Detailed: 2003 GMC Yukon

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by justin30513, Oct 15, 2006.

  1. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    I've just landed a deal to do 6 agents with a local Coldwell Bankers agency. This one of the top agents SUV's. It has 100k+ on it but was fairly clean on the inside. This one also gave me a chance to try out and review 2 of the new Collinite product that I recieved. Her and I both were pleased with the outcome.

    Here's what it got....
    Detail Date:
    10/13/2006
    Start Time:
    9:00AM
    Finish Time:
    3:00PM
    Price:
    300.00


    Washed with Meguiar's NXT Car Wash
    (Used Wash ShMitt.....now 2 months old and used on 70+ vehicles)

    Collinite's No. 840
    Pre-Wax Cleaner

    (EDGE2K Experimental Soft Yellow Pad at a #5 PC setting)
    Since the paint was white and the customer didn't want a full swirl removal, I decided to use this pre-wax cleaner. The smell was of a chemical and the feel was not gritty at all. This led me to believe that this product works chemically instead of abrasively. This turned out to be true. I removed every contaminent that there was on the paint. Tar, bugs, and oxidation came off. It took some time but worked. I might could have used a more aggressive pad but I didn't want to take to much time. Went on easy and came off just as. The sun made it a tad hard to remove on certain areas. [​IMG]



    Collinite's No. 845
    Insulator Wax

    (EDGE2K Blue "Wave" Finishing Pad at a #3 PC setting)
    The customer is going to have me clean this vehicle every week so it made for the perfect candidate for a durability test. We have all heard of 845's long lasting shell so we all gonna find out! You MUST put this on thin. I put the hood's coat on to thick and was hard to take off.....yet another trait of this wax. Smell was chemically and felt oily but what do you expect for a wax made for the long haul? I did the whole ride and let haze for 15 minutes. Came off easy by hand and left an unexpected shine! Depth was nice too. If holds up to it's legend, this might be a hit. Looks were above my expectations. AutoGeek has done good here bringing a legend aboard.

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    Other Products used:
    Armor All Tire Gel
    Armor All Tire Foam
    Meguiar's Hyper-Dressing and Leather Conditioner/Cleaner
    (Interior and trim...Use my new Dressing ShMitt)
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    (Yes, it has a rope to hang up for drying!)
    Meguiar's Detailer Line APC

    Woolite 10:1
    Stoner's Invisible Glass
    Purple Power
     
  2. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    Befores....

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    Afters....

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    Interiors...

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    What do you do to the Wheelwells to get them to look like that?? thats amazing
     
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    I agree, you'd think he hoses them down with a pressure washer but I don't think so...it's amazing, this is why Scotwaxx always told us that clean wheel wells = happy customer :bowdown:


    Price: $300.00
    I'd pay even more, it's a great job what you did there :cool:
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Saw it on Autopia too, nice work as expected. :)
     
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    Armor All Tire Foam=Clean Ass Wheel Wells
    After you spray it on, come back in 15 min. and wiped down. The foam cleans more dirt out than you would imagine. Then it leaves that coating on it.
    Thanks guys.......alot. Your comments make it worth it.
     
  9. Run N. Gun

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    That is a great tip, Justin. Thanks!

    BTW - I can tell that the floor mats look better after you worked on them, but still look pretty stained. What are customer's expectations for this kind of a detail? Do they expect them to be just cleaned or are stains extra? Just curious how you handle this with your customers. Thx
     
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    Well, GM used a thick pile that also shadows when you take pics. They didn't come totally clean but the customer thought she was going to have to buy new ones. Now she don't!
     
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    Amazing job! The wheel wells caught my attention as well. Well worth the dinero.
     
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    Very nice, work and write up, car looks great.
     
  13. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    Very nice work! One problem though; there's no way that is a 2003 Yukon. They stopped using that style of steering wheel in 2002. :bigthumb:
     
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    Ok ok it's a 2002.
    I just ask the customer.....maybe i should start reading the VIN.
     
  15. exceldetail

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    Nice turnaround Justin. Thats a lot of metal, even at $300 bills. maybe I should jack my prices a tad. I just got a call for a Yuk, and quoted him $240.00....
    Anyway, looking good from corner to corner!
     

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