Escalade Enhancement

Discussion in 'Show and Shine' started by AndyThomason, Jun 23, 2017.

  1. AndyThomason

    AndyThomason Any Rag Vehicle Washer

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    Prior to the current owner buying this big black Cadillac it seems as though it was tortured by the previous owner however it was being washed. It was pretty horrendous. My goal was to clean off all the crud that has accumulated on top of the surface and to get 70-80% correction rate or better around the entire vehicle. However, I was worried about the back end as it was twice as bad than the rest of the paint.

    Foam wash
    Clay bar
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    Rupes LHR15
    Menzerna HC400 on Green and Blue Rupes Foam Pads
    Menzerna FCP3800 on Rupes Yellow Foam Pads
    Menzerna Powerlock

    No before or washing pics, just straight into the lighting inspection!

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    It looks like someone has irresponsibly put a buffer on this thing at some point along the way evidenced by these pig tails and buffer trails.......

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    And let's get started.......

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    Looking good so far!

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    Front end before:

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    Working on the rear.......

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    Sealant on!

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    Sealant off! Hoping for sunshine outside......

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    Thanks for looking!
     
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  2. detailersdomain

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    Outstanding save and documentation.
     
  4. ardevas09

    ardevas09 New Member

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    about how long did that take to complete?
     
  5. AndyThomason

    AndyThomason Any Rag Vehicle Washer

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    I think it was a little over 20hrs for everything.
     

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