Category Archives: Decontamination

Decontamination: Power of IronX on a Toyota Tacoma

White paint with a fair amount of contamination from iron fall out and various environmental inorganic matter. We decided to give this vehicle a deep clean and protection since its a daily driver.


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Overspray & Renew: BMW X5 Dark Silver

Special overspray removal on this freshly detailed BMW X5. Concrete sealer speckled this vehicle, thankfully the vehicle was detailed the past month. Many hours of overspray removal with a special solvent remover. Vehicle was clayed and sealed to ensure proper protection for the fall weather. Client requested a special trim dressing be applied, CarPro Perl performed perfectly for hydrating and giving longterm protection.

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Overspray Removal & Correction: Acura TSX Dark Blue

Today’s vehicle was dotted on the rear and passenger side with road paint overspray. Three hours of proper overspray removal with a mix of water, solvents, and decontamination products. Due to the paint’s age, 106K+ Miles after 7 year, we opted to go for a good one step polish for pre sale value. A few deep scratches and 15% paint defects remain, however the vehicle is quite revived.


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Renew & Protect: Lexus IS-F Black with Opticoat Wheel Application

ISF In for basic paint protection and revival with emphasis toward wheel preparation for Opticoat 2.0. Most time spent on wheels to get them fully ready for their coating and ultimate protection.


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Clean & Protect: Green Autocross Mazda Miata

Tarheel Sports Car Club Autocross Green Mazda Miata in for a simple Level 1 Renew detail. Due the age and known Mazda production flaws car, recommended something basic to clean and condition the paint. Overall paint thickness 115 microns across the board, despite rear left fender reading up to 170 microns. We will monitor the clearcoat separation around the trunk are overtime.

Horrible pictures due to the overcast skies, however it didn’t rain!

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Clean & Protect: Land Rover Defender Black

Special Range Rover Defender into today for paint cleaning and protection for further damage overtime. Various staining and deep paint defects existed before the detail. Primary concern was to address the water staining and put a strong layer of protection down. Wild amount of paint readings: 400, 300, 240, and 80 microns on the rear! Thorough foam blasting wash on everything was completed as well as stripping the paint down. Nanoskin greatly revived the paint. HD Polish was aggressive enough to minimize the swirling, however some deeper defects remain for further correction down the road. Interior was aggressively vapor steamed to disinfect all surfaces. Maintenance scheme will be basic wash and waxes for longevity.

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