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Old 11-13-2015, 07:02 PM   #1
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New Product Carpro Essence



Talked to Corey @ CarproUSA for a bit today, this a newly released product. I haven't used it yet, but ordered it.

This product is designed to fill and coat all at the same time, while also adding high gloss. Stated durability is 1 year, and manufacturer recommends topping with either Cquartz or Reload for maximum protection.

For 1 stepping cars, I think this can be a game changer. Instead of using a glaze or cleaner wax that has low durability, this product uses very durable fillers that won't be gone in a couple weeks or couple months.

Here's a full review on it.

I'm stoked to use it for cars that aren't getting full correction!
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Old 11-13-2015, 08:13 PM   #2
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Looking forward to your review.

You can test it on mine if you ever make it up to Northern Virginia!

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Old 11-13-2015, 08:57 PM   #3
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Looking forward to your review.

You can test it on mine if you ever make it up to Northern Virginia!

Jim

Would be glad to Jim. Corey said they completely sold out of all they brought to SEMA!!! The attached review is from a "high end" detailer with much more experience than me!
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Old 11-13-2015, 09:16 PM   #4
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Joe, Joe, Joe!
Why you gotta show me a new product?!?!?!?!

NOW i gotta try it!

will wait patiently for your review.
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Old 11-13-2015, 09:52 PM   #5
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Joe, Joe, Joe!
Why you gotta show me a new product?!?!?!?!

NOW i gotta try it!

will wait patiently for your review.
This product is designed as a finishing polish, coating, and gloss enhancer all in one. It also can be used as a 1 step, as it does fill defects well, and the best part is the fillers are very durable, not the normal few weeks to couple months you get from a glaze or cleaner wax.

The review I attached from the professional detailer will be better than I'll be able to post! He has been using it for 6 months on a variety of cars and paint types (soft vs. hard).

Take a look at the results on that Blue VW panel he achieved with just 1 pass! Amazing!

He is supposed to make a "How to get best results video". I will add it to the thread as soon as it's available.
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Old 11-13-2015, 10:01 PM   #6
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you know i use that Black Light under the Blackfire to create this kind of effect.
I think this product will be right up my alley.

Thank you for the heads up. I'll probably get it after the holidays -byt then it will time to do my car again - you know the weather's always great in L.A., it's always kind to convertibles.
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Old 11-13-2015, 10:17 PM   #7
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you know i use that Black Light under the Blackfire to create this kind of effect.
I think this product will be right up my alley.

Thank you for the heads up. I'll probably get it after the holidays -byt then it will time to do my car again - you know the weather's always great in L.A., it's always kind to convertibles.

This was the first thing I asked Corey. "So now I can get rid of the Blacklight Glaze and Cleaner Waxes, and be able to fill defects for customers, and be able to give them something that is actually durable?"

His reply was "Exactly."

I have dealt with him for over a year now, and he has NEVER lied to me. In fact, if it wasn't for him, I wouldn't be able to get the results on some difficult paints I've done. Class act guy!
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Old 11-14-2015, 07:58 AM   #8
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can't wait for your review Joe.
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I seen this released at SEMA, has me interested.
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Old 11-17-2015, 06:27 PM   #11
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A video of application procedure. He didn't say on the 1st pad used, but I can tell by looking at it, it's a Megs DMF finishing pad.

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Old 11-19-2015, 09:15 AM   #12
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Just a short note...My experience with Carpro Essence.

I did a 1 step on a black vehicle with minor swirls.
Essence eliminated about 90% of the swirls but...
Although it did that, IMHO that is not it's strong point.
Where Essence really shines (pun intended) is the GLOSS!
The paint looked like a wet black mirror when it was done.
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Old 11-19-2015, 04:25 PM   #14
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Just a short note...My experience with Carpro Essence.

I did a 1 step on a black vehicle with minor swirls.
Essence eliminated about 90% of the swirls but...
Although it did that, IMHO that is not it's strong point.
Where Essence really shines (pun intended) is the GLOSS!
The paint looked like a wet black mirror when it was done.

I have seen your work via pictures online, and I know you do high quality work. If you could share any "best results" tips, that would be great!
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