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    2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    Do people still do 56k warnings? lol *shrugs*

    This car was bought driven, then stored for 6 months. My goal here was to bring the car to better than show room condition, since it was a gift for someone special. *not me :[*

    Inspection:









    Lets get started. APC inside the fenders and rubber. IronX workin.

    After:

    After ONE wheel


    Foam party: Dawn Ultra Concentrated, 5 min dwell, two bucket wash then Pinnacle Poly Clay.



    Dried and prepped for a face lift


    M105 + Orange CCS, SF4400 + white ccs, M205 + black ccs





    cquartz going down, removed, then let to cure for 24 hours


    Next Morning:
    Menzerna PL, cured all day (6 hr), most of the detailing occured in this time span.



    Hand applied wax


    Ice cold distilled water and Arctic White MF rags to remove wax


    Details:
    Before

    After




    Wheels were also Ceramic Coated with C.Quartz, hyper dressing on tires


    IG: #XSXVHouston @Excessive_Detailing

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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    Results:








    I really didnt like the way the photographer edited these pictures. But here they are anyways.





    Pictures off my phone camera (Galaxy III)





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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    Looks great!!

    Question

    what is the Ice cold water used for when removing wax? Does it make a difference to have an iced down bottle like that vs just buffing off w/ a light spray of regular distilled water?

    I usually just buff my wax off never sprayed water to go with it?

    Advantages?

    Thanks for any ifo

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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    Here's another photographer, Credit to Castaneda-Photography (houston, tx)








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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    Quote Originally Posted by Jrocket View Post
    Looks great!!

    Question

    what is the Ice cold water used for when removing wax? Does it make a difference to have an iced down bottle like that vs just buffing off w/ a light spray of regular distilled water?

    I usually just buff my wax off never sprayed water to go with it?

    Advantages?

    Thanks for any ifo
    Well, Im under the understanding that the wax isnt soft enough to apply straight out of the jar. It seems to feel grainy, but if you put it on your hands... it gets buttery and silky (due to body heat). I thought maybe using ice cold water would keep it more solid as i was removing it.

    So no real difference, it was a warm day, and i thought hey why not. Water and wax dont mix well, so i felt it wouldnt be to any disadvantage


    IG: #XSXVHouston @Excessive_Detailing

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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)


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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    Quote Originally Posted by KoshiL View Post
    Well, Im under the understanding that the wax isnt soft enough to apply straight out of the jar. It seems to feel grainy, but if you put it on your hands... it gets buttery and silky (due to body heat). I thought maybe using ice cold water would keep it more solid as i was removing it.

    So no real difference, it was a warm day, and i thought hey why not. Water and wax dont mix well, so i felt it wouldnt be to any disadvantage

    Gotcha!

    Again Impressive work and what a nice vehicle to work with

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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    Great job! Nice to see some fellow detailers from Houston posting up.

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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    Nice reflection off the hood and grill pic.
    Great work.

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    Re: 2010 Maserati GT: Exessive (XSXV) Detail - Houston TX (56k warning)

    I love those GT's. Nice work

    What is SF4400 btw?

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