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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Nissan Skyline GT-T R34 Metallic Black

The car is a Nissan Skyline GT-R 34 in metallic black.
The original plan was just to give it a one-step polish and then straight to wax. However when the owner brought it in, he realized of the horrendous scratches after I switched on the halogens. The scratches weren’t there before and he usually washes it himself carefully, wiping it gently.

Unfortunately, the day before, his maid washed his car, and this happened.

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We were both shocked. Usually I would take two days to do a full correction detail and after testing, a one-step polish wasn’t enough to get rid of the scratches. So I told the owner that I would try to do a two-step polish which consisted of

1) Meguiar’s # 83 Dual-Action Cleaner/Polish @ 1500 rpms with W-8006 polishing pad

followed by

2) Menzerna 106FF @ 900 rpms with W-8006 polishing pad.

The paint isn’t 100% as there are still many random deep scratches which needed compounding.
Not many process pics this time as I was rushing against time.

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This was then followed by Meguiar's #21 Synthetic Sealant and FK1 Pink Wax

And here are the after pictures. They are taken the day after the detail and has been driven, please excuse the light dust =)

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THANKS FOR LOOKING!

many thanks to the owner for coming the next day to allow me to take the pictures and letting me sit in his ultra-fast car!! sssssss-psssssssssssss

4 comments:

midship 10:41 AM  

It was a great feat for fishbonez to rush my ride out on time... wish my ride was as fast as that :)

The end result was a spanking shiny car. Great job!

BTW my ride is a GT-T which is the smaller sibling of the GT-R though I am using the GT-R forged 18"s

Thanks again and look forward to having it detailled again by you in a few months time.

Kenneth Tang a.k.a Fishbonezken 1:45 PM  

Thank You! It was my pleasure and I look forward to detailing your ride again :)

have corrected the title of the post to a GT-T.

Wilson 7:11 PM  

I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


Wilson

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Kenneth Tang a.k.a Fishbonezken 10:09 AM  

Hi Wilson,

Thanks for your comment. I like your site as well, it's interesting!

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