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      07-30-2011, 11:41 PM   #1
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Restoration of a Montego Blue 335

This Montego Blue 335 came to me in pretty rough shape. The paint's gloss was essentially nil due to oxidation and severe swirling. Total time invested: 32 hours.

If anyone has any questions about the process used, feel free to ask.

Before wash:



Severe swirling on hood:



Severe swirling on trunk:



Trunk before and after polishing:



Fender turn signal removed prior to polishing:



Passenger side door panel before and after polishing:



Three deep scratches on driver side door during wet sanding:



Driver side door after polishing, compounding (Chemical Guys V34), and wet sanding:



Column cover before and after hand polishing:



Polish used on column cover: Chemical Guys V36:



Finished:



Wax used: Chemical Guys Celeste Dettaglio:









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      07-30-2011, 11:44 PM   #2
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outstanding work....

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      07-30-2011, 11:57 PM   #3
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nice work!

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nice work!

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are you still detailing? your work was amazing would love to see some more current stuff
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      05-30-2012, 12:03 PM   #6
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      05-31-2012, 12:54 AM   #7
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are you still detailing? your work was amazing would love to see some more current stuff
That's very kind of you to say that. I just got back into the business fairly recently, and my web site has most of my recent work. Obviously can't post the link to it here.
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