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      02-10-2013, 12:29 PM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: 2013 Audi TTRS - New Car Prep with Opti Coat and PPF Installation

Subject: 13 Audi TT-RS
Requirements: New Car Prep with Opti Coat - PPF Installation - Full Hood, Full Fender, Full Bumper, Side Skirts, Mirrors, Door Cups, Rear strips on the bumper, Headlights


- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Auto Finesse Citrus
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Auto Finesse Lather
- Auto Finesse Iron Out
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Sonax 5/4 Fine Abrasive Polish - Uber Green Pad - Rupes LHR 21ES and LHR 15ES
- Opti Coat
- 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
- Vac

- dash wiped down
- interior vac
- fabric protected
- leather protected

Products used

Links to products used -
Auto Finesse Lather
Auto Finesse Citrus - Grime Remover
Auto Finesse Oblitarate
Auto Finesse Iron Out
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Sonax Fine Abrasive
Opti Coat
Adam's Super VRT
Optimum Metal Polish
Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner

1Z einszett Cockpit
Leather Master Soft Cleaner
Wolf's Nano Textile Sealant
Wolf's Nano Leather Sealant

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Rupes LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Uber Foamer Attachment for Pressure Washer
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster
RoboReel Power Extension Cord

Customer decided to flatbed his brand new Audi TTRS to ensure he would not harm anything prior to the prep and clear film

All wrapped up


Derrick removing the seat covers and cardboard in the interior

Rubber mats were installed

Floor mats were installed and Wolf's Nano Textile Sealant applied

All fabrics were coated

After all the fabric was coated, customer requested that we install all the rubber floor mats

Leather cleaned and protected

Interior afters

Exterior before
A few things issues with the car from the dealer
Wheels were all damaged at the dealer (don't worry I believe customer has 2 new wheels and tires coming to him)

Tape lines, adhesive, scratches - typical issues at delivery of a new vehicle

Removing the packaging from the car

Prep - Wash, Decon, Autoscrub,Wheels, Tires

Polishing it all out and getting it ready for Opti Coat

Rupes action shot

After polishing

Opti Coat installed

Random clear film shots


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      02-10-2013, 12:57 PM   #2

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Wow! This guy really loves his car haha
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      02-10-2013, 08:04 PM   #3
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Beautiful prep, guys!
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      02-10-2013, 09:11 PM   #4
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nice work...this is what I would do if I were wealthier or if I didn't put 25k miles a year on my car.

I get paint protection on my cars I buy used now but it would be nice to put it on when they were still perfect.
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thanks guys!
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      02-25-2013, 01:16 PM   #6

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first class as usual!
Matte Black Grille|Painted Reflectors|35% Tint|Lux V3|Cyba 3.8 Tips|KW V1|Alufelgen SF-71 Hyper Silver|OEM M-Sport Front/Rear|COBB AP|Coded
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