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Mercedes CLK - Baked on Wax Removal
Posted by Administrator on 12/5/2011 to Our Details
The owner of this CLK came from MBWorld. The customer was rushed and did not have time to remove all the wax off the car, unfortunately it was left alone for months due to the Dr's schedule and other personal matters. Take a look at the transformation.

What was done -
Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adam’s All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Pre Washed with W99
- Iron Cut
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Menzerna SF4000
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step – 1Z einszett Glanz
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed

Engine -
- Cleaned
- Dressed

Interior -
- Vac
- Wipe down and protect dash
- Leather cleaned and conditioned
- Glass cleaned

Before Interior






Deep cleaning



After




Before Exterior (caked on wax left on for over 4 months)





Before engine


APC


After


Sonax Full Effect/APC on wheels/tires



Wash


Iron Cut



Sorry no pic of the polishing. The car was in pretty good shape, most of the work came from removing on all the baked on wax and light swirls.

Afters









Products used

Links to products used -

Adam's Car Wash
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
Uber Clay Bar Kit
Menzerna Super Finish
1Z einszett Glanz Wax
1Z einszett Vinyl Rubber Care
Optimum Metal Polish

Glass
Uber Glass Cleaner Kit

Interior
Leather Master Plus Kit
1Z einszett Cockpit

Engine:
Engine Detail Kit

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Porter Cable 7424XP
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster
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