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Subject: Audi RS4
Requirements - get it back to NEW like condition and ready for sale


- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adam’s All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with 1Z einszett W99
- Wolf's Decon Gel
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Compound - Menzerna FG400
- Final Polish - Sonax 3/6 Nano Polish
- Last step - Lusso Oro
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Engine Detail
- Cleaned
- Dressed

- Vac
- Clean and protect dash
- Clean and protect leather
- Clean glass

Products used

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99
Wolf's Decon Gel
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Menzerna FG400
Sonax Nano Polish 3/6 - Coming Soon
Lusso Oro
Adam's Super VRT
Optimum Metal Polish

Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Adam's Trim and Lug Brush
Adam's In and Out Spray

1Z Cockpit
1Z Plastic Deep Cleaner
1Z Leathercare
Sonax Upholstery and Carpet Cleaner

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Griot's 3 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster



1Z einszett Klima Cleaner ETU
(we have been using this on just about every detail now)

After interior shots


Before shots

Before wheels

Exterior Prep - including wash, decon, nanoskin autoscrub, wheels, tires, engine
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner going to work.

Auto Finesse Citrus was used to assist in cleaning the lowers

Before: Fuel Door

Before Door Jambs

Cleaning out the door jambs with some Auto Finesse Citrus followed by protecting the jambs with Lusso Oro

Before shots of the engine

Adam's APC was used on the motor

After cleaning out the motor we used a Metro Air Force Blaster to assist the drying process

Adam's In and Out
used to dress the engine up.

After shot of the engine bay

RS4 Grill cleaned up with an Adam's Trim and Lug Brush


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Discussion Starter · #2 ·
Pre Soak/Wash

Wolf's Decon Gel working hard

Before shots of paint - holograms/marring/light scratches

Stains on the roof were reduced by 90%

Various 50/50 shots

Rockers were marred/scratched due to the obvious.


Water spots and etching greatly reduced - Hood all done

After compound and polishing out the door, we ended up with some nice results.
We used the Fenix TK35 to spot check during and after correction.

Afters of the c pillars

After of the rear fenders

After shot of the roof

Griots in action

Final touches
Exhaust tips were cleaned up with steel wool #0000 and Optimum Metal Polish


Happy Man
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Looks amazing. I absolutely love those cars and that blue, IMO, is the best color they come in.

There is one in the town I live in and a Doctor drives it so I get to see it all the time since I work at the hospital. Nice job! Great results. The Kilma cleaner is very interesting. I hadn't heard of it before now.
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