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Old 11-11-2010, 02:07 AM
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Detailer's Domain: Techart Magnum - Massive Paint Correction

This is truly a rare breed. We put 20 hours into this one. Just about everything was done to this one, full interior, engine detail, full exterior paint correction.

Heavy swirls, scratches, holograms galore. I believe the customer was pretty happy with the grin on his face.

What was done -

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adam's All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- 3 Step Paint correction (Meg's M105, Something being tested ; ) )
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step - Swissvax Shield
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed and sealed

- Dressed

-Leather Cleaned and conditioned
-Dash and plastics cleaned
-Mats cleaned

Products used:
(feel free to click the link below for more info)
Lusso Auto Bathe
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse
Einszett Spray Wax
Meg's M105
Something being tested for the final steps of polishing ; )
Swissvax Shield

Uber Wheel and Tire Kit
Adam's Super VRT

Adam's Glass Cleaner
Adam's Glass Sealant

Adam's APC
Adam's In and Out Spray

Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
Sonax Leather Foam

Infratech 5300
Fenix TK11
Fenix TK40
Flex 3403
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Cam Spray Pressure Wash and Foam Canon Attachment

Interior - not much here but a nice vac, leather cleaning and conditioning



Engine before

Adam's APC and some brushing

Engine after (Adam's In and Out Spray was used to dress it up)

Before shots

Wheel Before

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action

Adam's APC lifting dirt off the tires

Stripping everything off the car


Shot of the paint after everything was stripped

Sorry missing clay shots (windows and paint were clayed)

Measuring paint

Derek masking up the sills

We used some paper to block dust coming into the grill.

Polishing shots (50/50) - holograms, swirls, scratches, bird etching you name it all in the book......I will let the pics do the talking



More polishing needed but here are some pics of the difference

Rear qtr

Rinse and dried before final touches

Dried up and ready to go

Exhaust were polished out.
Left not polished - 2 on the right were polished (steel wool and Optimum Metal Polish)

Close up

Exhaust tips before

Exhaust tips after

Swissvax Shield

Adam's Glass Cleaner followed by Adam's Glass Sealant on all glass

Adam's Super VRT

After shots

Unfortunately the sun was not out this morning.

(Permission for the write up granted by the customer)
Philip Yiu
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Old 11-11-2010, 02:18 AM
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Wow! That's amazing. I'm surprised he even let it get to that point. Lets hope that cayenne does not see the automatic car wash anytime soon!
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