Detailed: 1994 Supra TT

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by justin30513, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    A friend of mine is a broker for Supra's. He finds them for future owners. He came across this one sitting for about 6 months. Really strong motor and drivetrain but the exterior....wow. This was a repaint from about 1.5 years ago. Lots of orange peel and tape lines...he just wanted the acid rain and the majority of the swirls/scratches removed.

    NXT Car Wash
    (Clay barred the entire car while washing)
    Meg's #80
    (EDGE Yellow Pad at #5)
    Meg's #7
    (EDGE Blue Pad at #4)
    NXT Tech Wax
    (EDGE White Pad at #3...2 coats)


    Just shows you what #80 can really do! I didn't want to go heaver since I didn't know who and how it was repainted.

    Did it get everything out?...NO.
    Does it look a helluva lot better...Yes!




    Some before shots....Acid rain was so bad under the spoiler.
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  2. mr_rammstein

    mr_rammstein OT Supporter

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    good job!!! i could never dream of letting my green supra get that bad!!! thanks for saving another of this rare breed of cars!! :)
     
  3. Wilddog

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    Is your friend Jeremy Blackwell?
     
  4. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    SURE IS!!!!

    speed4sale.com

    That's his car....well selling it. How you know him?
     
  5. Wilddog

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    When you said a supra broker, he instantely came to mind. I frequent his website alot, and when I can scrape enough cash over the next couple of years I plan on buying a mkiv from him. I've heard nothing but good things about him from the supra community
     
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    justin30513 New Member

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    He is a top notch business man and person.

    He is in the process of some big things. Gonna be nice!
    Keep looking at his site.
     
  7. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Looks way better....except the fenderwells, don't forget to dress them. ;)

    #80 is way underrated, IMO. I still use it pretty regularly myself.
     
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    He was getting ready to undercoat them. I didn't want to spray anything there and it not stick for him.

    Good eye Scott!
     
  9. victimizati0n

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    get some meguires plastix and clean up those headlights
     
  10. Willey2cool

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    the headlights fogging up like that is a common problem with Supras. Have to take them apart and buff the inside and outside to really get it too look good. It just comes back eventually if you only do the outside
     
  11. justin30513

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    Exactly what I was told by Jeremy.

    Very common prob.
     
  12. CBlakeNS

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    Looks good.
     
  13. Beason

    Beason They call me "The Stig"

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    #80 is my go to one step polish. Removes swirls and scratches and leaves a really nice finish ready for wax.
     
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    I'm finding out that when you learn to use #80 the RIGHT way, it's the best bang for the buck out there!
     
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    I agree with everyone, the fogged headlights degrade it looks a lot...:sad2:

    otherwise you can't lose with a black Supra :cool:
     
  16. justin30513

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    The only way to fix these lights are to replace them. I fix about 2-3 sets of lights per week. Believe, it was the first things that caught my eyes. Like the fenderwell, nothing I could do.
     
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    not true, i fixed my camaro's headlights, and they came out perfect.

    i wetsanded them down with 3 different grits, and polished them.. they look brand new now
     
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    Dude.....it's on the INSIDE of the lights!.......They are sealed!!!!!

    Once again....the hazing is on the inside.....not the outside.
     
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    its easy enough to take them apart, just heat them up and they seperate. Tell your friend with the Supra that if he is interested in taking them apart to wetsand and polish them, heres a tutorial with pictures on doing it for the Supra headlights. Although i found that when i did mine, i had to turn the temp up a bit to get it warm enough to seperate

    http://mkiv.com/techarticles/headlights/index.html
     
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    Loooking good, just get thoes lights cleaned up and delined!
     
  21. Buck-O

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    Looks fantastic.

    That car was thrashed before you got to it. Looks fantastic. Good job.
     
  22. iLLt3ck

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    he could use some mother's meguiars mag polish on those headlights.
     
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    Small Block LSX BMW | N54 | LSX | Gun | PS3 | Parent | Night CREW

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    Looks good!!!
     
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    justin30513 New Member

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    Thanks everyone for the compliments!
    Had rough weekend.....dehydration landed me in the ER for IV fluids on Friday. Learned my lesson. I've drank 6 gallons of water since while I have been resting. Never will this happen again.
     
  25. Buck-O

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    :noes:

    Glad to hear your alright.

    I started to feel a little light headed the other day as well. I didnt have any shade to work in, and was toiling over a black car. I got roasted. Went to bend over to pick up my bottle of Optimum, and nearly fell right over. Thankfully the car had a roof rack, so i grabbed that, and gathered myself up.

    After that i went and asked the owner for some water, and took an hour brake pumping myself with so much water that i felt sick. But in about 10-15 minutes, i started to feel better again, and continued drinking water throughout the afternoon. And never had a problem againafter that. But im never going to push myself like that in the sun again. Just not worth it.

    Every detailer who has to work in the sun, or any sort of high humidity, should alsoways have AT LEAST a gallon of fresh drinking water on hand. Now i know that. And im sure you do too, im just sorry i had to end in a visit to the ER. Hope all is well, and you will get back to making cars look fantastic again.
     

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