HOW TO MAINTAIN A CERAMIC COATING | Full Exterior Detail of a WRX!

08 Th06, 2019
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How To Maintain A Ceramic Coating - Full Exterior Detail of a WRX! I'll show you how to properly wash and maintain a ceramic coating on your car and how to make sure the coating lasts for years to come! I'll also cover the basic process on how to apply a ceramic coating to your car.
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  • This car is so awesome looking love it great job

    Melanie ThiesMelanie Thies12 ngày trước
  • As I'm watching you wax, I'm reminded of the movie #TheKarateKid

    Tommy JonesTommy Jones4 tháng trước
  • waste of money , looks the same way it came in lmao

    8ris k.8ris k.8 tháng trước
  • Great job thank you

    Juan PerezJuan Perez8 tháng trước
  • Is that an STI? And I've got a black one and looking for someone to detail it, but I live in Burlington, Vermont

    Adam BrookerAdam Brooker9 tháng trước
    • Or you can call it a poser ;)

      Thor Son of OdinThor Son of Odin8 tháng trước
    • Wrx with sti wing

      Austin BAustin B8 tháng trước
  • After a polish can you ceramic coat a car and wax? Or just one?

    Jack GreesonJack Greeson9 tháng trước
  • LMAO homeboy took a wrx and put a sti wing on it 🤣🤣🤣💀💀💀💀

    All RyzoAll Ryzo9 tháng trước
    • slushy0022 you’re horribly mad 🥴

      All RyzoAll Ryzo5 tháng trước
    • All Ryzo obviously I’m not mad , it’s dick heads like you that make fun of people cars 😂 and learn how to spell and use grammar fucking dumbass prick

      slushy0022slushy00225 tháng trước
    • slushy0022 why are you so mad obviously in the car scene this is frowned apon people get mad fun of for it until they leave you’re Fucking stupid get off my post

      All RyzoAll Ryzo5 tháng trước
    • All Ryzo yea dude so funny ... idiot

      slushy0022slushy00225 tháng trước
    • chavaxpwnzxu yea people that wish they had a sti why do you think it’s a meme we are making fun of them

      All RyzoAll Ryzo8 tháng trước
  • I hope you're throwing away the towels that you're removing coatings with man.

    Chase6.0Chase6.09 tháng trước
  • It's a very awesome Subaru. You did an fantastic job of the exterior detail. Love it so much. You are so amazing Mitch. Keep on doing your thang! #LoveTheDetailGeek #LoveTheDetailGeek2 🤩🤩🤩🤩

    Cameron McCulloughCameron McCullough9 tháng trước
  • What brand name rims ?

    Noel OteroNoel Otero9 tháng trước
  • Did you start mobile first? Just curious how long did it take for you to build up to only working out of your own garage?

    Beene's GarageBeene's Garage9 tháng trước
  • What do you use to wash all of your towels??

    SpenceDaBeastSpenceDaBeast10 tháng trước
    • SpenceDaBeast you can use a normal washer. Use fragrance free detergent and vinegar to release wax and oils. Wash on medium heat and air dry!

      Kenneth TrinhKenneth Trinh10 tháng trước
  • *~.~

    pua edwardspua edwards10 tháng trước
  • What kind of wheels are those?

    Angel HernandezAngel Hernandez10 tháng trước
    • Might be ray gram lights

      Lexus TexasLexus Texas8 tháng trước
    • Can’t recall sorry!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail Geek10 tháng trước
  • The foam cannon deal... I used to think the same as you when I thought that you don’t need one of the high dollar “professional” cannons but I just made the switch from a $30 Amazon cannon to a chemical guys bigmouth foam cannon and it is so much better. Foam is thicker and I only have to use a fraction of the soap I used in the old one. It will save much product/money in the long run and I will never go back.

    KEEP ON TRUCKINKEEP ON TRUCKIN10 tháng trước
  • If. You have you time visit Apex detailing channel help with you polishing you lucky the car is white. Hiding the marrying new micro fiber cutting pad you follow up with polish rupe yellow pad work great doing one step you use medium cut pad Orange for hard clear coat. 50 50 euro microfiber pad work great on hard clear coat. Or soft rupe yellow pad work great for soft coat works great for polishing after meq microfiber pad s on hard clear coat visit Apex detailing Brian dose a lot of paint correction go through compounds and polish and. Pads dose reveiw on compounds and polish and pads dose review polishers from da to rotary polishing he can up your polishing level

    Mike KniessMike Kniess10 tháng trước
  • Does this dude live down the street from PTO??? Sounds like his son and neighborhood eerily similar.

    Brandon HugginsBrandon Huggins11 tháng trước
    • Lol I’m a few provinces over from Pan

      The Detail GeekThe Detail Geek11 tháng trước
  • Possibly the orfice might need to change or unclog

    Jonn ShepherdJonn Shepherd11 tháng trước
  • You don't have to use ph neutral soaps with ceramic coatings, they are very chemical resistant. People here use strong alkaline degreasers or hydrocarbon solvents to pre-wash the salt and shit off during winter. You wouldnt get it off with normal soap

    HallipartaHalliparta11 tháng trước
    • @The Detail Geek Yes, they tell you to use their own soaps, but thats mostly for liability and marketing reasons. Almost every coating is advertised to be chemically resistant to 3-14 ph or so. If the coating degrades from that, its a bad coating. All the professionals around here use stronger chemicals on the pre-wash stage. Also, there are alkaline soaps which are wax safe. For some reason people in the US are afraid of non-ph neutral products. Hell, even you tap water most likely isn't ph neutral.

      HallipartaHalliparta11 tháng trước
    • I’m sorry, but that’s not true at all. Yes they are more chemical resistant, but to properly maintain the coating and ensure you aren’t causing pre-nature degradation of it, you should always use a pH neutral soap. If you don’t believe me, feel free to do some research....almost every coating manufacturer will tell you the same thing 👍🏻

      The Detail GeekThe Detail Geek11 tháng trước
  • Maybe time to replace the nozzle on the foam wash canon...or shake your foam wash bottle before fill the bottle on the canon....check the measuring markers on the bottle as you might be diluting the solution too much....check the solution if you have recently restocked the manufacturer may have changed dilution ratios, if it isn't your equipment check your connections on your pressure washer you might need to unscrew the metal connections as the threads on the screw might be loose or worn...equipment failure due to ageing from use or the nozzle tip is what I would check first, check the pressure on the washer itself it might not be at its optimal performance, solution is diluted...

    Dee DeeDee Dee11 tháng trước
  • I preferred this intro. It's a pity you did not put it to your new videos anymore.

    autocleanetautocleanet11 tháng trước
  • You are an inspiration i just started my auto detailing business in jamaica and I am doing well hoping to upload a few videos soon hower I bought that bissell spot clean professional machine it's a winner in mobile detailing... keep going bro.. your my teacher...

    Richard ColeRichard Cole11 tháng trước
  • My foam cannon acts up every so often as well. the metering valve seems to be the problem. I wash fire engines with mine. Love me foam cannon. Your fan from North Carolina.

    Rob TuckRob Tuck11 tháng trước
  • The valve in the cannon could be worn out causing the foam not to be thick

    Jordan McDanielJordan McDaniel11 tháng trước
  • Wow you did a great job. The white paint is really popping. I usually notice it’s hard to get white paint to look really shiny even after washing , but the clay bar you used, the polishing and the ceramic coat really brought out the shine. Great job man.👌🏽

    DripGxd_CamDripGxd_CamNăm trước
    • Thank you!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail Geek11 tháng trước
  • You’ll never get a thick foam to stick to a ceramic coating.

    Kyle AntisKyle AntisNăm trước
    • The issue wasn’t with it sticking, but what was coming out of the foam cannon.

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • Such a nice car. Definitely love the Subaru's. Especially with the wing lol. Absolutely love your detailings man. It's just crazy satisfying to watch. Keep up the great work! 🔥

    alexlucketttalexlucketttNăm trước
  • What shoes you use? Makasin :D

    AnanasasAnanasasNăm trước
  • The issue I had with my foam cannon not producing the suds I wanted wasn’t actually the foam cannon, it was the pressure washer attachment. It was producing too much psi. Once I switched it out, the foam cannon started producing great foam.

    Ben CoburnBen CoburnNăm trước
  • cheers from manitoba bud!

    Rooster BrandRooster BrandNăm trước
  • I have a ceramic coated car. I wash it by first foaming it up with an iK 9 pro foamer, then rinse it, and finally follow up with contact wash and final rinse. I use a worx hydroshot because a I don’t have access to a garden hose. I blow dry the car with a leaf blower then find some soap residue on the surface. Could it be I need a more powerful pressure washer? I use only di water by the way.

    Elias BarajasElias BarajasNăm trước
  • The problem with the foam cannon is too much water in the mix 70/30 water so it makes the solution watery not thick

    Marc EvansMarc EvansNăm trước
  • Sti wing on a wrx oh man

    Cason SmithCason SmithNăm trước
    • @Glass 2018 wrx comes stock with them painted like that, looks like shit but it is stock

      Seth QuinnettSeth Quinnett10 tháng trước
    • spray-painted red brakes too. **cringe**

      GlassGlass11 tháng trước
    • Better than an Impreza with an Sti wing

      Julius RamirezJulius Ramirez11 tháng trước
    • @Dylan Pinheiro aslong as he doesnt stick the sti logo on the back we are good🤣🤣

      Guerrero La EsenciaGuerrero La EsenciaNăm trước
  • WOW! No flip flops.LOL!Great Video.Your work is wonderful.keep them coming.Have a great day.God Bless!!!!!

    Dusty BakerDusty BakerNăm trước
  • Do you toss the micro fiber towels when you use them for the ceramic or use them for something other than paint.

    Kevin TrouttKevin TrouttNăm trước
    • @The Detail Geek To be honest, Im terrified of scratching my powdercoated wheels to the point where I haven't actually agitated them until this past wash. My buddy also has PC'd wheels from the same shop and his are scratched to hell. Granted he doesn't clean them properly and his are also gloss black which apparently is the most prone PC color to scratch (apparently because of its composition). I should have specified that I don't reuse said towels on a smooth finished surface, but rather use them to wipe down undercarriage or dirty engine components. My apologies if anything I said between this comment or the other one have come across negative at all. As I said in my other comment, unfortunately text doesn't always convey tone correctly.

      John LambJohn Lamb8 tháng trước
    • @John Lamb Yeah again, I will not ever risk scratching rims either. You do you man, but I'll do what the manufacturers of every coating tell you to do, and that's just toss the towel. It's not worth my time or the risk for a $5 towel...

      The Detail GeekThe Detail Geek8 tháng trước
    • @The Detail Geek Just sharing some of my own limited experience here.. When I coated my wheels in Gyeon Rim, I did not wash the MF towels immediately and, yes, they definitely hardened up. For shits, I tossed em in the washing machine and they did soften back up but they're definitely not as soft as before. I figured I would keep them for dirty jobs like undercarriage or engine bay. Fast forward to recently, I applied a different ceramic coating and immediately washed the towels and they came out soft. Granted, I will re-purpose them to dirty jobs like I previously mentioned. Just food for thought

      John LambJohn Lamb8 tháng trước
    • @John Lamb Speaking from experience, the silica hardens up fairly quick and I truly don't think that detergent is going to break it down. For such a small expense of 1 towel, why risk scratching your paint?

      The Detail GeekThe Detail Geek8 tháng trước
    • @The Detail Geek I've heard you can toss them into a solution of (microfiber) detergent immediately after use so that they aren't ruined. In my eyes, it would be worth trying to save and re-purposing for none painted surfaces. Just one man's opinion though

      John LambJohn Lamb8 tháng trước
  • I changed my orifice on my foam cannon to a 1.1mm, makes thicker for for sure. Plus it’s only like $5.

    Riley ParkerRiley ParkerNăm trước
  • you are the boss😎

    ENG. Yousif TamimiENG. Yousif TamimiNăm trước
  • These videos never get old love them !

    Owen WhiteOwen WhiteNăm trước
  • You’re a inspiration man. Just started my detailing business ✊🏽

    Kevin MartinezKevin MartinezNăm trước
    • Thanks dude! Good luck with it!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • How much do you charge for a full detail with ceramic coating?

    HAZ-EK9HAZ-EK9Năm trước
    • @bryanviper Yes CQuartz UK 3.0

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
    • The Detail Geek Thanks.

      HAZ-EK9HAZ-EK9Năm trước
    • Depends on the size of the vehicle...and how much paint correction is required before applying the coating but generally between $700-1100 CAD

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • Not sure if the ceramic coating is the problem as to why the foam doesn’t stick maybe it could be a water repellent ? Just a thought hope it helps !

    Charlie's hargreavesCharlie's hargreavesNăm trước
    • @Tiredhearts5 I soaked it in hot water and then ran hot water through it!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
    • The Detail Geek how did you clean it out from being all gummed up

      Tiredhearts5Tiredhearts5Năm trước
    • Turns out my foam cannon was just gummed up with soap residue...it’s working perfectly now and I’ve started to clean it after each use 😳

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • if you ever visit T-dot, will you do mobile detailing!!!?

    A YA YNăm trước
    • T-dot? Never heard that one before 🤷🏻‍♂️

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • Good job bro ur growing

    the209ceresthe209ceresNăm trước
    • Thanks man!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • You are not geek! At all!

    GarmashuaGarmashuaNăm trước
  • After every wash do you spray out with only water? To avoid any material lingering in the mechanism. You cam also separate the pieces where liquids and soups can get stuck and clean it. If im not mistaken there is a video on Chemical Guys explaining how to clean the inside. Hope this helps.

    pablo ochoapablo ochoaNăm trước
    • I haven’t been, but I probably should. I soaked it in hot water and rinsed it out before I used it last time and that seems to have done the trick!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • The Ceramic is preventing the foam to stick

    Fusions DetailingFusions DetailingNăm trước
  • Try taking the foam cannon apart and seeing if the little compressed metal strainer thing is blocked...or I also use the air compressor and shot some air through the intake nozzle, sometimes there is some blockages

    Miranda DetailingMiranda DetailingNăm trước
    • +Miranda Detailing Thanks dude, that seems to be the consensus that there may be some blockages in there...I gotta rip into it soon and get er fixed!!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • Do you have the 1.1mm orifice in the foam cannon?

    Chris HayesChris HayesNăm trước
    • @The Detail Geek maybe just blow it out with a compressor a few times....I do that after every use to keep the tube/channel/pipe whatever it is clean

      Tim PirtleTim PirtleNăm trước
    • Thanks Tim, I’ll definitely have a look at those videos. The odd thing is that when I first got the foam cannon, it was working perfectly and I couldn’t have asked for more...which leads me to think that it may just be something as simple as it being clogged with dried up soap as another person suggested. Either way though, I will be exploring all avenues to fix it....😄😛

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
    • @The Detail Geek Getting foam is not that hard at all, but nearly impossible without the right equipment. Check out Pan (Pan the Organizer) and (ObsessedGarage) for tips and equipment.....also checkout the expensive vs. cheap video from auto detailing podcast...I can attest that the cheap gun/foamer works very well for the money You really need more GPM from your P washer, better soap and a better gun foam gun

      Tim PirtleTim PirtleNăm trước
    • +Chris Hayes Awesome, that’s super helpful to know! I will most definitely look into this. I’ll do anything for thicker foam 😄

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
    • It's a small brass piece that's inside the metal body of the cannon. Unscrew the quick connect and use a small flat blade screwdriver to remove the orifice. Most cannons come with a 1.2mm orifice but a 1.1mm will produce more foam. They cost around $10 and well worth it. Several vids on VIworld about this. Hope it helps. Subbed to your channel today.

      Chris HayesChris HayesNăm trước
  • Try clean out ur foam cannon with warm water on all ends for few minutes might just have dryed up soap inside.

    Mark DetailpreneurMark DetailpreneurNăm trước
    • Great suggestion Mark, that really could be it. Thanks! 🙂

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • Very impressed and learning a lot from you. i’m a 16 year old just started detailing and just made a few hundred and learning more everyday👍👍

    Eli AngielEli AngielNăm trước
    • The Detail Geek hey man on the last video you cured the ceramic coating. Did you use the reload to cure it?

      Vex FlowsVex Flows6 tháng trước
    • Charley Karrupt oh thnx

      Mohammad PatelMohammad PatelNăm trước
    • Darkz_ FN everything he uses is listed in the description.

      Charley KarruptCharley KarruptNăm trước
    • The Detail Geek if u don’t mind me asking what product do u use to polish/ gloss

      Mohammad PatelMohammad PatelNăm trước
    • Thanks Eli! That’s awesome you’ve got a side hustle going with detailing, good for you! If you ever have any questions about products or process, just let me know!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • To get thicker soap with a foam cannon, make sure the +/- knob is turned all the way to + and if that's still not doing it, then add more soap to the bottle than you normally would. Sorry if these are really obvious tips, that's what I do with my foam cannon.

    Mike0429Mike0429Năm trước
    • +Mike0429 Appreciate the tips Mike! For some reason even doing that didn’t get it as thick as I’ve had it before....this last time I used it I added a bit more soap than usual and a tad less water and did manage slightly better results, but it’s definitely still not where I want it. I’ll have to keep fiddling around and testing! 😕

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
  • Have you heard of ceramic coating for leather seats if so thoughts ideas ! As always stay handsome and keep up the Great work !

    vwsaiphonevwsaiphoneNăm trước
    • The Detail Geek let me know how it works

      vwsaiphonevwsaiphoneNăm trước
    • Yes I have! Carpro has coatings for pretty much every surface in/on a vehicle haha. There are definitely a few of their products I'll be testing out on my own vehicles soon!

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekNăm trước
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