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Polished Bliss: Lipstick Red Corvette C6

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by WX51TXR, Oct 19, 2007.

  1. WX51TXR
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    WX51TXR Polished Bliss

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    [Oct 19, 2007]
    This was done over two weeks ago, but as usual, things have been too busy in the meantime to get the write up done! More write up's to some soon too, including one on 33 hrs of show preparation on an Evo VI. Anyway, I digress, back to the Corvette...

    The story for this one: the owner and her husband have just moved over from the US, and the car was shipped over on a roll on roll off boat. Some damage occurred en route, including a cracked windscreen and a graze to the tip of the front bumper. Furthermore, salt spray has severely etched most of the bodywork. However, with winter fast approaching, correction isn't necessarily needed until next spring, so the owner settled on a Zymöl winter preparation detail...

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    Process

    Foamed with Meguiars Safe Degreaser and rinsed
    Washed with Meguiars Shampoo Plus and rinsed again
    Detarred with Autosmart Tardis and rinsed again
    Clayed with Meguiars Detailing Clay Mild and rinsed again
    Wheels cleaned with Menzerna Gel 7.5 and rinsed
    Dried with 1600W Black & Decker leaf blower

    Paint and glass cleansed/glazed with Zymöl HD-Cleanse
    Paint and glass (exc. windscreen) protected with Zymöl Vintage
    Alloys protected with Poorboy's Wheel Sealant
    Tyres dressed with Blackfire Long Lasting Tyre Gel
    Arch liners and trims dressed with Meguiars All Season Dressing
    Exhaust tips polished with Meguiars NXT All Metal Polysh

    Interior vaccumed and dressed with Zymöl Vinyl
    Interior glass cleansed/glazed with Zymöl HD-Cleanse
    Leather warmed and fed with Zymöl Treat

    Time taken: 8 hours (it's a big car!)

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  3. leecs3
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    leecs3 thinking about stuff

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    [Oct 19, 2007]
    looks mint Rich, looking forward to seeing the 33hr detail. I'm 7yrs into a corrado detail!! lol
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  4. Boydie
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    [Oct 19, 2007]
    nice cars but I really do think the wheels and ride height let the car down!
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  5. WX51TXR
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    WX51TXR Polished Bliss

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    [Oct 22, 2007]
    :lmfao:
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    [Oct 22, 2007]
    Another car to add to the variety of your portfolio. And a cracking finish on it. Looks the part now. And yet again the sun shines for you up in NE land!
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