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Old 10-07-2010, 08:59 PM   #1
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A great customer of mine recently picked up this FJ Cruiser and requested a new car prep.

What was done -

Exterior
- Plastic film removed
- Dealer badges and license plate covers removed
- Wheels were prepped and a coat of Prima Wheel Armour
- Tires were spritzed down with Adam's APC and dressed with Prima Nero
- Wheel wells were cleaned up and dressed
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Paint inspected and measured
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Paint was pre cleaned - Prima Finish
- FJ was sealed with Prima Epic
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned

Interior
- Vacuumed
- Wipe down and treated
- Windows were cleaned
- Plastic film and tags removed


Products used

Exterior

Lusso Auto Bathe
Uber Clay Bar Kit
Prima Hydro
Prima Clarity
3m Adhesive Remover used to clean up adhesive from badge
Prima Finish
Prima Epic


Wheels and tires

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
Prima Nero on the tires
Prima Wheel Armour on the wheels
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner

Interior
Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
Sonax Leather Foam
Prima Clarity

Engine

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

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Fenix TK11
Brinkmann
Fenix TK40
Porter Cable 7424 XP Kit
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Brushes
Cam Spray Pressure Wash and Foam Canon Attachment
Kwazar Mercury Pro + Bottles

Interior





Foot prints from dealer (probably happened when they installed the roof rack)


Removing film



Dirt on the seat belts
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:00 PM   #2
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Sonax Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner on the foot prints/belts etc




Vac


Sonax Dashboard Cleaner

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Old 10-07-2010, 09:00 PM   #3
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After shots of the interior




Before shots



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Old 10-07-2010, 09:00 PM   #4
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Plate frames removed



Removing film


Debadging



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Old 10-07-2010, 09:01 PM   #5
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Adam's APC on the tires/wheel wells






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Rinse/Clay


Drying


Nero on the tires




Masking


Inspection
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:02 PM   #7
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Prima Finish followed by Prima Epic


Wheel Armour on the wheels


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Old 10-07-2010, 09:46 PM   #10
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Its scary how dirty a brand new car actually is.......
Looks awesome as always.
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:51 PM   #11
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Clean and ready for some off-road action!
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Old 10-08-2010, 10:10 AM   #12
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Awesome work, but that truck should be full of mud....
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Old 10-08-2010, 11:56 AM   #13
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My friend has a yellow one that he never cleans. We cleaned it once since he ownwed it. It's kind of a shame he doesnt keep it clean because the yellow really pops and stands out from the rest, but it is an FJ and should be dirt-ay
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Old 10-16-2010, 08:55 PM   #14
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Come in Quebec city and I give you my car for the same thing
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