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    Vandalized Porsche 991 4S

    I got a call 2 days ago from a client whom I coated his 991 4S last year. He told me his car got vandalized and he was wondering if I knew of any reputable Porsche body shop. The quote he was given locally was anywhere from 1K to 1.5K for a respray.

    The damage was on the rear wing. He agreed to let me take a crack at it knowing at worst.... he will do the repaint which he doesnt really want since he wants to keep the original paint work intact.




    When I got there and took a closer look at the scratches. A bit of white powdery/crystalized substance came off the scratches as I ran my finger on it. Here is what one of the scratches looked like under a microscope.






    I might be wrong but I was pretty certain the crystallization in the image is the coating being compromised. I wet sanded the area (from 2000,3000, 4000) then compound and polished. Needless to say, I was planning to recoat the rear wing.






    After... what scratches???







    The client was so happy that he immediately wanted me to do touch up on a few rock chips and a coating topper.




    Several hours later.

















    I really never talk big about the hardness of any coatings I installed but I think the coating on the vehicle prevented this situation from bad to worst.


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    Re: Vandalized Porsche 991 4S

    Great Save Peter! You’ve got a customer for life now.

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    Re: Vandalized Porsche 991 4S

    Thanks Fly !!!

    He told me that he will be calling on me soon since he is eyeing a Tesla Model S for his personal company car. LOL

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    Re: Vandalized Porsche 991 4S

    That’s some witchcraft that you did on that. Seriously impressive stuff there!
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    Re: Vandalized Porsche 991 4S

    Quote Originally Posted by JDGolden View Post
    That’s some witchcraft that you did on that. Seriously impressive stuff there!

    Thanks...

    I think the coating hardness helped a lot. I was prepare to do the whole touch up then sand smooth routine to fix the scratches. Fortunately.... I didnt have to.

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    Now that is great stuff.
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    I got to learn about KXK RIDS sticks. It looks like everyone should have those in their arsenal for emergencies

    Thank you!
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    Re: Vandalized Porsche 991 4S

    What a fukcin' Ahole whomever did that (I'm being niceVandalized Porsche 991 4S)

    What an amazing save coming out of the pen (it was opening day today and the Tigers won!)

    Speaking of pen, whomever vandalized the car needs to be IN the penVandalized Porsche 991 4S

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    Re: Vandalized Porsche 991 4S

    Quote Originally Posted by PaulMys View Post


    Now that is great stuff.
    Thanks Paul !!!! I am happy that it came this way. I was prepared for the worst case scenario. LOL

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    Re: Vandalized Porsche 991 4S

    Quote Originally Posted by Bill D View Post
    I got to learn about KXK RIDS sticks. It looks like everyone should have those in their arsenal for emergencies

    Thank you!
    They are great. They really help to keep the sanding area small. The rear wing is not metal so I dont have a reading from a paint gauge. For the most part I was working blind not knowing how thick the paint was.

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