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Posts from the ‘Isolated Detail’ Category

25
Apr

Headlight Restoration – Honda Civic Type-R

Headlight restoration on a Civic Type-R
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20
Aug

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 ]

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2
Jul

Video: Headlight Restoration – Spray On UV Coating Method

First attempt at using a spray on coating.

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17
Mar

Headlight Restoration and Coating: BMW 525

Removing old oxidized lacquer and also sanding marks left by previous technician.

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17
Aug

Headlight Restoration: BMW 520

Brief write-up on a recent headlight restoration job. After 6 hours of sanding and machine polishing, looks like new!
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3
Aug

Windscreen Crack Repair and GTechniq G1 Windscreen Coating Application

A brief look at the process of a windscreen crack repair as well as the application and result of GTechniq G2, a water repellent coating for glass.
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21
Jun

How to Detail your Engine Bay (Basic)

Most modern engines are now electronically fuel injected and have plastic engine covers, this makes engine cleaning much easier compared to older engines with carburetors. I will show you how you can easily clean and shine a modern car’s engine bay using only 2 Over-the-Counter (OTC) products.

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8
May

Teaser: My first Porsche

5
May

The gathering is complete!

Have finally gathered the latest coatings available, will be tested in a few weeks.

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19
Oct

Proton Waja: Tuition detail and Duragloss first impressions

Proton Waja, Duraglossed.

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19
Jul

Proton Exora: Protection Detail

A brand new car in for a quick protection detail only.

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13
Dec

Bodyshop nightmare

This car belongs to a friend of mine, and came to seek my assistance for some scratches on his Bonnet. He says it has been resprayed 3 times due to bubbling and runs. HE said the bodyshop polished it, but the scratches also cannot come out. Yikes…

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9
Aug

Perodua Kembara revisited

This is the same Perodua Kembara from here :
http://wetshinedetailing.blogspot.com/2006/11/perodua-kembara.html

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27
Nov

Proton Wira Special Edition (green)

 

Throughly enjoyed this mini detail with a friend from the same car club. Detailing with 2 people is always more fun than doing it alone.

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26
Nov

Perodua Kembara

 

My first go at “mobile detailing”. This car belongs to a relative and just gave it a good deep cleaning with Meguiar’s ColorX and protected with Meguiar’s NXT.

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26
Nov

“Swirl Removal” on a Mercedes E220 Masterpiece

 

My very first attempt at swirl removal using a machine. This small section was polished using the Bosch 270AE random orbital with Meguiar’s #83 Dual-Action Cleaner/Polish on a Meguiar’s Polishing Pad. About 3-4 very very slow passes were made and that did not even gave me 100% correction as you can see in the larger picture after the jump. Read more »

23
Nov

Honda City

 

When our family decided to purchase this Honda City, I insisted on getting it in black. Because of my detailing bug, I wanted a colour which would show me all the defects easily and let me learn how to maintain and correct it. You will learn so much more from a black car compared to doing a silver car.

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