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Have anyone done the Ceramic coat or the wrap in their cars? I asking because here in AZ temperatures can be 120° or higher during the summer. And will like to know if the investment is worth it.
 

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Have anyone done the Ceramic coat or the wrap in their cars? I asking because here in AZ temperatures can be 120° or higher during the summer. And will like to know if the investment is worth it.
Just had mine ceramic coated here in the UK, it's amazing... water and dirt just falls straight off the car!
 

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Ceramic pro coating on all surfaces, and PPF coating on the front bumper here In Florida. No regrets. Had the brake calipers and full rims coated too. So easy to clean. 1 year later it still sheds water and dirt making washing so easy.
 

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I did my own ceramic coating. It was two days of work to prep the car and do it but I'm very happy with the results. It's not something I'd want to do more than once a year or so. I'm hoping I get at least two years out of it. My car stays garaged and isn't driven much so maybe I will.
 

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Mine is fully wrapped in 3M 1080 Satin in the Phoenix valley. Almost 2 years now and its held up fine. Has some rock dings of course but at least its not the paint and I can have it re covered at any time. I do garage at home and have covered parking at work for full disclosure.
 

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Mine is fully wrapped in 3M 1080 Satin in the Phoenix valley. Almost 2 years now and its held up fine. Has some rock dings of course but at least its not the paint and I can have it re covered at any time. I do garage at home and have covered parking at work for full disclosure.
So the rock dings mar the film but not the clear coat of paint?
 

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Ceramic pro coating on all surfaces, and PPF coating on the front bumper here In Florida. No regrets. Had the brake calipers and full rims coated too. So easy to clean. 1 year later it still sheds water and dirt making washing so easy.
Both the coating and the PPF on the front bumper?
 

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So far it’s just in the film.
 

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PPF on everything forward of the doors, including window surrounds. Then ceramic coat on the entire vehicle. Not cheap, but well woth it. Super easy to clean and it looks great.
 

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If it's large and sharp it "might" cut the film, but highly unlikely. And if you get self-healing film, application of heat with a low setting on a heater gun or blowdryer will smooth out most of the impact mark. Just be cautious about how you apply the heat, as you don't want to damage anything else by cooking it. The hot summer sun might do it on its own if you have a darker coloured vehicle.
 

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Coating on PPF on front area. No coating on paint under PPF.
The outfit that did my work said they never apply ceramic under the PPF as it defeats the purpose of the ceramic coating in those areas. They clean and prep the paint first, then apply PPF where it's desired, and then apply the ceramic coating over everything... including the PPF. Seems to work well.
 

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The outfit that did my work said they never apply ceramic under the PPF as it defeats the purpose of the ceramic coating in those areas. They clean and prep the paint first, then apply PPF where it's desired, and then apply the ceramic coating over everything... including the PPF. Seems to work well.
Yes that's how mine was done. "No coating on paint under PPF".(y)
 

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Have anyone done the PPF in AZ? If you have, can you provide the cost, for which area of the car, and where did you get it done? Asking because there is a bunch of places that are doing this now.
 
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