Automotive Detailing

Automotive Detailing from Pure Detail

By: Pure Detail  01/10/2009
Keywords: Car Valeting, car care, Car Wash

  • 16 stage two-bucket wash using foam lance and lambs wool wash mitts
  • All shuts to be thoroughly cleaned, including any excess grease wiped away
  • Wheels cleaned, front, back and inside, with gentle non acidic wheel cleaner *Wheels Removed *
  • Suspension and running gear degreased
  • Calipers and hubs cleaned and sealed
  • Wheel arches cleaned by hand and coated with 505 protectant
  • Engine bay to be soaked in G101 cleaner
  • All parts of the engine bay to be worked over with various brushes and equipment
  • With the car elevated, the underside is cleaned throughout
  • If requested, metal items to be polished underneath the car
  • Once complete the car is rinsed and soaked in lubricate detailer for the following process
  • All surfaces to have decontamination with Sonus/Poly clay, to remove bonded contaminants (including glass, plastics, paint , wheels and metals)
  • 4 stage drying, using flooding technique, air blower and ultra plush drying towels
  • Paint thickness measured using electronic coating gauge
  • Full documentation of paint thickness’s and condition
  • Notes taken of all problem areas from inspection and customers views
  • Where orange peel, fish eyes and deep scratches occurs, panels will be wet sand flatted by hand and/or machine.
  • Paint thickness measured again
  • Wash stage repeated to rid all excess from flatting stages
  • Drying stages repeated
  • All rubbers and non correction areas to be taped up in preparation for machine work
  • Paint correction process to remove sanding or swirls by machine
  • Door shuts to corrected by machine (where possible)
  • Plastics to be corrected by machine
  • Paint refinement process, using finishing polishes, by machine
  • Wash stage repeated to rid any polish or dust collected
  • Paint Jewelling via machine polisher with glaze products
  • Paintwork cleansed with pre-wax treatment to aid the bonding of wax
  • 16 step finishing product application (customer’s choice)
  • Door, boot and bonnet shuts applied with finishing products (customer’s choice)
  • Chrome stainless steel and aluminium trim cleaned, polished and protected
  • Wheels treated with 3 different sealing products
  • Tyres scrubbed clean and dressed with rubber preserver (choice of)
  • Windows cleaned and polished, inside and out
  • Door seals and rubbers treated
  • Exterior glass treated with water repellent sealant treatment
  • Engine bay painted areas to be layered with more durable finishing products
  • Engine bay plastics dressed with durable matt/satin finish products
  • Any interior removable parts to be removed out of the car and stored safely
  • Any interior painted parts to be wiped down, clayed and corrected
  • All hard surfaces to be wiped down with natural products to rid and surface dust/dirt
  • Dry Vacuum interior to rid any larger loose dirt
  • All hard area folds, creases to be worked with various brushes with vacuum by its side
  • Foot mats are brushed down and steam cleaned to deep cleanse and deodorise
  • Starting with the headlining, shampoo and extract all fabric surfaces
  • Fully extend seat belts to clean and treat
  • Dress Plastic panels/areas with matt/satin finish products
  • Treat various metal finishes appropriately
  • Treat and feed any wood trim
  • Treat and feed rubber trims
  • Any leather items are subjected to 8 step cleanse and condition treatment
  • Dress painted items with natural non harmful/smelling product
  • Refit Loose interior items taken out
  • Protect fabric
  • Buff plastics to desired finish

Time required – 55-60 hours

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