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Hey guys, have another one for ya. This one completed today (6/27/11) and I was excited to post it up. Decided to shoot a short vid of driving the car since its one of the questions I get asked frequently.

This beast got a slightly different treatment than the red one. Instead of Blackfire Wet Diamond for the LSP on this one, it was decided it needed some very light correction, so I picked Meguiars D301 on the PCXP for correction and LSP. It goes fast and smooth and comes off easy and leaves a super slick finish. It also removed the haze and buffer trails from the carbon fiber pieces. Those roofs and ground effects are polished at the factory before shipping to GM and typically look pretty poor. Well the D301 cleaned it up nicely. While it didn't remove 100% of the swirls (expected), it did remove the haze/fogginess/buffer trails from it and left a great glossy finish.

Anyway here are the pics and the video at the end!





After rinsing it off (the water coming off with just the hose was BROWN!). It was still VERY dirty.


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Still had the shipping plastic films on it. I love getting them this way for 2 reasons. 1) I feel like I'm unwrapping a present. 2) Means no one has messed with the car yet! Makes me happy!

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Oh...how I'd love to be the one to "Get to know" this car! Someone with bigger pockets will get that privilege though!

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Dirty ZR1 needs a bath, so it gets a Optimum No Rinse wash. Love this stuff!

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Better! Washed and clayed.

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Porter Cable XP, with Meguiars MF Finishing Disc (brand new)

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After saturating the pad with product (important on the MF discs) its ready to start the application process

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Applied and curing on the surface

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Finished interior. LOVE the red stitching!

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After removing the D301

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Finished pics out in the sun

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Here you can see there are still swirls in the carbon fiber clear coat. Since this car was not scheduled for a full correction, there would still be some remaining. However, it no longer has the foggy/dull look that they come with from the factory, it has substantially more gloss now.

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Swirl free paint, so bright it'll just about blind you ;)

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Here is the video of a short drive. If you listen carefully you can hear the blower whine.

*edit: permission given for the rev*


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Thanks for looking!
 

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Hey Jeff. Thanks again, yukon looks great. Yes, i'd like to get to know that Vette to, but as we talked, I'd need to take out a second morgage on my new house!

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