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Old 04-23-2011, 12:19 PM
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This car that was bought pre owned in great shape! Interior, engine bay prepped well, however the customer wanted to clean up the paint not too bad, your typical light swirls and scratches. The customer also requested to debadge the 4.7 off the trunk lid. All in all the customer was pleased with the end results.

What was done -
Exterior

- 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
- Pre Washed with W99
- Iron X Car Wash was used to remove any iron deposits (not much on this one)
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- 2 Step - Menzerna Super Intensive Polish with Uber Green Pad followed by Menzerna PO85RD with Uber Blue Pad
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step – Autoglym HD Wax
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed
- Jambs steam cleaned

Engine -
- Cleaned and Dressed

Interior
- Leather Cleaned
- Leather Conditioned
-Dash and plastics steamed and dressed
-Carpets Vacuumed and Steamed

Links to products used -

Exterior
1Z einszett W99
Iron X
Uber Blue Clay Bar Kit
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
Menzerna Super Intensive Polish
Menzerna PO85RD
Autoglym HD Wax
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Car Pro Perls

Interior
Leather Master Foam Cleaner on the Alcantara
Leather Master NuBuck Protectant on the Alcantara

Leather Master Strong Cleaner
Leather Master Vital Conditioner
1Z einszett Cockpit

Engine - Sorry no pics
Adam's In and Out
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner

Tools:
Flex PE 14 2 150
Porter Cable 7424XP
Uber Blue, Green, Black Pads
Metro Vac
Brushes
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann LED
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name Towels
Kranzle K1120T
Cam Spray Foam Attachment
Defelsko 6000

Before interior (not much to see some just some light house keeping and routine work)


After Interior


Before shots






Prep - Wheels, Wheel Well, Tiress Cleaned, Pre Wash, IronX, Rinse, Clay


Wheels were not bad at all no brushes were used, just the wheel cleaner


Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner on the wheels





Iron X Soap Gel used prior to claying


Drying the car down after the final rinse with the NEW Uber No Name Super Drying Towel....


We clayed the windows and the paint



Before debadge - dental floss and 3m adhesive remover were used to remove the emblem. Any hazing/marring was removed with polish


Debadged


Tires with Perls.



Paint Measurement


50/50
Here are a couple examples of what was all over the car, nothing crazy, but enough to annoy most customers that care about their cars.



After Polishing before Wax


Autoglym HD Wax


After Autoglym HD Wax - WOW





After shots:

Sun wasn't out till about the time the customer picked up.




Got a few sun shots in




Enjoy

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Old 04-29-2011, 06:31 PM
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Let alone the car itself is insane!

Then job on this was amazing. That shot of the car with the sky in the hood is amazing man. Great work.

Black might be the hardest color to maintain. But damn its pretty!
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Old 04-29-2011, 07:27 PM
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