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      03-06-2011, 11:44 AM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: 2006 STI - Spring Clean Up

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
- Pre Washed with Car Pro Iron X
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- 1 Step - Menzerna Power Finish
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step – Einszett Glanz
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed
- Jambs steam cleaned

Interior
- Alcantara cleaned
-Dash and plastics steamed and dressed
-Carpets Vacuumed and Steamed


Products used:
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Exterior:
Car Pro Iron X
1Z einszett W99
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse
Einszett Spray Wax
Menzerna Top Inspection
Menzerna Power Finish
1Z einszett Glanz

Wheels/Tires
Uber Wheel and Tire Kit

Glass
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Adam's Glass Sealant

Interior
Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
Leather Master Foam Cleaner
Car Pro So Pure

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Fenix TK11
Brinkmann
Fenix TK40
Porter Cable 7427XP
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Brushes
Kranzle K1120 Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
Dupray Hill Injection

Interior Clean Up
Before





Derek with the Dupray steam cleaning the interior



Brand New Uber MF Towel


Uber MF Towel after all the steam cleaning


Close up


Car Pro So Pure




After shots








Exterior
Before shots






Before wheels


We removed the salt and grime from the tires and wheel wells with Adam's APC and the Uber Wheel Well Brush






Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner workings its magic




Tires, wheel wells, wheels all rinsed down





Pre washed with Iron X to remove all the iron deposits





Rinsing the Iron X off



Washed the STI with einszett W99





Final rinse


Next we clayed the car. Not much after the Iron X and W99


Tires and Wheel Wells dressed



Door jambs cleaned up


The imperfections were much like this all over the car.


Paint Measurement (higher than usually numbers)


Porter Cable used on this job


After polishing shots





Roof spoiler and all the plastic trim around the STI were polished


Glass cleaned and sealed (Adam's Glass Cleaner/Adam's Glass Sealant/Uber Glass MF)


Pre Wow was used on the cowl
Before - Dried and faded




Before exhaust
Exhaust tip was cleaned up with Optimum Metal Polish


After shot



1Z einszett Glanz
was used as a last step



Afters shots




















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      03-06-2011, 11:43 PM   #2
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Serious detailing! Great job!

How much does a full detail like that go for?
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if you would like you can email me at phil@detailersdomain.com
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Wow, you do great work!
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