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      08-17-2009, 11:56 PM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: Our VW R32

Okay so this is the new daily for DD.

An 08 R32.

Some small mods on it to make it my own.

A little drop with H&R Sport Springs
A NAV/IPOD/BT headunit
And some wheels BBS CH's

Did all the work at a buddy's shop and at our location.

Before drop




After drop


The head unit



The install pics
Factory head unit



New unit


Ipod cable


Now onto the detail:

Products Used:
Exterior:
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner in the Cam Spray Foam Canon
Adam's Clay Bar and Optimum Instant Detail Spray and Gloss Enhancer for clay lube
Menzerna Power Gloss Compound
Menzerna Super Intensive with the Uber Orange Pad
Menzerna PO85RD with the Uber Blue Pad
Menzerna Top Inspection
Lusso Oro
Einszett Spray Wax

Interior and Glass (not shown)
Uber Interior Kit

Tires,Wheels, and Engine:
Uber Wheel/Tire/Wheel Well Kit

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Brinkmann MaxFire
Metabo PE12-175
Makita 9227 Hi Speed Rotary
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Cam Spray 1500A with Cam Spray Foam Gun
3m Sun Gun

Before shots:




Wheels


P21S in action


Brushes




Presoak prep


I know I know washing in the sun a big no no, but had no other choice that day



Clay


Measuring paint


Masking and testing area for plan of action


All the product and tools used


Sorry only after shots was rushing to get this to a car show (Waterfest)



Dealer logo removed



Polishing out the tail lights



Polished



After shots






And now the wheels and tires



The final set up



At Waterfest in the BBS Booth.





Last shot


Enjoy
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      08-18-2009, 12:04 AM   #2
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sick ride...... amazing what a set of wheels can do to a car..
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Very nice DD!
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Great Job!
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Looks great Phil! Did you get rid of the STI?
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Very cool VW, espesially with the new wheels and tires.
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nice work! i love the R32!!!
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thanks guys yup the sti is gone ....I found out after all the mods and 4000 miles that the car was not for me. so the vw r32 came to mind for my daily......I had a gti that was great but I guess its not everything I want so in a couple of weeks I say good bye to this nice ride...stay tune for the next project daily
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yes sir its up for sale or will be traded in
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