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Detailer's Domain: VW GTI Paint Correction and Opti Coat

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Old 07-11-2012, 04:53 AM
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Subject - 2010 VW GTI
Requirements - Full Exterior Paint Correction and Opti Coat installation.

We get another one ready for Waterfest.

Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adamís All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with 1Z einszett W99
- Wolf's Decon Gel
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Meg's M105 with Surbuf and Griots Orbital
- Sonax 5/5 Fine Abrasive Paste - Microfiber DA Cut Pad - Griots Orbital
- Sonax 3/6 Nano Polish - Uber Green Pad - Griots Orbital
- Opti Coat
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were autoscrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Products used

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99
Wolf's Decon Gel
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Meg's M105
Sonax Compound 5/5 - Coming Soon
Sonax Nano Polish 3/6 - Coming Soon
Opti Coat
Adam's Super VRT
Optimum Metal Polish

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

Before

Direct sun shots out side, Wow this is bad
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Prep - Wheels/Tires/Wash/Decon/Autoscrub
Pre soak /Bug and Tar
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Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
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Wheel woolie in action (coming soon)
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Rinse wheels
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Rinse bumper
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Foaming up the car
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Decon
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Rinse
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Drying with the Uber Super Drying Microfiber Towel
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AutoScrub
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Blowing out the excess water
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Shots of the paint after prep
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50/50 shots (before and after compound and polishing)
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John in the background happy with the progress on making his baby shine
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Old 07-11-2012, 04:54 AM
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Tail lights were cleaned up - Sonax 5/5 followed by Sonax 3/6

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After
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Close up shots after correction
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Action shots
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Outside shots after paint correction
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Rinse off all the dust from compound and polish
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Opti Coat
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Buffing off the Opti Coat
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Old 07-11-2012, 04:59 AM
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