Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2012’

BMW M5 (Stage 2 Paint Rejuvenation & Opti-coat)

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This 2006, 5.0-litre V10 booked in for a Stage 2 Paint Rejuvenation for a post sale detail. The process removed the swirl marks caused from washing & returned the finish to a deep metallic black. The M5 was then protected from the elements with Opticoat Permanent paint protection. ˆWash ˆClay bar ˆCondition before ˆCondition before ˆCondition before ˆCondition before ˆCondition under the lights …

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Mercedes C63 AMG (Stage 2 Paint Rejuvenation)

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The 6.2L V8 AMG was booked in for a Stage 2 Paint Correction. It had buffing trails from a previous detailer all over the paint and needed some work to get it back to how it should look. ˆCondition before ˆCondition before ˆDeep clean ˆCleaning wheels, wheel arches and tyres ˆStage 1 decontamination (Iron content removal) ˆStage 2 decontamination (Tar …

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Porsche 997 turbo (Stage 2 Paint Rejuvenation)

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Suffering from some swirl marks from a car wash, this Porsche 997 Turbo was booked in for a Stage 2 Paint Rejuvenation. This removed the scratches and returned the finish to a deep metallic black. ˆCondition before ˆCondition before ˆWashing wheels, wheel arches and tyres ˆDeep clean ˆClay bar removing tar spots from bottom fender ˆMeasuring paint levels ˆCondition before …

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Subaru WRX (Stage 2 Paint Rejuvenation)

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This WRX had been covered in white overspray and significant swirl marks. The 2005 WRC blue wrx went through a Paint Rejuvination as well as Headlight Restoration.   ˆWheel, wheel arch and tyre cleaning ˆDeep paint clean ˆWhite over spray ˆMore white overspray ˆClay bar – removal of overspray and tar spots ˆMeasuring paint levels, checking for resprays, touch ups etc. ˆCondition …

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Lexus IS250 (Stage 3+ Paint Restoration)

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The Lexus IS250 came to Elite Finish for a post-sale detail to get it looking flawless. The condition of the paint was in terrible. Heavy swirl marks, deep scratches and some buffing trails over the entire vehicle . Being a solid black with no metallic flake it, showed up every imperfection. This car went through a restoration correction which was …

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VW Polo GTI (Opticoat paint protection)

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The small 1.4L turbo and supercharged Polo GTi was booked in for Opticoat paint protection as well as a Nanotechnology glass treatment. This provides the ultimate in protection against the elements.   ˆBefore condition ˆBefore condition ˆBefore condition ˆBefore condition ˆDeep clean ˆStage 1 decontamination (Iron content/brake dust) ˆStage 2 decontamination (Tar spot removal/overspray/residue or bug splatter) ˆExhaust before ˆExhaust after ˆGlass sealant applied Final shots …

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BMW M3 (Stage 3+ Paint Restoration)

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The paint on this M3 had been scared from several automatic car washes and incorrect washing techniques. The finish looked like a light grey instead of a deep metallic black due to the heavy swirl marks covering the clear coat. A two day Paint restoration was needed to recover this E46.   ˆCondition before ˆCondition before ˆCondition before ˆCleaning wheels, tyres …

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Subaru Liberty (Stage 2 Paint Rejuvenation)

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Today was a 2004 two litre twin-scroll Liberty GT wagon which was booked in for a Rejuvenation paint correction as well as a Headlight Restoration. The GT had minor to moderate swirl marks all over the body and needed the two stage machine polish to get back a wet look in the shade and the metallic colour flaking in the sun.   ˆBefore …

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Mitsubishi Legnum (Stage 2 Paint Rejuvenation)

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This Imported 1998 Mitsubishi Legnum VR-4 2.5 litre twin turbo V6 was booked in for a Rejuvenation paint correction. The Legnum had moderate swirl marks all over the body and needed the two stage machine polish to get back a wet look in the shade and the unique metallic colour flaking in the sun. ˆBefore condition ˆDeep clean – Wheels covered in brake dust and starting …

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Landrover Freelander (Stage 1 Enhancement & Opticoat)

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The Landrover Freelander sports 2 needed a light polish (Stage 1 enhancement) to remove the stubborn water marks and swirl marks in the paint. Once the paint was corrected it was protected with Opticoat paint protection to prevent those water marks etching into the clear coat again whilst provide a permanent protection and great depth of colour on the mettalic finish. …

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