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      07-16-2012, 06:48 AM   #1
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Subject: 2011 Audi S4 Phantom Black
Requirements: Clean up the mess in the interior, Paint correction a must, engine, and make sure wheels are cleaned up.

Customer is a long time customer and friend, who like most have other things going on in their lives to get their cars to me ; )

So long story short we had to grab the car shuttle the car back and forth from his house and the shop. Car has never been worked on except for your local car wash.

Lots to do.

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 1Z einszett W99
- Wolf's Decon Gel
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Sonax 5/5 Fine Abrasive Paste - Microfiber DA Cut Pad - Griots Orbital
- Sonax 3/6 Nano Polish - Uber Green Pad - Griots Orbital
- 1Z einszett Glanz Wax - Uber Black Pad
- 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 (remove a denim stains and much more)
- Plastic - wiped down and protected

Engine
- Cleaned
- Dressed

Products used

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99
Wolf's Decon Gel
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Meg's M105
Sonax Compound 5/5 - Coming Soon
Sonax Nano Polish 3/6 - Coming Soon
1Z einszett Glanz
Adam's Super VRT
Optimum Metal Polish
1Z einszett Cockpit
Leather Master Strong Cleaner
Leather Master Vital Conditioner
Leather Master Super Remover
Uber Engine Detailing Kit

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

Interior:
Dusty interior













Blowing out the interior prior to vac


Carpets getting vacuumed


50/50 shot of the interior clean up




After



Engine Before









Engine After




Before shots


















Prep - Wash, Decon, Autoscrub, wheels, tires
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action




Bug and Tar Remover applied













Nanoskin Autoscrub in action


Before shots of the paint (you got it all here, dull paint, scratches, wash marks, swirls, waterspots, etching)







Compound/Polishing


using the Festool to get some of the nasty stuff out.


50/50 shots on various panels of the car





Finishing touches
working to get it done



1z einszett Glanz Wax being applied


Afters




























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      07-16-2012, 06:54 AM   #2
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Amazing work as usual. Makes me want an S4. Great looking car.

Haven't had a chance to test out your products yet either! Hopefully get time soon.
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      07-16-2012, 07:44 AM   #3
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sick work for a sick car!
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      07-16-2012, 09:06 AM   #4
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Great work, the term better than new comes to mind.
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      07-16-2012, 10:32 AM   #5
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Another nice car beat to hell by the owner.

Great job restoring it to new.
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Looks fantastic. I could never let my car get that bad but I understand life takes over sometimes!
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just ordered a bunch of stuff from you guys, cant wait to get my detail on
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