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Old 3rd May 2007, 22:14   #1
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Can any of you gentlemen/ladies enlighten me about pro paint shops in BLR that do ceramic clearcoats ?

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Can any of you gentlemen/ladies enlighten me about pro paint shops in BLR that do ceramic clearcoats ?

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watching too much national geographic are we??

ceramic clearcoat is too expensive noone will do it here. I dont think its done in india at all. not sure.

In bangalore we dont even have a proper paintshop. delhi and mumbai boys have it lucky.
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watching too much national geographic are we??
That was the catalyst - other chemicals in there too

Cost-wise, I'd be flexible enough owing to the end-result of this job.

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I'm currently dreaming about the stainless steel/chrome finish that the SL55 had at Speed Run in Mumbai. Anyone here do that?
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That was the catalyst - other chemicals in there too

Cost-wise, I'd be flexible enough owing to the end-result of this job.
cost wise it will probably be roughly the cost of your car. Currently its only OEMS like ferrari and mercedes providing it.

Also the ceramic clearcoat is thicker than the current clearcoat. this extra thickness needs to be taken care at the manufacturing stage of the sheet metal. so the panel gaps still remain within the tolerance.

theres no shortcut to waxing the car dude. besides you need the workout.
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Can someone explain how ceramic clearcoats are better than the regular stuff? Some of us are busy with our lives and aren't glued to Nat Geo
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I'm currently dreaming about the stainless steel/chrome finish that the SL55 had at Speed Run in Mumbai. Anyone here do that?
That was quite a shoddy job C3PO. The chrome effect was not at all convincing, I'm sure there are people who can do better than that.
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And what do you wanna paint?
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That was quite a shoddy job C3PO. The chrome effect was not at all convincing, I'm sure there are people who can do better than that.
Well I thought he was going for more of a stainless steel finish than chrome. I still think it was mindblowing, or atleast it would be on my car . Any idea who does 'em around here?
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cost wise it will probably be roughly the cost of your car.
I dont think so. AFS EVERSHIELD CERAMIC SURFACE TREATMENT from Aircraft Spruce

Another article described a comprehensive aftermarket in-out ceramic clearcoat with other add-ons not exceeding a total cost of $250.


@v1p3r: Ceramic clearcoat was developed by Mercedes-Benz and later lincensed to Ferrari. Its a new type of clearcoat - from a suitably adjusted ceramic spray. Its advantages: its super hard, completely scratch/weather resistant and permanent. The car will have a wet look all its life.
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Ok, nice. Now does anyone know who does that steel/chrome job?
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here:

http://www.ppg.com/cr-refinish/phase1/frmHome.asp

these are the only guys who do the ceramic clearcoat for Ferrari and Maybach.

dupont still is not OEM to these guys.
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Ok, nice. Now does anyone know who does that steel/chrome job?
Maybe, will check & let you know tomorrow.
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Ok, nice. Now does anyone know who does that steel/chrome job?
If Standox,Dupont or even Sikken's have what you require(anywhere in the world),I can put you on to some people in Bangalore.

Do your homework and give me a buzz i will Pm the contact details.
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Are there some photos available for this so called "permanent wet look" of the cars? I would love to see how it looks if it is really that costly!
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