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This is a full wheels off major paint correction restoration we did and finished with Opti-Coat. There were deep scratches, missing paint, overspray, 3 dents, swirls, you name it, it was here. We spent about a week correcting and perfecting the paint and the owner was blown away by the results.

BEFORE

BEFORE

BEFORE

BEFORE

BEFORE

BEFORE

BEFORE

BEFORE

Dual Shots of Sonax Full Effect

Foaming with HyperWash

Foaming with HyperWash

Foaming with HyperWash

Foaming with HyperWash

Inspecting the paint

Inspecting the paint

Testing the paint and correcting flaws

Polishing

Polishing

Polishing

Polishing
 

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Much improved but will get better

BEFORE

BEFORE

Up on the lift

Deep scratches

Deep scratches

Deep scratches

Deep scratches

BEFORE

BEFORE

Cleaning and Prepping

Cleaning and Prepping

Perfecting an Edge

Looks great now

Removing the wheels using wrapped sockets.

Removing the wheels

Removing the wheels

Detailing w/Wheels Off

Silver spray paint from a previous wheel repair

Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.
 

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Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.

Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.

Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.

Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.

Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.

Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.

Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.

Wheels removed, cleaned, degreased, tar removed, prepped for OptiCoat.

Silver spray paint from a previous wheel repair

Applying Opti-Coat 2.0

Applying Opti-Coat 2.0

Applying Opti-Coat 2.0

Wheel on right has been OC'd.

Polishing continued

Polishing continued

Silver paint removed

Silver paint on calipers as well

Silver paint on calipers as well

Silver paint on calipers as well

Silver paint on calipers as well-tape to test products for removal
 

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Test spot looks much better

Calipers are polished after cleaning

Calipers are polished after cleaning

Further cleaning with boars hair brush

Further cleaning with boars hair brush

Using High Temp Caliper Paint, touching up chips.

Using High Temp Caliper Paint, touching up chips.

Dressing the wheel well liner

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Wheels are finished and ready for mounting

Ongoing Polishing Work

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Coating the calipers with Prima Wheel Armour to resist brake dust

Mounting the wheels
 

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Mounting the wheels

Mounting the wheels-great reflection shots


Mounting the wheels-great reflection shots

Torquing back to factory specs

Torquing back to factory specs

Torquing back to factory specs

Distilled water rinse to remove dust

Distilled water rinse to remove dust

Final cleanup and ready for Opti-Coating.

Finished and ready for delivery

Finished and ready for delivery

Finished and ready for delivery

Finished and ready for delivery

Some quick outdoor pix

Some quick outdoor pix

Some quick outdoor pix

Some quick outdoor pix

Some quick outdoor pix

Photographed by Jason Boulanger Photography
 

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Great job
 
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