirozy, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. adambirozy

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    Hello

    Brand new Tesla owner. Took delivery of my MS 70 on June 3rd and am trying to get all the initial stuff done to keep it looking great.

    1) Has anyone heard of Opticoat Pro +? It supposedly adds
     
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    Sorry, for some reason, it posted thread before I could finish.

    1) The link is: Opti-Coat Pro+ - The Ultimate™ Ceramic Paint Protection Coating | Opti-Coat LLC

    2) This process supposedly adds a ceramic coating to car and permanently bonds with the paint, unlike the coatings that wear away. It has a 7000 mile warranty.

    3) Unfortunately it is expensive, at $1200 at most detail shops.

    4) Any thoughts on if this is worth it to protect the car? Any help would be appreciated. I want to keep my MS looking great, but not spend $ needlessly

    Adam
     
  3. Dborn

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    Had it on my car since Jan 2015. My car looks better than showroom after a simple wash, and it makes washing very easy. Very happy with it and would do it again. I can recommend.
     
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    I've had it done on two cars now and I highly recommend it. The skill of the detail shop makes a difference on the final results, so I would not recommend searching for the lowest price as your deciding factor. You do get what you pay for in many cases....

    Here's a link on what I had done to our car.

    Model S Paint Correction and Opti Coat
     
  5. adambirozy

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    Thanks for the advice.

    The person I was planning on going to for 1200 was listed as a "certified" dealer in my area and was the only one with that designation, so I am hoping they are good. They got great yelp reviews.
     
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    Absolutely worth it. I have Ceramic Pro, but love it.
     
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    Better to have Opti-Coat than not to have it. I have the similar ceramic product "CQuartz Finest" (early 2014 S) and have been really impressed with the protection and ease of cleaning.
     
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    Yup, I got in inside and out (exterior AND interior). The hydrophobic qualities of it make every surface easy to clean, and protects from water. I also got the paint protection film on the front clip, rocker panels, and luggage shelf.

    As others have said, pay a bit more to ensure you get a great installer with multiple coats. Super happy with it.
     
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    My old 75D had 5 layers of Opticoat Pro, these are the sales pictures. Detailing done by AskerAuto Spa in

    PerS
     
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    @adambirozy,did you MS Opti-coated? I'm looking for a place in So. Cal. to get my MS ceramic coated, as well. Also, did you look at CQuartz Finest, NanoGlass, or any other products?

    $1,200 seems high for a paint coating, but I'm not sure what the going rate is around here.
     
  11. adambirozy

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    I researched a little and opticoat seemed to be the most talked about, with great reviews so I did not dig too much deeper. I am going to get it done at a place in garden grove called Extreme Edge Auto Detailing. They are "certified" by the company, and they get good reviews on yelp, so I figured they will be good. If you go, tell them you got referred by me. Adam Birozy. Who knows, they may give me a discount. lol
     
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    Two other places I found online are Rhino Custom Detailing in Huntington Beach which offers Opti-coat and CQuartz and Wicked Auto Detailing in Costa Mesa which offers Ceramic Pro. I saw Xtreme Edge on Yelp but my concern was their reviews are all for detail & headlight work on Hondas/Nissans/Toyotas and not for Opti-coat on higher end cars. I haven't gone beyond looking at Yelp reviews & website yet.
     
  13. Puggle

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    Opticoat is the bomb. My car is in better than showroom condition thanks to some paint correction and Opticoat Plus (and I used to maintain showroom Teslas).

    Get it! Get it! Get it!
     
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    Opticoat pro+ is what I have on. It was professionally applied, and gets “serviced” once a year to keep the warranty up. Car looks better than showroom after 3 years! Car is garaged and I don’t do anything special when washing. I use a pressure washer followed by chamois dry. Done!!
     
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    How long does it take to do the coats?
     
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    Detailer had my car for like 3 or 4 days if I recall. Wanted it to cure before I took it out.

     
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    Dang. I guess you need a spare car to commute around to do this then
     

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