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Optimum Gloss-Coat

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Product Information

  • Permanent paint protection that looks amazing!
  • Unique resin based formula that provides a second clear coat to your vehicle
  • Use it on your clear coat, painted surfaces, smooth plastic trim, bumpers, head lights, tail lights, wheels, chrome, aluminum and more
  • Scratch resistant and releases contaminants with ease
  • Product Code: OPT-2800
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Customer Reviews

100% of customers said that they would buy this item again
Based upon 6 ratings

Product Description

Optimum Gloss-Coat is an advanced polymer system that forms a clear coat like layer of protection to your paint! Formulated by the great Dr. G, Gloss-Coat is similar to the clear coat that already exists on your vehicle. The difference is, this coating forms a shell of protection that is glossier, slicker, and less prone to wash-induced swirl marks and marring. Gloss-Coat adds an amazing level of gloss and depth to the paint that will have rain forming tight little beads and rolling off the surface! Once the surface is protected with Gloss-Coat it will be considerably easier to clean and maintain compared to conventional waxes and sealants. Gloss-Coat is not recommended for application on glass, however it works great on your paint, wheels, plastic trim, bumpers, aluminum and chrome. For application tips take a look at the complete breakdown below. Gloss-Coat is all you need to protect your paint but if you like more shine and protection feel free to top it with your favorite sealant and/or wax! If you are looking for a great protective coating for your car the Optimum Gloss-Coat is a great choice!

Application Directions:
  • Polish the paint to remove any defects before applying the Gloss-Coat
  • Clean surface with 15% IPA solution to remove all polishing oils, waxes, and silicones
  • Prime the Optimum Opti-Dual Pro Applicator by making an X pattern across the pad. Only a few drops will be needed for each subsequent panel
  • Wipe Gloss-Coat onto a single panel at a time in a thin layer using two directions, in a circular or front to back direction
  • Within 5 minutes, inspect the panel with adequate lighting looking for any thick areas that have not flashed away to clear
  • Use foam applicator or paint safe microfiber to even out any areas where you see streaks. This step is key, as any spots not leveled will have to be polished if allowed to cure. Panels will feel a bit tacky and will be self-leveling during cure time, so avoid any unnecessary touching, wiping, or contact to produce the best results
  • Repeat steps 1-6 for each panel where application is desired

NOTE 8/26/14
  • Optimum has discontinued Opti-Coat 2.0 and replaced it with the similar Gloss-Coat. Therefore the product reviews, videos, guides, etc. before this date are referencing the previous version.

Professional Detailer Reviews

I feel Opti-Coat is revolutionary for both consumers and the detailing community. By offering this product to our clients we are, in a sense, offering a renewable clear coat, but with much better properties. I've been using this information to help sell Opti-Coat to my clients for a while, but it is especially important for clients with new cars sporting very thin OEM paint (80-90 microns). Even though this is a permanent coating, I really don't try to sell it as such. Instead, I educate the customer about the product and highlight the benefits, including that future polishing will remove less OEM paint, since the majority of light swirling and marring will be in the coating. I also like to explain that Opti-Coat offers increased UV protection to replenish the small amount potentially removed during polishing.

- Product Review: Optimum Opti-Coat 2.0 by Chad Raskovich

My first impressions of this product are mostly positive as I feel Optimum has succeeded in improving several characteristics of their consumer based coating. Gloss Coat is very easy to use, looks great, and has a nice slick feeling... Ultimately, Gloss Coat should be another great option for the car owner who is seeking an easy to use paint coating to protect their vehicle from the environment.

- Product Review: Optimum Gloss-Coat by Zach McGovern


Opti-Coat 2.0 application

Opti-Coat 2.0 on Windshield (TEST)

Opti Coat 2.0

Customer Reviews

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Would they buy this item again? Yes
It's awesome. Bought a brand new Subaru. I wanted to make sure the paint would be protected and the plastics wouldn't fade or discolor in the Texas heat. This stuff is awesome. It was pretty easy to apply. The car always looks clean....even if its dirty. The paint gleams and shines even at night. Another Subaru owner parked next to me at the grocery store with the same color car. I noticed them looking back and forth between the two brand new clean cars. My plastics are darker, my rims are shinier, my paint looks sooo much better!

Definitely a good buy!!!
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Would they buy this item again? Yes
very slick, repel water very well, easy to apply. I used opticoat 2 before and I like this better
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Would they buy this item again? Yes
My review is for Gloss-Coat, not OC 2.0. After using Gloss-Coat for the first time I came away really impressed with the ease of application and the slickness during and after application. Unlike some other coatings, Gloss-coat is ridiculously easy to apply and is not finicky at all. It also takes much longer to completely flash, which is a good thing because it gives you that much more time to wipe-away any high spots before it cures. Speaking of high-spots, I found they seem to disappear a lot on their own so I didn't have too many to wipe away. After the application, the paint was incredibly slick and the gloss was top-notch. I cannot comment on durability at this point but I will be checking in with my customer periodically to see how they feel it's holding up. My two big issues with Gloss-Coat are the amount that comes in the syringe and the price. I think OC 2.0 came with 20 cc's for $80, but Gloss-Coat (only 2 years of protection) comes with just 10-12 cc's for $60. Essentially, it went from about $4/cc to $6/cc. While Gloss-Coat does have some better attributes than OC 2.0, it's upsetting that Optimum jacked the price up on a product that doesn't offer the same long-term protection as the product it replaces. Optimum makes great products, but business & marketing decisions leave much to be desired.

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