2012 Audi S4 - New Car Prep with Aquartz

by Phil Yiu August 08, 2011

Brand new car prep 2012 Audi S4 - Adhesive residue left by dealer, a few scratches from the port. We stripped the car down, clayed, polished it out and applied Aquartz on the glass, and paint. 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 - Wash down and rinsed - Door jambs were cleaned up - Clayed - Dried - Tires dressed - Masking - Paint Measurement - 1 Step - Menzerna Super Finish - Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight - Last Step – Aquartz - Rubber and Plastics Treated - Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed - Exhaust tips cleaned - Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed - Jambs steam cleaned Interior - Vacuum - Interior Wipe Down - Adhesive and cloudiness removed from interior glass - Leather wiped down and conditioned Links to products used - 1Z einszett W99 Iron Cut Adam's All Purpose Cleaner Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner Uber Clay Bar Kit Menzerna Super Finish with Uber Green Pad Aquartz Adam's Super VRT Optimum Metal Polish Adam's Glass Cleaner Interior 1Z einszett Cockpit 1Z einszett Leathercare 1Z Windscreen Cleaner Tools used Uber Wool Wash Mitt Uber No Name MF Towels Porter Cable 7424XP Flex PE14-2-150 Uber Buffing Pads Defelsko Paint Meter Fenix TK11 Brinkmann Kranzle Pressure Washer Cam Spray Foam Canon 2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies Uber Firehose Nozzle Interior Before shots After Exterior Before Wheels Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner After Wash Drying with the Metro Blaster Here is what we saw before the clay bar - adhesive and light scratches on the hood, trunk, roof - all were polished out with a green or blue Uber Pad with Menzerna Super Finish After inspection we went on to clay the glass and the paint Final touches Glass cleaned Door Jambs wiped down and sealed Aquartz applied Inspecting and dusting panels prior to Aquartz Shots after Aquartz After Shots
Phil Yiu
Phil Yiu


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