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Old 11-24-2011, 11:25 AM   #1
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As some of you might know, I had my car detailed during the summer.
After his respray in the beginning of the year, the car as feeling very rough.
And for a freshly painted car it didnt shine as it should.

I worked together with a friend of mine who has a shop in detailing.
www.detailed.be

For every car that comes to his shop for a complete overhaul a review is put on his site.

And he finally uploaded the pictures and comments.

Since everything is in dutch, I'll translate the important parts and add the necessary pictures.

Here we go:

As said, the respray wasnt as good as I wanted it to be.
The car was rough, already had his share of swirls.
So it needed to be clayed.
I brought the car rather clean to the shop.






First things first, we foamed the car to remove all the dirt.





While the foam was doing his job we started cleaning the tires and rims.
We used Orange Degreaser (From SmartWax) on the tires.


Then we sprayed the car, washed it, sprayed it again. Dried it and put in inside the garage.
Sadly enough I dont have pictures from the claying, but the pictures speak for themselfs.



After trying some combinations we used V36 from Chemical Guys on an Orange pad, and we used V38 on the White pad. After the polishing we added the following layers: GlossWorkz Glaze, Blacklight SmartSealant and 2 wax layers of 5050. Giving us this result:

























I can tell you I was very happy with the result we achieved and I drove home very proud of my Legend

Thx for reading!
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Old 11-24-2011, 11:35 AM   #2
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Old 11-24-2011, 04:26 PM   #3
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I want that front lip.
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Beautiful man! Amazing detailing work, I don't think you have to worry about the paint not poppin enough anymore!!!
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soooooooooooooooo shiny!!!
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thx for the good comments

@gsdreams, if you know what the price of the front bumper is, you'll loose interest
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thx for the good comments

@gsdreams, if you know what the price of the front bumper is, you'll loose interest
I would still be curious how much. That is one mean looking lip.
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Nice work. I really like the overhead pics, shot from an elevated spot, very cool
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