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Optimum Gloss-Coat

Optimum Gloss-Coat - 20 ml
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Optimum Gloss-Coat
10 ml
($6.00 / ml)
Optimum Gloss-Coat
20 ml
($5.50 / ml)

Product Information

  • Semi-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 Codes: OPT-20055, OPT-22912
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Customer Reviews

96% of customers said that they would buy this item again
Based upon 25 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.

  • 10ml = 10cc's.
  • The 10cc syringe is perfect for 1-2 applications on an average size car.
  • If you are looking for multiple applications, the 20cc size is perfect.

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 on Windshield (TEST)

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From The Label


  1. Polish paint with Optimum Hyper Polish to remove any defects.
  2. Remove polish residue and prepare surface for coating using Optimum Paint Prep.
  3. Apply 8-10 drops of Gloss-Coat to the supplied foam applicator pad per panel.
  4. Wipe Gloss-Coat onto one panel at a time in an overlapping circular motion.
  5. Wait for 60 seconds after application to allow the coating to cure. Inspect the panel with adequate lighting to find any high spot or streaks.
  6. Use the foam applicator or an Optimum Edgeless Plush Microfiber Towel to even out any streaks or high spots. This step is very important and must be done within 60-150 seconds after application as any spots not leveled will have to be polished if allowed to fully cure. Panels will feel a bit tacky after 3 minutes from application as the Gloss-Coat cross links and bonds.
  7. Repeat steps 3-6 for each panel where application is desired. Not recommended for glass.

Customer Reviews

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Would they buy this item again? Yes
Optimum gloss coat was extremely easy to apply it leaves a great protection with a high level of gloss, the preperation was the most tedious part of the process but as far as the gloss coat that was a breeze.
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Would they buy this item again? Yes
I was trying to decide between a few different coatings to put on my truck, I decided to go with gloss coat for a few different reasons. Several of the coatings on the market require two separate product and multiple coatings of at least one of the 2 coatings, this isn't the case with gloss coat. One coat with thorough application is all that's needed.

Application is super easy and can be done by anyone that can be diligent during the process. High spots are almost impossible to get, and leveling the product is very user friendly. Make sure to follow the process and prep work. If you can leave the car in the garage for a week then this is all you need, however if you are gonna drive the car during that period, go ahead and pick up some optiseal as well. Wait an hour after you apply gloss coat, and then apply one spray of optiseal to each panel. Doing this will provide a sacrificial layer over your gloss coat while it cures for a week. So far this was a fun process and I purchased a 2nd syringe to start offering this product to my clients. Would definitely recommend.
Reviewed by on
Would they buy this item again? Yes
I waited two years to write this review as longevity of the product was a big deciding factor for me and wanted to be able to provide feedback on it. I can happily say two years after applying the gloss coat (which was very easy to apply), water still beads up on the car nicely. The coating went on very easily and buffs to a very nice shine, had no issues with the application. The only con I have, which may be inherent to the silver color of my car, was that I did not get as "glossy" a shine I would have liked.

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