What did you do today Auto Detailing related?

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  1. CG6Lemon

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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Made an extra 3 kits to give away.




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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Coated all exterior windows with a glass coating by Gtechniq



    Did all side mirrors with Gtechniq G5




    This is what G5 looks like while curing




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    After buffed off within 2 minutes




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    Process for side mirrors:

    Clean with soap and water
    Clayed with Nanoskin sponge(fine grade)
    Polished with Gtechniq G4
    Coated with Gtechniq G5





    The rest of the exterior windows I coated them with Gtechniq G1




    Here's a picture of the window without any coating. As you can see the surface holds water really well and it does not slide off.




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    Cleaning the glass with Gtechniq G4




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    1st of 3 layers of Gtechniq G1 being applied and allowed to cure for 5 minutes between coats




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    Process for all windows coated with Gtechniq G1:

    Cleaned with soap and water
    Clayed with Nanoskin sponge(fine grade)
    Taped up trim to prevent staining from products
    Polished glass with Gtechniq G4
    Applied 3 coats of Gtechniq G1
    Buffed off residue using Gtechniq G2









    Thanks for looking guys. If anyone have any questions with the products feel free to ask, or leave a comment.
     
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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Went to USPS to package up all the kits for the giveaway.




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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Washed her, clay kit, wax
    all Meguiars

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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Gonna clean my interior tmrw with Lemon's interior product. Any tips when applying this Lemmy?
     
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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Couple spray at a time onto a towel. Then wipe the surface you are working on. Buff off after to get a matte finish look.


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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Here's the album of what I did. Link

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    That's my favorite picture though.

    Just polished it today. I still need to finish up the driver's side and part of the bumpers, but my pad ripped apart, so I need to get a new one. There isn't much of a noticeable difference from a distance, but I just wanted to get rid of some fine swirls.

    Next up is cleaning it again (because hand buffing all the excess polish off with a microfiber takes forever), applying opti-seal paint sealant, and then dressing my tires and trim pieces. Also my windows are really dirty so I'll clean and rain-x those.
     
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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Distinct of Image, and reflection looks great. Can you share with everyone what products you used to achieve the finish, and your process?
     
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    Re: What did you do today Detailing related?

    Of course!

    I used a DA polisher from harbor freight along with a foam polishing pad. The car was already pretty shiny to start with. For polish I used Meguiars M205 polish.

    The process was pretty straightforward, I worked in small sections, and masked off areas I knew excess polish would get into (along the seams and trim pieces) with ordinary blue painters tape.

    Then I just buffed out the excess polish left on the car with a microfiber cloth.
     
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    Bought some stuff.





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