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Old 12-19-2009, 04:35 AM
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Detailer's Domain vs Audi RS4

This Audi RS4 was from a customer from the Audi Forums. Due to time constraints and a growing family the customer was not able to maintain the car like he use to himself.

This car needed much more than we predicted.
We had washed the car a total of 3 times before we could see what was really under all the grime, dirt, fall out, etc. A couple clay bars later we found the exterior needed quite a bit of work. Compounding (Menzerna Power Gloss) was necessary, followed by Menzerna Super Intensive Polish, and finally finishing out the paint with Menzerna PO85RD. Last step - Swissvax Divine.

Customer requested a light interior clean up.

What was done -

- Wheels were prepped with P21S Wheel Gel and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with P21S Total Autowash and washed down
- Wheel wells were spritzed down with P21S Total Autowash and washed down
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Paint inspected and measured
- Wheels protected with Swissvax Autobahn
- Tires dressed with Swissvax Pneu
- 3 Step Paint correction (PG, SIP, and PO85RD)
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Swissvax Divine
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned

Interior Detail

- All interior surfaces cleaned and protected, including glass, and all
vinyl/plastic surfaces.
- Carpets and upholstery vacuumed.

Products used:

Product List:
Adam's Car Wash
einszett Blitz
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Swissvax Clay Bar and Optimum Instant Detail Spray and Gloss Enhancer
Einszett Spray Wax
Menzerna Super Intensive Polish
Menzerna PO85RD
Swissvax Divine

Wheels and tires:
Uber Wheel/Wheel Well/Tire/Engine Kit

Einszett Cockpit
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Leather Master Trio

Infratech 5300
Flex 3403
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Cam Spray Pressure Wash and Foam Canon Attachment



After shots



Getting all the tools ready for the big wash

Various Brushes

Cam Spray Pressure Washer

Wheels being cleaned up (Ace Power Stick)

Before Door Jamb shot

Door jamb clean up

Pre soak



After (this was after 3 washes!)

Measuring Paint

After claying and measuring paint

After 3 steps - compound/sip/85rd

Action shots of Dan

Applying Divine

Final shots

Final thoughts:


(Permission was granted by the owner to post photos and write up)
Philip Yiu
Detailer's Domain
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tel: 201-233-0003
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