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Old 08-18-2012, 09:37 PM   #1
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Just bought a hot lava FR-S

I want to keep the exterior looking beautiful. Do you guys have any tips on how to keep it looking new as long as possible?
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:37 PM   #2
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:37 PM   #3
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take to a detailer and optiguard and then clear bra
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Park it, dont drive it
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have it professionally detailed, clear bra it, and opti-coat it.
Let me re-phrase that for ya
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I'd rather have opti guard under clear bra O.o
i'd want the clear bra for rock chips and parking lot idiots.
opti it on top and it'd get through (edit: by through as in break through the opti and then hit the clear bra)
but i do agree with a good prof. detailer
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:00 PM   #7
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Cool, I'm from Charleston, SC, and am looking for a professional to put opti-coat on it.
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:09 PM   #8
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Keep it in your garage as long as you can, and NEVER drive it. Ever!
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Mine only has 5 miles on it. Havent driven it and never will. I tow it to work everyday.
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Mine only has 5 miles on it. Havent driven it and never will. I tow it to work everyday.


If it were me, I'd just drive it and get so much use out of it without worrying too much about keeping it in new condition (that may seem impossible, haha)... The last person who I'd want to be like is one of my cousins who has a ZR1, yet only racks up about 1k miles per year on it...
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Old 08-18-2012, 11:23 PM   #11
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I never got opti coat and I've driven on dirt roads and I haven't washed it for over 1000 miles; don't do what I do.
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Mine only has 5 miles on it. Havent driven it and never will. I tow it to work everyday.
Liar. Your sig says you drove the car off the dealer lot at 8/6/12 @ 8:06 PM
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I never got opti coat and I've driven on dirt roads and I haven't washed it for over 1000 miles; don't do what I do.
Yea. Just wash it once a week. Im opticoating mine next weekend when I get the coating and just gonna do it myself. Just wash the car throughly and apply the coating.
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Opti-guard over 3M if those are your options. Opti guard is not permanent. About 2 years later the car will be re-detailed and another application of opti-coat on top of the 3M.
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