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Ford Escort XR3i - Richard Perry

Entered for the June 2012 competition.

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Name: Richard Perry

Make: Ford

Model: Escort XR3i

Year: 1989

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Votes/Comments: 9

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Ford Escort XR3i
Ford Escort XR3i
Ford Escort XR3i

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This detail has been planned for quite a while now, since the middle of last year and I've finally got around to doing it. I had to spread it out over 4-5 days and probably 40 odd hours as it was very bad!

I spent a whole day just cleaning the muck off it, which was mainly tree sap and moss, washing it and claying. It was looking so much better already but still had a long way to go to restore its former shine, it just didn't look right in pink! This has been my hardest detail yet and I found working on single stage paint a lot trickier than clearcoat.

I wasn't aiming for total swirl removal but just to get it back to red, although I think I did manage to remove a lot of the heavier swirling.

I also sanded the wiper arms and sprayed them hammerite smooth as the paint was flaking a lot.

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  • Needs a turbo ;)

  • See you can polish a t** cracking work well done.

  • You managed to get the paint on the car looking brilliant for he year

  • Looks good, well done

  • nice work

  • very clean for its age

  • Very good work

  • Nice looking Lambo..... Oh wait it's an Escort

  • Good Job

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