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Old 03-11-2011, 03:40 PM
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Detailer's Domain: 2006 STI Clean Up

What was done -

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adamís All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Pre Washed with Car Pro Iron X
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- 1 Step - Menzerna Power Finish
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step Ė Einszett Glanz
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed
- Jambs steam cleaned

- Alcantara cleaned
-Dash and plastics steamed and dressed
-Carpets Vacuumed and Steamed

Products used:
(feel free to click the link below for more info)
Car Pro Iron X
1Z einszett W99
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse
Einszett Spray Wax
Menzerna Top Inspection
Menzerna Power Finish
1Z einszett Glanz

Uber Wheel and Tire Kit

Adam's Glass Cleaner
Adam's Glass Sealant

Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
Leather Master Foam Cleaner
Car Pro So Pure

Infratech 5300
Fenix TK11
Fenix TK40
Porter Cable 7427XP
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Kranzle K1120 Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
Dupray Hill Injection

Interior Clean Up

Derek with the Dupray steam cleaning the interior

Brand New Uber MF Towel

Uber MF Towel after all the steam cleaning

Close up

Car Pro So Pure

After shots

Before shots

Before wheels

We removed the salt and grime from the tires and wheel wells with Adam's APC and the Uber Wheel Well Brush

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner workings its magic

Tires, wheel wells, wheels all rinsed down

Pre washed with Iron X to remove all the iron deposits

Rinsing the Iron X off

Washed the STI with einszett W99

Final rinse

Next we clayed the car. Not much after the Iron X and W99

Tires and Wheel Wells dressed

Door jambs cleaned up

The imperfections were much like this all over the car.

Paint Measurement (higher than usually numbers)

Porter Cable used on this job

After polishing shots

Roof spoiler and all the plastic trim around the STI were polished

Glass cleaned and sealed (Adam's Glass Cleaner/Adam's Glass Sealant/Uber Glass MF)

Pre Wow was used on the cowl
Before - Dried and faded

Before exhaust
Exhaust tip was cleaned up with Optimum Metal Polish

After shot

1Z einszett Glanz
was used as a last step

Afters shots

(Permission for this write up granted by the owner)
Philip Yiu
Detailer's Domain
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