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      05-09-2009, 10:43 AM   #1
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OCDetailing Detailed: Part 1 Demolished '04 Maxima

Hey everyone,

This was a detail for a close friend. He's not a car guy and the car definitely says that about him. The car has seldom if ever washed and never detailed over the last 5 years. To say the least the maxima was trashed and neglected and then some. If you're my friend reading this I mean it in the nicest way lol.


I will try to take you through as many steps as possible but when taking pictures I tried to focus on many before and afters as well as 50/50 to show the difference.

I apologize in advance for the amount of pictures. This ended up being a 4 day job. I have broken up posts in 4 parts Part 1 for Befores, Part 2 for Durings, Part 3 for Interior and Part 4 for Afters.

Hope you enjoy,

Process

Wash:
2 Washes with the following tools
Meguiars Gold Class
P21S APC
Stoners Tarminator
Sheep Skin Mitts
Poorboys Bug and Tar
P21S Wheel Cleaner
Grit Guard
2 wash buckets

Clay:
Riccardo Clay
5:1 ratio of Water to OPT QID

Paint Correction

Interior:
Ridgid wet/dry Vacuum
Kleenol APC
Poorboys Leather Stuff
Poorboys Natural Stuff
Water extraction
Steamer
Leather brush
Carpet brush

Paint Correction:
Menzerna PG
Menzerna SIP
Menzerna PF
Menzerna NP
Sonus Yellow
Sonus White
Sonus Blue
Fenix TK10
Brinkman
2 x 1000w Halogens
Defelsko 6000 PTG
3M Green Auto Tape
Metabo 12175
PC 7424
Makita 9227C
3M Backing Plate

Protection:
Wheels -
OPT opti-seal
PB's Wheel Sealant
Paint -
OPT opti-seal

LSP
Victoria's Red Wax

Before

Lets take a stroll down junkyard painworks inc.





A closer look at the paint shows us significant amounts of swirling, holo's and RIDs.



























































































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