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      10-26-2010, 10:03 PM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: Z06 Paint Correction/Swissvax Mystery

I'll let the pictures do the talking on this one.

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
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- 3 Step Paint correction (Meg's M105 with an Uber Yellow Pad, Menzerna Super Intensive Polish with an Uber Green and Menzerna PO85RD with an Uber Blue)
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step - Swissvax Mystery
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned

Products used:
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Exterior:
Lusso Auto Bathe
P21S Total Auto Wash
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse
Einszett Spray Wax
Meg's M105
Menzerna Super Intensive Polish
Menzerna PO85RD
Swissvax Mystery

Wheels/Tires
Sonax Wheel Cleaner
Swissvax Pneu

Glass
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Adam's Glass Sealant

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
Cam Spray Pressure Wash and Foam Canon Attachment

Before:

Pretty dirty no real sunlight on this day sorry...





Let's start with the wheels and tires, Sonax Wheel Cleaner and Adam's All Purpose cleaner to the rescue







Tires cleaned up



Car Wash




Rinse


Clay


Inspection with the proper lights





Masking Trim and glass



Some 50/50 shots of the correction






Before


After


Some after correction shots



Finishing touches
Swissvax Mystery




Black wow on trim



Final Rinse


Beading shots




Afters














Last shot


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      10-26-2010, 10:11 PM   #2
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nothing like a mirror finish
looks great!!
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awesome detail on a gorgeous car!
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WOW.... insane work!!
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Love a swirl free Z06!
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