Is it yellow or is it orange? It's a little bit of both, it is Yorange! We have seen plenty of 5th gen. Vipers come through our facility this year but none quite as vibrant as this one. Our XPEL Ultimate Full Front End Protection Package, paired with a New Car Prep / CQuartz Finest Reserve ceramic coating is the best way to protect your vehicle against road debris and Mother Nature! Not only did our customer opt for the Full Front End Protection Package, he also wanted his a-pillars / partial roof and rocker panels protected as well.
Before we applied the XPEL, we performed our New Car Prep which is a Stage 1 paint correction that decontaminates the paints surface and gets rid of any imperfections. The paint protection film was then applied.
After all of the film was applied it was time to make this bad boy SHINE! We re-washed the Viper to get rid of the gel we use to apply the XPEL and used a special product called Eraser which gets oils / residues off of the paints surface.
Now that the surface has been properly prepped and protected, we can apply the CQuartz Finest Reserve ceramic coating. Reser [...]
Brian Spachman has wanted a R33 Skyline since he was a young lad. He remembered playing countless hours of Gran Turismo with the R33 and wanted to experience it in real life. After buying the R33 we had sitting in the shop, he finally got his hands on the R33 Motorex Skyline he always wanted and the rest was history. We wasted no time breaking down the RB26 to its bare block. From there it was outfitted with several performance parts with no expenses sparred. Continue reading below to see images and details of the build!
Out with the old, in with the new! The motor was pulled out and stripped down to the bare block to start fresh.It's time to get everything mounted up to the new block and install the engine / trans back into the chassis.JRZ Suspension was installed along with StopTech brake pads / rotors to help stop the R33 with all the added power. Origin Fabrication fabbed us up some custom inconel piping as well!Modifications:
- RB26 Tomei Short Block
- Precision Turbo 67/66 Single Ball BearingTurbo
- JRZ Suspension
- OS Giken Triple Disc Clutch
- DSS Axles
- StopTech Front and Rear Brake Pads & Rotors
- Pro EFI Management
- HKS Camshafts
- Diamond Custom Pistons
- Origin Fabrications custom down pipes, Inte [..
Most new car owners want to keep their vehicle in the most pristine conditions as possible. By protecting your vehicle with XPEL Ultimate paint protection film, you can preserve the paints perfect finish from the showroom. You can protect the entire vehicle or just the areas you believe will receive the most impact from road debris / damage. Most people opt for our Full Front End Protection package like this Tesla Model S owner. Before we applied the film, we performed our New Car Prep to remove any surface contaminants and imperfections on the paints surface. We applied paint protection film on the full front end. The Full Front End Protection Package includes the full hood, full fenders, front bumper, headlights and side mirrors. By protecting the full front alone, you're covering about 50-60% of the vehicle which is prone to road debris. Next up we applied a CQuartz Professional Ceramic Paint Coating (2 - 3 Year). The ceramic coating was applied to all painted exterior surfaces and the XPEL Ultimate clear bra to give it a high gloss finish and help keep it looking freshly waxed for many years to come!
Keep scrolling to check out some final images of this brand new Tesla Model S P75D!
The BMW M2 Performance Edition is a M2 with less creature comforts yet it's more expensive than your standard M2. Production numbers are limited to only 150 stateside. Here are a few notable changes we saw on this M2 Performance Edition compared to your standard M2.
• Manually adjustable sport seats without heat or lumbar.
• No comfort access
• Single zone automatic climate control
• HiFi audio system, sayonara Harmon Kardon!
• Black mirror caps
• Titanium exhaust tips
We completed a New Car Prep, to decontaminate the paint surface, remove any light swirls / scratches and get rid of any imperfections before the ceramic coating is applied. The coating we used on this M2 was CQuartz Professional. Professional has a life span of 2 - 3 years! The owner will not have to wax his vehicle, it will be easier to clean and maintain as well. Keeping black wheels looking great is a task to say the least. The new owner opted to get his wheels coating with CQuartz Pro. as well. The coating will help prevent brake dust build up and give his gloss black wheels more gloss than ever before!
This California T is equipped with the Handling Speciale Package which gives you a stiffer suspension, sportier exhaust tone, transmission timing tweaks and a few appearance styling cues that you can't find on the standard California T. Adorned in Tour de France Blue, our customer wanted to keep his new Ferrari looking at it's best for many years to come. We performed several detailing services we offer such as our New Car Prep, CQuartz Finest Reserve ceramic paint coating, CQuartz Professional wheel coating and Opti-Guard leather coating. Continue reading below to check out the entire process!Each vehicle is initially washed and clayed before the polishing process begins. After it has been properly prepped, we tape off all trim pieces to avoid polishing residue to be left over. Most of the time we will clean the full interior as well but we waited on this California because it is receiving an interior coating. The coating calls for a deeper cleaning before the coating is applied so we will hold off on that for now.We have a [...]
One of our customers wanted to get some old paint protection film removed off of his recently purchased GT3. The film that was installed previously was starting to deteriorate and he wanted it gone. We removed the old film along with all of residue left behind. Up next, we performed a 1.5 - Step Paint Correction to get the paint looking better than the day it rolled off the showroom floor. After the compound/polishing process was completed, we installed our Full Front End Protection Package using XPEL Ultimate's self healing film! Not only did he want to have his vehicle protected from road/track abuse he also wanted to keep it looking freshly detailed and easier to maintain for several years to come. We applied the CQuartz Professional ceramic coating to all painted exterior surfaces, wheel faces, wheel barrels and brake calipers! This coating will last 2-3 years and give his GT3 that "freshly waxed" look every time he steps into his garage to take her for a spin.
Four Five Eight! We completed a laundry list of our services on our customer's Ferrari 458. First off, we removed the old paint protection film that was on deteriorating on the front bumper and performed a 1-Step Polish to remove any film residue / light swirls and scratches. We added a Full Front End Protection package which includes the full hood, full fenders, headlights, front bumper and side mirrors. After the film was applied, we coated all painted exterior surfaces and on top of the XPEL film. Additionally, we powder coated the wheels matte black to give this Ferrari a more sportier look. While the wheels were off getting coated, we had the tires dismounted and put brand new Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires on the freshly powder coated wheels. This Ferrari 458 not only has a new look but it's also protected from any future road damage!
When you think of a brand that has V12 power, stunning good looks and British craftsmanship, only one vehicle should come to mind. The Aston Martin! Our customer brought his, Titanium Silver Metallic, '08 Aston Martin DB9 in to get a CQuartz Professional Ceramic Paint Coating. The coating will keep his vehicle looking freshly waxed, way easier to clean/maintain and fewer washes throughout his ownership of the vehicle. Continue reading to see the processes we take to preserve the stunning looks of this Aston Martin DB9!After the Aston's paint has been corrected, we can proceed with the coating process. The first step in the coating process is to use a product called CarPro Eraser. Eraser allows us to remove any compound / polish and residue that may have been left over from the paint correction process. Next, we use a special applicator to apply the ceramic coating to all exterior painted surfaces. The coating we used is called CQuartz Professional. This coating has a life span of 2-3 years. We do offer another coating called CQuartz Finest Reserve which will last upwards of 3-5 years!We also ceramic coated the wheels. If you have a uniquely designed wheel or brake pads that create an insane amount of dust, you know how difficult i [..
AMG is the top of the line when it comes to Mercedes-Benz. Almost every AMG is more expensive and the highest performing variant in each Mercedes-Benz class. With a vehicle like this C63S, our customer wanted to take the utmost care and use the best products available to keep his Benz protected. With all of that being said, we applied CQuartz Professional ceramic coating to all exterior painted surfaces, coated the wheels (faces, barrels and brake calipers), coated the leather interior / dash, performed a 1-step paint correction and provided him with his own set of washing supplies to maintain the ceramic coating! Continue reading below to see more of the process and after images of the final outcome.An initial wash is performed before we start on the paint correction. We also used CarPro IronX Snow Soap on the vehicle to open up the paints pores. This helps release any contaminants that may be in the paints surface and help us remove them during the correction process.Brake dust is always a paint to remove when cleaning your wheels. Especially when you have a nice set of wheels like these, Vossen LC105-T's! Some people are concerned about the matte finish [...]
CQuartz Finest Reserve is one of the newest ceramic paint coatings on the market! Reserve is an extremely complex hybrid blend of SIO2 infused epoxy nano particles which create a long lasting (3-5 year) high gloss finish. Not only does this coating look "freshly waxed" for many years, it is extremely resistant to water spots, acids, solvents, ice, oils, dirt, UV, and all types of environmental attacks!
Ceramic Coating Features:
- High Gloss
- Super durable coat
- Very low water spotting
- Fast flashing / Fast curing
- 3~13pH resistant
- High density / Anti abrasion
- High hydrophobic –110° , low sliding angle – 10°
- Apply to any surface except windscreen.
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The entire vehicle had XPEL Ultimate clear bra installed prior to visiting our facility for the coating. We performed a minor polish on all surfaces that would be receiving the coating to remove surface contaminants. This ensures us that the coating will adhere properly.
After the polishing was completed, we used a product called CarPro Eras [...]