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    2011 Infiniti FX35 brought back to new

    This vehicle is on it's second owner and came to me in what appears to be a typical 7yr old vehicle condition. It has been "cleaned" or detailed before as there is a detailing shop sticker on the drivers door from 2013. That however was previous to the current owner who has had it for 3yrs. In all it has low 60k miles on it so it was certainly young in terms of miles. It's also pretty clear that it was not used much to haul more than just a driver as the passenger and rear seating is in great shape.

    This owner came to me from the Dayton area as a referral from another customer. The owner was looking to knock a few years off it's appearance and to clean up the interior while he is away on some travels.

    We deciding on my Option #2 which targets 75%+ correction and to apply a 3 step ceramic coating it for it's super hydrophobic properties and low maintenance going forward. Here I decided to use Essence as the final polish, CarPro CQUK and Gliss as the top coat. We also have Ceramic coating on all glass surfaces and the wheels. Lastly, he also went with my Option 1 Basic Interior Clean up package. The great news is with just a wee-bit more effort, I got it to turn out about 95%+ corrected Not finished yet as I have the final layer of Skin to apply later tonight.

    The color is really cool. It's a Dark Burgundy/Cherry Metallic that looks black until the sunlight hits is. Then the brown/copper colored flake comes out and the dark cherry color pops through too. Hopefully mother nature cooperates with some late day sun today. Until then, here are some preliminary pics.

    Before: Hammered with swirls and hard water spots keeping it from coming alive














    AFTER: Likely won't show up in pics but I've yet to still apply SKIN in these photos.


















    • Washed up with Meg's Gold Class
    • Iron X Decontamination
    • Nano Spong - Medium Grade Decontamination
    • Super De-Greaser for wheel wells
    • 3D Eraser Gel on Windows
    • Flex 3401 with LC Hybrid Force Orange Cutting Pads teamed with CarPro Clear Cut
    • Flex 3401 with LC Hybrid Force White Polishing Pads teamed with CarPro Essence
    • McKee's 37 Glass Coating
    • Geyon RIM Coating on the wheels
    • CarPro CQUK - 2 Coats on the Paint
    • CarPro Gliss - 1 layer of top coat
    • Adams In & Out on Grill area up front
    • WETS on Most all the rest of the trim
    • Aero Cosmetics Rubber Conditioner New Natural Satin/Matte Finish on tires - 3 Coats

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    Re: 2011 Infiniti FX35 brought back to new

    Awesome work! Looking forward to see if you get the possibility to take pictures of the color effects in the paint. The clarity and the reflection is outstanding.

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    Re: 2011 Infiniti FX35 brought back to new

    So are we getting Skin or Gliss lol. You have me confused. Either way it is looking good. How are you liking Gyeon Rim?

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    Re: 2011 Infiniti FX35 brought back to new

    Quote Originally Posted by The Guz View Post
    So are we getting Skin or Gliss lol. You have me confused. Either way it is looking good. How are you liking Gyeon Rim?
    for my personal vehicles, Geyon all the way. Just got my Syncro Kit the other day. I offer 3 coating packages. 1. is McKee's, 2 is CQuartz with the option of adding gliss then there's the Syncro Kit.

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    Re: 2011 Infiniti FX35 brought back to new

    You nailed it buddy!

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    Looks great! I'd drive it! ;-)

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    Re: 2011 Infiniti FX35 brought back to new

    Very nice! Great before pics showing how hammered the paint was. Well done! I like that vehicle...color and the interior are cool.
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