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    Hi everyone. This past Sunday I had a chance to work on a black G35. I've read before how soft this paint was. Well, not in this case. The paint on this car had to be one of the hardest I've worked on. Pretty close to the Corvette paint believe it or not. I'm a little bummed that I couldn't take more after pics since it got dark pretty quick. Not to mention my rotory stopped working when I had the hood & front bumber left to do. The cord wasn't making good contact so I had to take it in for repair yesterday. Plenty of before pics.
    The owner said he started waxing it and simply gave up half way through. I later noticed when I opened the trunk a bottle of Turtle wax polishing compound. Hmmmm? On with the before pics.

    Clearcoat failure?? Nope, just left over polishing compound
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    Compound all within the cracks
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    All over the trim
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    So now I begin to soap the car up to loosen any dirt up
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    Now that the paint is clean & free from any dry polishing compound I can see how many swirls & hazing there is on the paint
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    There was a scratch on the paint that seemed like someone tried rubbing it out with an abrasive resulting in this haze
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    I begin my test spot
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    There were some scratches I had to wetsand using 2500
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    Polished out the wetsanding
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    Here is the before
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    After
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    Engine:
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    Jesse

    2009-2014 Meguiar's/Car Crazy SEMA Team
    www.ShineTechAutoDetail.com
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    Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

    Nice work Jesse!

    Man, that guy was seriously about to mess up that car. Good thing you were able to save the day.
    -Bob
    NXTti graduate, Meguiars Ford/SEMA Team

    "All Corvette's are red, the rest are mistakes" - John Heinricy (Corvette Engineer)

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    • #3
      Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

      Nice work - you are a lifeguard of the detailing world.

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      • #4
        Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

        WOW! I just can't see those pictures, the owner just gave up! Very nice car in bad hands! jjajajajaja

        Very cool results! What was your process?

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          Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

          1. Washed with regular car wash soap
          2. Clayed
          3. #80 on 8006 pad on rotory x2
          4. #80 on 9006 pad on rotory
          5. Waxed with NXT
          6. All Season dressing on tires
          7. Hyper dressing on wheel wells & engine
          Jesse

          2009-2014 Meguiar's/Car Crazy SEMA Team
          www.ShineTechAutoDetail.com
          Facebook www.detailing.com

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            Nice job, car looks great!

            It looks as if whomever tried to distroy it with that rubbing compound...

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            • #7
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              Awesome job!

              You have any trouble getting the compound he left behind off the plastics?
              Rasky's Auto Detailing

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              • #8
                Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

                Originally posted by hemin8r View Post
                1. Washed with regular car wash soap
                2. Clayed
                3. #80 on 8006 pad on rotory x2
                4. #80 on 9006 pad on rotory
                5. Waxed with NXT
                6. All Season dressing on tires
                7. Hyper dressing on wheel wells & engine

                Did you APC the engine? What is your "regular car wash soap"?

                Nice work Jesse. The Yukon is still my favorite.
                2008 Dodge Ram Quad Cab
                2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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                • #9
                  Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

                  Originally posted by RaskyR1 View Post
                  Awesome job!

                  You have any trouble getting the compound he left behind off the plastics?
                  Thanks RaskyR1. None at all. Just used some APC and a brush

                  Originally posted by mattaleca View Post
                  Did you APC the engine? What is your "regular car wash soap"?

                  Nice work Jesse. The Yukon is still my favorite.
                  Thanks Matt. I used a diluted de-greaser. The regular car wash soap is from a local detail supply shop I go to. Since I was going to polish & wax the car I found no need to use my gold class soap.
                  Jesse

                  2009-2014 Meguiar's/Car Crazy SEMA Team
                  www.ShineTechAutoDetail.com
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                  • #10
                    Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

                    You really saved that car. It amazing what some people do to thier car. Great work as always Jesse. The car looks better then new.
                    quality creates its own demand

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                    • #11
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                      Nice Work! Looks Great!
                      SYDSTER

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                      • #12
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                        Did he serioulsy put that Turtle Wax stuff on there and just leave it like that? What the heck?!?! Nice work though, did you get to finish up the hood and front bumper after the rotary was fixed, or how did you deal with that?
                        --2004 Ford Mustang V6 -- Full mod list and some pictures at my SouthFloridaStangs Vehicle Garage --

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                        • #13
                          Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

                          Originally posted by Raymond View Post
                          Did he serioulsy put that Turtle Wax stuff on there and just leave it like that? What the heck?!?! Nice work though, did you get to finish up the hood and front bumper after the rotary was fixed, or how did you deal with that?
                          Yup, all that compound was left on the car. I finished off the hood & bumper with the PC. Since he wants me to polish up his car again in about 2 months I will then hit the hood & front bumper with the rotory.
                          Jesse

                          2009-2014 Meguiar's/Car Crazy SEMA Team
                          www.ShineTechAutoDetail.com
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                            Re: G35 Black Detail with pics

                            Hi,
                            I am facing the sameproblem with my 2000 corolla black. I applied turtlewax polishing compound to remove the oxidation. But it created more white marks.
                            I am planning to wash it with normal car soap would that suffice ?Could you please help me.you have specific instructions for me ?

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