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Old 11-18-2012, 09:04 AM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: 2013 Audi RS5 - New Car Prep - Opti Coat - Clear Film Install

Subject - 2013 Audi RS5
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:













Prep - Wash/Decon/AutoScrub/Wheels/Tires

Ready for my bath


Before Wheels



Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner




A little Wheel Woolie action


Rinse


Bug and tar removal with Auto Finesse Citrus


Decon







Rinse and wash






Removing any imperfections in the paint prior to Opti Coat - Sonax Nano Polish

Here is what the hood, trunk, and various panels look like





Opti Coat installed


After shots prior to clear film




Various clear film installation shots












After shot


















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Old 11-18-2012, 10:49 AM   #2
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I really need to make it up there to you guys!
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:23 PM   #3
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Wow . . . you clear filmed the entired car!?!?! Good job!
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:15 AM   #4
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Beautiful Phil great job as always!
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:34 PM   #5
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Wow . . . you clear filmed the entired car!?!?! Good job!
That's genius. I wanna clear my whole car. Good bye rock chips.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:11 PM   #6
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Are those rotors stock?
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:37 PM   #7
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Are those rotors stock?
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:46 AM   #8
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I love it when people aren't afraid to pony up good $$$ for great protection for the cars they love.

most people in my neck of the woods would call that a huge waste of money. of course I'm in the minority crowd.
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