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      10-18-2011, 02:13 PM   #1
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eclipsisNA Detailed: 2010 Jet Black Mercedes E63 AMG

This car was shipped to Beverly Hills from Connecticut after seeing two winter's worth of road salts and sand damage the car. Machine washes only compounded the damage I needed to correct. Post up any questions you might have.

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Severe swirling on driver side fender:



Severe swirling on hood:



Driver side door before and after paint correction w/ Chemical Guys V-series:



Close-up of driver side door:



Passenger side door before and after paint correction w/ Chemical Guys V-series:



Finished; Chemical Guys Pete's 53 wax applied:








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      10-18-2011, 02:16 PM   #2
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You always do an unreal job
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Wow! that looks like freakin glass.
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I got a detail almost a year ago now with Pete's 53 wax and it still looks glossy as hell when clean. Nice work
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So beautiful
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Nice work, what were your pad/compound/polish combos?
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Nice work, what were your pad/compound/polish combos?
1. CG V34, V36, and V38
2. Yellow, orange, and white pads
3. FLEX PE14 rotary
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A pearl!!!. nice job
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how many hrs did this take?
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eclipsis is a great detailer. you need to post more of your work!
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Love your work, simple questions...

Did you correct then wax, but not polish? Is that common?
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Love your work, simple questions...

Did you correct then wax, but not polish? Is that common?
correction involves polishing. to get rid of all the defects in the paint you have to polish then put on your protection i.e. sealant/wax
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correction involves polishing. to get rid of all the defects in the paint you have to polish then put on your protection i.e. sealant/wax
Hmmm, I must be confused, I thought the correcting process was different than polishing purely based on chemicals, for best results, you would polish with a different chemical /compound than you would correct with...
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Hmmm, I must be confused, I thought the correcting process was different than polishing purely based on chemicals, for best results, you would polish with a different chemical /compound than you would correct with...
i think i understood your question wrong. i got confused by the terms hahahahah a pro or more experienced detailer will explain this way better i dont want to give you bad info
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how many hrs did this take?
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eclipsis is a great detailer. you need to post more of your work!
Thank you rj I'll have an 09 M3 up next week.

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Hmmm, I must be confused, I thought the correcting process was different than polishing purely based on chemicals, for best results, you would polish with a different chemical /compound than you would correct with...
Correction is an all-encompassing term for several processes: it could mean compounding, polishing, jeweling, or even wet sanding. It basically means to fix defects in paint.
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