Detailed: 2005 Chrysler 300C

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by justin30513, Sep 11, 2006.

  1. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    Got this customer while I was doing my brother's truck on Saturday. The customer goes back and forth to Ohio about twice a month. Lot's of road grime and bugs. Did something a little different on this one.
    You'll see what!

    Here's what she got....

    XMT Carnauba Glaze
    (EDGE 2000 Orange Polishing Pad set at 5.5)
    Here's what I did that was different...skip any aggressive cutting!
    After washing, believe it or not there were just light swirls. So, I wanted to try out XMT's glaze since it says it can remove light imperfections. Boy did it! It, with the orang pad did a wonderful job of cleaning up the paint. Sap and a light stains came out as did any swirls. This is a must-have product.

    Pinnacle Liquid Souveran
    (EDGE 2000 White Finishing Pad set at 3.5)
    Still one of the best. Made the pearl pop and left it looking wet and deep.

    Also spent some extra time on the wheel wells and engine bay since I didn't have a swirl removal stage. Customer was so glad I did!

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  2. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    Interior....
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  3. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Excellent inside, out and the engine!

    Believe it or not, those befores look better than my car does now. I haven't had time to wash mine in a month and the forecast for today called for a good chance of rain (and it did where I was working this afternoon) so I didn't bother cleaning mine yesterday. :sad2:
     
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    97venge New Member

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    i know how you feel man........no garage FTL :wtc: :wtc: :wtc:
     
  5. Run N. Gun

    Run N. Gun Active Member

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    I'm sure you're more self conscious because of your profession, too. I'm sure that doesn't help.

    Justin - The wheel wells look brand new! You said that you spent some extra time there, I'm curious as to what you did differently. Excellent detail work!! :bigthumb:
     
  6. XPX

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    the wheel wells....damn! :eek:

    Excellent job guys, each time I see your threads I can't click fast enough :o
     
  7. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Those are the cleanest wheel wells i've ever seen:eek4:
     
  8. justin30513

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    Thanks man.
    Thanks alot.
     
  9. CBlakeNS

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    Looks great, very nice work as usual.
     
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    Hands down, cleanest wheel wells evar.
     
  11. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    Nice work man :cool: I think most of us that do this strive for clean wells though :dunno: I always do, it's a passion for me, not about "work", I love doing it, and as Scott has said before, how can you do this stuff if you don't love it? :o They aren't the easiest things sometimes, based on what gets in there, and space restrictions (especially lowered cars, trucks are easier :o ). One of the worst ones I ever did was this big ass GMC truck, I spent 3 hours on the wells alone. He had some problem in there that had splattered grease and oil everywhere, along with the usual dirt, and a lot of tar as well... he wanted those cleaned up well, it was one of his main points he asked me about when he brought it to me. Truck was only about 6 months old, but had close to 40k on it already :o

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  12. Willey2cool

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    wow so what do you guys use to get those so clean? just the car wash soap and a scrub brush?
     
  13. Fidel Castro

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    Those wheels look great! As does the rest of the car!
     
  14. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    I washed them first, then used some degreaser and tar remover for the nastier stuff that car wash wouldn't take care of (along with lots of elbow grease :o Different mitts and brushes). I actually waxed the painted parts inside the wells with Meguair's #16, and Stoners Trim shine on the plastic (I don't use that anymore though, I use Meg's Hyper Dressing in the wells of all my cars now).
     
  15. justin30513

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    I love Armor All Tire Foam. The cheap cans.
    Stay in place well and now misting overspray. I come back and wipe up any left in about an hour. Try....bet you'll like it.
     
  16. Run N. Gun

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    Just for the tires or for the wheel wells, too?
     

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