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Hey 9thgenners,


Before I seriously got into detailing I used to see this NSX frequently around Downtown Toronto and just drool or chase it in traffic to see it again and drool some more. Years later for me to get the chance to work on this exact same car was a huge pleasure and very pleasant coincidence! The owner of a 350z I had detailed put me in touch with the owner and after a few phone calls, into the shop it came!






Here it is on arrival













I wanted to try out a different wheel cleaner and went with Sonax Full Effect



Applied to the rim



And started cleaning



















I started washing and forgot to take pics first but as usual the 2 Bucket Method was used.


The bucket on the right is supposed to be the water only bucket



Started washing beginning with the roof



Rinsing the dirt off my sponge







Rinsed the car down



And began to clay while it was still wet



Not too bad







Dried it off and masked up all the trim and wrapped areas







Began taking measurements of the overall thickness of the paint
















I ended up using a medium cutting polish accompanied by a wool pad to achieve the following results


Before



After
 

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Here is a 50/50 shot



Another 50/50 shot on the oxidized wing



You can see the weave again



And a before and after on the taillight


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After







And a shot of yours truly doing the second stage of polishing which was a medium cutting polish and light cutting pad







Finally with all the polishing done we could begin the unmasking







As usual alcohol cut 50/50 with distilled water was used to clean the paint of the polishing oils left behind



 

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After the final wipe down I checked my work with my special light that gives off the same color light as the sun



No swirls







Swissvax Concorso was the last step product used to wax the paint



Applied to the paint







Tires were dressed and windows cleaned and finally the afters!






I'll just let the pics speak for themselves















Arrgghhh I love the gloss!!!









This is one of my favorite pics of the set



Reflections in the wing


































I hope you enjoyed the write up on the car that inspired the Mclaren F1!


Thanks!
Wes
 

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So clean!
 

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A very thorough step-by-step that read like a good book. Fantastic. Thanks for sharing it.
 

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Good to see another detailer on here. Is that a menzerna bottle I see btw? Po85rd from them is my go to finishing polish. Great work and write up btw
 

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Thats an amazing job, any idea how much a job like that would cost ? Its hard to find detailers here who will actually do work like this
 

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nice...

BTW, no wheel locks? Looks like all Lugs only...
 
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