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      03-04-2012, 09:56 AM   #1
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Subject - MB E55
What was done - Customer requested the works - paint correction, engine, interior, wheels etc.

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
- Washed with 1Z Exclusive Shampoo
- Iron Cut
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Meg's D300 with Microfiber DA Cut Pad - Griots Orbital
- Menzerna SF4000 with Uber Green Pad - Griots Orbital
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step – Wolf's Shine and Seal and Wolf's Body Wrap
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed

Products used

Links to products used -

1Z einszett Exclusiv Gloss Shampoo
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
Uber Clay Bar Kit
Meg's D300 Microfiber Correction System
Menzerna Super Finish
Wolf's Shine and Seal
Wolf's Body Wrap
Wolf's Glass Guard
Wolf's Rim Shield
1Z einszett Vinyl Rubber Care
Optimum Metal Polish

Glass
Uber Glass Cleaner Kit

Interior
1Z einszett Cockpit
Sonax Upholstery Carpet Cleaner
Leather Master Plus Kit

Engine
Uber Engine Detailing Kit

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

Interior before




Leather cleaning/conditioning


Sonax Carpet and Upholster Cleaner





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Prep - Wash/Decon/Clay/Wheels/Tires/Engine

Wheels/Tires - Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner and APC


Wash


1Z einszett Exclusiv Gloss Shampoo


Rinse


Wheels and tires cleaned, sealed and dressed


Exhaust tips before


After


Wolf's Glass Guard



Imperfections around the car












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Some shots after compounding and polishing










Rinse



Afters



















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      03-04-2012, 10:17 AM   #2
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Awesome job Phil I am sure the owner was happy it looks perfect in the afters!
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      03-04-2012, 11:50 AM   #3
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Great work as always Phil!

I love that you clearly depict the results of various products in great detail! This definitely makes putting together a list of stuff to buy much easier!
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Phil - what do you use for the exhaust tips?
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sure steel wool #0000 and optimum metal polish
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