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Old 07-27-2012, 11:16 AM   #1
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Big "A" Detailing 05 EVO 8 MR GG Halogen Correction + Ronnie C. Photography

this detail was to remove the swirls & most of the deep scratches in 2 steps. the Evo 8 MR is going in for major surgery in the winter so this is just to get through the rest of the summer & the fall.
the sides & hood were in great shape. the roof & trunk were the only areas that needed a little extra love. i decided to put the car under the halogens & work the paint out for a little bit more time than if i was just working under the shop fluorescents. i made sure all the swirls were removed with just a few deep scratches here & there that remain. you really cant see them because of the color & the new glow the paint has now.

an outline for my work:

Makita 9227 c rotary
roof & trunk =
orange pads + Meguiars M105 Compound
everything else =
green pads + Meguiars M105 Compound
blue pads + Menzerna SF4000 Polish

Protection = 2 layers of Prima Epic Sealant

wheels = washed, clayed + Collinite 73SS Super Saphire Cleaner Wax
tires = Adrex Outrageous
exhaust can = #0000 steel wool + Ardex Pure Metal
head & tail lights = clayed, Makita + orange + M105 + blue + SF4000 + Epic
rain guards = clayed, makita + green + M105 + blue + SF4000 + Epic
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Old 07-27-2012, 11:16 AM   #2
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i hold that mf towel like a football under my shirt. gotta give her a quick wipedown before ronnie starts taking pictures. we hope the boogie man doesnt come! we see the signs but we ignore them.
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drum roll please for my fav pic of the shoot...



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Old 11-29-2012, 02:59 PM   #3
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I knew I recognized this car, I was at a car show somewhere years ago with this guy. He is next to the R34 GTT you detailed a while back too. My old friend Jay and I used to do all the East Coast HIN's with a group of people, the supra to the right was amazing too.
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:16 AM   #4
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Unfortunate rear spoiler and body kit (the gaps between the panels are horrible) on that car, but you did some great work!
How do you like that Prima Epic sealant? Would that be your go-to choice, or is there another brand you would prefer? Is that what you would use on your own car, if you had time to do it.
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