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A3 3.2 Sportback Detail

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Coling, Apr 2, 2013.

  1. Coling

    Coling Active Member
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    Mate owed me a favour and offered to detail the A3 for me.

    How I left it:
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    Outside was snowfoamed with Auto Finesse Avalanche, the detarred using tardis and claybarred.




    Exhaust was cleaned with APC then finished with Raceglaze Alutech
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    Glass - 3M Glass Cleaner
    Trim - Autofinesse Revive


    Wheels were washed using Autofinesse Wheel Cleaner (bought as concentrate),
    then waxed with RimWax and tyres dressed with Dodo Juice Tyromania



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    Interior leather was cleaned and conditioned with Autofinesse Products and trim was cleaned using Poorboys Natural look dressing


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    Some of the marks on the paint:
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    The car was the machined- any marks were gone over with Megiuars DA polisher Cleaner, and whole car was finished with Mezerna SF400
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    It was then waxed with Zymol Carbon


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    DEtighted how it turned out :icon_thumright:
     
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  3. Raincheck

    Raincheck Sucking diesel..!

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    Looks amazing again.... job well done!
     
  4. Cozza McA

    Cozza McA Crunching The Gears
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    Very tidy looking car!!
    loving the speed lines as always ;)
     
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  5. southylad

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    what sort of cost is it for a detail on a a3 sportback?
     
  6. mohsin1315

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    I can't wait for the temperature to be anything other than freezing so I can break out the detailing bag on my S3. Inspiring pics. Tob job :thumbsup:
     
  7. Persian

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    Perfect job, mind telling how much your lowered and what on?
     
  8. OVRA3

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    **** that looks good I need a proper detail
     
  9. Coling

    Coling Active Member
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    For this one, a 200 mile round trip on the worst day of winter to collect teh black R32 in one of the pics.

    Its on JOM coilovers, not sure how low, right down on the rear.
     
  10. mookster

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    Looking very nice as always mate :)
     
  11. discostu49

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    nice car didn't realise you had the buckets.

    do you still have the car?
     
  12. Fanboy

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    Nice 1, looks great :)
     
  13. AndyParker

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    Looks spot on! Great work.

    You've inspired me to get the machine polisher out this weekend now!
     
  14. TomL83

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    Wow very impressive. I have lots of light scratches on mine like yours did so definitely needs machine polishing.

    Love the alloys and the bucket seats. Would love them on my Sportback.
     
  15. TomL83

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    Where do you get the smaller number plates from like you've got? Did you buy them or cut them
     
  16. Lukeyb

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    Looking real nice after.

    Are the speed lines 19" ? And are they just the standard Audi wheel silver? Mine need re doing and was thinking of just doing them all the same colour like yours
     
  17. Coling

    Coling Active Member
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    Yes had it 4 years now, how it currently sits
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    Just cut them down.

    Yes 19's standard Audi silver.
     
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  18. discostu49

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    Looking good min, I was like you missed the car so much I bought it back ha ha, you any new plans for it? Also what did u do with the red interior ?
     
  19. Coling

    Coling Active Member
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    Yeah still haven't found anything worthy of replacing it (within budget, lol)
    Not really, retro fitted xenon's and headlight washers and updated the sat nav to 2012 spec.
    Got kw's waiting to go on.
    Sold the red interior when I got the buckets.
     
  20. Kevin A3 Quattro

    Kevin A3 Quattro 2008 A3 3.2 S Line Quattro

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    looks great- wish manuals were more readily avail in the states
     
  21. TomL83

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    Looks sweet on the rotor alloys. Makes me want to get some.

    Is your colour scuba blue?
     
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  23. Coling

    Coling Active Member
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    Mauritius Blue.
     
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    very nice man love it. are you on coilovers or springs ?
     
  25. Coling

    Coling Active Member
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    Coilovers.
     

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