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Old 06-01-2012, 12:01 AM   #1
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Bay Area~ Amateur Detailing!

Hey guys, I started out detailing just my own cars and now I have all these supplies sitting around..

I am willing to detail cars for a nice affordable price! I, only use quality products like the Porter Cable 7424XP, Lake Country Pads, XMT, Meguiars, Mothers, 3M, Menzerna, Pinnacle, Chemical Guys, 303, Griots Garage and Wolfgang! (I hope to expand my line up with some more stuff when I can gauge some interest)

I am NOT a professional detailer, however your car will look much better and very close to perfect! I'd guess around 80-95% paint correction will be achieved on most cars. I'm positive that your car will stand out from the rest of the car's on the road and it will have a nice coat of sealent and wax to protect the paint! -I will also vacuum, shampoo, and condtition the seats!

I am located in the East Bay Area and will take maybe 2 days to perform a full detail on a car. I will take my time and not rush anything, no corners will be cut.

Pricing: A bmw 3 series will around vary for a full interior and exterior detail. Just shoot me a PM or call/text me @ 510-323-5982 pricing does vary!!

-I spend at least 10 hours or so on a FULL detail.
Wash
Clay Bar
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Compound (if necessary) with Porter Cable buffer
Heavy Polish with Porter Cable buffer
Light Polish with Porter Cable buffer
Sealent (by hand)
2 coats of wax (by hand)

Interior:
Scrub down the carpet (by hand)
Clean seats
Conditioner on seats
Wipe down everything and vacuum
Clean glass/windows

Contact for me accurate pricing and/or ANY questions!

jordan_johal@hotmail.com 510-323-5982call or text!

I check my e-mail maybe 2 or 3 times a day, so I will respond quickly.



taped up, so no polish will stain the trim! Also, I use 2 500w lights to find those nasty paint imperfections and tackle them!



done!

The wheels also get cleaned and a coat of wheel sealent put on






















The paint wasn't bad at all.. He detailed it himself a few months ago but wanted some overall cleaning of the interior and two coats of chemical guys wax to give the car that nice lustrous pop!

ps, remember.. I can only clean the carpets so much, I can't make coffee stained tan carpets perfect again.. Especially if the stain has been there untouched for the passed few years





I get to work nice and early










50/50, obviously the left side wasn't that bad to start with..











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Old 06-01-2012, 01:21 AM   #2
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Ahhh man wish you were in socal.
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Old 06-01-2012, 10:35 PM   #3
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debadging and engine cleaning


before


after







buffed with the porter cable after, to get that nice clean look



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Old 06-01-2012, 11:03 PM   #4
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Saw your thread on bfc... so are you mobile or is this only in el sobrante?
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Old 06-01-2012, 11:10 PM   #5
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Only in El Sobrante. Depending on the service requested, I will take 2 days max.
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Old 06-02-2012, 03:07 PM   #6
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here's a little glimpse of what I have

It's not a bunch of cheap armor all stuff or anything like that.. It's all very high quality




















I may start mobile detailing soon.. You will cover gas costs on top, and I will need acces to a garden hose and a garage with enough space to fit the car, and a good few feet around it so I can work.
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Old 06-02-2012, 03:13 PM   #7
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If you do go mobile I might have a couple of cars for you to do.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:39 AM   #8
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Subscribed. May contact you for a possible appointment in a couple weeks or so.
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Old 06-03-2012, 02:08 AM   #9
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Ahhh man wish you were in socal.
My thoughts EXACTLY!

Wanna come to Oxnard?
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Old 06-03-2012, 12:36 PM   #10
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Subscribed. May contact you for a possible appointment in a couple weeks or so.
Sounds great, I look forward to it!

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My thoughts EXACTLY!

Wanna come to Oxnard?
lol, it's just too far
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Old 06-12-2012, 12:01 PM   #11
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Bump, just did E46 330i sedan.

I'll post pics soon! I forgot to take afters, so I'm just waiting for the owner to send me some pics. - Totally my fault

However, my cousin and I are offering a service where we will detail, do a full photo-shoot of the car, and we can get the photos printed and framed for you!

Shoot me a PM
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Old 06-12-2012, 03:30 PM   #12
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Looking good. Keep it up.

I remember the good old days when I started with a Porter Cable. Good results, but when I had enough experience and switched to a rotary, not only did it make the whole process faster, but the end result was perfection.
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Old 06-12-2012, 03:41 PM   #13
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wow i definitely wish you were in socal, id have 3 cars for you to detail without hesitation!
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where in the east bay are you?
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Old 06-12-2012, 04:33 PM   #15
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Looking good. Keep it up.

I remember the good old days when I started with a Porter Cable. Good results, but when I had enough experience and switched to a rotary, not only did it make the whole process faster, but the end result was perfection.
I forgot to mention we have two porter cables on board

I think I may purchase the Makita rotary polisher in the near future if this work stays busy

and thank you for the compliment!

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where in the east bay are you?
El Sobrante.

Feel free to shoot me a pm if you have ANY questions!
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Old 06-13-2012, 03:00 PM   #16
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alrighty!

We have a 2005 GMC Sierra (black) full size pick up truck. Including a camper shell on the bed.

Needs everything! This should be fun

It will be arriving tomorrow and spending the night with us, in our covered garage

Interior is clean but will still be addressed, the main priority is the exterior and engine clean!

Cleaned my dad's E39 a few weeks ago. Here is an after shot

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Old 06-16-2012, 12:07 PM   #17
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We (my cousin and I) are also offering photo shoot services! We can work out a package to have your car detailed, photographed, and printed + framed copies of your car!!

Just feel free to shoot me a pm

Here are a few pictures of my cousins portfolio!

For example, he made a craigslist ad for his cousin then his photos were featured on a photo site!

http://fstoppers.com/want-to-sell-so...t-look-amazing

here is link to his photostream

http://www.flickr.com/photos/4511497...th/6159600257/

here are the shots of that 330i we did. The paint looked very dull and flat. Needed a good polish to bring her back to life. I basically focused all my time on the outside of the car as the owner requested.
The car was:
washed
clayed
compounded (paint correction)
fine polished
rinse
Jet seal- 2 coats
Wax
Wheels cleaned and dressed
Windows cleaned
Interior vacuumed
Aerospace protectant on dash and plastics
Engine and door jambs cleaned!





















AFTERS






note the trim is much darker!

owner sent me this pic. The exhaust tips look like some water got on them, however they are protected now so it will just wipe off And, you get the idea of how clean they are!






much more shine!

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Do you only have a PC? Any other polishers in your arsenal OP?
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Do you only have a PC? Any other polishers in your arsenal OP?

We only have pc's. Two Porter Cable 7424xp's to be exact.

I'm pretty happy with them, and I'm very comfortable and confident with their abilities. Sure, they take a bit longer than using a rotary, but they still manage to get the job done.
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:04 AM   #20
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Seems like you are doing decent work with limited products. I would advise you to try and take some 50/50 shots with the halogens to portray your skills a little bit better. How many pads do you have? I only saw a orange, and black LC pad I believe and no other pads.

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