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Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2DiD Elegance LWB - Paul Dickinson

Entered for the June 2014 competition.

Competition Entry

Name: Paul Dickinson

Make: Mitsubishi

Model: Shogun 3.2DiD Elegance LWB

Year: 2011

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Votes/Comments: 55

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Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2DiD Elegance LWB
Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2DiD Elegance LWB
Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2DiD Elegance LWB

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How Paul Used Our Products

Purchased second hand with a rather poor paint finish due to previous owner Mitsubishi UK staff car preferring to use the car wash rather than doing it by hand. Car was put through BCA to dispose of due to poor paintwork/mileage. Despite the Tanzanite Pearlescent paint finish which I personally love.

Car was treasure washed and washed with strong traffic film/tar remover and dried. Then following Autoglym instructions for Renovate System using their foam pads with Paint Pro Renovate first to remove the millions of scratches, three applications doing a section at a time until each panel was finished and using standard dusters to remove the remaining film prior to applying the second treatment Paint Pro Renovate Refine. Again with three passes at the speeds recommended. There is a very good video on this site and Autoglym site which demonstrated the process and stages which was very useful as I have never used a product like this before. The surface was buffed up with Autoglym Hi-Tech Finishing Cloth to a nice shine. We then applied the Autoglym Super Resin Polish to the whole car then buffed up with lambs wool bonnet before the next stage. We then cleaned all the rubber and plastics with Autoglym Vinyl & Rubber Care which was also used to clean the interior. Alone with the interior leather which was cleaned with Autoglym Leather Care Balm.

Finally Autoglym Extra Gloss Protection was applied and left for an hour before final buffing up. One of the final jobs was to polish the wheels which were clean at the washing stage with Autoglym Custom Wheel Cleaner, and Polished with Autoglym Resin Polish, and then Autoglym Extra Gloss Protection. Lastly we cleaned all the Glass with Autoglym Fast Glass.

The final finish was amazing compared to millions of scratches we achieved a near perfect showroom finish restoring the car to its original condition. As this was the first time I have ever used a buffer and Autoglym's Paint Pro system with their pads I was really impressed with the finish and how easy it was. I have been buying their products for the last 35 years and used them on my Car, Caravan and Boat to great effect. It really was the Ultimate Finish for me and buying the products from Ultimate Finish couldn't be simpler!

Comments from Voters

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  • Very impressive, amazing how good this vehicle looks

  • Manifique !

  • Brilliant !!

  • Doesn't even look like your car, it looks fab, well done.

  • bonne chance belle voiture

  • You have done a great job I hope you win !

  • Good Job looks like new

  • Brilliant finish. Car looks amazing.

  • very nice

  • Nice job got my vote.

  • Impressive job you have my vote

  • Can you come & do my car? This one gets my vote!

  • Looks like new

  • Looks brand new! Got my vote!

  • Great shine!

  • I think this one must win !

  • Cracking Job

  • Superb finish to the bodywork , what a shine , it must be a winner !!!!!!

  • superb !

  • Wow ! You've got a great shine ! Well done !!!!

  • got my vote!

  • Amazing body work,deserving winner.

  • looks amazing - definitely a winner

  • Ca brille, excellent resultat!

  • Good photos really show the finish excellent job good luck looks like a winner

  • outstanding finish, definately showroom condition.

  • looks brillant hope your a winner !

  • The product used on the car has to be the best on the market, the car looks as if it's brand new.

  • What a shine !!!! Good luck

  • That is a super clean car, well done !

  • Impeccable !!

  • great car

  • Paul car is looking really good hope your ok!

  • looks lovely and shiny! Job well done

  • Really a good job done on such lot of metal looks like a nice even shine all over .Hats off

  • Looks great

  • Blinging 4x4.. and the muds washes of better i reckon..

  • 10/10 for such a big car and not the newest,

  • Smooth..

  • Weldone its looking brilliant ! You can come do my car any day !

  • Always found Autoglym good quality. It has done a great job on the Shogun - lot of surface covered!

  • can see whats coming both ways with that shine

  • A Superb entry, it must win!!!

  • Best of luck Paul

  • cool...

  • Great piece of machinery

  • looks good

  • Very professional shine to the car. I would be more than proud of that quality of job

  • Nice car!

  • :)

  • Lovely polish work car looks fantastic.

  • lovely finish looks smashing

  • Got my vote

  • I saw the end results and was very impressed.

  • It's sooooo amazing! You DEFINITELY deserve a gold star. I'd vote for you 100 times if I could.

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