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After looking at some posts here, I did some research on this product. While expensive it looks like what I am looking for. Lasts at least a year, not as easy to screw up as a true coating. I have a couple of questions to anyone with hands on experience with this stuff.

1.) After using every cleaner/wax (Bugslide, Bike Spirits, S100, you name It). What is a good product to remove all of this crap so that the primer and v2 can be applied. Is the primer the remover?

2.) Will this product work on powder coat or damage it.
 

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After looking at some posts here, I did some research on this product. While expensive it looks like what I am looking for. Lasts at least a year, not as easy to screw up as a true coating. I have a couple of questions to anyone with hands on experience with this stuff.

1.) After using every cleaner/wax (Bugslide, Bike Spirits, S100, you name It). What is a good product to remove all of this crap so that the primer and v2 can be applied. Is the primer the remover?

2.) Will this product work on powder coat or damage it.
PA is expensive but a little goes a looong way. The primer should remove all other products and get paint ready for V2. I also use the High Gloss too.

I would think it would be fine for powder coating.
 

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After looking at some posts here, I did some research on this product. While expensive it looks like what I am looking for. Lasts at least a year, not as easy to screw up as a true coating. I have a couple of questions to anyone with hands on experience with this stuff.

1.) After using every cleaner/wax (Bugslide, Bike Spirits, S100, you name It). What is a good product to remove all of this crap so that the primer and v2 can be applied. Is the primer the remover?

2.) Will this product work on powder coat or damage it.

There Primer is what is used to remove all of the polishing oils, or other stuff. It is used to prep the surface to accept Cosmic.
Hopefully you ordered the kit with the Primer?

This is what I did, Im OCD about prep before a coating though. After I was done polishing I used Eraser to remove all of the residue and oils, then I hit it with the Primer. I probably didn't have to though, but I did.

As for it working on powder coat, Im not sure. Coatings are made to bond to clear coat so Im not sure. You could contact polish angel and ask or try it in a hidden spot and see. Manufactures know their products more than anyone obviously.
 

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There Primer is what is used to remove all of the polishing oils, or other stuff. It is used to prep the surface to accept Cosmic.
Hopefully you ordered the kit with the Primer?

This is what I did, Im OCD about prep before a coating though. After I was done polishing I used Eraser to remove all of the residue and oils, then I hit it with the Primer. I probably didn't have to though, but I did.

As for it working on powder coat, Im not sure. Coatings are made to bond to clear coat so Im not sure. You could contact polish angel and ask or try it in a hidden spot and see. Manufactures know their products more than anyone obviously.
Thanks, I havn't ordered anything yet. Was waiting for some responses. I think I got what I need. What is the Eraser product you mentioned. Obviously I know nothing about this other than what the Harley guy tells me is the best, I am learning not to believe him that often.
 

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There Primer is what is used to remove all of the polishing oils, or other stuff. It is used to prep the surface to accept Cosmic.
Hopefully you ordered the kit with the Primer?

This is what I did, Im OCD about prep before a coating though. After I was done polishing I used Eraser to remove all of the residue and oils, then I hit it with the Primer. I probably didn't have to though, but I did.

As for it working on powder coat, Im not sure. Coatings are made to bond to clear coat so Im not sure. You could contact polish angel and ask or try it in a hidden spot and see. Manufactures know their products more than anyone obviously.
I’ve got a few spots on the tank where the clear coat has been scuffed by my knees against the tank. Soft clear coat seems to be a common problem on 2015 CVOs. Any recommendations on how to buff those out? I’ve previously tried a scratch remover with limited success (Meguiar’s, as I recall). I presume I need to do that before attempting the Primer / Cosmic application.
 

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Thanks, I havn't ordered anything yet. Was waiting for some responses. I think I got what I need. What is the Eraser product you mentioned. Obviously I know nothing about this other than what the Harley guy tells me is the best, I am learning not to believe him that often.
Each coating manufacturer makes a product that preps the paint for the coating. CarPro makes Eraser, spray on product that removes polishing oils. I use it a lot because it removes the oils and then when I inspect the paint I get a "True" look.
If using the PA system, Primer is all you need.
 

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I’ve got a few spots on the tank where the clear coat has been scuffed by my knees against the tank. Soft clear coat seems to be a common problem on 2015 CVOs. Any recommendations on how to buff those out? I’ve previously tried a scratch remover with limited success (Meguiar’s, as I recall). I presume I need to do that before attempting the Primer / Cosmic application.
With out seeing the issue in person its hard to say. Do you have a machine and pads to polish? What products do you have, compounds and polish?
 

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Each coating manufacturer makes a product that preps the paint for the coating. CarPro makes Eraser, spray on product that removes polishing oils. I use it a lot because it removes the oils and then when I inspect the paint I get a "True" look.
If using the PA system, Primer is all you need.
Thanks!
 

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With out seeing the issue in person its hard to say. Do you have a machine and pads to polish? What products do you have, compounds and polish?
Here is a couple of pics of one side from of the tank...no better/worse on the other side. I have access to an old Craftsman 6”, 2-speed buffer, but will need to buy a new pad of I am to go that route. I used Maguiar’s Ultimate Compound followed by S-100 Carnauba Wax previously. Both were applied by hand...didn’t want to rub through the clear coat.

I appreciate your guidance.
 

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Granted, just going by the pictures here is what I would try
1. Medium polish on a orange medium cut pad. If I didn't like the result..

2. Orange pad with Menzerna FG400.

You could try the Ultimate combo instead of the FG400. If your not happy with that you can probably get Meguiers M105 locally. That has a lot of cut and should get it out. You will have to follow with a polish after 105.

These recommendations Im suggesting are with my machines. Not sure about the machine you mentioned.
 

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Yes sir. I used to use clay all the time, got expensive. Few years ago they came out mitts and pads that have some sort of material on them that do the same thing. the mitt ha saved me over a hour on each vehicle I do. For bikes, clay is better, because of the side.
I Iron X all the vehicles I do before clay
 

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Granted, just going by the pictures here is what I would try
1. Medium polish on a orange medium cut pad. If I didn't like the result..

2. Orange pad with Menzerna FG400.

You could try the Ultimate combo instead of the FG400. If your not happy with that you can probably get Meguiers M105 locally. That has a lot of cut and should get it out. You will have to follow with a polish after 105.

These recommendations Im suggesting are with my machines. Not sure about the machine you mentioned.
Thank you. Will check into it.
 

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Any time!
 

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This thread is a total letdown.....
I saw the title and expected to see pics of some svelte, gorgeous blonde with a last name that ended with -ski, and you guys are yammering about cleaning products...... GET IT TOGETHER, GUYS! LOL

Attachment is a picture of my Polish Angel... most of the time. Once in a while she’s the Polish Devil.
 

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pphilly fan i saw the video to apply the cosmic but couldnt find anything on applying the primer is there anything special bout it ie by machine or hand a little pressure or alot my bike is 2015 vivid black 900 miles washed once blow dried
 

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This thread is a total letdown.....
I saw the title and expected to see pics of some svelte, gorgeous blonde with a last name that ended with -ski, and you guys are yammering about cleaning products...... GET IT TOGETHER, GUYS! LOL

Attachment is a picture of my Polish Angel... most of the time. Once in a while she’s the Polish Devil.
Lucky guy, if I had that I would sell the bike because I would never leave the house.
 

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pphilly fan i saw the video to apply the cosmic but couldnt find anything on applying the primer is there anything special bout it ie by machine or hand a little pressure or alot my bike is 2015 vivid black 900 miles washed once blow dried
Use primer just like a super fine polish. I used a black LC pad on my Flex. Worked it until it was almost gone. Wiped off super easy.
 
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