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      02-24-2014, 02:24 PM   #1
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DetailersDomain.com - new car prep VW Jetta GLI

A very good customer brought us his brand new VW Jetta GLI for new car prep and Opti Coat. We also installed Xpel Ultimate on the headlights and fog lights.

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 steamed
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Sonax High Gloss Shampoo
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Final Polish - Sonax Perfect Finish 4/6
- Last step - Opti Coat
- Inspection with Fenix, Brinkmann, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and protected
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed
- Headlight and Fogs were cleaned up and protected clear film - Xpel Ultimate


Products used:
Optimum No Rinse
Sonax High Gloss Shampoo
Stoner's Tarminator
Auto Finesse Oblitarate
Sonax Multi Star
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
Uber Yellow Poly Clay Bar
Sonax Perfect Finish
Opti Coat
Adam's Super VRT
Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner
Auto Finesse Mercury Metal Polish
Sonax Plastic Trim Restorer

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber Quick Detail MF Towels
Uber All Purpose MF Towels
Rupes LHR75E
Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Orange Foam Pad
Uber Green Foam Pad
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Uber Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Adam's Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

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Prep - included cleaning wheels and tires, decon with AF Iron Out, Nanoskin autoscrub/clayed.






Cleaning up the paint with the Rupes Tools and Sonax Perfect Finish 4/6 prior to IPA and Opti Coat.




Finishing Touches - adhesive removed on wheels, trim dressed up with Sonax Plastic Restorer Gel, steam used to clean out dust/adhesive residue. The trim cleaned up and dressed in Adam's In and Out. Tires were cleaned and dressed with Adam's Super VRT.




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