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Discussion in 'Detailing' started by FranA3, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. FranA3
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    [Mar 10, 2011]
    cheers matey , i love red cars when they are freshly waxed the colour is so deep :happy:
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    [Mar 10, 2011]
    i gave her a wash yesturday as a bird shat on the bonnet lol , it was so easy to wash the dirt just fell off the paintwork i was well impressed might have to get a full size pot of orange crush dude
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    [Mar 10, 2011]
    cheers mate red cars are the best when they're freshly waxed and looking awesome
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    [Mar 11, 2011]
    Nice work pal - what do you use on the tyres to get that deep black look??
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    [Mar 11, 2011]
    cheers fella im a detailer by day so i can get stuff to do my car with that you cant buy in the shops , basicly its tyre sheen but made to last longer than the **** you buy in halfords lol
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    [Mar 29, 2011]
    this came in the post today i thought it would go well with my ocd bodywork
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    aww i wish i nu wot i was doing with all that stuff :( i really need to strart treating the s line but im pretty clueless when it comes to detailing :(
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    [Apr 2, 2011]
    you should give your car to one of us pros then mate there are lots of us around
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    [Apr 2, 2011]
    Car looks very nice mate! Lovely job!
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    [Apr 2, 2011]
    looks gd mate, ive got auto glym for mine lol lets see what that does :0
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    [Apr 2, 2011]
    thank you it was well worth the 5 hours on the paintwork alone
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    [Apr 2, 2011]
    thanks mate , follow the instructions and you should be fine
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    [Apr 22, 2011]
    I'm new to the forums, so I wondered whether you professionally detail cars?

    Your A3 looks AMAZING, I've got an A3 S-line in red too and would love for it to be detailed like that.
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    [Apr 24, 2011]
    hey tara i do indeed do it pro i do it as my day job (as a pro valeter) and my own part time job on weekends , red audi's are the best :)
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    [Apr 24, 2011]
    hey all a little update for this thread here's a few new picys of my motor at early edition and after a clean today as she was covered in fly's and **** [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
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    [Apr 26, 2011]
    Beautiful! Where abouts are you located, I'm in Essex? And how much do you charge?

    I want my seats lifted to clean under there too, will get Rob (at Gleammachine Detailing - Welcome) to do this I think unless you do it??
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    [Apr 26, 2011]
    thanks she is my baby , ah thats a problem im in cardiff south wales so a bit too far to travel soz , im sure there are plenty of detailers down your end tho
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    Well if you're ever here and you fancy an afternoon detailing my baby too, that would be amazing! Also are you going to any of the Audi shows this year?? I'll be debuting this year at Audi Drive International and Audis in the park :)
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    haha if you didnt live so far away i would do it no probs lol , yeah i go to most shows and i will be at audi's in the park and adi this year i missed last year as i was on holiday , im going to loads of shows this year :)
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    [Jun 12, 2011]
    here is a new pic i just took showing dodo juice still protecting my car very well indeed
    [​IMG]
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    Thats mint! I need my exhaust doing as well.
    When you going to do mine? ha ha
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    [Jun 12, 2011]
    cheers matey i do detailing on weekends if you want yours done sometime give me a shout :) but it has to be nice weather as i dont have a garage to do it in yet , if your on facebook take a look here matey
    https://www.facebook.com/aqua.details1
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    [Jun 12, 2011]
    Added!
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    [Jun 12, 2011]
    cheers matey
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    [Jun 12, 2011]
    Mate, that looks lush! Wow! That colour is juicy!
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    haha thanks mate like cherry red eh lol
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    [Jun 23, 2011]
    so with gti international just around the corner i gave my car a dam good going over this time with dodo juice supernatural
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    Damn mate you've a knack for detailing, the car looks stunning every time :D

    How much time did you spend on her? and what steps did you take if you don't mind me asking.
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    [Jun 23, 2011]
    thanks fella basicly i just used a light cutting compound to remove some light swirling with a polsihing pad then with another polishing pad with some meguairs polish (part of the meguairs 3 stage system)2 hits with this to bring up the red then 2 coats of dodo juice supernatural then stand back and be amazed at the wetness of the red paint lol
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    looking forward to seeing it on the weekend fran, she looking good dude
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    what cut did you use to remove the swirls?? and what megs polish was it??
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    [Jun 24, 2011]
    only some autosmart R1 matey , and i used some of the megs polish from the 3 stage system (retail product)
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    i know the ones yea, she looking good fella. see you sunday then dude, im up there all weekend so lets hope mine is clean enough for the ASN stand lol :)
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    i just hope i got them all out but will look at her again 2morrow in the full day light as it was getting dusk when i was finishing up if i didn't get them all out then i'll go over her again lol , yeah looking forward to it man i bet yours is looking quality now fella is there a glow coming from your garage now lol
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    mines only had an enhancement as we been busy but ive tried to get her looking good for everyone lol i think it looks ok but ill never be happy with it as im too much of a perfectionist and ideally i would like to have it resprayed and park it in my living room so i can just look at it lol
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    [Jun 24, 2011]
    hahahaha i thought i had ocd but dam grant you got it bad man but there's nowt wrong with that man its all good :)
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