Author Archives: Sarah Marsh-Collings

1991 Honda NSX – A Legend Reborn (Part 2)

In last week’s blog, ‘A Legend Reborn (Part 1)‘, we featured the decontamination, cleaning and paint correction processes carried out on a classic 1991 Honda NSX. In Part 2 we conclude the detailing work. Having corrected and refined the soft paintwork, the bodywork was wiped with a solution of Gtechniq Panel Wipe to remove any […]

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2017 Porsche 991 GT3 4.0 – A New Car Cosmetically Restored

New Car Protection requires that new cars, by definition, are in an ‘as new’ condition cosmetically. However, unfortunately, experience has shown this is not always the case. Whilst on the surface, the paintwork may look shiny, closer inspection can reveal holograms and even sanding marks, the result of hurried factory finishing, plus swirls and scratches […]

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1973 Triumph Stag V8 – A British Icon Protected With Nanotechnology

The Triumph Stag is a 2+2 sports tourer that was sold between 1970 and 1973, built by British Leyland and styled by Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti. One of the most prolific designers of sports cars in the 20th century, Michelotti’s portfolio includes contributions to Ferrari, Lancia and Maserati. A fitting choice then, for a luxury sports […]

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Jaguar E-Type V12 Series 3 – A Legend Brought To Life at UF

UF has performed detailing treatments on a wide variety of vehicles, from modern sports cars and supercars to less exotic but still beloved daily drivers. In addition, the studio has cosmetically restored many classic vehicles, including a number of examples of the iconic Aston Martin DB5, an Ex-Works Ford Escort and a Mercedes 280 SL ‘Pagoda’. Given that […]

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Porsche Macan Turbo – Built in Leipzig, Protected at Brands Hatch

New Car Protection Treatments have been growing in popularity as the phenomenon of the ‘ceramic coating’ has become increasingly widely known. Based on nanotechnology, ceramic coatings are inherently tough as their molecules have a small volume compared to their surface ratio. They use chemical bonds to deliver a level of permanent protection not provided by […]

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Toyota GT86 Aero – Protected Using The Kaizen Approach

The Toyota GT86 D-4s Aero is nothing if not eye catching. The rattle of the exhaust will catch the ear, turn the head and the size of the rear wing will keep most petrolheads staring after the car as it makes its way down the street. The enormous rear wing and gaping front splitter come […]

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Gear Driven? Dual Action? Rotary? – RUPES Has It Covered

RUPES has been leading the way in machine polishing tool technology since its launch in 1951. Eleven years later, RUPES set a new standard bringing the first ever polymer-bodied TP/PC drill to the market. The plastic body made the tool significantly lighter, making it far easier for use over long periods of time, and the plastic […]

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Ferrari 360 Spider – Pre-Sale Vehicle Preparation And Protection

For most people, when buying a Ferrari, they’re buying into an idea, a legacy. How that legacy is presented to them makes all the difference. If you are selling a Ferrari, the preparation and eventual cosmetic appearance are particularly important. A thoroughbred has to look the part, after all! So when a well-known independent Ferrari […]

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