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I agree that could be an issue but my experience with synthetic coating is that you can easily take a hose without an attachment and run water over the surface to "wash away" the beading and then dry it off. But what a pain to have to do that.

That person who owns that RAM may not have prepared that surface correctly and took short cuts before applying that Graphene. Wash, clay bar, and polish. Then apply the Graphene or other surface protection.
 

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I agree that could be an issue but my experience with synthetic coating is that you can easily take a hose without an attachment and run water over the surface to "wash away" the beading and then dry it off. But what a pain to have to do that.

That person who owns that RAM may not have prepared that surface before applying that Graphene. Wash, clay bar, and polish. Then apply the Graphene or other surface protection.
Yup, prep is the key.
 

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A leaf blower makes fast work of any residual water that doesn't initially run off a graphene coated finish - touchless drying for the most part. That's what I use..
 

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A leaf blower makes fast work of any residual water that doesn't initially run off a graphene coated finish - touchless drying for the most part. That's what I use..
That is great if your humidity is not in the single digits. Even using a leaf blower the time it takes to get around the car you will have water spots. I wipe them off with a slightly moist microfiber towel.
 

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A leaf blower makes fast work of any residual water that doesn't initially run off a graphene coated finish - touchless drying for the most part. That's what I use..
Been using a leaf blower since I got my 1st Challenger 11 + years ago. The neighbors are used to it now but the looks I got in the beginning were priceless. Not one car person in the bunch.
 

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I suppose I'm old school, but I'm happy and just stick to my good ol' carnauba wax.
 

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I used carnauba wax exclusively on my Challenger, the other vehicles get a synthetic wax/coating.
 

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I agree that could be an issue but my experience with synthetic coating is that you can easily take a hose without an attachment and run water over the surface to "wash away" the beading and then dry it off. But what a pain to have to do that.

That person who owns that RAM may not have prepared that surface correctly and took short cuts before applying that Graphene. Wash, clay bar, and polish. Then apply the Graphene or other surface protection.
I bought some and have used it. Goes on fairly easy. Dries to a light haze that comes off without a lot effort. I did one panel at a time. Looks good but I’m not sure it is any better than or other polish/wax products. I also bought Adams Graphene and will apply it when I get back from Tennessee.
 

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Order came in. Apparently I ordered Detail Spray instead of the Graphene. I'll try correcting that. :cautious:
 

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What!?! They have anti-dust technology?? I am buying now!!

Here is a revelation. Anything that reduces surface tension would also reduce the chance anything sticking to it.
I be spraying that stuff on myself before putting a tool on the Challenger next time. 'TO MUCH TENSION!'....😜
 

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Been using Graphene on my SXT for 6 months now. Real easy product to work with. Easy on and off.
Does not show in cracks and groves when dry if you miss in whiping off.
Cannot say it lasts longer than traditional waxes.
Worth a try if someone wants to try it. I paid $20.00 for it.
 
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