Author Archives: Sarah Marsh-Collings

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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Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 – High Performance Ceramic Protection

Mercedes has been rethinking model designations and in a midlife facelift exercise, has now replaced the SLK with the SLC. Along with the name change, out too, is the naturally-aspirated V8 engine found in the SLK55, replaced with a Biturbo-charged V6. Although Biturbo and twin-turbo both represent a dual turbo mechanism, the setup differs from […]

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UF Hosts Colourlock Leather Care & Repair Training Day

As a detailer, being able to restore paintwork is a vital skill. However, there is little point having the exterior of a vehicle in ‘as new’ condition if the interior leather is faded, cracking, ripped, torn or stained. Whilst modern automotive leather has been specifically treated to increase its longevity and to make it more durable, […]

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Ferrari F430 Scuderia – Pre-Sale Preparation And Protection

In 2016, after extensive in-house testing, UF added the Fireball range to their extensive portfolio of car care and detailing products. The South Korean brand is well known amongst professional detailers for incorporating silicon dioxide (Si02) technology, for their unique post-sealant maintenance options and the extreme hydrophobic nature of their products. So, when a local independent […]

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Ceramic Composite Coating For A 2017 Porsche 991 Turbo S

Initially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011 to replace the 997, the Porsche 991 burst onto the scene with an entirely new platform. Featuring longer body panelling and wheelbase, the overall length of the latest incarnation of the 911 increased by 70mm. A new transaxle configuration allowed the rear wheels to be placed […]

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