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Thought I'd share the work that we were fortunate enough to do on this beautiful Z51 Stingray...always a pleasure to work on such amazing cars...i hope you all enjoy:


A brand new Chevy Z51 Stingray in Mesa, Arizona was dropped off with us to receive paint polishing and CQuartz Finest paint coating treatment. (Also known as our New Car Prep Package).*






Pretty clean for the most part, but a necessary prep wash was still performed. First up - tires/wheels/wheel barrels and wells.











Well maybe the wheels weren't so clean :)....









Gotta get behind the spokes.







Safely disolving*away the brake dust and road grime.








Ah yes, much better...they ARE black after all!







Wheel barrels and calipers were sealed to help make maintenance as easy as possible...





(Note the water beading on the calipers :) )



Next up, a foam bath to thoroughly clean the body of the car...make it thick!















After being hand washed and rinsed....Iron X was then used on the entire car to safely remove any iron particles (primarily from brake and rail dust) that may have bonded to the paint.







All the purple specks are iron particles being dissolved. Yes, even on a new car...







After chemically decontaminating the car, we then used a clay bar to remove what contaminates *were left and then pulled it into the garage to begin polishing...this is where we remove swirls, water spots or any other paint defects.



For the most part the paint was in good shape, but it did still have clusters of swirls/scratches that needed to be corrected.










And after polishing...crystal clear











 

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Glossing up nicely







Gotta love that black/white contrast....beautiful.



Exhaust tips were polished....



Before:





After:



Finsihed











The Z51 was then cleaned with Eraser...an extremely important step to insure all polishing oils are removed so that the CQuartz Finest coating can properly bond to the paint....allowing it to protect for 2+ years!



CQuartz Finest gets applied to every inch..even the fun, low...difficult to reach areas...which you can tell by the smile on Danis face...she was enjoying that lol. Oh, and it also gets applied in 2 coats...so she got to do it twice :).











Crazy gloss, even i was impressed!





Finest was also applied to the super sweet Z51 wheel faces









Glass was coated with CQuartz Flyby30









Door jambs were cleaned...and while we weren't doing the interior, we had to snap a quick photo because it was so beautiful!









Protected by only the Finest in Arizona....work done by the only Finest Detailers/Installers in Arizona...how about that :)
 

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Finally it was time to enjoy the finished product...







A beautiful finish to a beautiful car. The owner was very pleased and after purchasing some CarPro maintenance supplies from us *we are confident she will stay looking good for a very long time to come.



Thanks all for taking the time to look and enjoy.
 

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Finally it was time to enjoy the finished product...







A beautiful finish to a beautiful car. The owner was very pleased and after purchasing some CarPro maintenance supplies from us *we are confident she will stay looking good for a very long time to come.



Thanks all for taking the time to look and enjoy.
Great job
 

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Always fun to clean a nice car... Looks Good :cool:
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Hey that's my car......I bought it from Jesse last week.
 

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Hey that's my car......I bought it from Jesse last week.
No kidding! Wow, small world. I was a bit sad to hear he sold it...but if you would like any tips/advice on how to care for it since it is coated with CQuartz Finest, just let me know. He put forth a nice investment to have us work on it so i'd be more than happy to help you care for it so that you get the most out of it :)
 

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How long did the whole application take ? Do you have any contacts in the So Cal. area that you could recommend ? Antelope Valley. Palmdale/Lancaster/Santa Clarita
 

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I am in Chandler - how much does this service cost? Also - I have the full length stripes, I assume those can't be polished?

Thanks,

Jay
 

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I am in Chandler - how much does this service cost? Also - I have the full length stripes, I assume those can't be polished?

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Hey Jay,

The price may vary a bit....and i'd like to take a look at those stripes...some can be polished/coated. Is there a # and a good time i can call you to talk it over? Since we live right over in Gilbert we could even set up a time for us to swing by and take a look and give you an estimate if thats alright with you.
 
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