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    Review - Adams CS3

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    Adams CS3



    Adam’s CS3 is a ceramic infused modern presentation of an active three-in-one waterless wash detailer. Adam’s CS3 was designed to effortlessly deliver a clean, finished surface, generate a ridiculous amount of shine, and protect using the latest in silica resin technologies. This silica-infused waterless wash formulation delivers a gentle, safe, and effective means of cutting through dirt, dust, grease, and grime while remaining absolutely streak-free each and every time.


    • Ceramic Infused Spray Coating
    • Easy to Apply and Use – Spray On/Wipe Off
    • Adds Depth, Gloss, Slickness and Clarity
    • Cuts through Dirt, Dust, Grease, Grime and other Contaminants
    • Lubricates without Smearing, Streaking or Scratching
    • Silica-Infused Formula Leaves Behind a Durable Layer of Protection
    • Suitable for All Surfaces both Coated and Uncoated
    I have used about half of the bottle of CS3. The first question is what is this product. It sort of falls in between a waterless wash and a quick detailer, with the benefit of SiO2 protection left behind.

    I posted this in another thread and CS3 is a combination of the Ceramic Waterless Wash and Ceramic Boost. Think of it as Merlin’s Elixir when combining CarPro EcH2O and Reload.



    To use this as a waterless wash then use best practices. It can also be used as a drying aid.

    Initial impressions are good. I have used it as a waterless wash for removing dust. In the video I am using it on my Camaro that has been collecting dust for 3-4 weeks since the last wash.

    CS3 has good lubrication and the slickness is good. EcH2O felt initially slicker to me just by a bit comparing it as a waterless wash and drying aid.

    I have seen users complain that CS3 streaks but I did not have that issue when I used it as a waterless wash and drying aid. Over using it and using it on a hot surface will lead to streaks. I did experience that on the glass when I used the product in full sun around 75 degrees as a drying aid. A quick swipe with the already CS3 dampened towel immediately followed with a second towel remedied that. Other than that it worked well for both applications.

    One thing to keep in mind is if someone is going to use this as a waterless wash or drying aid, expect to blow through 12 oz’s fairly quickly. The 12 oz bottle is $20. The gallon is $80. Not the most cost effective.

    The Impala has 1.5 year old 22ple VX Pro2. Hard to tell in full sun. I will post beading photos as soon as I wash it.



    The Equinox was recently polished with Essence Plus topped with a double coat of Adams UV tracer spray coating. After the first wash and after fully drying, CS3 was applied. Brought out the gloss even more and left a slick surface.





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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    Your write ups are second to none! Well done!
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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    Quote Originally Posted by Sizzle Chest View Post
    Your write ups are second to none! Well done!
    Thanks. I’m really enjoying CS3.
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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    I am going to try their NEW Adams spray ceramic and maybe use this a a topper . I bought their Slick and Slide and it really made my wife`s white Nissan rogue pop .

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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    Nice write up

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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    I tend to view these type of products as a waste of money. You can get similar results making your own QD or waterless wash from a concentrate rinseless wash with SIO2 or polymers.

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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    One thing is that it tends to get a bit streaky when used as a waterless wash. As a drying aid it does a better job.
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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    Nicely Done
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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    Hey Guz I have essence plus I’m gonna break it out it’s hard to find use for it. I was using more for glaze /wax and even threw some in reload to increase filling. Did u prep wipe?

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    Re: Review - Adams CS3

    Quote Originally Posted by William_Wallace View Post
    Hey Guz I have essence plus I’m gonna break it out it’s hard to find use for it. I was using more for glaze /wax and even threw some in reload to increase filling. Did u prep wipe?
    Yes I did.
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