Satin hood maintenance

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by Northern Cat, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. Northern Cat

    Northern Cat Senior Hellcat Member

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    Honestly for you guys and gals that have them how big of a pain are they.
     
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    MABBRYFL30 NYS President Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    They require a lot of detail and attention if you want the car to look good. Say it as you may but wraps just aren't the same. There are care instructions in your manual for this very thing
     
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    That's why I love my wraps....easy as hell to maintain
     
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    Dr Hfuhruhurr SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    IMHO, care has been a non-issue. No alcohol-based cleaners, no waxes. I usually just spray with water and wipe it down. Fingerprints will leave smudges, they wipe off easily. Honestly, I don't see why some make such a big deal about care for these. YMMV.

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    Mine is a wrap. I use Chemical Guys JetSeal Matte on it. Works great, and seems to last (looks-wise and beads water nicely) for a long time. Mine is also an outside cat.
     
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    To be ownest, mine is my daily driver and am anal about my car, or so everyone tells me!
    I was reluctant to go with the satin hood, but have no regrets love the looks just use the correct treatment and no problem.
    The satin finish on the wheels drive me nuts more than the hood, new pads in the near future.
    I use Chemical Guys satin auto wash, and SRT's recommended Dr Beisley's Matt paint sealer.
     
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    no problem at all, use Dr. Beasleys treatment
     
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    Not a big problem at all. Love mine.
     
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    Wouldn't have it any other way. No problem at all. Mine is a weekend warrior and I keep it covered.
     
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    Really has been no issue. Dr. Beasleys or CG jet seal matte and the hood is practically no maintenance. You can wash it with regular car shampoo and clean it with a good glass cleaner like adams
     
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    I use Chemical Guys SPI99516 Meticulous Matte Detailer and Spray Sealant - 16 oz. I have no issues, easy to maintain.
     
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    Water and a rag for me. I just use touch free car washes. If there are water drops after just wipe with a fresh new microfiber towel. Easy peasy
     

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