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: Detailer's Domain: Audi RS4 - Paint Correction Services
12-21-2012, 02:51 PM
Subject: Audi RS4
Requirements - get it back to NEW like condition and ready for sale


- 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
- Compound - Menzerna FG400
- Final Polish - Sonax 3/6 Nano Polish
- Last step - Lusso Oro
- 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 auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Engine Detail
- Cleaned
- Dressed

- Vac
- Clean and protect dash
- Clean and protect leather
- Clean glass

Products used

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99 (
Wolf's Decon Gel (
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner (
NanoSkin AutoScrub System (
Menzerna FG400 (
Sonax Nano Polish 3/6 - Coming Soon (
Lusso Oro (
Adam's Super VRT (
Optimum Metal Polish (

Adam's All Purpose Cleaner (
Adam's Trim and Lug Brush (
Adam's In and Out Spray (

1Z Cockpit (
1Z Plastic Deep Cleaner (
1Z Leathercare (
Sonax Upholstery and Carpet Cleaner (

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt (
Uber No Name MF Towels (
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher (
Griot's 3 inch Random Orbital Polisher (
Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES 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 (



1Z einszett Klima Cleaner ETU ( (we have been using this on just about every detail now)

After interior shots


Before shots

Before wheels

Exterior Prep - including wash, decon, nanoskin autoscrub, wheels, tires, engine
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner ( going to work.

Auto Finesse Citrus ( was used to assist in cleaning the lowers

Before: Fuel Door

Before Door Jambs

Cleaning out the door jambs with some Auto Finesse Citrus followed by protecting the jambs with Lusso Oro
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Before shots of the engine

Adam's APC ( was used on the motor

After cleaning out the motor we used a Metro Air Force Blaster ( to assist the drying process

Adam's In and Out ( used to dress the engine up.

After shot of the engine bay

RS4 Grill cleaned up with an Adam's Trim and Lug Brush (

Pre Soak/Wash

Wolf's Decon Gel ( working hard
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Before shots of paint - holograms/marring/light scratches

Stains on the roof were reduced by 90%

Various 50/50 shots

Rockers were marred/scratched due to the obvious.


Water spots and etching greatly reduced - Hood all done

After compound and polishing out the door, we ended up with some nice results.
We used the Fenix TK35 ( to spot check during and after correction.

Afters of the c pillars

After of the rear fenders

After shot of the roof

Griots in action

Final touches
Exhaust tips were cleaned up with steel wool #0000 and Optimum Metal Polish (

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After shots