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R32 Golf enhancement detail

butler2.8i Jul 22, 2012

  1. butler2.8i

    butler2.8i Member

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    R32 Golf enhancement detail

    An enhancement detail on a stunning R32 Golf which is fitted with a plush air suspension system and Image DM 19” Alloys

    Products and equipment used

    Uber microfiber towels
    Chemical guy’s woolly mammoth drying towel
    3m yellow pads 150mm 75 mm
    140 mm Glazing pads
    Halogen site lights
    Makita rotary polisher
    DA Polisher
    Scholl s17+
    Prima Amigo
    Swissvax Best Of Show
    Carpro eraser
    3m masking tape
    Meguiars APC
    Costco microfibre towels
    Meguiars hyper dressing
    Valet pro citrus bling
    Bilt Hamber AutoWheels
    Valet Pro PH neutral Snowfoam
    Valet pro tyre dressing
    AMDetails AMbubbles
    Bilt Hamber clay bar
    Autosmart Tardis
    Various brushes
    Kranzle pressure washer
    Carpro Sheepskin wash mitt
    Carpro Dlux
    Noodle wash mitt
    Carpro Lambs wool wash mitt
    Poorboys microfibre clothes
    Uber buffing clothes
    Autobrite Snow foam gun
    Chemical guys Jetseal 109
    Autobrite Repel
    Auto Finesse Mecury Metal Polish
    00 grade wire wool


    Some photos of the car before I start

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    The car was then given its first coat of snow foam whilst this was dwelling I went round the car using APC in a foaming head bottle cleaning the fuel filler area and various gaps and grills. The snowfoam was then blasted off with the pressure washer, and then the car was given another coat of the same mix snowfoam and the car was washed using the 2 bucket method with grit guards in both buckets and a Carpro lambswool wash mitt.
    The car was then rinsed off using an open ended hose and I then went round the car with Tardis which was left to go to work before being wiped down with microfibre clothes. The car was then given a coat of Ironx again left to do its stuff before the car was washed doing using the pressure washer.
    The car was clayed using citrus bling and water mix (10 to 1) and a Bilt hamber soft clay bar which helped to pull more contaminates from the paint work it was then rewashed using the same method and dried using the woolly mammoth.
    The arches where next and they where sprayed with APC and cleaned using various brushes and a noodle wash mitt. They where then sprayed with Tardis which was left do its stuff whilst I moved onto the next arch before going back and being wiped down with a microfibre cloth. The engine bay was sprayed with APC and left do dwell before being given a tickle with a soft detailing brush before being rinsed with the pressure washer and dressed with Megs Hyper dressing.




    A few 50/50 shots using my site lights

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    I then taped the car up and went round with various yellow 3m pads and Scholl s17+ polish, each panel was given a wipe down with carpro eraser after polishing to check finish and remove any polishing oils.
    I then went round the car and applied a coat of Prima Amigo using the DA and the lake county pad which was left before being buffed using Uber buffing towels.

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  2. butler2.8i

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    The car was given 2 coats of the Swissvax Best Of Show wax leaving wax to bond for 30min and approx 60min between each coat again buffed using Uber buffing towels, between coats of wax the underside of the bonnet was given a couple of coats of Prima Amigo

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    The plastic trim was dressed using Carpro Dlux which is a cracking product which a little goes a long way and gives a stunning finish.
    After this I cleaned the glass and gave them all 2 coats of Autobrite repel and also gave the arches coat of hyper dressing and dressed the tyres using the Valet pro tyre dressing. Alloys sealed using 2 coats of Chemical guys Jetseal 109

    Exhaust`s where cleaned up using Auto Finesse metal polish and 00 grade wire wool

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    Air tank and pipe`s given a coat of Prima Amigo


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  3. butler2.8i

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    Finished shots

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    Here`s a link to my facebook page

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/NorthEastCarCareUK?notif_t=page_new_likes

     
  5. JDM82

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    I swear Shaun, you get better with every detail mate. Excellent job. I know where to go when I need a detail :o.k:
     
  6. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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  7. shariain

    shariain Well-Known Member

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    Looks really good. How much time did you spend doing it.
     
  8. JtotheD

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    Looks great! Awesome work!
     
  9. Juicy Jen

    Juicy Jen Jen @ Juicy Detailing Site Sponsor

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    Great results Shaun :)
     
  10. butler2.8i

    butler2.8i Member

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    Spent about 15hrs spread over a few days
     
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