FAQ

Pika Pika Rain Glass Coating
  • Q1

    Is it O.K. not to wash my car for 3 years after Pika Pika Rain glass
    coating application?

    Please wash your car about once a month, with or without car shampoo.
    We highly recommend to use microfiber cloth when you wash your car to avoid scratches made by car wash.

  • Q2

    There are 3 different kinds of Pika Pika Rain glass coating products.
    Which one should I purchase?

    The glass coat made by all Pika Pika Rain PREMIUM, Hyper and Super Pika Pika Rain last up to 3 years. The most significant difference is how to repel water.

    Pika Pika Rain PREMIUM = Water sheeting effect
    Hyper Pika Pika Rain = Hydrophobic (water beading effect)
    Super Pika Pika Rian = Hydrophilic (water sheeting effect)
  • Q3

    What should I avoid when I apply?

    -You want to avoid the contact of water. Getting wet will cause uneveness of the coating surface. If your car gets wet, wipe and dry it immediately.

    -Application under the hot weather: Avoid to work under the direct sunlight.

    -Application under the cold weather: Be careful about frost due to temperature changes.

    -Make sure to wipe completely and not to leave the solution too much on paint surface. We recommend checking the finish from various angles.

  • Q4

    Do I need to do some special preparation before Pika Pika Rain
    application?

    Basically, you do not need any preparation unless your car paint surface is in poor condition. If the surface is in poor condition such as having scratches and watermarks, we recommend using compound (safe-on-paint abrasives) to remove them before application.

  • Q5

    What parts can Pika Pika Rain glass coating be applied on?

    A whole car except for glass surfaces or any parts made of rubber.
    Its heatproof temperature is 1,200 degree C, so you can use on engines and mufflers.

  • Q6

    How can I fix the unevenness look on the surface?

    If you notice an uneven finish right after the application, please wipe it out immediately. If you can't fix it, use compound (safe-on-paint abrasives) to remove the coat.

  • Q8

    How long does it take for the glass coat to get fully hardened?

    Usually, it takes 2 weeks.

  • Q8

    Is it O.K. to wash my car before the full hardening?

    Please wash your car with a microfiber cloth and clean water gently.

  • Q9

    Can I apply Pika Pika Rain glass coating twice or more?

    Yes, you can apply more than 1 layer. The glass coat will get thicker, as you apply more.
    Please make sure to apply the second layer after the full hardening (2 weeks).

  • Q10

    I didn't finish the bottle. Can I use the leftover later?

    We recommend to use it all once you open the bottle.
    Please close the cap tightly and store the bottle in a cool, dark place in the case of
    leftover.If the agent becomes cloudy, please stop using it. (We are notresponsible for any troubles.)

  • Q11

    Can I apply Pika Pika Rain glass coating on the surface coated by other products?

    Please remove it to get maximum result.

  • Q12

    What should I do if Pika Pika Rain glass coating solution touches glass surfaces?

    Please wipe it away immediately. If the agent gets harden, use compound for glass surface to remove the solution.

  • Q13

    I want to apply Pika Pika Rain glass coating on a brand new car I just bought. What should I care when I apply?

    You might want to check if your car is waxed or not because some dealers put wax or some coating on your car as their service. If your car is waxed, you need to clean it first before the application to get the best result.

  • Q14

    Are there any cars that are not suitable for Pika Pika Rain glass coating application?

    Basically, Pika Pika Rain glass coating is suitable for any types and colors of cars. But, please test on the edge where unnoticable if

    - Paint work done by non-professional

    - Paint surface that have no clear coat

    -Paint not fully settled

    -Paint surfaces that are already deteriorated

  • Q15

    Should I remove the glass coat when I re-apply Pika Pika Rain 3 years later?

    No, you do not need to remove the coat. You can apply Pika Pika Rain glass coat on the previous coat.
    Just make sure to clean your car before the application.

  • Q17

    Is the glass coat cracked or broken?

    No, it will never be cracked or broken.

  • Q18

    Does the glass coat really last up to 3 years?

    Yes, it will never be removed naturally unless you use compound or abrasives.
    Its durability is proven by weathering test conducted by Osaka Manicipal Technical Research Institute.
    Pika Pika Rain is the only product that its durability is proven by a public esearch institute in Japan.

Pika Pika Rain Glass Coating
  • Q11

    Which combination is the best?

    Pika Pika Rain PREMIUM + Nano Pika Pika Rain Type-K (Water Sheeting)
    Ultra Pika Pika Rain, Hyper Pika Pika Rain + Nano Pika Pika Rain Type-H (Hydrophobic)
    Super Pika Pika Rian + Nano Pika Pika Rain Type-S (Hydrophilic)
  • Q2

    The effect of Pika Pika Rain lasts up to 3 years. Is Nano Pika Pika Rain necessary?

    Nano Pika Pika Rain detailing spray is made to enhance the water repellency and luster. Use Nano Pika Pika Rain when you wash your car after full hardening of Pika Pika Rain glass coating (about 2 weeks) to keep the great effect.

  • Q3

    When should I use Nano Pika Pika Rain?

    After 2 weeks of Pika Pika Rain glass coating application. Please wait until the glass coat fully hardened.

  • Q4

    Are there any cars that are not suitable for Nano Pika Pika Rain application?

    Basically, Nano Pika Pika Rain is suitable for any types and colors of cars. But, please test on the edge where unnoticable if

    -Paint work done by non-professional

    -Paint surface that have no clear coat

    -Paint not fully settled

    -Paint surfaces that are already deteriorated

  • Q5

    Can I spray Nano Pika Pika Rain Type-K (Water Sheeting) on the surface coated by Hyper Pika Pika Rain?

    Yes, you can. In that case, the effect of top coat (Nano Pika Pika Rain Type-K = Water sheeting) works.

  • Q6

    Can I re-use the microfiber cloth I use for Nano Pika Pika Rain application?

    Yes, you can re-use it.

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