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Fall 2019 UPDATE – Audi E-Tron, Mustang GT 5.0, Honda Civic Type R

Fall 2019 UPDATE – Audi E-Tron, Mustang GT 5.0, Honda Civic Type R

Welcome to fall heat, hopefully it cools finally! Opti Coat Pro Plus Ceramic coating for both a Honda Civic Type R White and Mustang GT 5.0. Both vehicles underwent minor paint correction step before the sealing with a proper paint coating. Audi Quattro E-Tron Power in Monsoon Grey for Opti Coat Pro New Car Treatment with little to no paint correction.

As part of the Opti Coat Pro service an inspection wash includes complimentary education session to cover how to maintain your coating. Microfibers, chemicals, tools, wash styles, any manner of car care is covered.

Wheel faces, lenses, paint, and chrome were covered with one step Optimum Opti Coat Pro system. Opti Coat Pro comes with a 5 year warranty (paint failure) along with a hydrophobic, easy to clean, marring, scratch, and acid resistant surface.

Summer 2019 Update – Corvette ZR-1 & BMW M2 Competition Opti Coat Pro

Summer 2019 Update – Corvette ZR-1 & BMW M2 Competition Opti Coat Pro

Welcome to Summer heat! Ceramic coating for a full front track package 3M Pro Series PPF next door at Custom Tint for a White Corvette ZR-1. BMW M2 Hockenheim Silver in for new car Opti Coat Pro ceramic coating service for longterm easy to clean maintenance protection.

As part of the Opti Coat Pro service an inspection wash includes complimentary education session to cover how to maintain your coating. Microfibers, chemicals, tools, wash styles, any manner of car care is covered.

Wheel faces, lenses, paint, and chrome were covered with one step Optimum Opti Coat Pro system. Opti Coat Pro comes with a 5 year warranty (paint failure) along with hydrophobic, easy to clean, marring, scratch, and acid resistance.

Spring 2019 Update: Ceramic Opti Coat Pro + Full PPF Wrap – Porsche GT3RS / Panamera

Spring 2019 Update: Ceramic Opti Coat Pro + Full PPF Wrap – Porsche GT3RS / Panamera

Slacking lately due to pollen season and some large projects. Welcome to Spring! Had the pleasure to coat full body 3M Pro Series Paint Protection Film from our friends next door at Custom Tint Inc. Lizard Green Porsche GT3RS + Pure Black Panamera in for new car Opti Coat Pro service for longterm easy to clean maintenance protection.

As part of the Opti Coat Pro service an inspection wash includes complimentary education session to cover how to maintain your coating. Microfibers, chemicals, tools, wash styles, any manner of car care is covered.

Wheel faces, lenses, paint, and chrome were covered with one step Optimum Opti Coat Pro system. Opti Coat Pro comes with a 5 year warranty (paint failure) along with hydrophobic, easy to clean, marring, scratch, and acid resistance.

Happy 2019! New Ceramic Coatings: Model 3, Dodge Ram 1500, Audi Q7 Silver

Happy 2019! New Ceramic Coatings: Model 3, Dodge Ram 1500, Audi Q7 Silver

New 2019 Ceramic Coatings: Model 3, Dodge Ram 1500, Audi Q7 Silver

Welcome to winter! Model 3, Dodge Ram 1500 , and Audi Q7 Silver in for new car Opti Coat Pro service for longterm easy to clean maintenance protection.

As part of the Opti Coat Pro service an inspection wash includes complimentary education session to cover how to maintain your coating. Microfibers, chemicals, tools, wash styles, any manner of car care is covered.

Wheel faces, lenses, paint, and chrome were covered with one step Optimum Opti Coat Pro system. Opti Coat Pro comes with a 5 year warranty (paint failure) along with hydrophobic, easy to clean, marring, scratch, and acid resistance.

model 3 white ceramic coating
model 3 white ceramic coating
model 3 white ceramic coating
audi q7 ceramic coating
audi q7 ceramic coating
dodge ram ceramic coating
dodge ram ceramic coating
DECEMBER UPDATE: Opti Coat Pro Plus Model S & Model 3 plus Red Porsche Cayman GT4

DECEMBER UPDATE: Opti Coat Pro Plus Model S & Model 3 plus Red Porsche Cayman GT4

DECEMBER UPDATE: Opti Coat Pro Plus Model S, Porsche GT3, and Pro Plus Model 3 Red

Welcome to winter! Model S & Model 3 Tesla in for Opti Coat Pro Plus Normal pigtails, scratches, and paint defects were prevalent despite being one of the easier colors to prepare via Paint Correction. As well one beautiful Porsche Cayman GT4 Red for Opti Coat Pro for proper protection for the long haul.

As part of the Opti Coat Pro service an inspection wash includes complimentary education session to cover how to maintain your coating. Microfibers, chemicals, tools, wash styles, any manner of car care is covered.

Wheel faces, lenses, paint, and chrome were covered with one step Optimum Opti Coat Pro system. Opti Coat Procomes with a 5 year warranty (paint failure) along with hydrophobic, easy to clean, marring, scratch, and acid resistance.

Model S Midnight Silver with full protective 3M Pro Series & Crystalline Films from Custom Tint Inc. Coated with Opti Coat Pro Plus!

Red Model 3 for Opti Coat Pro Plus

Porsche GT4 Opti Coat Pro!

March Update: Honda Civic Opti Coat Pro, BMW 135i Paint Restoration

March Update: Honda Civic Opti Coat Pro, BMW 135i Paint Restoration

March Update: Honda Civic Opti Coat Pro, BMW 135i Paint Restoration

Somehow we had snowfall for March, I think we are ready for Spring! Here are some various details:

Honda Civic EX-L New Car Ceramic Coating with Opti Coat Pro. Client and I took an inspection look to see if Simoniz GlassCoat was applied considering the weak paint performance. Not too much paint correction. Opti Coat Pro applied to paint, metal trim, plastic, wheel faces, and door jams for awesome longterm protection. 

As part of the Opti Coat Pro service an inspection wash includes complimentary education session to cover how to maintain your coating. Microfibers, chemicals, tools, wash styles, any manner of car care is covered. 

Wheel faces, lenses, paint, and chrome were covered with a Optimum Opti Coat Pro. OCP comes with a 5 year warranty along with marring, scratch, and acid resistance. Click below for more photos and Facebook Albums going into the full process.

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Fall Opti Coat Pro & Opti Coat Pro Plus – Jaguar XJ, Ranger Rover HSE, Acura TLX Sport

Fall Opti Coat Pro & Opti Coat Pro Plus – Jaguar XJ, Ranger Rover HSE, Acura TLX Sport

Fall Opti Coat Pro & Opti Coat Pro Plus Installations – Jaguar XJ, Ranger Rover HSE, Acura TLX Sport

Opti Coat Pro applied to a beautiful new Ranger Rover HSE

Opti Coat Pro Plus applied to a rare Acura TLX Black Crystal & Jaguar XJ Firenze Red.

As part of the Opti Coat Pro service an inspection wash includes complimentary education session to cover how to maintain your coating. Microfibers, chemicals, tools, wash styles, any manner of car care is covered. 

Wheel faces, lenses, paint, and chrome were covered with a Optimum Opti Coat Pro. OCP comes with a 5 year warranty along with marring, scratch, and acid resistance. Click below for more photos and Facebook Albums going into the full process.

-Brandon, Madman.

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Best of 2016 Detailing Work Video

Best of 2016 Detailing Work Video

Thanks to all my clients and the support they give in trusting me with their vehicles. Just a quick video of various detailing from 2016.

 

ULTIMATE VEHICLE PROTECTION: 2014 PORSCHE 911 Carrera S White

ULTIMATE VEHICLE PROTECTION: 2014 PORSCHE 911 Carrera S White

2015 PORSCHE 911 Carrera S White

VEHICLE INFORMATION:

A 2014 Porsche Carrera S with our ultimate vehicle protection package. Vehicle had some slight differences due to usage and preference. IronX & Decontamination stage for special decontamination of the paint. Paint preparation portion of the detail involved quite sometime polishing, thankfully heat and overall conditions were great. Our “Frankenstein” Combo today

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Paint Repair: 2014 Escalade ESV Hood

Vehicle: 2014 Escalade ESV Black Raven Platinum Edition

Treatment: 

– inspect vehicle paint thickness, primarily the hood. Paint thickness ranges for vehicle from 100-120 microns. Hood had a high of 140 microns to 100 microns.

– Optimum No Rinse waterless wash of the hood area, fenders, and front bumper

– claybar to decontaminate area, revealed a fair amount of contaminants

– removal of swirls and defects were evaluated with a three steps:

1) Meguiars M101 Compound with Microfiber Cutting pad

2) HD Adapt with White Polishing Pad

3) HD Polish with Green Light Pad

We consulted with the client to ensure a 95% correction was achieved, as well as acknowledging remaining defects would have to be sanded to achieve perfection. Client approved of the approach.

– sealed area with a paint sealant

 

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