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Porsche 966 Carrera 4 S - Juiced

Jimmeh Sep 19, 2009

  1. Jimmeh

    Jimmeh Active Member

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    Some of you may remember this car from early/mid last year. Since my last visit in July 2008, it has had no additional protection top-ups all year. I’m pleased to say, it was still well protected and the water was sheeting very nicely indeed! (Benefits of having a garage I suppose)

    The car needed a once over with a polishing pad and Limeprime to remove some light wash marring that was induced (we think...) by the Porsche dealership. (it had just returned from having a bit of work done.)

    Upon inspection, it was very clean indeed. (Even the tyres were dressed!) The worst spots were the exhaust tips and the alloy-wheel dish...


    Product
    • 303 Aerospace Protectant
    • AutoGlym Glass Polish
    • AutoGlym Vinyl Rubber Care
    • AutoSmart G101
    • AutoSmart Bio Brisk
    • AutoSmart Tardis
    • Chemical Guys New Look Trim Gel
    • Chemical Guys JetSEAL109
    • Dodo Juice Born To Be Mild
    • Dodo Juice Limeprime
    • Dodo Juice Supernatural
    • Gliptone Liquid Leather
    • Meguiars Super-Degreaser
    • Meguiars Last Touch
    • Meguiars All-Season Dressing
    • Sonus Green clay
    • ValetPRO Snowfoam
    • Zaino Z8


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    As said, not bad at all. A very well looked after vehicle.


    Wheels.
    - G101 onto front facing and inner rim/calliper
    - Super-Degreaser onto tyres and wheel arches
    - Tyres scrubbed – arches cleaned
    - Various brushes and mitts used to ensure the front, inner and ‘spoke-behinds’ were clean

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    Tardis later used to remove a few stubborn tar deposits on the face and in the rim.

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    Likewise, wheel-weight glue removed..

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    Sills & Shuts / Engine / Boot
    - G101 sprayed and agitated
    - Super-Degreaser used where applicable
    - Rinsed as and where safe to do so
    - Wiped dry
    - AutoGylm Vinyl Rubber care dressed the engine bay
    - 303 Aerospace dressed the boot lining and surrounding plastics


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    Wash
    - ValetPRO Snowfoam
    - Dodo’s Born To Be Mild & two bucket wash


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    Leftover foam used to apply a second coat to aid the wash stages.


    Clean
    - Tardis use to remove very fine tar specs throughout
    - Followed by Sonus Green to remove bonded contaminants

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    Rinsing the Last Touch residues as I work, then finally sheeting water over the vehicle to aid the drying stage..

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    Once dry, and in the sun, some faint swirls and holograms could be spotted from previous wash attempts.

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    If anyone is after some waterproof boots to work in, I’d highly recommend these:

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    I can’t find the exact model, but they’re Helly Hanson. Coupled with the Seal Skinz socks, it’s a great combination!


    So, once inside, I tape up and take a look at the paint under a little LED light.


    This is the general before:

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    And this the ‘general’ after:

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    Some deeper marks were left, but, the colour hid these very well indeed (very hard to spot outside in the natural light)

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    Before and after on the spoiler:

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    Stepped down to a smaller 3M pad for the tighter work areas.

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    Oh, I forgot to mention, using the new Gloss-It pads from Polished-Bliss. They’re great! The rotary was a lot easier (some might say ‘agile’?) to use. Good purchase that’s for sure.


    Once the car had been juiced with the LP, it was time to protect. The obvious choice was Supernatural.

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    Outside, and, some nice flake pop:

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    Exhausts before and after Autosol:

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    Jimmeh Active Member

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    Interior
    - Hoovered
    - Spot clean carpets and mats
    - Dash/plastics cleaned with damp G101 cloth
    - Leather seats, gaitor and door cards cleaned
    - Windows polished


    Dirt lifted of the leather:

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    And that is about it!

    I haven’t got any decent after shots of it this time round.. But, if there’s enough interest I may post a couple of larger images from the last few visits :)

    Enjoy..

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    Total time, 7hours 54minutes.

    Thanks for reading.

    Jim.
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2009
  4. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Lovely car, lovely job :thumbsup:
     
  5. rasA4

    rasA4 Four Rings Mafia Specialist Team V6 Audi A4 saloon

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    very nice always like your work and pics
     
  6. WX51TXR

    WX51TXR Polished Bliss

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    Brilliant work and write up... I could look all day long. Keep up the good work, it's a joy to follow. :icon_thumright:
     
  7. steve©

    steve© New Member

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    :respekt: Awesome job m8 did spot you sand blasting the chassis in this pic below tho
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    :nyah:all the same awesome job :thumbsup:

    steve
     

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