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Just received car back from the detailer (Large Pictures)

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by AudiA3BE, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. AudiA3BE
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    I have just got back from picking up my car from the detailer. I have attached some pictures, although they are only phone quality as I didnt have a camera.. The detailer is sending me some pictures hopefully later today.

    Even though the car was only 7 weeks old, the paint was swirled and marked from where the dealer had done a poor job of washing the car, the detailer machined polished and corrected the paint removing all swirls and putting it back to the same condition as it was when it came out of the factory.

    Front of car
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    Front Again
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    Paint (No swirls at all)
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    Rear
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    Again apologies for the poor photo quality, these will be replaced with the digital camera pics shortly.

    In total the whole process from start to finish took 6-8 hours.

    Im afraid to take it out in the rain now!
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    Looks great. Which detailer was it
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    Looks great. Which detailer was it
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    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Dont tell me there's double posting issues again, arrgghhh seen this few times in last few days.
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    Looks good mate! Got any more pics?
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    The detailer should be sending me some more (high res images) tonight/tommorrow, once I have them I will post them up. As for the details of the detailer:

    Valet Magic
    Home - Valet Magic & Detailing
    info@valetmagic.com

    Ask to speak to Robbie.

    I met him through my friend David Kennedy who is the editor for Performance VW magazine.

    Thanks for the comments :)
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    Excellent work, looks how it should now.
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    Rikster23 On the facelift path...

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    [Aug 26, 2010]
    Excellent. Take it out in the rain. Thats were you get lovely beading and its fantastic to see fresh beading on a detailed car. :)
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    SneakaFreaka83 ASN is hazardous 2 your wallet

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    [Aug 26, 2010]
    top notch mate.. mind asking how much you were charged?.. could ya PM me.. cheers fella
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    [Aug 26, 2010]
    PM Sent :)
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    [Aug 27, 2010]
    Robbie's work is always top notch....
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    [Aug 28, 2010]
    Wow looks brilliant! Great job done!
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    thegoal007 Another S3 owner....

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    [Aug 28, 2010]
    You bought a brand new car and the dealer made a poor job at cleaning the car - leaving swirl marks !
    Excuse me, but how on earth can you let the dealer get away with that ? I would have been jumping up and down at the dealer and passing him the bill or allow him to rectify it first.
    It's fair enough if it's an older car or one that you purchased elsewhere and just had it serviced (maybe !), but come on - you've spent a fair wack (of your kiddies inheritence !) with them and Audi these days will bend backwards to keep loyal customers happy - especially as you have just recently purchased one new from them.
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    [Aug 28, 2010]
    It wasn't exactly brand new, it's an ex demonstrator 2 months old.. And I did knock him down by £4k when I got the car :)

    I would be furious if it was brand new with swirls.. It only had light swirling but the main reason it went in was for a good layer of protection. To go on instead of the £400 Audi protection.
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