O.C.Detailing/Hill City Auto Detail – 1998 Mercedes SLK-230 – Auto Geek Online Auto Detailing Forum

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Mercedes SLK 230

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O.C.Detailing/Hill City Auto – 1998 Mercedes

Okay, so this customer was a woman I met while working on the Mercedes SDL 300 I posted a while She is the admin assistant to an attorney in Lynchburg, VA. (who’s headlights about 3 hours worth of to make them clear on his Mercedes SUV). She pulled the parking lot of MB Euro Service and I how swirled her paint was.

I gave her my car and told her I could fix her and a few weeks later, I received a to fix the headlights on the previously mentioned SUV and she walked out to ask when I could do her I scheduled her for today (AWESOME and John and I went to town.

The requested I stay within a budget, which meant and I would focus more on the than on the interior, though we did do light interior work, I forgot to take after of the interior. to sum up the work done on the we wiped down pretty every surface with a 4:1 Meg’s APC, used a to fluff and vaccuum the carpets and and cleaned the windows. No dressing was though I wish we could added it within the budget.

The carpet and floormats looked new we were done. Wish remembered to take pictures for you Sorry. Anyway, ON WITH THE AND PICS.


– via ONR (this will be the norm for us now on!) and dried with an

– No claying was necessary, we thought about doing it, we had a bit of a constraint to meet today as had to leave at a certain time to be to pick up his kids after today.

– Rubber and plastics with Meg’s Synthetic (exterior only).

– were cleaned using a degreaser/Meg’s Gold Class Brightener mixture and LOTS of water and aggitated with brushes. Had to go over them 3 to get them to where they are in the pictures.

– Correction was with M105 on LC Orange 6.5 CCS pad the new Griot’s DA x2(AWESOME machine!) and on LC hydro-tech Cyan pad using the 3401 DA x2.

– We were satisfied the correction and surface of the paint and that since there did not to be any marring left (though the combo was pretty aggressive), we to top it off with an LSP of Poorboy’s EX-P.

Windows were cleaned Stoner’s Invisible Glass.

I also had to do a light correction on the to make them clear as they were starting to up and yellow a bit. I went at with a quick hit of 1000 3m wetordry paper, then grit, a bit of M105 on an orange followed by Meg’s PlastX and a top of Poorboy’s EX-P for a bit more There were nice and after that with no so for a quick, free headlight it was awesome.

Mercedes SLK 230

So now for the pics.


So yeah. car was SERIOUSLY swirled.

Somehow. was about the ONLY bug splattered on the car, we were both

Few more hood shots.

No bug guts anywhere to be seen.

The trunklid and roof had some scratches we couldn’t get out and with of us in alternate vehicles today and not access to our entire arsenal of and product, we decided to let a few RIDs in the afters.

There’s just in this pic that gives me fuzzies. it was like looking at a of chalk.

Mercedes SLK 230
Mercedes SLK 230
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