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      02-27-2011, 09:53 AM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: Trashed 08 Cayenne

What was done -
Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adam’s All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Pre Washed with Car Pro Iron X
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- 3 Step Paint Correction
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step – Menzerna Power Lock
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed

Engine
-Cleaned
- Dressed

Interior
-Leather Cleaned and conditioned
-Dash and plastics cleaned
-Vacuumed

Products used:
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Exterior:
Car Pro Iron X
1Z einszett W99
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse
Einszett Spray Wax
Meg's M105
Menzerna Super Intensive Polish
Menzerna PO85RD
Menzerna Power Lock


Wheels/Tires
Uber Wheel and Tire Kit

Glass
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Adam's Glass Sealant

Engine
Adam's APC
Adam's In and Out Spray

Interior
Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
Sonax Leather Foam

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Fenix TK11
Brinkmann
Fenix TK40
Flex 3403
Makita
Metabo
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Brushes
Kranzle K1120 Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon

Interior Clean Up
Before




Interior was vacuumed with the Metro Vac. Adam's Glass Cleaner was used on the interior glass. Sonax Dashboard Cleaner for the plastics and Sonax Leather Foam on the leather.

After



Exterior

Before shots





Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner on the wheels.


Adam's All Purpose Cleaner attacking the dirty wheel wells


Cleaning up the wheel well with the Uber Wheel Well Brush


Adam's All Purpose Cleaner on the tires.


Working on the tires with the Uber Wheel Well Brush


Before shots of the engine






Adam's All Purpose
was used on the engine to cut the dust, grime, and dirty. The Uber Boar's Hair Brush was used to agitate the heavier dirty and grime.


Rinsed


Adam's In and Out was used to dress it up.


After shot of the engine


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New Shut Off Valve


Pre Soaked with Car Pro Iron X, IronX did a great job stripping iron deposits off the car.


Iron X in action




Washed with einszett W99





After all that prep work clay still required!


Before and after shots (correction)





85RD broken down


Some 50/50 shots







After correction



Final Rinse


After shots








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did I see frigging muddy dog paw prints on the front seat?!


Nice work!
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beautiful work as always phil....
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wow...50/50 shots are amazing
+2, trashed is an understatement. Some people just shouldn't own black cars. Great work guys!
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night and day! great work!
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Looks great!
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Great work -- any more details on the shutoff valve? I bought a Gilmour one but it restricted the flow which messed up my attempts to use the "sheeting method". Does that one (looks heavy duty) give you a full 5/8" flow on both sides?
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