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      09-11-2013, 09:59 AM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: Audi RS4 - Avus Silver - Paint Correction and more.

Detailer's Domain: Audi RS4 - Avus Silver - Paint Correction and more.

We haven't seen this car for 2 years and our customer wanted to get it back into shape. A full clean up including wheels pulled off, wheel wells cleaned, brake calipers cleaned and opti coated. The engine was cleaned with Adam's APC and dressed with Adam's In and Out.

A full paint correction was needed, we remove imperfections and bring back the gloss. The last step used would be Sonax Polymer Net Shield.

The interior needed some work as well, carpets were vac'd, cleaned up with Sonax Carpet and Upholstery with the Uber interior brush and Griots, followed by extraction.

3 steps on the leather - including Leather Master Rapid S, Leather Master Vital, and protected with Leather Master Protection Cream.

Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Sonax MultiStar and wiped down/rinsed
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Adam's Car Wash
- Decon with -testing Sonax Fallout Remover
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Compound - Menzerna FG400
- Final Polish - Sonax Perfect Finish
- Last step - Sonax Polymer Net Shield
- Inspection with Fenix, Brinkmann, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Interior:
- Complete interior steam cleaned
- Complete interior vac
- Vinyl/Plastics cleaned up
- Leather cleaned and condition

Engine
- Clean
- Dress

Links to products used -

Adam's Car Wash
Sonax Fall Out Remover - Testing
Stoner's Tarminator
Auto Finesse Oblitarate
Sonax Multi Star
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Menzerna FG400
Sonax Perfect Finish
Sonax Polymer Net Shield
Adam's Super VRT
Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner
Adam's Metal Polish 1
Adam's Metal Polish 2

Interior
Sonax Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner
1Z einszett Cockpit
Leather Master Rapid S
Leather Master Vital Conditioner
Leather Master Protection Cream

Engine
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Adam's In and Out Spray

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes LHR75
Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Adam's Orange Pad
Meg's MF Cutting Pad
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Uber Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Adam's Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

Interior before












Work in progress
Carpets - Vac, Machine Brushed, and Extraction




Steaming tough grime and tight areas to loosen up dirt and grime.



Leather - Cleaned - Conditioned - Protected





50/50 shots of the leather clean up



Interior after




Engine Before



A closer look









Engine After



Before



































Prep
We got our hands on Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner Pro - faster, stronger, cleaner.



Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner Pro - quick reaction





Sonax Multistar on the tires



We have found using a microfiber and Sonax Multistar is great way to remove all that caked on tire dressing.


To maximize the cleaning power of your wheel cleaner make sure you hit up your wheels various brushes.

Wheels woolies


Boar's hair brush



Sonax Multistar used on the rubber trim to remove dirt and grime.




Nice and clean


Testing out Sonax Fall Out Remover






Foaming prep shots are in the video.

Nanoskin wash mitt used


Removing road grime and tar




After


Wheel wells being cleaned up









After shots




Wheel cleaned up and opti coated




Exhaust were hit up


Masking trim


Rupe BigFoot Polisher in action


Rear taillight before






Rear taillight after - Menzerna FG400 with an Uber MF Cutting Pad followed by Sonax Perfect Finish with an Uber Orange Pad on the Rupes BigFoot




After shots



























I hope you enjoyed our thread.

For more please take a look at our video of this job.
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      09-11-2013, 12:01 PM   #2
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Simply amazing! The quality of work and attention to detail is second to none
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      09-11-2013, 12:25 PM   #4
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Not to sound redundant, but that has to be the most detailed detail I have ever seen! Great work.
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Even the suspension components were cleaned, wow! Very impressive.
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The car has a heartbeat again. Looks really good Phil.
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      09-20-2013, 12:52 PM   #9
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      09-20-2013, 01:21 PM   #10
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Wow, that's an incredible job!!
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Thats how its done......
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what do you use to clean the black residue on the rocker panels and lower fenders?
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      09-20-2013, 07:24 PM   #13
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Always loved AVUS silver. In face owned the same car but grey and black interior. Honestly one of the best colors out there regardless of paint shape.

I think it's the easiest color also to maintain. Loved that color so much bought a TTRS in the same color last year!! Great job guys. Looks brand new

That Rupes is no joke. Thinking about getting one. That much better than flex or a porter?
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That steam cleaner works wonders.
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Perfection as always!
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Always impressed with your work. Looks fantastic.
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