Category Archives: Paintwork Correction

Nissan Skyline GT-R (R33) – Restoring A Japanese Classic (Part 2)

With the paintwork now corrected and refined, it was time to turn attention to protecting the various substrates and completing the finishing touches that would completely transform the GT-R. First up, it was important to carefully apply the newly arrived Nissan badges and vinyl stickers to the uncoated paintwork. Fitting the badges and stickers is […]

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Nissan Skyline GT-R (R33) – Restoring A Japanese Classic (Part 1)

Aimed at the luxury sport market, the Nissan Skyline has long been popular with Japanese performance car enthusiasts. Immortalised in Playstation’s Grand Turismo, the Skyline GT-R captured the imagination of a new generation and arguably became an automotive legend. The R33 was introduced in 1995 replacing the R32 and although it retained much of the technical […]

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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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1994 Porsche 928 GTS – A Modern Classic Restored

Impossible as it may be to believe now, during the 1960’s Porsche considered the 911 model to be coming to the end of its reign. Slow sales seemed to reinforce this idea, along with the rise in popularity of the luxury grand tourer. With this in mind, Porsche set their sights on a luxury grand […]

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State-Of-The-Art Protection For A 2016 Audi R8 V10 PLUS

The Audi R8 is based on the Audi Le Mans Quattro concept car, so its aggressive sporty design is hardly surprising! Using the Audi trademark permanent all-wheel drive system and based on the Lamborghini Gallardo platform, the R8 literally screams ‘race me’! In fact, 24 Hours Le Mans winner, Jacky Ickx, declared it ‘the best […]

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1991 Ferrari Testarossa – Designed by Pininfarina, Detailed by UF

The Ferrari Testarossa 12-cylinder, mid-engine 2-door coupe first appeared at the Paris Motor Show in 1984 and remained in production until 1991. A dazzling white version gained fame as Sonny Crockett’s choice of transport in the hugely popular Miami Vice series (replacing the Ferrari Daytona replica). A generation of budding petrol heads grew up dreaming […]

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Volkswagen Polo BlueGT: The Argument For Using A Ceramic Sealant

The Volkswagen Polo BlueGT is VW’s attempt at combining superb fuel economy with a jaunty ride. It uses the same four-cylinder engine as can be found in the Mk7 Golf, but as the Polo is lighter, the small 1.4-litre turbo engine does feel remarkably punchy. Clever technology means the engine automatically switches between running on four […]

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Restoring An Iconic British Motoring Legend – The Lotus Carlton

The Vauxhall Lotus Carlton outwardly looks like a standard family saloon. However, the Lotus designation indicates this model has been upgraded by Lotus to be a 177 mph (285 km/h) sports saloon with impressive acceleration capabilities that equalled the supercars of the era. Outwardly there is little to distinguish it from the standard Vauxhall Carlton […]

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X FQ-300 – The Evolution Of Protection

The Mitsubishi Evolution brought boy (or girl) racers out of boyhood and into man (or woman) hood. Chances are, if you had a Peugeot 205 GTi or a souped up Nova in your misspent youth, you probably own, have owned or at the very least, wanted to own an Evo when you ‘grew up’. The […]

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