Detailed: Duelling Chevys (Tahoe vs. Suburban)

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by justin30513, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    Been awhile since I've posted anything here. I've mainly been doing routine wash and vacuums for my clients. We've had a horrible winter with bad weather every two days. 68*F one day then snow and 32*F the next!!! Plus, I've been sick again.

    Well here are two Chevy SUV's that I see a lot during the middle of the year. I haven't touched them in almost 3 months. The process was the same for both but each was done one at a time and not together.

    Wheels, Tires, and Wells:
    Purple Power Degreaser was used at 1:1 on the tires, wells, and lower panels as a pre soak. The wheels were then cleaned with Meg's Wheel Brightener at 4:1 and agitated with a wheel brush. I don't know how I could live without Wheel Brightener!!!

    Wash Cycle:
    After a thorough blasting from my pressure washer, the exterior was foamed with Meguiar's NXT Tech Wash via foam gun. I then washed it with a Micro Fiber mitt. After rinsing, I sprayed the entire exterior down with Meg's Detailer Line Glass cleaner. I do this when I'm going to do a full detail and I have found that it leaves the surface slick and clean which aids in buffing.

    Exterior Polishing:
    (3M Ultrafina SE via rotary & LC 6.5 Black Finessing Pad)
    The paint only required a light correction. UF is simply awesome. I've never used something that is so rotary friendly. It removed a lot of the minor swirls and really cleaned the paint. It's found a home in my arsenal now.

    Exterior Protection:
    (Meguiar's NXT 2.0 via PC & EDGE2K Red Pad)
    This is my favorite LSP of all time. I'm getting 2.5 months of protection out of it on a well prepared surface. The gloss is amazing and the slickness lasts for weeks........even after tough washes. I used it on the glass as well. Blows Rain-X away. For 15.00USD, it's a stea.

    Interior Cleaning & Protection:
    The interior panels and leather was cleaned with Meg's APC at 10:1. All surfaces were treated with DP's Total Interior Protectant. Spots on the carpets were cleaned with Folex 1:1. Glass was cleaned with Meg's Glass Cleaner.

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  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Both of the look turned out pretty good. :)
     

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