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      07-19-2011, 09:32 PM   #1
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Swissvax'ed: ADV.1's White Lamborghini Gallardo

This car had never gotten any sort of "Detailing" other than just normal washes once a week by some car wash guy. The car was full of swirl marks and had some severe oxidation and exhaust residue in some parts.

We decided to tackle this job with Swissvax Cleaner Fluid Professional polish to remove the swirls and oxidation and bring the paint back to life! We then topped the paint off with Swissvax Glacier wax for White paint.

Here's the products we used:

Products:

-P21s TAW
-1Z Blitz
-1Z W99
-1Z Windscreen
-Sonax Full Effect
-#0000 Steel Wool


Swissvax:
-Car Bath
-Protecton
-Seal Feed
-Paint Rubber (Yellow)
-Quick Finish
-Cleaner Fluid Professional via FESTOOL with a white Swissvax FINE pad
-Glacier wax for white paint
-Nano Express
-Cleaner Fluid Regular
-Autobahn PTFE Wax (Wheels)
-Pneu Glossy
-Waschpudel
-Black Puck Applicator
-Black wax applicator
-Micro-Absorb (Red)
-Micro-Polish (Blue)
-Micro-Fluffy
-Pneu Brush
-Detail Brush
-Wheel Brush
-Metal Polish


Here's how she looked when we got there... sad and dirty...












Looks like a Matt finish!










Check out the grime buildup in-between the rear emblem




Car had been keyed :/






Faded plastic piece





To begin the cleansing process, i start by cleaning all the plastic mesh pieces and the body creases with P21s TAW and a Swissvax Detail Brush



Here's how it looked after agitating P21s TAW















While i cleaned the engine bay, Beni worked on the wheels







Onto claying the exterior surfaces





Beni working on the interior






After a single wipe of leather cleaner on the center console



Second wipe





A 50/50 after applying Swissvax Protecton




Here's a 50/50 of the center console. The bottom (Passenger) side had been cleaned... after 4 cleanings... and the upper (Driver) side had not yet been touched.




Polishing








In this picture the fender on the left side had been polished and the driver door to the right had not yet been touched. Check out the difference in gloss and color!




Polishing the hard-to-reach areas



Beni working on the wheels







Removing Swissvax Glacier







And the result... sorry for the not-so-great pics... it was about 2am...













And the professional photoshoot following the detail job

http://www.luxury4play.com/lamborghi...do-wheels.html

That's all for that one! Thanks for looking!

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What did you end up doing with that scratch, any post detail pics?
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damn...that thing was beat down like a DD. Glad to see that it is actually being driven though.

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It is a DD car hence why it was in such poor shape. The scratch has since been filled in and buffed.
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I guess it's pretty safe to say that there's a little profit margin worked into the price of the wheels

Great job on the car. Please post the torture video when you find out who did the keying.
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It is a DD car hence why it was in such poor shape. The scratch has since been filled in and buffed.
Any pictures of the scratch correction, how was it filled? (method)
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Wow a lambo beater...hats off to the owner! Whats the weekend car by the way?


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Thanks guys!

I filled in the scratch with some custom mixed touch up paint a few days after i did the detail job.

I first cleaned the area with 3M adhesive remover to remove the Swissvax, then applied the paint over the course of a few hours allowing some time for each layer to dry, using a small art paint brush. A few day later i went back and sanded the area using the PC and 3M sanding discs, and then properly polished out the area.

Sorry but i didn't take pics
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Wow a lambo beater...hats off to the owner! Whats the weekend car by the way?


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grea job with the detail. Matt, you guys are doing it big down there in south florida.
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awesome work bro
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Thanks guys!

I filled in the scratch with some custom mixed touch up paint a few days after i did the detail job.

I first cleaned the area with 3M adhesive remover to remove the Swissvax, then applied the paint over the course of a few hours allowing some time for each layer to dry, using a small art paint brush. A few day later i went back and sanded the area using the PC and 3M sanding discs, and then properly polished out the area.

Sorry but i didn't take pics
That was a nasty "Key mark" people suck............would have like to have seen pics as that is a very difficult repair, last time I did this I let the paint harden for over two weeks as the touch up paint is reduced and not baked like the factory finish, witout the proper time to cure the sanding discs would zing the touch up paint off the repaired area "With the quickness'.
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Amazing work.

Was the steel wool for the exhaust tips? Have an Acura RDX with heavily corroded tips I need to attack and simple metal polish is not doing the trick. TIA!
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