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My new Merc CLK Detail

Well, here is some photos of the CLK after she's had a bath and a little lovin'.

Fully loaded minus electric seats and rear sunshade.

Got her home on Friday and detailed on Saturday - 8:30am > 6pm.

Process:

Inside:
Good vac and brush down
Meg's APC 10:1 - All interior panels/trim
Autoglym Interior Shampoo - Headlining & Kickplate on door cards
G|Techniq C6 - All interior panels/trim
G|Techniq L1 - Seats, leather trim
Autoglym Car Glass Polish - Glass

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Rinse,
Meg's Super D-Greaser 4:1
Rinse,
Aerospace 303
CG Speed wipe on paint

Outside:
Rinse,
Foam (Autoglym Pressure Wash stuff),
Rinse,
Foam,
Wash (2BM + Dodo Supernatural Sponge which is great!)
Rinse,
De-Tar (Autoglym Intensive Tar Remover),
IronX,
Rinse,
Clay,
Dry,
Polish/Seal (Autoglym Ultra Deep Shine x2 - 4 hours apart),
Glass cleaned and sealed (Autoglym Car Glass Polish & G|Techniq G5),
Door Jambs (Megs APC & CG spray and wipe),
Tires dressed (Megs Endurance)
Wheels sealed (CG Wheel Guard)
Exhaust polished (Autoglym Metal Polish)

Will be applying two coats of Colinite 476s soon for proper Winter protection, just want to make sure existing stuff has fully cured.


So without further a-do, here she is























MPG is about twice the Jeeps!


Motor before:


Motor after:







Congrats if you made it this far and thanks for looking!!
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:51 AM
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What more can I say.

Stunning work as always mate.
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All the best Marty.....

Looks Sweet!
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Re: My new Merc CLK Detail

soooo. you wanna come over the pond and do all that to my jeep?? hahahha


looks showrooms fresh. excellent work.
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soooo. you wanna come over the pond and do all that to my jeep?? hahahha

looks showrooms fresh. excellent work.

I was thinking the same thing , lol

Looks great!
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Cheers Aaron, took 2 days to recover!

Thanks Rob, I'll still be sticking around here. I love this place.

Antonio/Spyder, pay the flight/accommodation and you've got a deal! You could go 50/50 on the flights. LOL
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Re: My new Merc CLK Detail

Very nice Marty! Good job on the engine detail. Some poeple half ass some of that, but you did a great job! Props!
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Re: My new Merc CLK Detail

Thanks Paul. Only took around 20 mins to do the engine to be honest. Done so many I'm pretty efficient at them.
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Looks awesome as usual! Looks like it started raining on you as you were taking pics...I HATE it when that happens!
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Thanks Tony.

Indeed it did start to rain when I began taking the photos Tony...

It now is fitted with mats, which look a lot better than the two sheets of paper shown in those pics!
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