Have you ever seen a 800hp C7 Corvette from the factory? Well look no further! We had the opportunity to apply some of our services on this brand new #01 of 50 C7 Grand Sport. Our customer just bought this vehicle and wanted to protect his investment. We decided to perform our New Car Prep, Xpel clear bra and window tint. The New Car Prep was recommended to remove any swirls/scratches, decontaminate the paint and help bring a deep gloss out of the factory black paint. Since we just polished the paint, Xpel Ultimate Self Healing clear bra was applied to the front end of the vehicle to protect it from any rock chips or road debris. Lastly, we couldn't have our customer fish bowlin' around town so we add some Suntek Carbon window film! Continue reading below to see the entire process and some images after all of our work was complete!
Straight from the dealership, this vehicle had some slight scratches, swirls and water spots. Since this vehicle is getting Xpel film on it. We needed to proceed with our New Car Prep first so the paint surface was perfect before the protective film was applied. The images below show you how the vehicle arrived to us.
The first step in the entire process is to thoroughly wash and clay the vehicl [.
Are you looking for a race exhaust for your 07-12′ Porsche GT3 or GT3RS? Look no further! We recently installed a SharkWerks GT3 / GT3RS Race Exhaust on our customer’s 11′ 997.2 GT3RS. He had a SharkWerks exhaust installed already but he wanted a throatier sound. Not only did we install his new exhaust, we also made a few adjustments to help reduce radiant exhaust heat. Check out the process we took to install this exhaust system!
Out with the old in with the new! This is the loudest exhaust system for the 07-12′ GT3 and GT3RS. Not only does it sound great, it also drops 60lbs of excess weight over the OEM exhaust.
Recently we had this gorgeous Avus Blau Metallic BMW M3 in our shop for some Xpel Ultimate clear bra and CQuartz Finest coating application! Our customer wanted to make sure his BMW Individual color will stay looking pristine for years to come. He decided to get the full front end and some high impact areas protected with Xpel Ultimate self-healing film. To top it all off, we applied a CQuartz Finest coating. We previously did the same exact treatment with our shop BMW M4 which is also a BMW Individual color, Laguna Seca Blue Metallic.
It’s been an EXHAUSTing week here at Shine. Several exhaust installations have been booked during this week, one including this Lamborghini Murcielago. Our customer wanted his Murci’ to sound just as aggressive as it looks. He already has a Fabspeed rear section and secondary cat-bypass installed. We are installing a primary cat-bypass made by Fabspeed as well. #LOUD Check out the some progression and after images of the build process below!
The tear down process begins! We had to remove several exterior body pieces to gain access to the stock catalytic converters.
Have you ever seen a Mercedes Benz SL55 AMG with a Whipple Supercharger? Well now you have! Our customer brought by his SL55 AMG to us wanting to get it brought back to the condition it was when he first purchased it. The paint was in decent shape but definitely needed some help from our detail department. Follow the transformation on this now beautiful SL55 AMG! The first step we took was washing off the vehicle to get rid of any dirt / debris on the car.
Last week, we had a Verde Scandal, Lamborghini Huracan come in wanting some XPEL paint protection film services completed. To protect the full front end, we used XPEL Ultimate self healing film for maximum protection. While we had the Lamborghini in our shop, we noticed a few scratches on the roof. We mentioned these to the customer and he wanted us to go ahead and take care of them for him. Continue reading to see what went into making this Lamborghini Huracan flawless!
The first step in the process was to wash off the car and prep it for its polish!
A long time customer of ours recently brought his Yamaha R1 to us. He wanted to have his bike tidied up and maintained. This R1 isn’t your everyday run of the mill sports bike, it has a matte paint finish, carbon fiber accessories, meaty rear tire and many other characteristics that sets it apart from the crowd. We had to be very careful with the matte paint to make sure it was properly cleaned. Every nook and cranny of this bike was touched by our detail team. Enjoy these photos we took after we thoroughly detailed this beautiful piece of machinery.
We at, Shine Auto Salon, work on many different vehicles. Everyone one of our customers has a different set of standards for their vehicle. HP Tuners came to us with their S550 Mustang wanting it to be perfect for SEMA. Featuring a F1A Procharger, Nitrous, Mantic triple disk clutch, Tremec Transmission, Tiger Racing carbon fiber hood and Forgestar wheels, it’s safe to say this isn’t your everyday Mustang. This S550 appears at several race tracks across the U.S. to participate in the Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge. When it is driven, it is driven hard! See what the SHINE difference can do for you.
Since this is a track car, it has several decals on it during track days. Once those decals were removed, there was a nasty residue left behind. HP Tuners wanted us to remove this residue, bring the Mustangs paint back to a brilliant shine, touch up the engine bay and make that [...]
One of our most customers brought his newly purchased, 16′ BMW M4 Competition, to us wanting to protect its pristine paint finish with Xpel Ultimate self healing film. We recommended getting the full front end protected. Full front end protection includes: Full hood, full fenders, mirrors, front bumper and headlights. XPEL Ultimate’s special clear coat not only prevents the film from discoloring due to contamination and ultra-violet radiation, but also heals itself from swirl marks and light scratches that can occur through ordinary washing and drying or daily driving. You can rest assured that your film and paint will stay looking perfect due to the films mirror smooth finish! Let us show you what we did with our customers M4 Competition!
First we must wash the vehicle to make sure there are no contaminants or debris on the car before we lay the film.
Our customer purchased a 16′ Porsche Cayman GTS wanting to protect and keep his new car looking just like it did when he drove it off of the showroom floor. We recommended going with XPEL Ultimate self healing paint protection film on the front end to protect the car from the everyday hazards of driving. To keep the car looking like it did the day he purchased it, we applied CQuartz Finest ceramic paint coating to the entire car. He also wanted to make a few changes to the Cayman that we were more than happy to do for him! These changes included window tint, Rennline mesh grill kit and AWE Tuning wind deflectors.
Take a look at the final product. This Cayman GTS will stay looking like this for years to come!