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      11-21-2010, 11:16 PM   #1
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Customer wanted all scratches and swirls removed. Exterior only on this one.
Swissvax Shield was used as a last step as this is a daily driven car, and we are approaching the winter months.

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
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- 2 Step Paint correction (Meg's M105 with an Uber Green Pad, Menzerna Super Finish with an Uber Blue)
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step - Swissvax Shield
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed and sealed

Products used:
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Exterior:
Lusso Auto Bathe
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse
Einszett Spray Wax
Meg's M105
Menzerna Super Finish
Swissvax Shield

Wheels/Tires
Uber Wheel and Tire Kit

Black Wow on the trim

Glass
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Adam's Glass Sealant

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Fenix TK11
Brinkmann
Fenix TK40
Flex 3403
Makita
Metabo
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Brushes
Cam Spray Pressure Wash and Foam Canon Attachment

Before







Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action


Wash




Rinse



Optimum No Rinse used as a clay lube with Kwazar Mercury Pro


Claying the windows


Claying the paint



Masking


Before shots show all the imperfections




50/50 shots show the improvements


Dull paint on the right side



Menzerna Top Inspection wipe down


After compound and polishing



Swissvax Shield Applied


Adam's Glass Sealant Applied


After trim was cleaned up with Adam's APC we used Black Wow to dress the trim


50/50 shot of trim



After














Outside shots









Enjoy!

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