New Car Coating: Mazda 6 – GTechniq EXO
A brand new Mazda 6 in for a complete exterior protection using GTechniq EXO. (89 Photos)
Scholl Concepts Debut: Mercedes C-Class and Toyota Mark-X
First time trying out Scholl Concepts products. Their products are not that hyped up about on forums, but some users swear by their products. Let’s see how they fare.
Headlight Restoration – Honda Civic Type-R
Headlight restoration on a Civic Type-R
Initial Impressions & Comparison: Osren Synergized Wax
Osren’s first wax that utilizes natural waxes. Being a local product, I approached it with skepticism but in the end was pleasantly surprised and impressed.
Intermediate Detail: BMW M6
Quad exhausts, V10 engine, carbon fibre roof, a subtle monster in disguise. The tired looking paint and dirty leather makes it unattractive, let’s make it handsome again. [ 116 photos ]
Analysis: Sanding vs. Velvet Pad Compounding to reduce orange peel. Which removes more paint?
This question has been always on my mind ever since I have been introduced reducing orange peel via velvet pad compounding.
Intermediate Detail: Porsche Cayenne Turbo
This 1 year old car looked pretty dull with the built up dirt and mildly swirled paint. An intermediate detail was the perfect job to freshen up the car and revive the gloss. [ 61 photos ]
Interior Detailing: Mercedes C200
Dirtiest leather seats I’ve seen! A combination of pressure washer, extractor and steam cleaner is used on this interior. [ 45 photos ]
Full Detail: Toyota MR-S
The full works were done to this car, paint correction and coating, wheel cleaning and coat, glass polishing and coat, engine bay cleaning, headlight restoration and interior cleaning. 44 hours were spent on this car. Grab a drink, this is gonna be long with 200+ photos.
Test Results: 6 Windscreen Coating Comparison
After 1 year of real world testing, I present to you the winner of the 6-way windscreen coating test comparison.
Never seen before details
Some photos of cars that I have done in the past few months that couldn’t make it into a proper write-up.
DIT: Honda Civic EG6 with Erik and Josh
VTEC JUST KICKED IN YO! A fun do-it-together involving velvet pads, blasting out foam and Opti-Guard.
My Journey into Headlight Restoration
After having restored close to 10 sets of headlights and trying out new techniques from hand sanding to machine sanding and finally the recent spray on hard UV coat, I can now conclude my journey of headlight restoration.
Video: Headlight Restoration – Spray On UV Coating Method
First attempt at using a spray on coating.
GTechniq Total Surface Protection Detail: Porsche Panamera 4
A fairly new car in to get all surfaces protected with GTechniq coatings.
Headlight Restoration and Coating: BMW 525
Removing old oxidized lacquer and also sanding marks left by previous technician.
Intermediate Detail: Mercedes E-Class W212 (Black)
A minor correction on this 6 months old E-Class, in glorious black.