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Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Morgan06, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. Morgan06

    Morgan06 New Member

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    8AM: White M3
    11AM: Silver Mercedes E
    2PM: Silver 911 TT

    My first multi luxury vehicle acct. :h5:
    And none of them are black or dk blue! :rofl:

    Shame they will only get my mid level packages. Would have loved to post up some really killer after pictures.
     
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    GJ! What does your mid level package consist of? I assume they are all the same household? 3 hours per vehicle you figure?
     
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    3 hours is being generous. I banged out an Xterra/F250/T&C same packages in 2 a piece last week.

    Mid level is just wash/clay/either PoliSeal or FinesseIt + Collinite/mild interior
     
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    No interior on that?

    I did a Tahoe this past weekend. Took me 7 hours. Wash, dry, door jamb wipe down, wipe down and dress engine bay (not a total degrease), clean fender wells and dress, wipe down and dress the interior, vacuum the carpet.. clean the leather and treat/dress it and seal the vehicle with DuraGloss.
     
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    yes, a mild interior: clean panels, dash, vents/controls, quick scrub rugs and mats, vacuum windows
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Any polishing?

    Last Tahoe I did took around 8 hours, full interior detail, Ultrafina via rotary, seal with Carnauba Moose. No engine cleaning though. Leather was pretty dirty but the carpets weren't too bad.

    Knocked out an X5 in about 5 hours today but the owner keeps it really clean. All the interior really needed was a wipe down but he wants me to deep clean it each time I come out. Probably why an '02 looks brand new inside still.
     
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    negro, throw some werkstatt on the silvers. and 845IW looks great on white.
     
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    I don't have Werkstatt, how about some Glanz Wax instead? They're both german, amirite?

    FinesseIt really shows well on silver and light metallics.
     
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    No no polishing. This car hadn't had any care for a few years inside and out. I went back over today to fix the exhaust tips. They were filthy and I didn't have everything I needed to bang them out right. The tires had soaked up most of the Opti-Bond I put on them. Thankfully it's White so the Duragloss #501 I used really brought it back to life. Keep in mind this was a traditional wash with a pre-rinse with a foam gun, not an ONR job.

    I'm supposed to do their IS300 this weekend or next. I need to polish the headlights and do an interior/exterior detail including polishing. I suspect it'll be another long day.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Glanz Wax is a real sleeper of a product. Stinks a bit but it looks good and is pretty durable.
     
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    Another great product I've found for metallics especially silver or grey is 4 Star UPP. Seems to make the flake pop really nicely on those cars.
     
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    Look at me, on time 8AM
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    Wheels were dirty. M3 sees trackdays, Porsche is a Porsche.
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    Clay Bar, Before & After
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    Tada! 3M Finesse It, Collinite Insulator
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    I take about a dozen pictures, but only bother resizing ones that show huge improvements. These cars were silver/white and the interiors were just quick go overs. Porsche is a respray (owner didn't know til I told him :hs:) and the clay didn't take care of it. I'm going to try some heavy cut compound next friday on the Makita and wetsand if it needs it when I go back to do their E-Class.
     
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    Since I'm logged into photobucket, here are the pics from a group ride last weekend. Lots of bikes and not a single clean one among them, besides mine of course.

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