Sublime Green Challenger Hellcat Cquartz Finest New Car Protection - Tampa, FL

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  1. Presidential_Detail

    Presidential_Detail Hellcat Member Hellcat Supporting Vendor

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    This will now be our fourth Hellcat in for our Ultimate New Car Prep service. We are honored and enjoy having the oppurtunity to work on these cars and the owners have been great to have as new clients. We have a couple more Hellcats already in the books, so keep an eye out for more detail documentaries coming soon!

    The owner of this Sublime Green Hellcat opted for our Ultimate Cquartz Finest New Car Prep service which includes a full paint correction, XPEL Ultimate Clear Film on the front nose cone and Cquartz Finest to keep everything protected and easy to maintain. We also removed the wheels to apply Cquartz Finest to the wheel faces and inside barrels, as well as the brake calipers.

    This Hellcat was in good company!
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    Pre-Inspection

    The car had some minor defects and swirls that needed to be corrected.
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    There was also a "film" over the entire vehicle, I could only come up with it possibly being a layer of adhesive from the plastic that is used to protect the vehicle during transit from the factory. It shows up as tiny specs or dots in the paint surface, which made the paint look a dull. Luckily, it was removed in the polishing step and made for a dramatic change in gloss.
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    Multi-Step Paint Correction

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    There were a few spots on the car where something was rubbing on the finish creating dull spots and scratches.
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    Now safely removed after paint correction.
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    Some even worse were found across the roof near the windshield.
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    Also, safely removed after paint correction.
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    Below are a few photos that show the defects in the paint removed after the first stage of correction. The paint will still be refined even further with additional steps of polishing for the most clarity in the clearcoat possible.
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  2. Presidential_Detail

    Presidential_Detail Hellcat Member Hellcat Supporting Vendor

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    Wheels Off Cquartz Finest Application
    This is a very popular option, especially with our sports car enthusiasts. Each wheel is carefully removed from the vehicle, cleaned inside and out, then protected with two coats of Cquartz Finest. This makes general maintenance of the wheels a much easier task, as the brake dust can be easily washed away instead of embedding into the wheel finish.

    As you can see the Hellcat is pretty notorious for heavy brake dust coming from it large Brembo brake system.
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    Cleaned, prepped and protected with Cquartz Finest.
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    Cquartz Finest works amazingly well on matte surfaces. It maintains the matte finish, while giving it a very rich look and great durability, even in a harsh environment such as the wheels.
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    The calipers receive the same treatment as the wheels to protect the powder coat finish. The inner liners and wheel arches are also cleaned and dressed. Before.
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    After.
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    Xpel Ultimate Paint Protection Film

    Xpel Ultimate Paint Protection Film was applied to the nose cone to protect against road debris and rock chips. Sorry, again on a time crunch and short on hands, so I wasnt able to take photos during the install. Yes, the car does have clear film in all the following photos!
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    Cquartz Finest Ceramic Paint Protection

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    cruizinrc HCC New Jersey State President Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member

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    Omg it's perfect
     
  4. Shasta's Dad

    Shasta's Dad Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Thanks Billy.:D
     
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    Awesome job.
    What did you apply to front splitter, rear spoiler, black on rear bumper, splash guards
     
  6. Presidential_Detail

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    Thank you for trusting us to work on your car Ed. I am looking forward to your thoughts on the entire process and end result!
     
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    Presidential_Detail Hellcat Member Hellcat Supporting Vendor

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    Thank you! Cquartz Finest was also applied to the spoiler and all plastic trim along the bottom of the car, including the splitter. I have had good success with the durability of Finest on these types of plastics with previous cars.
     
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    Best looking HellCat yet! <end of SubLime-inal msg>
     
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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Very nice. :)
     
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    Thanks fellas!
     
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    Typical cost?
     
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    KoolKat, I like your avatar, and I'm more of a dog person. Took my "cat" out this morning, after driving back from Tampa in off and on rain. When I parked it I didn't wipe it off, and you can tell it was ever in the rain. I'm very pleased with my CQuartz Finest job.:D
     
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    Gonna get my cat to these guys next trip South. Great work,
     
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    I think you'll be pleased.:D
     
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    Looking forward to getting yours in the shop as well, thanks!
     

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