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      04-26-2009, 08:01 AM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: Porsche C4S Cab/Swissvax

This was a referral from a great customer of ours. Love that fact that he referred another great Porsche guy to us. Thanks Bill for letting us work on such a great car!

Bill took great care of the car, no need for any major overhaul, just some very light scratches in the usual spots and some extra care inside and out. We took care of them with Swissvax Cleaner Fluid and of finished with Swissvax Crystal Rock.

The interior was cleaned up, conditioned and prepped for some drop top weather!

Products used:
Exterior:
Adam's Car Wash
Gilmour Foam Gun
Swissvax Yellow Clay Bar and Optimum Instant Detail Spray and Gloss Enhancer
Einszett Spray Wax
P21S Finish Restorer Metal Polish (on the tips)
Swissvax Cleaner Fluid
Swissvax Crystal Rock

Wheels and tires:
Uber Tire/Wheel/Wheel Well Kit

Interior and Glass
Leather Master Rapid S
Leather Master Protection Cream
Einszett Cockpit
Lusso Glass Polish
Einszett Plastic/Vinyl Cleaner

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Makita 9227 Hi Speed Rotary
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Brushes
Metro Vac

Let's start with the interior:
Before:

Dust on the dash

Dust in the vents




We pulled the rear seat cushions out


Some debris under the rear cushions


Dirt in the seams


Swissvax Detail Brush to get out dirt the vac couldn't get to


Leather Master Rapid S



Leather Master Protection Cream


Just cleaned/conditioned on the left and a dry one on the right a nice matte finish (conditioned)


Before seat belt


After seat belt


Vac,Dusting the vents, dash, etc




Door jamb and sills cleaned up


Dressing the leather boot


Einszett Plastic/Vinyl Cleaner on the driver's foot well


Wipe down


Foot well done


After shots:





Exterior:
Before:



Car being foamed up with the Foam Gun.




Before wheels:


P21S on the wheels


Swissvax Wheel Brush


Calipers being cleaned up


The Uber Spoke Brush


The Uber Boar's Hair Wheel Brush


Claying:



Action Shot


After claying:


Removing the lint from the top



Engine Before:



Quick Rinse and wipe down of jambs and engine



Engine After:


Wheels and tires after detail (we cleaned up the wheels, tires, calipers, wheel well. Dressed , and waxed them)
Swissvax pneu applied



Calipers and wheels waxed with Swissvax Autobahn, Tires dressed with Swissvax Pneu




Very very light scratches


Applying Swissvax Cleaner Fluid to prep paint and remove some of the light scratches


Swissvax Crystal Rock


Applying Swissvax Crystal Rock


Dan removing Crystal Rock


After Swissvax Crystal Rock


Final touches:
Exhaust tips before:


We cleaned them up with P21S Metal Restorer...

Exhaust tips after:


Afters:
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Outside:










Dan all happy from the job we did:


Last shot:


Enjoy!
Thanks,
Phil
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You do great work - that looks fantastic! Where on the east coast are you guys?
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how much did that cost?
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You do great work - that looks fantastic! Where on the east coast are you guys?
Norwood , NJ will be the location of the new shop.

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how long did it take? +1 on pricing.
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Great job. Looks fantastic.
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