Detailed: 2002 Black Onyx Lexus GS430

jmkiang

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Detailed another local GS today... it was pretty hammered from going thru automatic carwashes about once a week in the winter time :run:

Car prep was normal... strip wax / wash, clay, rinse, IPA.
Interior was normal... clean, protect.

Wheels:
P21S Wheel Cleaner gel 1:1
EZ Detail Brush
Uber BH Brush
Zymol Wheel Brush
Other no name brushes

Tires:
Megs APC 4:1 with tire brush
Z16 for dressing

Paint:
Menz SIP / LC 4/5.5" orange on most of the car
Menz SIP / LC 4" PFW on front and rear bumpers
Megs 205 / LC 4/5.5" white for finishing
IPA wipedowns after each stage

LSP:
ZFX'd Zaino Z5/Z2 mix (~2:1)
Z6 wipedown
Z8 wipedown

Onto the pictures!
 
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Before pictures:

Let this be a lesson for all... do NOT run your cars thru an automatic car wash!!!!! Those brushes are killer!!!!











 
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Progress pictures:


After a 2 step polish on the fender.

B-pillars after 1-step

Upper rear door after 2-step.

B-pillars after 2-step
 
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After pictures:

The sun wasn't out so no sun shots but I did get some nice reflection shots.

















^ My baby! Haha :D

Thanks for looking!

C&C welcome.
 

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