September 24, 2009

Honda Civic Hybrid just detailed

Honda Civic Hybrid just detailed

It was referred to me by my good friend, 2 months old, 1 careful driver, but was knocked by a motorcyclist ...urgh..

car looks cool, but under the sun, RIDs appears here & there, some minor scratches on the driver side doors & passenger lower doors (till i point out to the owner)

This was the 4th/5 rides i detailed, thru out 4 days of break (wash another 3) .......everyone think i am car crazy...but i just cant stand doing nothing other than starring at dirty rides.....while having a stay over at my bro place....hand polished his whole car, didn't thought of writing up (should have taken pics) 3 longs hours....didnt had a Meguiars stuff, took his bottle of Soft 99 polish cream & scrub through the whole car (full of marks & scratches) Now my arm is feeling like Arnold Schwarzenegger

What i did : in 5 hours

2 bucket wash

APC for wheels, arches with many brushes

Wipe down & Gold class for interior

Gold class TAR remover

Clayed with mild clay & Last touch

M 80 with CCS Polishing pad/9227

M 80 with CCS finishing pad/ROB

NXT by hand/TLC

UQD to finish

1st time seeing Hybrid engine, hard to believe, u cant hear the engine cranking sound & idling too. the moment you depress the brakes, the engine stops & its on electric motor. the moment you go down from a sloop the engine will recharges itself . electric power assist engine....1300 cc on Fuel & 500 cc on electric.....its hype thing in Malaysia now

No engine detailing was done due to the shortage of time

The Honda Civic Hybrid is a hybrid powertrain version of the Honda Civic sedan. Honda continuously variable transmission and Integrated Motor Assist hybrid system thus creating a first fuel-efficient hybrid sedan in its model lineup with some styling differences between the USDM and JDM models. Due to a delay in rolling out the second generation, the first generation Civic Hybrid selling slowly in malaysia for a price tag of RM 129,000

lower front skirting was knocked away by a motorcycle & mark left behind

the owner didn't even realized there is a scratches & marks

September 21, 2009

5 Series extreme make over

This is the 1st of the three's, of our generous owner allowing us to details. This is a 4 years daily driven car, has accumulate good mileage & serve the owner well.

as i have been waited for 3 years to details this ride, the ultimate driving machine, even at my infancy years of detailing. Thank God, for answering my prayers(asked for one got three's) caused initially didn't have the courage to asked.

started as early as 8.30am , completed by 8.40pm for both. Thank God for Tim who came along to help.

A Chris Bangle-designed styling with many advanced features
The 5 Series got its name by being the fifth of the "new series" cars after the V-8 and Isetta era. The preceding models were the 700, the "New Class", the "New Six" 2500/2800/Bavaria and the CS. The 5 Series was intended to replace the older New Six sedans.

Started by 2 bucket wash
APC on all wheels & arch, door trim with many brushes
Clay with aggressive clay
Osren leather cleaner
Leather conditioner
Johnson carpet cleaner with brushes

M 83 with wool
M83 with CCS cutting pad
M80 with ccs polishing pad

Gold class interior

see the before & after (i only brush one side & the moment i came back the domestic helper tries to brush away my evidence)