there was 12 of us - out of which 2 of our girl participant came to learn to detail their ride
the first part of the Lesson - Theory
what is paint? purpose of it? how was it made?
what is clear coat? how thick is this protection?
what damage it?
Why car wash can be a threatening? what is the root cause?
how to identify - Paint Damage? Clear coat failure? Oxidize?
How to care for it? how to do a proper wash ? how often to be wash?
how to prep the car? remove surface contaminants? Tars, Sluds. Tree saps, Birds poos and brake dust?
Clay? what is it? how to use it safely? when to use? how often should we use? what is clay lubricants aka QD?
if not POLISHING aka PAINT CORRECTION
Rotary wax? why polishing wax with machine is dangerous?
How to correct when there is a scuff, scratches, Rids, Water marks, oversprayed paint? birds poo? bad paint job?
Damages done by road side detailers - Hologram? how to remove hologram?
Wet sanding? Compound? Polish? what steps?
if good PROTECT
How to wax? why wax? should I seal it? coating?
finally ultimate Opti coat application and hands on?
WEEKLY MAINTENANCE - WASH
How to preserve what we have attained? how to do a preventive measure? preventive washing from swirls up again?
what damages it?
why road side car wash damage your clear coat?
what is the root cause of these 2 cars?
Both had the same issue - repainted paint & road side car wash
some of the more obvious damages is ?
swirls and microscopic scuff by wrong techniques and abrasive chemical use as shampoo
You would be most probably be asked for a polish?
and in the wrong hands
aka hologram - drifting on your paint
LESS IS ALWAYS MORE - start protecting your car from washing , that is where it 90% malaysian care get thrased from
out of my many calls and text - i have been always moved as to see the struggles individuals
Yes if you are serious about it ! If you give me your time and I will give you my heart- spelled at PASSION.........and I hand picked and invited a dozen to this class.
for those of you are not there, allow me to share with you what took place
moving on to wash the car - effortless and safe
moving on preparing the car paint surface
clay with Alien No rinse as wash
How to prep the car after wash? to remove surface contaminants?
when do we need to clay? how to removes paint overspray, from industry fallout aka acid rains, environmental contaminants and brake dust?
Outter surface contaminant test? Swipe test by a very dry damp cloth - you will feels what your naked hands wouldn't be able to!!!
to removed contaminants and restoring a smooth surface of our paint finish
old school of thoughts
paint correction tools - a seperate backing plate and individuals pads
4 steps finish
(look at my cutting pad gave way after twice usage)
disintegrate backing plate - all 3 of them
also my 3" backing late
expensive and yet not durable
just 2 steps to finish a black car..............................read on
our first lady participant
the secret of good polishing
stay flat otherwise
this is a good finishing - evenly polish
now its time to caress the paint
how to detail the engine engine bay waterlessly
looks oily and good
do a swiping test
effortlessly with alien clean
spray off with Alien no rinse wash (aka QD)
now do a swiping test
everyone take turn to correct the paint (cutting away imperfection)
finish it polishing
the real TEST comes (PART 2)
often i have been asked daily, how to do it and correct that....I always keen to share my passion to those who wants it....Freely I learnt and freely I will empowered
a neglected hood - left abandon for years
firstly wash with no rinse wash
look at the dirt collected
clay range from 7.5 and rm 55
wet sanding for deeper and serious issue
everybody start your engine
then each is pair with partner and 4 groups to challenge
abandon lorry door
tada after Yee hau alien clean
during Alien clean
Alien clean agitation and Alien no rinse off
wet sanding for deeper and serious issue - deeper individual scratches, extremely oxidized paint
how to removed sanding marks
and just finish polish away
ta da - by all amatures
my batt run flat and all pothers closed up shots is done by another camera,
simply best to protect her
Thanks Nic for the wonderful satay and a good time of fellowships
thanks for another memorable time and I enjoyed as much all detailing another car......
Selamat Hari raya and have a happy family reunion time with your family
the most unforgettable Bronx detailing lesson....Thanks to our beloved generous bro who allow us to use his place
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