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      07-03-2020, 01:59 PM   #1
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Ceramic Pro

Gave the X5 some much needed spa treatment.

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5. Paint correction
6. Ceramic Pro 2 yr protection on entire car, wheels, brake calipers, windshield

Pictures don't do it justice. It's unbelievable how nice black sapphire metallic looks with no swirls and the deep gloss shine of ceramic (see pic of clouds/sky reflection on my hood)
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Looks really good!
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do you mind sharing who did the work ? i am in south florida as well
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do you mind sharing who did the work ? i am in south florida as well
Ecophant Auto Detail in Boca Raton, Speak w Mauricio he is the owner and a great guy. Tell him Eric sent you and he will take great care of you and your car.
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looking great. I love to see shiny cars. they look better than at the dealer.
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How's the Ceramic Pro holding up for you?

Looking to get mine coated right after delivery and I found a great shop but haven't had Ceramic Pro before which is what they use. A bit nervous about moving from gtechniq
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How's the Ceramic Pro holding up for you?

Looking to get mine coated right after delivery and I found a great shop but haven't had Ceramic Pro before which is what they use. A bit nervous about moving from gtechniq
Ceramic pro has been great. The shop that did my ceramic pro also details cars, so they are the only people that touch my car. Overall it's a lot of work & money to keep a black car looking good, but well worth it in my opinion when.
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How's the Ceramic Pro holding up for you?

Looking to get mine coated right after delivery and I found a great shop but haven't had Ceramic Pro before which is what they use. A bit nervous about moving from gtechniq
Ceramic pro has been great. The shop that did my ceramic pro also details cars, so they are the only people that touch my car. Overall it's a lot of work & money to keep a black car looking good, but well worth it in my opinion when.
If you don't mind sharing, how much did that run you?

I'm looking at about $3,000 for full front PPF + 100% ceramic coverage (wheel barrels, glass, plastics included)

Plus these folks will recoat with CP sport every year for free
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How's the Ceramic Pro holding up for you?

Looking to get mine coated right after delivery and I found a great shop but haven't had Ceramic Pro before which is what they use. A bit nervous about moving from gtechniq
Ceramic pro has been great. The shop that did my ceramic pro also details cars, so they are the only people that touch my car. Overall it's a lot of work & money to keep a black car looking good, but well worth it in my opinion when.
If you don't mind sharing, how much did that run you?

I'm looking at about $3,000 for full front PPF + 100% ceramic coverage (wheel barrels, glass, plastics included)

Plus these folks will recoat with CP sport every year for free
I did the bronze package (2yr protection) as that's all I had left on my lease. It was approx 1200 for everything, entire car, all trim, wheels and brake calipers. This price included decontamination and full paint correction. I didnt do any PPF as it's a lease and I rarely drive on the highway. I would consider PPF if this was a car that I planned on keeping longer.
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Black sapphire looks incredible with ceramic pro
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Black sapphire looks incredible with ceramic pro
Damn. That thing is gorgeous
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How's the Ceramic Pro holding up for you?

Looking to get mine coated right after delivery and I found a great shop but haven't had Ceramic Pro before which is what they use. A bit nervous about moving from gtechniq
Ceramic pro has been great. The shop that did my ceramic pro also details cars, so they are the only people that touch my car. Overall it's a lot of work & money to keep a black car looking good, but well worth it in my opinion when.
If you don't mind sharing, how much did that run you?

I'm looking at about $3,000 for full front PPF + 100% ceramic coverage (wheel barrels, glass, plastics included)

Plus these folks will recoat with CP sport every year for free
I did the bronze package (2yr protection) as that's all I had left on my lease. It was approx 1200 for everything, entire car, all trim, wheels and brake calipers. This price included decontamination and full paint correction. I didnt do any PPF as it's a lease and I rarely drive on the highway. I would consider PPF if this was a car that I planned on keeping longer.
Ah okay, sounds like a fair price for me then.

Doing the CP silver as I intend to keep the car for 3-5 years. That's running me $1,150

The PPF is $1,745 but since I'm keeping the car for a bit, perfectly fine with that.

Thanks for sharing your experience!
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