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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-23-2018, 06:36 PM Thread Starter
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Hello, I purchased a '17 Chevy Malibu Premier this past Oct 2017. This is my 1st brand new car and plan on keeping this for a while. I had a used '04 Tahoe LT which i had from Feb 2010 then traded it on Oct 2017. Luckily for me the 2018s are out when I got the Bu since there were a lot of discounts/rebates available. Sticker price was $36K and got it at $25K after trade-in.

So far I have done cosmetic upgrades as seen on the pics. I'm still waiting on my follow-up for my OptiCoat Pro Plus. I have LED on all my lights. Changed to sport pedals. Powder coated my wheels. Black badges. ZZP LTG Turbo Heat Shield with PTP T3 Lava Turbo Blanket underneath. Since I got it, I have driven 6K miles on it.
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post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-23-2018, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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Moar PIX... Mostly OptiCoat Pro Plus close-ups.
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Update on Opti-Coat Pro Plus. It's been 30 days since I had it applied. Unfortunately the Bu attracts bird poo so I had to do a simple maintenance.

Optimum No Rinse + Opti-Coat Hyper Seal.

Thank you https://www.racedaydetailing.com for doing my Opti-Coat Pro Plus.
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Mosaic Black Metallic Exterior - Jet Black Interior
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Nice stuff. I'd consider having them doing my car once so I could establish a baseline and keep it there.
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Absolutely fantastic looking.
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Nice stuff. I'd consider having them doing my car once so I could establish a baseline and keep it there.
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Absolutely fantastic looking.
Thank you!!! From what I read on opti-coat's site, the warranty covers vehicles no older than 5 years. I'm not sure about other brands though.

I know it's a gen 9 Malibu forum but my wife had hers done too. She drives a 2016 Jeep Cherokee High Altitude in black.

If posting the pics violates something in the forum, please let me know. I just wanted to show how it looks in black/dark colored vehicles.

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Sport Pedal Kit - Black Emblems
Husky Liners (Front/Back/Cargo) - VXMOTOR Smoke Tinted Window Visor - Limo Tint Panoramic Roof
LTG Turbo Heat Shield - PTP T3 Lava Turbo Blanket
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Approved!

I can hardly disapprove of it, since it looks so good, eh? Plus, it's germane to the topic.


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