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Old 07-03-2013, 10:41 PM   #1
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porsche carrera 4s paint correction

Só this beautiful porsche came to me for a paint correction + opti coat sealant
We started off by examining the paint, considering the car is practicly new it did have minor swirls and scratches, i figured a 1 step polish was all that's needed. Then spray foamed it with the foam cannon and let it sit for a bit. Rinsed it off and did a 2 bucket wash. In the mean time the wheels were cleaned.



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I then followed up with a riccardo blue clay bar and lube to remove any contaminants on the paint . This way the polisher has a clean surface to work on.
Masked up all the trim ,plastics to avoid damaging anything.



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Now where the magic happens, the paint polishing. Some of you might ask why polish a 2013 car which is brand new? Well even though it's New, sitting on the lot, during shipping, or previous detailers who touch the cars the paint get inbedded with defects such as swirls, scratches, micromarring ext. Now this paint wasn't bad... but not 100% perfect.
The clear coat on this porsche was on th harder side but I got It perfect with m205 on an orange pad.
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I then washed it using the 2 bucket wash method and sprayed it down with 50/50 isopropyl alcohol to remove any waxes and make sure a good bond between the opti coat and paint.
For some of you guys that don't know what opti coat its a permanent sealant / clear coat hardener which leaves the surface underneath permanent.



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Old 07-04-2013, 09:17 AM   #7
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Well done....Nice work
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Old 07-04-2013, 11:47 AM   #8
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Great job on a beautiful car.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:26 PM   #9
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+1 on brand new cars having paint defects before they're even delivered to the customer! Swirls especially! I was at a dealership and couldnt believe the condition of the paint of a 5 series, it was from the kids washing the cars on the lot when they come in and not having a clue how to wash. Probably dropping the cloth on the ground and reusing it, washing in a circular motion, not rinsing the dirty cloth etc....
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:03 PM   #10
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Awesome job!
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:56 PM   #11
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Thanks guys.. I hear you on that Dave.. but I can't blame them for the wages they are making. But when you love what you do you do the best job you can possibly do. Só leave it to a pro.
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