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Old 06-25-2012, 02:33 PM   #1
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Washed, polished headlights real quick, polished out much of the paint transfer, knocked the dent out a little on the rear passenger side by the tail light.


Just a couple pics for now, this thing is going to look AMAZING when I am done with it
















This is only an hour after I picked it up, now time to get ready for work
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That'* a deal! That looks great already.
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That'* a sweet ride....sweet deal, too, as well!
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Wow, now find me one for that much!
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Just a couple pics for now, this thing is going to look AMAZING when I am done with it
What'* left to do with it? Are you trying to win Car of the Month?

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I probably have 10 hours left of work on the paint alone lol

The wheels are pretty bad, thinking of painting them black with a red lip like the 20s that were on sammys black GXP. The interior may or may not get gutted for the detail, undecided on that yet. The paint though is in for at least two step polish and some Zymol Royale (got a free sample ) this thing is going to look like a mirror when I am done with it, it will be snapping necks in no time!

More pics will be posted in this thread as I go, so watch out
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Doing some work on it today.

Started with Menzerna Super Intensive Polish and that wasn't getting me what I wanted. Then I went to Menzerna PowerGloss Compound followed by the Menz SIP, still not happy. From there I went to wetsanding with 2000 grit paper followed by Menz PGC, then Menz SIP, then Menzerna Super Finish.

Before.


After, this is only with SIP


Before


After, this is with PowerGloss followed with SIP


Before


After, again PGC followed with SIP


At this point I just was still not completely satisfied with the results so I went straight to wetsanding, making sure to stay away from the edges and parts that would be extremely difficult to reach with my polisher.


After wetsanding, PGC, and SIP




After wetsand, PGC, SIP and finished with Super Finish











No wax or sealant has been applied yet
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Ok, now your impressing the snot out of me. When you coming to NY and doing mine?
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Ok, now your impressing the snot out of me. When you coming to NY and doing mine?
I don't get out that way much, but for a while I was heading out there every other weekend to see my girlfriend! We moved her here last summer so now we get out there to visit her family a couple times a year.
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That'* like a damn mirror!
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