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      07-08-2012, 10:53 AM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: 2013 Audi S4 - New Car Prep and Opti Coat Applied

Subject: 2013 Audi S4
Requirements: New Car Prep with Opti Coat 2

Customer dropped me an email about a month or 2 ago about his 2013 Audi S4. He asked me about or new car prep services and opti coat. The customer called me 12 hours of delivery of his new car to make sure it was properly prepped and protected before he starts to put the miles on it. I love it when a customer wants to start his new car care the right way.

Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adamís All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Adam's Car Wash
- Aquartz Iron Cut
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Menzerna SF4000 with Uber Green Pad - Griots Orbital
- Opti Coat 2
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were autoscrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Interior
- Interior Vac
- Leather Cleaned/Conditioned
- Plastic - wiped down and protected

Products used

Links to products used -
Adam's Car Wash
Aquartz Iron Cut
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Menzerna SF4000
Opti Coat 2
Adam's Super VRT
Optimum Metal Polish
1Z einszett Cockpit
Sonax Leather Foam

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

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Prep - Wash, Decon, AutoScrub, Wheels, and Tires

Wash shots
Wheels were hit first

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner going to work (some brushing required)



Rinse


Pre soak - bug and tar




Foam shots








Iron Cut in action






Rinse


Drying the car with an Uber Super Drying Towel


Blowing out the car to ensure all the water is off



Removing all the dealer installed tire dressing with Stoner's Tarminator



Polishing a known trouble spot on the Audi
Before



After


Prepping the wheels and paint for opti coat - after polishing we used some IPA to ensure a clean surface


Opti Coat 2 applied on paint, glass, and wheels


Buffing off Opti Coat


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Nice and umm is that a GT3 RS back there!?
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      07-08-2012, 11:34 AM   #3
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thanks! yes sir that's a GT3 RS 4.0 ; ) write up to come soon.
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Wow!!!! Nice job!!!!
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      07-08-2012, 03:47 PM   #5
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Awesome work - looks so clean!
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awesome work, and love the S4!!
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Out of curiosity. For a new car, what does that service cost someone?
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