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Old 10-17-2010, 10:09 PM
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Audi S4/RS4 Widebody - Prep - Paint Correction

Much like the other one we did early this year.....

This car belongs to another customer that has always brought his cars to the next level, this is a 2002 Audi S4 Avant that was converted to an RS4 using all factory parts coming from Germany. Not sure if he has changed his mod list yet but I believe by the time this is done it will be 600-700 crank hp!

After the body panels were installed it went in for paint....below is what we needed to do

We wrapped:

1. Side skirts
2. Top of rear bumper
3. Full Front bumper
4. Gas Cap
5. Door Handles

The total time this took was 50 hours with the 3 of us, Dan, Tom, and I. Long days and nights to prep this one for H20.

What was done -
Exterior

- Wheels were prepped and cleaned
- Tires were spritzed down with P21S Total Autowash and washed down
- Wheel wells were spritzed down with P21S Total Autowash
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Paint inspected and measured
- Wheel Wells were cleaned and dressed
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- 3 Step Paint correction (Meguiars M105, Menzerna Super Intensive Polish, Menzerna PO85RD)
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Applied and Removed Wax
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Engine detailed

Interior -
- seats were removed
- carpets vac'd
- carpets were cleaned up with Sonax Upholstery carpet cleaner
- seats were cleaned and conditioned
- full wipe down with Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
- door jambs polished and waxed

Products used:
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Exterior:
Adam's Car Wash
Einszett W99
P21S Total Auto Wash (engine, presoak, wheel wells, tires)
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse
Einszett Spray Wax
Meguiars M105
Menzerna Super Intensive Polish
Menzerna PO85RD
Swissvax Crystal Rock
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Adam's Glass Sealant

Wheels/Tires/Engine/Wheel Wells
Uber Wheel/Wheel Well/Tire/Engine Kit
Adam's In and Out Spray

Interior
Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
Sonax Leather Foam
Sonax Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner
Adam's Glass Cleaner

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Fenix TK11
Brinkmann
Flex 3403
Makita
Metabo
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Brushes
Cam Spray Pressure Wash and Foam Canon Attachment

Interior Clean Up
Before shots of the interior (most of the interior will get upgraded, customer was concerned mostly of the carpets and the plastics.



Tidying up the interior - we collected loose items and put them in a box


Removal of rear bench




Front Seats were removed ....Lots of dirt and grime under them



After a vac we proceeded to clean up the upholstery with Sonax Upholstery Cleaner


Dirt picked up from the microfiber


After shot of the carpets under the front seats


Sonax Dashboard cleaner was used in the interior plastic trim


After Interior Shots


Exterior - not much to show it was brought right over after it was in the body shop...
Before


Before shots of the engine



Engine Clean Up





After shots of the engine





Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner


Car Wash - Foaming it down - Rinse - Clay








Paint Measured - Trim masked


Car needed to be finished down - we went with M105, SIP, PO85RD - this was a pretty hard color to show paint defects...









50/50 shots you can tell the paint cleaned up extremely well - again a hard color to show





After



Side skirts were polished out



Shots outside after compounding and polishing and rinse






PPF (Clear Film Installation)






Lights removed for a cleaner install








After shots
































Shots from Waterfest

Sick Recaro's!








Final shot


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Old 10-18-2010, 01:18 AM
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WOW very impressive!
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That was really amazing! What's a ball park cost on doing something like that (without the paint protection)?
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