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Audi S5 detailed by Auto Finesse

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by james b, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. james b
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    Sat here chilling out after taking the dogs out for a walk in the snow and I remembered I still had a few cars in my photo bucket that I'd not yet posted up, anyway this car came in to us a while back now for an enhancement detail, here's how it went:


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    Starting things off in the usual manner/routine by cleaning the wheel, Imperial and a selection of brushes used:


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    Then on to some of the grubbier areas like door jambs and panel gaps with Citrus power:


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    Then on to the good old two bucket wash with Lather shampoo:


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    Lower areas suffering from tar contamination were treated with our up coming product Oblitarate:


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    Re-rinsed and then on to further decontamination via clay:


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    So dried off and in to the nice warm unit to get down to business, the paint on first inspection:


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    Mike getting to work with Rejuvenate on the rotary:


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    To good effect:


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  3. james b
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    [Feb 5, 2012]
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    Dusted down and the gaps attended to:


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    Once clean and corrected we sealed the paint using tough coat, the first of 3 layers being put down:


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    Mercury for the 4 exhaust trims:


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    Tripple and Mint rims combo for the wheels & gloss for the tyres:


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    A final wipe down with Finale:


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    The finished results:


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    Thanks for taking the time to view our work, and if you have any comments or questions please feel free to post.


    James
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    [Feb 5, 2012]
    Car looks mint there. Great work james.
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    [Feb 5, 2012]
    Lovely car, lovely job. Heartens me to know your car can be returned to showroom glory if you engage the right folk.
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    [Feb 5, 2012]
    Great work James as always
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    [Feb 6, 2012]
    Dammmm sexy. Love the sportbacks, great work guys
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    timmythechef Starin' Through My Rear View

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    [Feb 13, 2012]
    Good work, lovely car.
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    [Feb 13, 2012]
    great work !!! :icon_thumright:

    is it just me or is the "orange peel" on new cars getting outa control even brand new and high end cars like this tend to suffer
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    [Mar 20, 2012]
    Excellent work guys-very shiny.Only ever clayed and polished here.Must try harder lol
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    [Mar 20, 2012]
    Wow fantastic work there, some effort but all worth it to see that amazing car in it's glory. The swirl marks would make you weep! Great to see the after shots though.
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