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phil@detailersdomain.com
03-11-2011, 08:51 AM
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:
(feel free to click the link below for more info)
Exterior:
Car Pro Iron X (http://www.detailersdomain.com/carproironx500ml.aspx)
1Z einszett W99 (http://www.detailersdomain.com/1zeinszett-w99.aspx)
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/adamspolishes-allpurposecleaner16oz1gallon.aspx)
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge (http://www.detailersdomain.com/uberyellowwashsponge.aspx)
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse (http://www.detailersdomain.com/theuber-blue-clay-bar-kitwithoptimumnorinse.aspx)
Einszett Spray Wax (https://www.detailersdomain.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=32)
Menzerna Top Inspection (http://www.detailersdomain.com/menzerna-polishes-compounds-topinspection.aspx)
Menzerna Power Finish (http://www.detailersdomain.com/menzerna-polishes-compounds-po203spowerfinish16oz.aspx)
1Z einszett Glanz (http://www.detailersdomain.com/1zeinszett-glanzwax.aspx)

Wheels/Tires
Uber Wheel and Tire Kit (http://www.detailersdomain.com/uberwheelandtiredetailkit.aspx)

Glass
Adam's Glass Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/adamspolishes-glasscleaner.aspx)
Adam's Glass Sealant (http://www.detailersdomain.com/adams-glasssealant.aspx)

Interior
Sonax Dashboard Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/sonaxdashboardcleaner.aspx)
Leather Master Foam Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/leathermaster-foamcleanerforsuedeandalcantara.aspx)
Car Pro So Pure (http://www.detailersdomain.com/carprosopureairpurificationcoating120ml.aspx)

Tools:
Infratech 5300 (http://www.detailersdomain.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=328)
Fenix TK11 (http://www.detailersdomain.com/fenixgeartk11black.aspx)
Brinkmann (http://www.detailersdomain.com/brinkmannmaxfiredualxenonrechargeablespotlight.asp x)
Fenix TK40 (http://www.detailersdomain.com/fenix-gear-tk40.aspx)
Porter Cable 7427XP (http://www.detailersdomain.com/theuberportercable7424xporbitalpolisherbasekit.asp x)
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch) (http://www.detailersdomain.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWCATS&Category=106)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels (http://www.detailersdomain.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWCATS&Category=10)
Brushes (http://www.detailersdomain.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWCATS&Category=53)
Kranzle K1120 Pressure Washer (http://www.detailersdomain.com/kranzlek1120tcoldwaterelectricpressurewasher.aspx)
Cam Spray Foam Canon (http://www.detailersdomain.com/camsprayfoamerattachmentfoamcanon.aspx)
Dupray Hill Injection

Interior Clean Up
Before
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9338.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9337.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9335.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9333.jpg

Derek with the Dupray steam cleaning the interior
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9387.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9390.jpg

Brand New Uber MF Towel
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9384.jpg

Uber MF Towel after all the steam cleaning
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9386.jpg

phil@detailersdomain.com
03-11-2011, 08:52 AM
Close up
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9385.jpg

Car Pro So Pure (http://www.detailersdomain.com/carprosopureairpurificationcoating120ml.aspx)
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9401.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9402.jpg

After shots
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9448.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9449.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9450.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9451.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9456.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9455.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9454.jpg

Exterior
Before shots
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9326.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9322.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9323.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9325.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9340.jpg

Before wheels
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9321.jpg

We removed the salt and grime from the tires and wheel wells with Adam's APC (http://www.detailersdomain.com/adamspolishes-allpurposecleaner16oz1gallon.aspx) and the Uber Wheel Well Brush (http://www.detailersdomain.com/uberwheelwellandfenderbrush.aspx)

http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9350.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9351.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9352.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9353.jpg

phil@detailersdomain.com
03-11-2011, 08:52 AM
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/sonax-fulleffect-wheelcleaner.aspx) workings its magic
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9342.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9343.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9344.jpg

Tires, wheel wells, wheels all rinsed down
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9356.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9357.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9358.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9361.jpg

Pre washed with Iron X (http://www.detailersdomain.com/carproironx500ml.aspx) to remove all the iron deposits
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9345.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9349.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9346.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9347.jpg

Rinsing the Iron X off
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9354.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9355.jpg

Washed the STI with einszett W99 (http://www.detailersdomain.com/1zeinszett-w99.aspx)
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9368.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9370.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9371.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9366.jpg

Final rinse
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9372.jpg

Next we clayed the car. Not much after the Iron X and W99
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9377.jpg

Tires and Wheel Wells dressed
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9379.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9380.jpg

Door jambs cleaned up
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9397.jpg

The imperfections were much like this all over the car.
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9329.jpg

Paint Measurement (higher than usually numbers)
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9382.jpg

Porter Cable used on this job
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9396.jpg

After polishing shots
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9400.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9394.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9398.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9395.jpg

phil@detailersdomain.com
03-11-2011, 08:52 AM
Roof spoiler and all the plastic trim around the STI were polished
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9407.jpg

Glass cleaned and sealed (Adam's Glass Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/adamspolishes-glasscleaner.aspx)/Adam's Glass Sealant (http://www.detailersdomain.com/adams-glasssealant.aspx)/Uber Glass MF (http://www.detailersdomain.com/uber-mircofibertowels-microfiberglasstowels.aspx))
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9409.jpg

Pre Wow (http://www.detailersdomain.com/prewowpretreatmentforblackwow.aspx) was used on the cowl
Before - Dried and faded
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9340.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9412.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9413.jpg

Before exhaust
Exhaust tip was cleaned up with Optimum Metal Polish (http://www.detailersdomain.com/optimum-carcare-metalpolish8oz.aspx)
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9330.jpg

After shot
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9438.jpg


1Z einszett Glanz (http://www.detailersdomain.com/1zeinszett-glanzwax.aspx) was used as a last step
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9408.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9411.jpg

Afters shots
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9465.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9464.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9427.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9463.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9462.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9461.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9460.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9459.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9457.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9447.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9446.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9441.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9440.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9439.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9435.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9433.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9442.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/2006sti/IMG_9443.jpg


Enjoy
(Permission for this write up granted by the owner)

jfs356
03-11-2011, 12:14 PM
That is awesome work! Looks brand new again!