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Enhancement Detail: 1995 Porsche 993 911 Black

Vehicle: 1995 Porsche 911 993 Black

Condition: Paint readings on all surfaces and overall impression was a definite need for paint enhancement. Paint was somewhat soft, hence the ability for a good finishing polish and proper buffing technique to eliminate a huge amount of swirls. Pictures were a bit lacking due to time and sun constraints.

  • document paint thickness, record visual condition, find wear and tear items, and inspect all surfaces
  • vacuum any carpet surfaces by moving chairs, carpeting, trunk and gaps
  • center console & all vinyl were scrubbed with a horsehair brush and Leatherique Prestine Clean
  • leather & headliner front and back wipe down with Leatherique Prestine Clean
  • carpets removed, cleaned with VX5000 steamer
  • wheel cleaned with Griot’s Garage Wheel Cleaner, flushed the wells
  • tires heavily degreased and treated with Prima Nero
  • Body Wash with Meguiar’s Hyper Wash after polish
  • claybar windows and paint. Worst areas were on the wing and roof.
  • final polish with 3d Car Care HD Polish & Meguiar’s 205 Polish/ White Pad
  • HD Speed for a polymer base, then lower sections and hard to reach areas done by hand (wheel jams, etc)
  • HD Poxy as a protectant
  • final wipe down of body with Meguiars Last Touch
  • rear license plate area bracket removed, cleaned, polished, and sealed with Optimum Opti-Seal.
  • engine bay lightly steamed and wipe down with  Optimum Power Clean
  • many hours spent with q-tips and towels to remove all the wax residue throughout every crack / seem on the vehicle.
  • Trim protected with CarPro PerlUltima Tire & Trim
  • Prima Hydro for small areas such as wheel jams

Before

porsche detail 993

Initial test spot.

porsche detail 993

Test spot.

porsche detail 993

Not perfect, however we were looking for a good enhancement.

porsche detail 993

porsche detail 993

porsche detail 993

Progress

porsche detail 993

Before

porsche detail 993

After

porsche detail 993

After

porsche detail 993

porsche detail 993

porsche detail 993

porsche detail 993

porsche detail 993

porsche detail 993

Quick pictures before NC snow rolls in!

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