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This 507 was booked in months in advance without me getting a chance to see the condition. In the end it needed a 2 stage polish with special attention on certain areas with the claybar. It was protected with Opti Coat Pro and we were happy with the results. I love the wheels too by the way, my favorite choice out of all the options for the C63.




Arrival




Claybar


Measuring the paint


Rubber trim masked off




Before 1st stage


After 1st stage





Cleaning out polish residue out of the clear bra edge





Opti Coat Primer first


Then Opti Coat Pro next





And finally the finished pics just before sunset :)


 

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Met this customer through Facebook and admired his photography for quite sometime. Was quite surprised to receive a message from him interested in our work. Long story short, into the shop in came.

Very impressed with the initial condition of the paint and found it only needed a 1 stage polish which was protected afterwards with Opti Coat Pro.



Arrival




Rubber and plastic trim all masked up




Measuring the paint




Before


After




Opti Coat Pro about it be applied




Double checking our work with a light that omits the same color as the sun


No swirls




And the finished product :)
 

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This new M4 came to us in pretty good condition straight from the dealer. Other then a few light swirls that the camera couldn't pick up the paint was in great shape. Not much else to say other then enjoy the pics!



As usual the arrival pics




Paint measurements




Masking off the rubber trim




Applied Opti Coat Primer via machine






After removing the tape etc we cleaned out some polish residue with our trusty tooth pick




Opti Coat Pro




Double checking our work with a light that emits the same color light as the sun


Perfect




And finally the fruits of our labour :)
 

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This was totally a coincidence that two e39 M5s came in for a 2 stage polish + Opti Coat Pro. They had both booked on the same day so I ended up doing the write up on both cars at the same time which is a first and was quite interesting to do. I was very happy with the out come on both cars as were the owners so enjoy seeing the process and final pics!



Arrival (you should have seen both owners' faces lol)




Masking off the rubber trim after the wash and clay




Taking paint measurements






Before


After


50/50 shot




Opti Coat Pro


Application






And the finished pics
















I hope you enjoyed the pics as much as I enjoyed working on my favorite generation M5!
 

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A long time customer recently purchased this new 4 GTS from Pfaff and wanted to get the paint protected asap. Well after 1000km in it finally came.

I must say this is one of the most beautifulest 991s we have done this year and we had a great time working on it and admiring all the little details put together on this 4 GTS.

Paint wasn't in bad shape so just a quick 1 stage polish and then protected with Opti Coat Pro.

Enjoy!



Arrival pic




Paint measurement and plastic trim masked off




Before


After




Lovely metallic flake shot




Opti Coat Pro




And the finished pics starting with reflections off the hood










Definitely looking forward to maintaining this one over the years!
 

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We had spoken to this client a few weeks prior to this detail and he had actually referred a Bentley to us earlier in the spring.

The car was fairly new and well taken care of so the paint was not in bad shape at all. A 1 stage polish was all that was needed to clean up the light swirls which then was protected with Opti Coat Pro afterwards.



Arrival




Claybarring the paint


Taking measurements


Masking up the plastic and rubber trim




Then on to polishing the paint

Before


After





After the polishing Opti Coat Primer was applied to the paint


Via machine


Then Opti Coat Pro applied




And finally the finished pics starting with a reflection on the hood









Hope you liked the pics on this track monster!
 

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Hey Wes I need this beast detailed :) :

 

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I had talked to this client for quite sometime now regarding his other vehicles like an e39 M5(which was sold) and an e30 M3. We had never gotten a chance to book a solid date but stayed in contact over the years. He had recently purchased this new Sprint Blue RS4 and was planning to drive it year round and wanted to protect it with Opti Coat Pro. The car was brought in for a consultation and we finally booked a date!



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After cleaning the wheels and a car wash we claybarred the paint


Took some paint measurements




And finally we started with the 1st stage of polishing

Before


After


A 50/50 shot


The metallic flake in the Sprint Blue started to really POP again!




We also polished the headlights and taillights

Before


After




After all the polishing Opti Coat Primer was applied




Unmasking


Then cleaning all the little details like removing polish from the edge of the stone guard




Then finally Opti Coat Pro is applied




And here are the afters








Always a pleasure to work on an RS and glad we could bring this Sprint Blue back to life!
 

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We had been looking forward to this Lava Orange 991 GT3RS for quite sometime. We maintain this clients other RS's as well so we knew about this one for almost a year now.

Not really much else to say, got the call Saturday evening and it was in the shop by Wednesday :)



Arrival




Cleaning the wheels


Masking off the rubber and plastic trim




The whole front end is carbon fibre so we had to bring out our ultrasound paint gauge to measure the paint

Underneath the hood


Ultrasound measurements


Magnetic measurements




And on to polishing the paint.

There was already close to 5000km on the odometer so the paint had some light swirls to polish out before applying Opti Coat Pro.

Before


After


Before


After


The taillights were polished as well

Before


After




After the 2nd stage of polishing was completed we applied Opti Coat Primer via machine to the paint






We unmasked the trim and took care of some finishing touches like cleaning up the polishing dust and cleaning polish from the edge of the stone guard with a tooth pick




And finally applied Opti Coat Pro




Overcast day so the gloss was not photographing the best it could be, but still happy with the finished pics!










And the icing on the cake.... an autograph under the hood from Wolfgang Porsche!!!


Hope you enjoyed the pics as much as we enjoyed working on the car!

Thanks!
 

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It was a huge pleasure to work on this classic R33 Skyline and in Midnight Purple too! We ended up performing a 2 stage polish on the paint and protecting it afterwards with Opti Gloss Coat. Ran into a small complication with the paint being fairly thin in some areas and couldn't get as aggressive as we would like to but everything turned out great regardless.

Hope you enjoy the pics!



Arrival




Cleaning the wheels


2 Bucket car wash


Claybarring the paint with the Nanoskin mitt


Masking off the rubber trim


And measuring the paint. This is one of the lower areas earlier mentioned




Before


After


50/50 shot




After the polishing was completed we cleaned out the left over polish out of the tighter areas with our trusty tooth pick




And finally Opti Gloss Coat is applied




Now for the finished pics








I tried to get a sun shot to show the flake but it had already set to far. This is the best I could do.




Hope you enjoyed the pics on this R33 Godzilla!
 

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This beautiful Sepang Blue V10 R8 came in early spring but we have been so busy that I haven't had time to post it until now.

Not really much of a back story, got a call inquiring about Opti Coat Pro, client inquired with a few Audi Club members who vouched for our work, then in it came.



Arrival




Cleaning the wheels


Claybarring the paint with the Nanoskin Mitt




Measuring the paint


Masking off the rubber trim




Before


After




After polishing and prep for Opti Coat Pro cleaned the windows





Opti Coat Pro about to be applied




And now the finished pics








And a sun shot to show no more swirls




Hope you enjoyed the pics!
 

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Long time client who previously brought us his w219 CLS 500, purchased this new w218 CLS 63 AMG and brought it in again for a 1 stage polish + Opti Gloss Coat.

Not much to mention about the car itself, the paint wasn't to bad and the 1 stage was enough to bring it up to a 8.5/9 out of 10.

On to the pics.




Arrival




Cleaning the wheels


Claybarring the paint




Quick measurement of the paint




On to the polishing

Before


After


Metallic flake looking beautiful




Opti Gloss Coat about to be applied




And finally the finished pics






Always a pleasure to take care of this clients cars and I hope you guys enjoyed the pics!

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This car makes me so happy!!!

Returning client who brought in his e39 M5 now brought in this e39 M5 Touring project car. Basically a 540i Touring with an M5 engine, transmission, suspension, etc. Definitely on my bucket list of cars to have.

I hope you guys enjoy the pics!



Arrival




Claybarring the paint


Masking off the rubber trim




Before


After


50/50




Opti Gloss Coat about to be applied




And the finished pictures






I really want to build my own Touring now!!!

Always a pleasure to work on stuff like this.

Wes
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Long time client brought in his e30 M3 Evo Sport. It had been imported earlier this year but sat in storage for a few months before it made it's way over to us, hence it looking quite dusty in the first pic.

Once brought over client said "give it whatever it needs". After the initial wash we came to the realization that it had already been paint corrected and coated most likely by the previous owner. So we decided to just give it a Basic In & Out detail.

Hope you enjoy the pics on this rare classic!



Arrival




Cleaning the wheels


Cleaning inside the gas cap as well


2 Bucket Method car wash only


Claybarring the paint, and as you can see the water beading is already very strong


Drying off with a plush microfiber towel




Measuring the paint for the clients records


Machine waxing with a ceramic combatible wax




Tire dressing


Cleaning the windows




And the finished product


I LOVE the dtm spoiler


And some quick shots of the interior


Dog leg shifter


And just to make it official
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