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Optimum Gloss-Coat

Best Seller 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 7 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

Videos

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
Very impressed. I had a lot of prior experience with Opti-Coat 2.0, and really had no complaints. Gloss-Coat? Even better, really. Thoughts after doing two cars so far...

After the initial pad priming, it seems like you use even less product than with 2.0. Flash time definitely seems quicker, although in fairness I was working in very low humidity (southern Arizona) as opposed to my more familiar SF bay area surroundings. Overall, super easy to apply, with great initial good looks. After 24 hours, the finish is very slick to the touch, which certainly brings smiles. As with 2.0, you don't get much of a "Wow!" factor on light colors and even darker colors without metallic or pearl content. I always warn my customers about this, but it really is a tiny price to pay for the otherwise outstanding results. Certainly I can't speak to longevity as yet, but my expectations are that it'll match the ~ two years of durability I consistently found with 2.0. Thus far, from a single 20cc syringe, I've done two cars - including wheels & trim, plus a second coat on one of the cars, and there is 4cc remaining in the syringe. As always, it's impressive how little product you need to do the job well.

The only real downside, in my opinion, is in the packaging/presentation. This is a premium product that comes at a premium price, and it seems odd to open a Ziploc sandwich bag to get to the good stuff. In my case, I'll often have my customers buy the product, and we all know the importance of first impressions. This is always a conversation point, and I feel like I have to do a little extra sales job to ensure their confidence. They syringe is a great design, and I love the threaded nozzles, but it'd be nice to have a prettier bow around the box, so to speak.

Bottom line, I recommend this without hesitation. This is my go-to, not only for my vehicle, but for my customers as well. The results are fantastic - and while they may not be visually stunning, the durability and subsequent remarkable ease of maintenance win the day. Personally, once you factor in all the variables - types of surfaces protected, amount of product used, dollar spent, and overall durability, I've not seen a better product in the market.
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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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