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Old 16-11-2017, 09:46 PM   #1
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56k Icon Bentley Continental major overhaul

This car came in for a LOT of work. It had been driven down local lanes and been scraped through some bushes. The list was

Wheel refurb for curb damage
Leather touch up
Paint touch up
Hood deep clean
Paint correction and long life sealant
Interior detail

So on day one it sits like this, after a thorough wash and decontamination

DSC_0056 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


I started with the roof, as it was going to need multiple hits. Using an antimicrobial cleaner and extraction


DSC_0058 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0060 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


Then it was placed into the surgery ready for other works to take place. Whilst I spent a few days machining the other tradesmen came in to do their bits, so we all had to work round each other


DSC_0080 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


I started with the bonnet, usual wash defects, some deeper scrubbing, and as we have come to expect the usual prestige car sanding. All compounding was done with detailing kingdom 1.1 on lambswool pads via flex rotary, both 150 and 180 machines


DSC_0081 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0082 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0083 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


And another one


DSC_0084 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0085 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


Then I went down each side, dealing again with the usual wash defects and this time the scrub marks from the bushes


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


Some etching from the fuel cap


DSC_0170 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0171 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


And whatever this thing is, obviously it was too deep to fully remove, but its much better


DSC_0173 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0174 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


DSC_0068 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0071 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


Typical oem finish, rubbish clarity and da marks


DSC_0074 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0076 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


DSC_0078 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0079 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


Then down the other side


DSC_0088 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0089 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


This was the worse side, so it was done in stages. First on edge to dig out the scratches, then same pad and compound but flat to leave just nice light holograms


DSC_0094 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0096 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0097 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


DSC_0164 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0166 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0168 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


DSC_0152 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0155 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0156 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


Then up front, much the same


DSC_0157 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0158 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


After the compounding was done, it was time to refine. this was done with the flex rotary and finishing pads with sonax perfect finish


DSC_0160 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0162 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


DSC_0182 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0184 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


DSC_0185 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0186 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


Much better


DSC_0187 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0169 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


Now time for the sealant. Trying out Daddy O from shine supply. Super slick, glossy and a potential 12 months from a single application. Very impressed.


DSC_0196 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0198 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


Whilst it was curing I took care of the "details", dressing tyres, glass, exhausts etc


DSC_0176 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0180 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


And finally some afters on collection


DSC_0286 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0295 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0285 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0287 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0284 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0292 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0305 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr
DSC_0296 by Matt Rowe, on Flickr


As always, purposefully honest images documented at the same angle and lighting, shot in raw
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Old 16-11-2017, 09:52 PM   #2
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And Lazarus-like it rose...

What a job on a car that looked truly trashed! Hat doffing time, again - that is remarkable.

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Old 16-11-2017, 10:01 PM   #3
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Absolutely stunning, Matt.

It looks better than new!

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Always enjoy your write ups, cracking job with a stunning finish.
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Old 16-11-2017, 10:43 PM   #5
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Stunning work and write up as always mate


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Old 16-11-2017, 10:57 PM   #6
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Think these look timeless albeit this would now pass as a new car
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Old 16-11-2017, 11:02 PM   #7
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Lovely detail Matt.
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Stunning detail matt.
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Old 17-11-2017, 01:28 AM   #9
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Great turnaround Matt, I hope the owner looks after it better.
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