Spyker C8 Spyder

Spkyer C8 SpyderNewish car detail

Having detailed the customers previous car (Audi R8 Spyder) he wanted his latest addition in equally perfect condition. The car, even though it only had 24 miles on the clock, had been stood in the showroom/stock warehouse of Bob Forstner for two years, after the original buyer paid the deposit and never returned to complete the purchase. Having been after a Spkyer for a while, this was the perfect example, apart from the paints condition.

Already having had the R8 Gtechniq’d the Spyker was booked in for a Gtechniq silver detail with all the optional extras.

As we arrived:

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before

Lots of swirls and marring –
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Lots of wipe marks from where its no doubt been service washed and dried –
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A little dirt and mud over the car from the customers first outing in it –
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Small amount of dirt/brake dust build up on the calipers and wheels –
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On to the wash stages:
Unfortunately we didn’t get any real pictures of the car at this stage due to being very focused on not wetting the interior area. After the general wash to remove all lose contaminates, the billet aluminium parts were cleaned and conditioned using metal soap. The customer did not want the metal parts highly polishing, just cleaning –
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Around the panel edges and intricate areas, several different brushes and compressed air tools were used to deep cleanse and degrease.
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Wheels and calipers worked over and then IronX’d –
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Dried and inside, we inspected the paint and ran pad polish combo tests to find the most suitable to correct the paint’s defects.

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Certain areas looked to have had some rough machine work in the past – not typical of Spyker’s finish –
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After several testing a medium polish pad and medium 3M polish were decided on for the cut stages –
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Leaving this finish –
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Certain areas had deeper scratches/defects many in the re-machined areas on the car –

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Further on from that, a hand full of places need spot treatments with a harsher pad polish to remove:
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After several more passes on the worst affected areas, clarity!
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Under the doors and sills corrected –
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Once the paint correction was complete we then continued to refine the finish with 3m ultrafina and finishing pad. The Spyker paint has to be one of thee best and flattest finishes from the factory we have had the pleasure of working on –
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In preparation for the Gtechniq coatings the paint was wiped over with IPA and panel wipe to ensure nothing was on the paint that may interfere. Gteechniq:-
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Gtechniq coatings used:
C1 – paint
C5 – wheels
C4 – plastics
G1 – glass
T1 – tyres
C1.5 – metal
ExoV2 – paint and wheels
G5 – plastic light lenses

Leaving the car finished –
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Thanks for reading.
PD