finally got to detail the rx-8 this year

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by The_In_Kid, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. The_In_Kid

    The_In_Kid OT Supporter

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    my car has been in the shop since the begining of spring

    i never got the time to fix it...

    the car even went in for rust repair (i'll get into it later)

    my method of cleaning after a month and a half from the bodyshop

    2 bucket method using Microfibre Wash Mits & Meguiars Gold Class Car Soap
    Dried with Leaf Blower :rofl: (yeah i spent $30 at Home Depot in New Hampshire for one just to dry the car)
    Mothers Clay Bar (purchased at Ogdensburg NY Wal Mart $12+)
    Meguiars Step 2 Polish (i skipped step one paint cleaner since the car was really clean after the claybar)
    topped it with NXT 2.0 Paste Wax

    other stuff used
    Invisible Glass then a Coat of Rain X
    Wheel Wells cleaned with Meguiars NXT interior cleaner tech protectant
    Meguiars High Gloss Tire Gel


    here are the detailed pics
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    this shows one of the replaced rear 1/4 panels some how the body shop did a perfect job at colour matching...
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    so as for the rust here are the before pics

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    both rear 1/4 panels were replaced thankfully it was all paid for by the dealership (i was told they got a bill of $10,000CAN) :eek4: my car was gone for 3 weeks just for the rust repair

    it was gone 2 months before that for a loss of power steering
     
  2. vudoodoodoo

    vudoodoodoo New Member

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    wtf rust
     
  3. RyRy

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  4. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Looks really good in the after pictures.

    :wtf: rust though
     
  5. The_In_Kid

    The_In_Kid OT Supporter

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    ya we learned the RX-8 is not meant for driving in winter
     
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    NavS its me!

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