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      06-11-2013, 08:54 PM   #1
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DetailersDomain.com 01 Porsche 911 Turbo - Bring it back to life.

This 01 Porsche 911 Turbo came to us need a lot of TLC, (its tracked and lives in Manhattan)

- clear film removal
- taxi cab paint transfer removal
- full paint correction
- full interior
- engine detail

I'm going to let the write up do it's job on this one.

Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adamís All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Adam's Car Wash
- Decon with Wolf's Decon Gel
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Compound - Menzerna FG400
- Final Polish - Sonax Nano Polish
- Last step - Auto Finesse Desire
- 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

Products used

Links to products used -

Adam's Car Wash
Wolf's Decon Gel - Iron Remover
Stoner's Tarminator
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Menzerna FG400
Sonax Nano Polish 3/6
Auto Finesse Desire Premium Carnauba Wax
Adam's Super VRT
Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner
Auto Finesse Mercury Metal Polish

Interior
1Z einszett Plastic Deep Cleaner
1Z einszett Cockpit
Leather Master Rapid S
Adam's Leather Conditioner

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
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








Clean up years of dirt, grime, and dead skin off the steering wheel




A nice improvement


Interior afters



Exterior before shots

























The Fenix TK35 was extremely helpful detecting paint imperfections


Prep - Clear film removal/Wheels/Tires/Decon/Autoscrub/Wash

Clear film was on the car since 2001 - it needed to be removed, it's job was done. (we used 7 cans of 3m adhesive remover on this job!)








Sonax Full Effect used to clean up the wheels



All Purpose used on the tires


Some agitation with a brush and we are pulling some dirt/grime/brake dust off the tires


Wheel wells getting hit with APC



Rinse



Wolf's Decon Gel


After we rinsed down the Decon Gel we moved on to pre soak with snow foam




Car was washed traditionally - 2 bucket method and we move on to NanoSkin Autoscrub


After the wash here is what the car looked like it almost appears if the car was sand blasted with zero gloss!


if you look closely you will see some marring left by the NanoSkin Autoscrub - Porsche paint = soft




Correction process - before/afters and 50/50 shots




50/50 of the front bumper



Close up


50/50 door shot


more 50/50 shots


50/50 of the rear brakelight


close up


rear taillights polished out to zero imperfections


closer shot


the hood was in bad shape, this car is tracked




Taxi cab paint transfer


Improvement after FG400 and Rupes BigFoot


Rupes BigFoot action shot


Rinse and blow dry with the Metro Air Force Blaster 8 hp



After compound and polishing
A nice improvement over what we started wtih




Sonax Polymer NetShield used as a last step


Finishing touches
Before shot of the lip spoiler


After - using Pre Wow followed by Black Wow


Matted down


50/50 shot of the wipe blade - used Sonax Polymer NetShield


50/50 of the cowl - using Pre Wow followed by Black Wow


Close Up


Before shot of bumperettes


After


Matted down


Engine cleaned up and dressed with Adam's In and Out - a go to for engine dressing.


Afters




















We finally got some sun shots before the next down pour






Just a recap
Before


After


I hope you enjoyed this thread as much as we enjoyed this restoring this 911 Turbo!
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      06-12-2013, 12:26 AM   #2
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Awesome!
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      06-12-2013, 09:43 AM   #3
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thanks!
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      06-12-2013, 11:34 AM   #4
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Great work guys! Between the age of the car, where it lives, and the fact that its tracked its a wonder how it is still able to look that good. Seems some TLC from the pro's is all that's needed to bring any car back to its former glory. Now only if it were a 993 instead....
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we are finishing one up now a 993 C4S. that is a huge one write up.
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Amazing as usual! Question on the black wow - when you say "matted" I assume you have just gone over again and wiped off excess? I've found even when doing that it still looks "wet" v. what your pics show.
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I realize that's an old car, but damn, I'd say it was owned/driven by a woman (no offense to female board members), but that wasn't well taken care of for an incredible car to begin with. Kudos to Phil's crew for touching that nasty steering wheel
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Amazing as usual! Question on the black wow - when you say "matted" I assume you have just gone over again and wiped off excess? I've found even when doing that it still looks "wet" v. what your pics show.
correct matting down black wow will take down excess but the "wet look" is still there on this one it made a difference on other cars you can use 1Z einszett vinyl rubber or Adams Super VRT for a more matte look
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any before shots of the areas that were covered in the clear bra after it was removed? Everything still looked marred up in the before shots, I would expect the clear bra to protect against that.
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after removing the glue from the clear film the paint looked worse than the paint. all that glue stuck on there for 12 years ....it was like removing cement.
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      06-12-2013, 07:43 PM   #11
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I thought my jetta was bad. But this is...takes the icing.
Good job Phil.
Phil, being Porsche has a softer paint, would have gone with a regular soft to medium clay?
ANother thing I noticed that you guys don't use painter tape around the window etc... if you get some polish and wax, what do you use to remove it?
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we did mask around the rubber trim however we do not have photos to show it.

if we do get compound or polish on the trim we quickly remove it
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Phil- we have many customers with OEM alcantara performance steering wheels. As you know, they take a rather large beating. What do you recommend for upkeep on these? Shoot me a PM if easier.
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Phil- we have many customers with OEM alcantara performance steering wheels. As you know, they take a rather large beating. What do you recommend for upkeep on these? Shoot me a PM if easier.
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Nice job.

That polymer net shield looks like an interesting product.
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the net shield is lately our go to for it durability and looks.

we have seen 4-6 months on our personal cars in the shop.
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Great job guys... Looks fantastic
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Jaw dropped. I literally clapped my hands on this one, well done.
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the net shield is lately our go to for it durability and looks.

we have seen 4-6 months on our personal cars in the shop.
Great write up Phil. I've had the Net Shield for a month and it's been holding up pretty damn well with this crazy weather we've been having.
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