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Washed the A3. Few Pictures for you.

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by AudiLeon, Apr 4, 2010.

  1. AudiLeon

    AudiLeon Well-Known Member
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    I spend most my times in the B6 section, but I thought I'd put a few pics of our lasses A3 up.
    Hope washed it threads are ok.

    Our lasses car looked a total mess this morning, so I thought sun is shining. Why not.
    I didn't get a dirty car photo this time, but this is basically how bad it was.
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    Washed it and it rained. Which is typical.
    So retreated to my secret garage. To give it a little polish.
    I'm far from a geek on these things, i far from know my stuff. I really want to get it into Pride and Performance to have it properly done, and scratches removed.
    Down the passenger side, was a car length scratch. I didn't get a photo, but it was BAAAAD managed to get it out.
    I'd have been photoing all day if i photo'd every scratch! But this was one.
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    Ignore all the swirl marks.
    This is the car pre polish, it's very dull. Almost white in the wrong light.
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    Engine bay abit cleaner.
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    Thank you!
     
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  3. ALPINE

    ALPINE Yes its diesel, now cry u lost

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    Tidy! feels nce to have a clean car dont it!
     
  4. S3 Rav

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    Much better.
     
  5. AudiLeon

    AudiLeon Well-Known Member
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    Most deffinatly does!
    I was going to tackle inside the car. But it'll take a far braver man than me to do that.
     
  6. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Is that actually the same car?!?! LOL
     
  7. rossbrownlee

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    nice job mate.
    my black s3 is the same with bad swirls and a couple of worse scratches.
    what products were you using (especially for the o/s/f wing scratch)?
     
  8. finesse

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    Good work!!!
     
  9. AudiLeon

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    Cheers Chaps!

    Nothing special fella, used G3 on the really bad scratches and G10 on the fine ones.
    I used just megs car wash, clay bar'd, megs nxt gen polish (was going to use super resin polish but couldn't be bothered with the dust) then just finished off with autoglym aquawax.
    Tyres were done with meg tyre dressing.
    All windows (bar windscreen) were done with the aquawax, brings up windows lovely!
     
  10. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    WOW!!!

    That last reflective pic is amazing!!

    Well done mate.
     
  11. AudiLeon

    AudiLeon Well-Known Member
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    Probably more down to the D200 than my handy work lol
     
  12. N8

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    Much better!
     
  13. chancer

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    There were no fires to attend then that day lol.
    Guess you work at a fire station.
    Nice finish on the car by the way.
     
  14. s3dave

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    nice labour of love going on there :icon_thumright:
     
  15. emery1990

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    Looking good :D. had mine polished the other day, amazing how much differences there is !.
     
  16. audia3turrbo

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    Any body no if meguiars any good as i have just brought the whole set,stage one,stage two,stage three

    Also i have got the meguiars microfibre cloths and also the meguiars cloth to rub the meguiars kit with...

    Mines black but never imagine mine being like the one in the pic nice car and well done
     
  17. AudiLeon

    AudiLeon Well-Known Member
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    Retained lol.
    Washed the car at home and popped it in the station for peace.
    We get about 100 shouts a year lol
     

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