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      10-03-2014, 10:42 PM   #1
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Porsche 991 GT3 - Opti Coat - Xpel Ultimate installation

Porsche 991 GT3 - New Car Prep - Opti Coat - Xpel Ultimate

This Porsche 991 GT3 was one we did last fall, we were able to perform a new car prep, Opti Coat, and Xpel Ultimate installation on one of the first Porsche 991 GT3's that reached the USA.

Take a look at the work done to get this one ready for the road.

- Wheels were cleaned and prepped for Opti Coat
- Tires were cleaned and dressed up with Adam's Super VRT
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Adam's Car Wash
- NanoSkin AutoScrub Mitt
- Clay
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Dried
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Compound - Menzerna FG400
- Final Polish - Sonax Perfect Finish 4/6
- Cleaned paint with Menzerna Top Inspection
- Last step - Opticoat
- Inspection with Fenix, Brinkmann, and natural sunlight
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned
- Exhaust tips cleaned

Products used:

Adam's Car Wash
Uber Clay Bar
Auto Finesse Oblitarate
NanoSkin AutoScrub Mitt
Menzerna FG400
Sonax Perfect Finish
Opti Coat
Adam's Super VRT
Menzerna Top Inspection
Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner

Tools used
Uber Quick Detail MF Towels
Uber All Purpose MF Towels
Griot's 3 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Meg's MF Cutting Pad
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Adam's Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster


Prep -

Wheels were cleaned with Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner, once the wheel cleaner indicated red we were ready to brush them down with the Auto Finesse Hog Hair Brushes as well as the Wheel Woolies.

APC was sprayed on the tires and then brushed. Tires were cleaned for dressing in the final stage of the detail

The car was then foamed with Adam's Car Wash and washed down.

Various detail brushes were used to clean grills and various tight areas.

Final rinse.

Nanoskin Wash Mitt wash used in conjunction with the clay bar.

Metro Vac Sidekick used to dry off the crevices and blow out the wheels.

Uber Super Drying Towel used to dry out the bigger body panels.

Paint Correction

Rupes LHR21 with the 5 inch bp used to polish out the paint prior to Opti Coat.

Xpel Ultimate installation - full hood, full bumper, full fenders, mirrors, door cups, side skirts

Afters - unfortunately when we took the afters it was dark and wet outside.

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