I’ve been looking at ceramic coatings. What’re your thoughts with sprays vs the actual coating for DIY. What are the brands you’ve had the most success with?
I used the Mother's spray ceramic on my JL last October. It's been thru the Costco slinging roller carwash probably 10-12 times as well as a touchless drive in wash maybe 5-6 times. The sides are still feeling slick and bead water off well. The hood, not so much. This JL lives outside in socal.I was just having this discussion with my friend. We both had detailing businesses years ago as well. He showed me his black Sahara after using Adams Clear Coat kit. He said it was very easy to apply but you have to be meticulous with the application and cover all areas. For me, I’m not sold on it. I’ve used almost every product you can imagine and just tried the Turtle Wax Ceramic spray and it was the easiest thing ever to apply and remove. Literally, it took me 15 min to cover my entire 2020 Rubi 2 dr. ZERO streaks or haze and far more slick than carnauba. Things is... even if you apply a pro ceramic coating you’ll still end up washing and detailing your vehicle to some degree.
what coating do you use?I’ve done the actual coating on my JL and I use the spray on my grand Cherokee . The biggest difference I find is just longevity . The spray works well when first applied but the coating will continue to sheet water for years without recoating and I have to respray the other one after a few washes.