OS and CS v. Ultima

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  1. pootoo12000

    pootoo12000 New Member

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    Scott (and others): Since you are now in possession of all 3 WOWA's which do you prefer? I've been using OS and CS for some time now. While differences are minimal, I'd give the slight appearance edge to OS and a slight durability edge to CS. My question involves Ultima. While I'm aware that Ultima is 12 oz, as opposed to 8 and 6 of OS and CS respectively, is Ultima really 1500 to 2000% better, as indicated by the price? If it really is better, I'll go for it but seems to me that for a few bucks more, I can get 3 bottles of OS or 2.5 bottles of CS! Your opinions, please?
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Upon initial application, Ultima is noticably wetter than Opti-Seal. After curing for several hours though, I can't see a visual difference and both are very slick. I haven't had it long enough to make any durability conclusions but I do have Ultima side by side with OS on my brother's van. I am at his house usually 2-3 times a month so I can keep track of how each holds up.

    I traded my Clear Seal for some Werkstatt's Acrylic Jett. CS just doesn't seem to do anything for the appearance. I'd be better off using Z5 or Z8 instead.
     
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    pootoo12000 New Member

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    Thanks, Scott! Actually, I meant 150-200% better!
     
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    this is probably a worthless post since the only experience i have is with OS, but topped with OCW it gets my black car to 100% of the look i want. I cant really imagine a wetter look and unless ultima lasts so much longer than OS that you would use less of it over the life of the bottle, i wouldn't think its worth the price.
     
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    I can't anwer that yet. Ultima needs to last 50-100% longer and I haven't had it long enough to know.
     

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