Porsche GT3 RS in Signal Green: Mirror Imaged

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  1. Labster

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    I feel very fortunate to have been chosen to work on this car. I received the call to work on this car on Father's Day by one of my very best clients. His wife and son went and found a Porsche GT3 RS in Signal Green which he had been looking for for some time. It's always great to have the client tell you the story behind how they acquired their new toy and see the giant child-like Xmas grin as they walk you around the car. Let me tell you, this is one very impressive car. The owner took me for a ride in it before I got to work and you can tell this car means business and is a beast on the track. Switching from standard to sport mode opens up the exhaust and the note goes from a steady Porsche wine to a sickening growl which allows the car to race to 60 in 4 seconds flat and 100 in 9.4 seconds with a top speed of 193mph!

    Anyway, on to the detail. As many of you know, the GT3 RS was nearly impossible to get from a dealer when they first arrived. Many put down deposits in hopes of receiving one straight from Germany yet unfortunately, many dealers had to return deposits as Porsche only made a limited run of the GT3 RS. The owner is a car officienado in every sense of the word. His collection includes 360 Modena, Challenge Stradale, Gallardo Superleggera, Phantom, Flying Spur and Viper ACR just to name a few.

    The car is a 2007 production year yet only had 997 miles on it (ironic?) when it rolled off the trailer and in to his garage. To say it was in great condition was an understatement. There were unfortunately swirls abounding on it that the client wanted taken care of. The first plan of attack was to wash off any protection that might have been on the paint and honestly, I didn't find any. I'll allow the pictures to speak for themselves. Because my camera was acting up and I didn't finish until close to 11pm, the owner was kind enough to email me a few pictures and promises to send more when he gets a chance.

    Foamed with CG Citrus Wash and Megs APC
    Washed via 2BM with CG Citrus Wash
    Wheels cleaned with P21s gel and Swissvax and Mini Detail Brush (love this thing!)
    Tires cleaned with Eimann Fabrick cleaner and stiff brissel brush
    Due to Porsche Clear being iron tuff and after testing, I went with PC KBM and Megs 105 on 5.5in Orange LC pad
    Optimum Polish II and 5.5 in White LC Pad
    - Opti Polish finished out LSP ready and myself and the owner were thrilled with the condition of the paint so I went straight to LSP.
    Opti-Seal as LSP x 2
    Wheels were sealed with Klasse SG
    Tires received Adams VRT
    Trim received Poorboys Natural Look
    Windows were done with deonized water and mf towel
    Interior was wiped down with 303 cleaner and conditioned with 303 protectant
    Carbon Fiber door sills were sealed with Klassy SG as was the rest of the painted interior.

    I'll let the pics speak for themselves. The customer promised to send more pics when he had the time but for now these will have to do.

    Being that the customer is a car guy, the trim, vents, center console as well as other various trim pieces were accented in Signal Green as well. He wants to look in to if that makes this a 1 off or not as others he has seen did not have this level of detail on the interior.
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    Two full sun pics, shimmering Signal Green.
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  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Nice job, looks insanely wet, especially in that last shot. :h5:
     
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    My God that car is GORGEOUS!!!! Awesome work man! I can't get over how good that green looks on that machine.
     
  4. BlazinBlazer Guy

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    That thing looks INSANE! Nice work!
     
  5. Labster

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    Thanks for the compliments. The customer called me to tell me that the Green is definitely a head turner, especially when its been freshly detailed.
     
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    That car is SICK.
     
  7. Peter O'Hanraha-hanrahan

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  8. Labster

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    Yep and a little in NW PA. Been mobile detailing for a little over 6 years now. Send me a PM and we can work something out.
     
  9. Run N. Gun

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    Lab - excellent work on the GT3. Paint looks amazingly wet and consistent across the whole body! Well done! :bigthumb:
     
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    not a fan of the color but hot damn :drool:
     
  11. nugget

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    interior pieces are just nothing short of awful in that green. looks like someone took a spray can of neon paint to it.

    other than that it's awesome.
     
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    One of my favorite cars. :bowdown:
     
  13. Morgan06

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    I think the green is nice on the interior but would have been much better without the vent slats done.

    Anyone else get into a Porsche and consistently make the mistake of having the key in your right hand? I'm always looking for the ignition for a fraction of a second before realizing it's not on that side. Gets me everytime.
     
  14. BlazinBlazer Guy

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    :mamoru: kind of like how I always make the mistake of reaching up for a column shifter on console-shift automatics, and vice-versa... :hsugh:
     
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    I love that color but I hate how the interior is done with the bits of green, ugh.
     
  16. Paulie Walnuts

    Paulie Walnuts Im an agent of chaos

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    Agreed...especially the vents
     
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    awesome
     

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