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Not your normal wedding present but knowing the happy couple well, I elected in the knowledge the bride's corsa was a lovely shade of pink, to give a present offering my services on her car.

I finally got my chance 14 months later. :thumb:

The car as it came to me. Only needed a little bit of tar removing from the lower sills, and a swift claying once tardis and iron out had done its job.





Bonnet - Tactic was simple. Attack with my EP801 using a tough pad and megs cleaner polish, followed by DAS6 with Megs speed Glaze



Working across



Bonnet done



The side - lovely....



Working it.... working it!



Getting across the roof





Finished the offside



The rear end


Sticker leftover - it put up no fight!





Getting it done - saving that end bit for when I do the nearside



Ah - Side part deux



Thought about leaving the bride's name in the side. Decided not to.... :D



Nearside done


Finished car















I enjoyed doing it. Please note this was by far a "detail" - I was concentrating on the paint alone, and nothing else. The wife had bumper stuff anyway, and after all I think the pink paint mattered more than slapping on a little tyre dressing :lol:

Oh, and the whole thing only took 3 hours. It's not a tough job this vauxhall red malarky! :buffer:
 

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What's up with the paint in the 2nd last photo above the rear tyre looks like it is scuffed in two areas?

Nice turnaround from pink to red. Do you have any photos of it in direct light or with a torch?
 

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I enjoyed doing it. Please note this was by far a "detail" - I was concentrating on the paint alone, and nothing else. The wife had bumper stuff anyway, and after all I think the pink paint mattered more than slapping on a little tyre dressing
Refreshingly honest.... Great work too.
 

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What's up with the paint in the 2nd last photo above the rear tyre looks like it is scuffed in two areas?

Nice turnaround from pink to red. Do you have any photos of it in direct light or with a torch?
Hadn't seen that, but looks like a missed bit of polish to me. There were no scuffs when I had finished. :buffer:

As for being happy - I had a text from the owner saying I had taken years off her! Good enough compliment for me.

I never bothered with torch / close-ups / swirling etc. This was just a pink to red, and nothing more. :thumb: I'll save the macro shots for proper corrections. :D
 
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