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Vendor Why does a new car need polishing?

Discussion in 'California' started by Joseph Torbati, Sep 3, 2015.

  1. Joseph Torbati

    Joseph Torbati Local Vendor - NorCal

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    "Why should I detail my new car? I just got it!" Common things we hear a lot as detailers. To this day 1000's of cars later I've never seen a new car I couldn't make look better. I stole this quote from my 9th degree buddy "Showroom quality????? I'd never do that poorly!". Here was a perfect example, this Model S has only 600 miles and the customer was little un sure as to why it needed any prep work before a cquartz finest application.... Well pictures speak 1000 words!


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    Its new... Totally just needs to be washed and it'll be perfect
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    After a wash decon I could inspect the paint. No special lighting needed to see the damage here
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    With lighting you can see there are some big issues here!
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    Leaned on me when your not strong!!! But not if I'm a car with jet black paint!
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    The hood was covered in major rids and staining from what ever was left on the surface for extended periods
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    Better!!! No fast forward, we spent about 13 hours doing correction on this paint before it was ready for the Finest... Drum roll please!
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    Ta Da!
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    From that...
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    To that!
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    Much better!!!


    Thanks for looking
    Joseph Torbati
    Bay Area OCDetail
     
  2. jay o

    jay o Member

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    Great Turn around! Tesla Joe :)
     
  3. Corvo

    Corvo Member

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    Showoff. :smile: I am totally stealing that quote BTW.

    But seriously, great work as always Joe!
     
  4. eye.surgeon

    eye.surgeon Active Member

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    This thread should be renamed, why not to buy a black car.
     
  5. Panoz

    Panoz Member

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    Holy Smokes, that looks good.
     
  6. GasDoc

    GasDoc Member

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    Looking good, Joe!

    You did a fantastic job on my P85 correction and Opticoat before the memorial day parade last year!
     
  7. Joseph Torbati

    Joseph Torbati Local Vendor - NorCal

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    Thanks guys!!
     
  8. gnychis

    gnychis Member

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    Rock on, Joe. Also appreciated your work on my car.
     

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