A Spring Clean

Alex225

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Gave the S a spring clean today, got an early start on it as it was a great day for it. The car was the dirtiest it's been in a while, nearly 500 miles of motorway driving the other weekend saw to that plus that sandy rain we had the other dau. Yuck!

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Started off with the wheels, they weren't too bad but a quick hit with some Autoglym Magma revealed a bit of brake dust.

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Just a soft brush on the faces of the alloys then moved onto the bodywork. Thorough rinse down, then a hit with some Citrus Pre-Wash. Let it dwell for a bit before giving the whole car a rinse.

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Washed from the top down with the usual microfibre mitts and Dodo Juice Basics of Bling shampoo.

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After rinsing I went for one of my favourite products of recent times. Meguiars Hybrid Ceramic. First started using it last year and still love it. So easy to apply a really hydrophobic layer.

I generally tend to spray it onto the car wet and just dry it rather than the spray and rinse method (for second application).

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Then finishing the wheels off with a wash mitt to the faces to make sure they're 100% and then cleaned up the barrels of the wheels using a Meguiars wheel brush.

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Inside the wheels still looking good.

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I gave the interior a vacuum and clean up. Went at the rubber mats with some Chemical Guys Nonsense all purpose cleaner. Only got it the other day but seems good.

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Chemical Guys Inner Clean for the plastics and Dr Leather for the seats.

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Now I actually started this detail the other day as popped outside during my lunch break and cleaned and dressed the engine and shuts.

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Under the bonnet.

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Tyres finished off with the classic Meguiars Endurance tyre gel, applied and then buffed. Comes up pretty good for it's 13 years and 73k.

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Oddly one of my favourite parts of the car is the tail lights. Oddly enough to make me want the pre-facelift model where they lost the body coloured lines through the tail lights!

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Great work as always buddy.

Looks fantastic 🥰😙
 
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Alex225

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Thanks guys, it's not perfect as such as it could do with a bit of paint correction and a few little bits but overall for a car I generally do 800-900 miles a month in, it's pretty good! :)
 

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