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Honda Ridgeline – Opti Coat Pro New Car Coating

Honda Ridgeline – Opti Coat Pro New Car Coating

Honda Ridgeline – New Car Opti Coat Pro

Beautiful new Honda Ridgeline with Modern Steel Paint in for new car treatment with Optimum Opti Coat Pro! Minor isolated scratching on a few panels. Wheel faces, lenses, paint, and chrome were covered with a Optimum Opti Coat Pro. OCP comes with a 5 year warranty and provides silly marring, scratch, and acid resistance! Here goes the madness. Click for more photos and Facebook Album going into the full process.

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Recent Gloss Coat Treatments: Nissan GTR, Ford Mustang 5.0

Recent Gloss Coat Treatments: Nissan GTR, Ford Mustang 5.0

Recent Gloss Coat Treatments: Nissan GTR, Ford Mustang 5.0

Happy to say there are a fair amount of Optimum Gloss Coat treatments at Liquid Finish Detailing. Very thankful for all the Raleigh/RDU/RTP clients who give me a shot. Here are just a few pictures of the recent installations done this summer.  All subscribe to Liquid Finish Detailing’s Facebook Feed and in particular I’ve started a separate Gloss Coat Album for any inquiring eyes.

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Recent Detailing: Porsche Cayman, Macan, 911, VW GTI Golf, BMW 235i, BMW 435i

Recent Detailing: Porsche Cayman, Macan, 911, VW GTI Golf, BMW 235i, BMW 435i

Recent Detailing: Porsche Cayman, Macan, 911, VW GTI Golf, BMW 235i, BMW 435i

Very thankful to be busy these last two months. Now to survive the summer heat! Have a peak at the recent work I was able to have fun on these vehicles. Most of the write ups have migrated over to Liquid Finish Detailing’s Facebook Feed. Thanks for all the support and happy Detailing!

Brandon Woo, Owner/Madman/Solo Operator.

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Audi R8 Phantom Black Paint Correction

Audi R8 Phantom Black Paint Correction

Audi R8 Phantom Black V10 Paint Correction

Multi day paint correction car detail for a beautiful Audi R8 Phantom Black V10. Huge amount of dealership wash swirls, towel marks, and incorrect buffing procedures on the paint. Some areas were easily corrected with Meguiars MF Finish Pad & M205 Polish, however a ton of random isolated deep scratches on the rear fenders, hood, and rear trunk lid area. Most sharp curvy areas such as the front slitter and rear splitter were done by hand with HD Express. Vehicle was close to perfect and was restored back to proper like new condition.

Enjoy the Facebook Album commentary, this was a fun project and one of the few black metallic paints I enjoy working on
Brandon Woo

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2015 Corvette Black Z06 Enhancement Detail

2015 Corvette Black Z06 Enhancement Detail

2015 Corvette Black Z06 Enhancement Detail

Yet another beautiful New Corvette Z06 with 233 miles. Z06 enhancement detail to establish a great protective base and to deal with mediocre paint marring issues. Swirls, DA Buffing from the factory, and scratches all throughout the painted surface. No coating, as it was sub zero and constantly raining. Plus the owner egged me on to create a “showroom shine”.  

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2015 Corvette Z06 BLACK PAINT PROTECTION FILM & Optimum GLOSS COAT

2015 Corvette Z06 BLACK PAINT PROTECTION FILM & Optimum GLOSS COAT

CORVETTE Z06 Black Xpel Paint Protection Film & OPTIMUM GLOSS COAT

Beautiful 2015 Black Corvette Z06 booked for a special detail involving full body Xpel paint protection film similar to our Laguna Blue Stingray Install. On top of the film was installation of Optimum Gloss Coat for a balance of shine & easy maintenance. Full paint protection film installation of XPel from TintedImage.com, the only Raleigh based factory trained XPel installers in the area. Day one included full decontamination, polishing, and intensive crevice cleaning for proper film adhesion. I found three spots with DA sanding marks that were eliminated easily with the Meguiars DA Microfiber system. Hendrick Auto Guard was installed prior to delivery, a ton of residue on the panels as well as faint swirling all over the paint. Claybar definitely set a super clean base for polishing and film installation. After film was installed (with great patience), all surfaces and edges were properly cleansed for application of Optimum Gloss Coating. One unique detail that included proper paint protection, a ton of custom templates for various aerodynamic splitters, and easy glossy protection. This Corvette Z06 was a tough one, all due to the black paint and extremely long panels. 

Brandon Woo

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Porsche Macan S White New Car Coating

Porsche Macan S White New Car Coating

Porsche Macan S White New Car Coating

New Porsche Macan S White new car treatment. We took extra steps to completely decontaminate this new vehicle from the dealership after a European Delivery. Full service included: Paint Coating, Trim Coating, Interior Protection & full detail. Every surface was protected or restored for long term protection. We did do some paint correction for some minor defects to clarify the surface.

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2015 Stingray Laguna Blue Paint Protection Film & Gloss Coat

2015 Stingray Laguna Blue Paint Protection Film & Gloss Coat

Corvette Stingray Laguna Blue Paint Protection Film & Optimum Gloss Coat

Beautiful 2015 Laguna Blue Corvette Stingray booked for a special detail involving full body Xpel paint protection film. On top of the film was installation of Optimum Gloss Coat for a balance of shine & easy maintenance. Full paint protection film installation of XPel from our friends at TintedImage.com, the only Raleigh based factory trained XPel installers in the area. Day one included full decontamination, polishing, and intensive crevice cleaning for proper film adhesion. After film was installed, we came back and performed some unique wheel buffing to remove swirls & scratches for a better finish. Film was wipedown again, then coated withOptimum Gloss Coa. One unique detail for some specialized results!

If you are looking for some extreme protection and a great balance of shine, XPel & Gloss Coat is for you!

 

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New Car Coating: 2014 Passat Urano Grey

New Car Coating: 2014 Passat Urano Grey

2014 Passat GE Urano Grey New Car Coating

New car treatment for this Passat with 1111 miles. LED light checking revealed no obvious flaws, some hood/roof/trunk water etching which we reduced down with a few compounds. Vehicle underwent the usualy decontamination, Optimum Hyper Polish, then coated with an awesome Nano Glass Coating. Bulletproof Coating by CAR Industries. Optimum Protectant Plus on the Interior. We love this coating treatment for the awesome gloss, slickness, and overall protection.

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New Car Coating: BMW M4 Black Sapphire

New Car Coating: BMW M4 Black Sapphire

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A beautiful beast of a car:BMW M4 Black Sapphire Black on Black! We had our hands full, so early morning commute and treatment to this beauty. Not too many issues for a black vehicle, but we definitely had to spot level a few areas. Final notes:

  • Hyper Polish, then M205 with MF Finishing Disc to remedy deep rids from the factory
  • Hand polish all the intricate curves and paint groves
  • Optimum Opti Coat All Paint.
  • Interior wipedown & dressing removal from sides of door. Ugly dealership dressings are bad1

Vehicle was in great shape, just needed a thorough cleaning and coating. We set this client up with proper wash tools and the finest Korean microfibers!

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