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Old 3rd November 2011, 16:19   #5071
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Yea it should!

Just a caution for all - Bird poo contains tiny stone particles(they eat those to ease digestion) etc.
So if one uses the wipers, they'll drag that stuff around and scratch the windshield! Same way if one tries to scratch away dried poo, it'll cause scratches on the paint!

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It is currently out of stock. I am looking for alternatives.

Can anyone suggest an equivalent sealant?
From whatever knowledge I have gained till now, Opti-Seal is the best sealant I have come across through reviews. Don't know any other alternatives. If you come around any alternatives do let me know as I'm in the market for it too.
Another thing being importing goods has become a costly affair because of strong dollar, so Opti-Seal's new stock would be costing more than Rs. 1500 easily.
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I have a almost new bottle of 'Formula 1 - Scratch Finish'.

I shifted residence recently. Unluckily during the process I carried the bottle upside down leading to all the liquid solvent leaking out, leaving almost solid paste behind.

My query to everyone is - Can I resuscitate this bottle by adding some kind of solvent? If yes, which. And in what concentration.

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Skdking - Not recommended !

Are you looking to remove scratches ?
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I have a almost new bottle of 'Formula 1 - Scratch Finish'.

I shifted residence recently. Unluckily during the process I carried the bottle upside down leading to all the liquid solvent leaking out, leaving almost solid paste behind.

My query to everyone is - Can I resuscitate this bottle by adding some kind of solvent? If yes, which. And in what concentration.

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Are you talking about their liquid rubbing compound called scratch out? If yes, I believe it is water based if I recollect correctly.
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From whatever knowledge I have gained till now, Opti-Seal is the best sealant I have come across through reviews. Don't know any other alternatives. If you come around any alternatives do let me know as I'm in the market for it too.
Another thing being importing goods has become a costly affair because of strong dollar, so Opti-Seal's new stock would be costing more than Rs. 1500 easily.
I am currently using the Motomax Paint sealant (99 bucks a bottle)...damn cheap and decent results. However need to reapply once a month to maintain the shine.
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Skdking - Not recommended !

Are you looking to remove scratches ?
Yup. Can I somehow fruitfully use the remnants?

I want to avoid buying a new one if I can.

Is it water based, SAS?
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From whatever knowledge I have gained till now, Opti-Seal is the best sealant I have come across through reviews. Don't know any other alternatives. If you come around any alternatives do let me know as I'm in the market for it too.
Another thing being importing goods has become a costly affair because of strong dollar, so Opti-Seal's new stock would be costing more than Rs. 1500 easily.
I am trying to get this from imported from Indonesia - but they are also out of stock. What an irony!
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Just received my courier from Mr. Sanjay at BringingBest.com for Meguiars SwirlX, one 80 gm Mothers clay bar, 2 X Viking 6.25 sq ft drying towels, one Viking Easy Glide 6.5" pad and a token of appreciation. All in 3 days.
Mr. Sanjay is really a good person and always responds to your mail.
Will be working on my pearl black Vento this weekend and let you all know about the results of clay bar and swirls x, as well Collinite 915.
Only thing I miss is the sealant to complete my collection of car detailing products.

Note: I'm in no way related to Mr. Sanjay and the above thought are all mine regarding my second purchase from him.
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How frequently we can use car shampoo and tyre foams? Will the regular usage cause any damage to the painting? Is the Colin glass liquid is good to use the car glasses?
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From whatever knowledge I have gained till now, Opti-Seal is the best sealant I have come across through reviews. Don't know any other alternatives. If you come around any alternatives do let me know as I'm in the market for it too.
Another thing being importing goods has become a costly affair because of strong dollar, so Opti-Seal's new stock would be costing more than Rs. 1500 easily.
Just came across this site: Zaino India
I am surprised to see that they have office in Mumbai (Vasai). Zaino products are known to be excellent.

Has anyone tried the Z-CS and Z-2 Pro (sealant)?
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Z-cs is similar in application to opti seal, i.e. wipe on, walk away!!! Some say durability is good!

Their z2, z8 etc are color specific sealants.

Try them if you want, you wont be disappointed!
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^I have sent an inquiry to their Mumbai office. Will wait for pricing information.

Currently Opti-Seal is out of stock all over; guess z-2 pro is the best option at the moment.
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Z2pro says 'show car polish' in its name even though I think it just a sealant!

Later you can top it off with collinite 845 or any other wax of your choice!

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