2014 Ferarri 458 Spider - Presidential Automotive Detailing - FL

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  1. Jun 25, 2014 #1

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    Please excuse me as Im a little rusty on my write-ups! After about a year waiting for this car to arrive, I finally got a phone call, but the call I got wasnt a good one. Somewhere along the way, the car had been "detailed" before the owner took delivery. Unfortunately, this meant there were buffer "holograms" present throughout the entire cars paint finish. To make things worse, every crevice was caked with white wax/polish residue and every vent had overspray with polish from someone who is inexperienced or in huge rush to get it done. Either way, the owner wasnt happy with what he saw and immediately had me come out to make his brand new 458 look the way it should.

    Pre-Detail Inspection

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    Large amounts of polish sling in all vents. Customer actually had Ferrari dealer take apart the entire rear section of car to be able to gain access to this area. Hopefully they have learned their lesson.
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    More polish..
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    Removed.
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    Even the tail lamps had wax crammed into their crevices.
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    Holograms in lenses.
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    Wax removed and Lenses Corrected.
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    Initial Paint Inspection

    Somebody did a number on the finish of this poor 458..nearly every surface on the car was in this condition.
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    Some deeper scratches near the door handle.
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  2. Jun 25, 2014 #2

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    Post Polishing

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    RIDs removed.
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    Final Inspection In Direct Sunlight.

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    INTERIOR.

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    Note: Seatbelt is not stained, just a weird shadow in photo.
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    Finished After Two Coats Of BlackFire Wet Diamond Paint Sealant.

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  3. Jun 25, 2014 #3

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    Can anyone guess whats getting pampered next?
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    FINAL SHOTS

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  4. Jun 26, 2014 #4

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    Absolutely gorgeous! NOW IT LOOKS LIKE AN EXOTIC IS SUPPOSED TO LOOK!
     
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    I have never seen anyone that work miracles with a cars finish like you do. Your work is to most detailers is like Caruso to the average lounge singer, just. In a whole different world. I have seen pro car show competitors that can't match your work.
     
  7. Jun 29, 2014 #7

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    Haha, thanks man! :thumbsup: