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      10-17-2012, 11:52 AM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: New Car Prep - Opti Coat - Clear Film Installation - 2013 Audi S4

Subject - 2013 Audi S4
Requirements - New Car Prep - Opti Coat - Full Front Clear Film Install


- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Auto Finesse Citrus
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with 1Z einszett W99
- Auto Finesse Iron Out
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Sonax 3/6 Fine Abrasive Paste - 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
Auto Finesse Citrus - Grime Remover
Auto Finesse Oblitarate
Auto Finesse Iron Out
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Sonax Compound 3/6
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
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Uber Foamer Attachment for Pressure Washer
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster


Wheel Wells, Wheels, and Tires Before

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action

Wheels wells cleaned up

Wheels rinsed

Auto Finesse Iron Out (Decon Gel) was used on the car - no iron particles or fall out on this new car, but always good to have checked

Driver's side Super Charger badged removed for clear film install

Left over adhesive removed with Auto Finesse Oblitarate

All gone

Passenger side Super Charger badge Removed for clear film install

Left over adhesive removed with Auto Finesse Oblitarate

All gone

Adhesive on the wheels removed with Auto Finesse Oblitarate




NanoSkin AutoScrub - replaces the clay bar

Blow drying with the Metro AirForce Blaster

Marring on various spots of the car were taken care of with a Griot's and Sonax 3/6

Much better

Opti Coat on all 4 wheels and paint

Random shots of the clear film installation

Finishing touches
Super Charger Badge installed

Exhaust tips polished up

Cleaning up the glass

Adam's Super VRT on the tires

Final shots

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