Category Archives: Paintwork Correction

Aston Martin V8 Vantage – Restored and Protected – Part I

The Aston Martin Vantage has an undeniable appeal to it. Sleek, well-proportioned and, many would agree, painfully pretty, it also carries the aura associated with the Aston Martin badge. Classy, elegant and yet one look at the car itself is enough to deliver that thrill of anticipation. That only ramps up once the engine is […]

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Cosmetically Restoring A Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible

Bentley cars have long been synonymous with the ultimate in class and comfort and with the Continental GT Speed, fans of the winged 8-ball can add sporting performance to the description. The ‘Speed’ designation harks back to the Le Mans 24-hour race-winning Speed Six and is utterly appropriate for a grand tourer capable of 0-60mph […]

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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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1991 Honda NSX – A Legend Reborn (Part 1)

The NSX changed the way the world saw the Japanese car industry and raised the bar for affordable sports cars. Beginning life as a concept car (the HP-X or Honda Pininfarina eXperimental), the 3-litre V6 was projected to rival the V8 Ferrari 348, delivering much of the performance and handling, but with the reliability and […]

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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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