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Old 03-06-2018, 08:10 PM   #1
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Honda CRX restorative detail

So yet another retro cleaned up after a paint job, and what a little belter!

As with all older cars I don't like to introduce lots of water through normal washing, so the wheels were cleaned, and then it was put in the surgery to have an ONR bath and clay

DSC_0036 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



I stripped off a few bits to allow better access

DSC_0037 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

DSC_0038 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



As always, started with the bonnet, the gains to be had were evident immediately

20180521_143334 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

20180522_180635 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



Then onto the bumper

DSC_0055 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

DSC_0056 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



Next up I went down the sides, so took the opportunity to do the door cups first

DSC_0039 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

DSC_0040 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



DSC_0048 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0051 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



A closer look at the deep flatting mark

DSC_0049 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0050 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



A couple of natural 50/50s to show more gains

DSC_0041 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

20180523_125713 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



Down the other side

DSC_0064 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0065 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



DSC_0057 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0059 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



DSC_0060 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0061 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



Another natural 50/50

DSC_0062 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



Next I moved to the rear where there were lots of deep flatting marks

DSC_0066 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0067 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



DSC_0074 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0075 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



DSC_0076 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0077 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



DSC_0068 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0069 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



The car was then given another ONR bath to get rid of any polishing dust, and was refined before being prepped with optimum paint prep, and coated with optigloss gloss coat. I wanted to add as much UV protection to the single stage paint as possible. Then the details were taken care of, like exhausts, glass and interior

DSC_0080 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



Some after shots inside

20180529_160653 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

20180529_160614 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

20180529_160631 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

20180529_160751 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

20180529_160559 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



And some natural light shots

20180529_204836 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

20180529_204850 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr

20180529_204905 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr



Something a bit different, I hope you enjoyed
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I've a real soft spot for these cars
Beautiful finish
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A proper pocket rocket in v tech guise. Brought out the colour fantastically. Brilliant work
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Very nice work. Good to see someone is looking after this
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Awesome dude. Got to love red.
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Not many around in that condition. Great work as always. Red colour adds to its retro square Japanese lines.
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A real thing of beauty complimented nicely by your fantastic work! I bet the owner is proud of their car.
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Love to see something different being cared for in this way.
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Fantastic turn around, as always, I enjoy watching your work and love your photo expertise, keep it up mate, I am looking forward to the next one.
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