Ceramic Coating Gone Wrong. DIYers Beware!

VD February 02 2022

The chances are that you might be thinking about getting a ceramic coat for your car. It's a great approach and can protect your car from a lot of extensive sun damage. But it only helps if you make sure of one thing.

Always hire a professional to get your car ceramic coated instead of trying to do it yourself! We are not saying that you can’t do it. But you will not be able to generate that level of exceptional results.

Is nano-ceramic even worth it?

There are many reasons why you should get a nano-ceramic coating for your car. Some experts also suggest that there’s nothing better in terms of protecting your car from a long list of external damaging factors than a nano-ceramic coating.

Generally, it will cost you around 500-1000 USD to get your complete car nano-coated with exceptional results. Of course, you can purchase a 50 USD bottle and try to coat your car yourself. It will be much more cost-efficient. But you shouldn't expect the same exceptional results.

The top 3 ceramic coating fails

1. Anthony’s BMW M2

How can anyone forget the epic ceramic coating failure of Anthony's BMW M2? The video itself got views from around the globe on YouTube. And yes, we are talking about Anthony from AltcoinXP. One look at the car, and anyone could easily spot the prominent bass reflection marks over the car's body.

Watch the video: https://youtu.be/d0uQxCDbBh0 

According to experts, the major mistake he made was not to wipe the cream right after the application. Instead of whipping off the two layers of the ceramic coat, he ignored the instructions where it said that the coat must be wiped off. This created a thick uneven layer over the car.

2. Horrible BMW M2 applicator markings

Most of us might have heard about 'Wicked Auto Protection.' Sometimes, one particular video made by Sam from Wicked Auto Protection hit the trending charts. The footage contained thorough details about how his new BMW M2 is a walking frost cake. 

Yes, you guessed it right. Because of the insufficient ceramic coating, his customer's friend did for a far lower price than a professional initially. The result wasn't pleasant to look at guys, and the reason was the same as before. No one wiped off the cream!

3. Shoddy ceramic coating job

This one is particularly the most horrible ceramic coating job even the internet has ever witnessed. It was like a five-year-old tried to ceramic coat the care of his dad. There was no consistency, no layering, and not any kind of even detailing.

Plus, the dealership that did the job was super shoddy. The customer paid a whopping 1200 euros for the complete coat job. But there was no kind of hydrophobic property exhibited by the coated areas. It was like the dealership didn't apply even the first coat.

Final note

We hope that now you have some kind of idea that it is always better to consult a professional expert when ceramic coating your car. Of course, it will cost you a considerable sum of money. But at least you will be satisfied with the final results.

Also, it would help if you made sure that the dealership you are consulting is trusted enough. As discussed above, there are cases where no ceramic coating was applied, but the customer was charged a total price. You can always use the hydrophobic test approach to check the end coating result.