Audi A4 Cabriolet Dodo Juice Correction Detail

Discussion in 'Show and Shine' started by Prism, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. Prism

    Prism Birth of a Detailer

    I was asked by the owner to detail a car he recently bought. This Audi A4 1.8T Quattro Cabriolet was covered in defects, many I could rectify but also some I could not and would require a respray.

    Ill start with the video:

    Prism Detailing Audi A4 Cabriolet Enhancement Detail (Dodo Juice) - YouTube

    Ill let the pic doing the talking....

    On arrival:

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    I started by cleaning the engine bay using APC:

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    then cleaned the hood also using APC:
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    The snowfoamed, washed with Dodo Juice Born to be Mild, and detarred and decontaminated. The alloys were cleaned with Chemical Guys Diablo.

    The an inspection of the paintwork:

    Paint depth readings (which were interesting!!!!):
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    Defects:
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    Correction consisted of Wetsanding areas, Scholls Concepts S3 Gold on a spider pad, Polished with Meguiars MF System and final refinement with Nanotech Super Gloss Nano Polish:

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    Once corrected:
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    Full IPA wipedown then Wolfs Chemicals Hard Body was applied:
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    Whilst curing I started to the interior:

    Before (not too bad in all honesty)
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    I cleaned the seats with Autosmart Bio Brisk and scrubbed all the fabric areas, treated the leather to the Gliptone Twins, treated the interior trim to Swissvax Quick Interior Finish and then used Dodo Juice Clearly Menthol on the Interior glass:

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    Once the Hard Body had cured decided to use Dodo Juice Purple Haze Pro to help darken the finish to the paintwork and add a bit more depth. The exterior glass was treated to Dodo Juice Clearly Menthol, Exhaust treated to Swissvax Metal Polish and the exterior trim treated to Chemical Guys New Look Trim Gel. The alloys were protected with Swissvax Autobahn and tyres with Pneu.

    The end results:

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    Then it started to rain so some beading shots:

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    The owner was over the moon with the results

    Thanks for viewing

    Robert @ Prism
     
  2. P1et

    P1et Official DB Moderator

    Great detail Robert, impressive when you look at the state of the car in the "befores". Always have a soft spot for these.
     

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