Bringing a 24 year old Porsche 911 back to life!

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    Default Bringing a 24 year old Porsche 911 back to life!

    Detailer's Domain: 1989 Porsche C4 - Getting it right for the new owner

    The new owner found this gem in the mid west, the car had not been touched for 4 years.

    This 1989 Porsche 911 C4 was at the shop for a few things including install new wheels, mount and balance new tires, H&R coilovers, clear corners new steering wheel, seals, fluids you name it we got it done.

    I believe we put over 60 hours into the complete restoration less the mechanical work.


    - Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
    - Tires were spritzed down with Adam’s All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
    - Wheel wells were cleaned up
    - Washed with Adam's Car Wash
    - Decon with Auto Finesse Iron Out
    - Wash down and rinsed
    - Door jambs were cleaned up
    - Nano Scrub AutoScrub
    - Dried
    - Tires dressed
    - Masking
    - Paint Measurement
    - Compound - Menzerna FG400
    - Compound - Adam's Paint Correcting Polish
    - Final Polish - Sonax Nano Polish
    - Last step - Sonax Polymer Net Shield
    - Inspection with Fenix, Brinkmann, and natural sunlight
    - Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
    - Rubber and Plastics Treated
    - Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
    - Exhaust tips cleaned
    - Windows were auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed

    - Complete interior steam cleaned
    - Complete interior vac
    - Vinyl/Plastics cleaned up
    - Leather cleaned and condition

    - Clean
    - Dress

    Links to products used -

    Adam's Car Wash
    Auto Finesse Iron Out
    Stoner's Tarminator
    Auto Finesse Oblitarate
    Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
    Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
    NanoSkin AutoScrub System
    Menzerna FG400
    Adam's Paint Correcting Polish
    Sonax Perfect Finish
    Sonax Polymer Net Shield
    Adam's Super VRT
    Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner
    Adam's Metal Polish 1
    Adam's Metal Polish 2

    1Z einszett Plastic Deep Cleaner
    1Z einszett Cockpit
    Leather Master Rapid S
    Adam's Leather Conditioner

    Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
    Adam's In and Out Spray

    Tools used
    Uber Wool Wash Mitt
    Uber No Name MF Towels
    Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
    Rupes LHR75
    Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher
    Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher
    Uber Buffing Pads
    Adam's Orange Pad
    Meg's MF Cutting Pad
    Defelsko Paint Meter
    Fenix TK35
    Kranzle Pressure Washer
    Uber Foam Canon
    2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
    Adam's Firehose Nozzle
    Metro Air Force Blaster

    For those of you that can't wait here is the video - read below for the complete story.

    Some teasers of the process......

    Click here to view the complete write up
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    Incredible looking liked the video
    2007 BMW 328CI
    2004 BMW 325I
    2003 BMW 325I
    2003 Nissan 350z
    22ft Star Sailboat

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