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phil@detailersdomain.com 10-17-2012 08:24 AM

Detailer's Domain: New Car Prep - Opti Coat - Clear Film Installation - 2013 Audi S4
 
Subject - 2013 Audi S4
Requirements - New Car Prep - Opti Coat - Full Front Clear Film Install

Exterior

- 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 1Z einszett W99
- Auto Finesse Iron Out
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Sonax 3/6 Fine Abrasive Paste - Uber Green Pad - Griots Orbital
- 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

Products used

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99
Auto Finesse Citrus - Grime Remover
Auto Finesse Oblitarate
Auto Finesse Iron Out
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Sonax Compound 3/6
Opti Coat
Adam's Super VRT
Optimum Metal Polish

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
Uber Foamer Attachment for Pressure Washer
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

Before
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3176.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3181.jpg
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http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3183.jpg

phil@detailersdomain.com 10-17-2012 08:25 AM

Wheel Wells, Wheels, and Tires Before
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3224.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3223.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3200.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3195.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3196.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3198.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3210.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3213.jpg

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3216.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3217.jpg

Wheels wells cleaned up
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3237.jpg

Wheels rinsed
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3235.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3238.jpg

Auto Finesse Iron Out (Decon Gel) was used on the car - no iron particles or fall out on this new car, but always good to have checked
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3228.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3229.jpg

Driver's side Super Charger badged removed for clear film install
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3241.jpg

Left over adhesive removed with Auto Finesse Oblitarate
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3242.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3255.jpg

phil@detailersdomain.com 10-17-2012 08:25 AM

All gone
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3257.jpg

Passenger side Super Charger badge Removed for clear film install
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3243.jpg

Left over adhesive removed with Auto Finesse Oblitarate
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3244.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3251.jpg

All gone
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3256.jpg

Adhesive on the wheels removed with Auto Finesse Oblitarate
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3246.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3245.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3250.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3247.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3254.jpg

After
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3248.jpg

Wash
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3270.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3272.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3273.jpg
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http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3303.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3304.jpg

Rinse
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3314.jpg

NanoSkin AutoScrub - replaces the clay bar
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3322.jpg

Blow drying with the Metro AirForce Blaster
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3327.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3332.jpg

Marring on various spots of the car were taken care of with a Griot's and Sonax 3/6
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3337.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3338.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3340.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3341.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3343.jpg

Much better
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3344.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3346.jpg

phil@detailersdomain.com 10-17-2012 08:27 AM

Opti Coat on all 4 wheels and paint
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3347.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3351.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3357.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3359.jpg

Random shots of the clear film installation
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3364.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3368.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3373.jpg
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http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3397.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3399.jpg
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http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3406.jpg
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http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3434.jpg

phil@detailersdomain.com 10-17-2012 08:28 AM

Finishing touches
Super Charger Badge installed
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3446.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3447.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3449.jpg

Exhaust tips polished up
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3361.jpg

Cleaning up the glass
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3335.jpg

Adam's Super VRT on the tires
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3453.jpg

Final shots
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3468.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3469.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3470.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3471.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3457.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3463.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f1...F/DSC_3465.jpg
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