01 Porsche 911 Turbo came to us need a lot of TLC

by Phil Yiu May 31, 2013

This 01 Porsche 911 Turbo came to us need a lot of TLC, (its tracked and lives in Manhattan) - clear film removal - taxi cab paint transfer removal - full paint correction - full interior - engine detail I'm going to let the write up do it's job on this one. 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 - Washed with Adam's Car Wash - Decon with Wolf's Decon Gel - Wash down and rinsed - Door jambs were cleaned up - Nano Scrub AutoScrub - Dried - Tires dressed - Masking - Paint Measurement - Compound - Menzerna FG400 - Final Polish - Sonax Nano Polish - Last step - Auto Finesse Desire - Inspection with Fenix, Brinkmann, 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 auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed Interior: - Complete interior steam cleaned - Complete interior vac - Vinyl/Plastics cleaned up - Leather cleaned and condition Products used Links to products used - Adam's Car Wash Wolf's Decon Gel - Iron Remover Stoner's Tarminator Adam's All Purpose Cleaner Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner NanoSkin AutoScrub System Menzerna FG400 Sonax Nano Polish 3/6 Auto Finesse Desire Premium Carnauba Wax Adam's Super VRT Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner Auto Finesse Mercury Metal Polish Interior 1Z einszett Plastic Deep Cleaner 1Z einszett Cockpit Leather Master Rapid S Adam's Leather Conditioner Tools used Uber Wool Wash Mitt Uber No Name MF Towels Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher Rupes LHR75 Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher Uber Buffing Pads Defelsko Paint Meter Fenix TK35 Brinkmann Kranzle Pressure Washer Uber Foam Canon 2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies Adam's Firehose Nozzle Metro Air Force Blaster Interior - Before Clean up years of dirt, grime, and dead skin off the steering wheel A nice improvement Interior afters Exterior before shots The Fenix TK35 was extremely helpful detecting paint imperfections Prep - Clear film removal/Wheels/Tires/Decon/Autoscrub/Wash Clear film was on the car since 2001 - it needed to be removed, it's job was done. (we used 7 cans of 3m adhesive remover on this job!) Sonax Full Effect used to clean up the wheels All Purpose used on the tires Some agitation with a brush and we are pulling some dirt/grime/brake dust off the tires Wheel wells getting hit with APC Rinse Wolf's Decon Gel After we rinsed down the Decon Gel we moved on to pre soak with snow foam Car was washed traditionally - 2 bucket method and we move on to NanoSkin Autoscrub After the wash here is what the car looked like it almost appears if the car was sand blasted with zero gloss! if you look closely you will see some marring left by the NanoSkin Autoscrub - Porsche paint = soft Correction process - before/afters and 50/50 shots 50/50 of the front bumper Close up 50/50 door shot more 50/50 shots 50/50 of the rear brakelight close up rear taillights polished out to zero imperfections closer shot the hood was in bad shape, this car is tracked Taxi cab paint transfer Improvement after FG400 and Rupes BigFoot Rupes BigFoot action shot Rinse and blow dry with the Metro Air Force Blaster 8 hp After compound and polishing A nice improvement over what we started wtih Sonax Polymer NetShield used as a last step Finishing touches Before shot of the lip spoiler After - using Pre Wow followed by Black Wow Matted down 50/50 shot of the wipe blade - used Sonax Polymer NetShield 50/50 of the cowl - using Pre Wow followed by Black Wow Close Up Before shot of bumperettes After Matted down Engine cleaned up and dressed with Adam's In and Out - a go to for engine dressing. Afters We finally got some sun shots before the next down pour
Phil Yiu
Phil Yiu



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