Alfa 159Ti with
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Swindon, United Kingdom
Decided to start to detail the bodywork on the 159, it looked nice and clean but on closer inspection there were swirls and I had gain a few long scratches down the side.
So I was on limited time now thanks to the crap weather this week and the nights drawing in, so yesterday afternoon I just had time to wash, then clay and re wash the car. Not surprisingly the lower front doors and boot lid were the worst parts, the rest of the car was pretty clean.
Today I started my machine polishing, I though the paint would be soft like my 156, however it seemed really hard and took a while to get the right combo of pad and polish. I decided to go with a yellow Chemical guy's Hexipad and Autobrite Enrich, I had to do a few passes on the passenger side due to said scratches.
I ran out of time really to follow up with a 2nd pass using Final Finish which I will do when I have a spare few hours, so to give it some protection I applied some AD Cherry Glaze, just before the fog came in and the car got too wet.
I didn't have time to take many pics, but here's a quick50/50 in progress showing scratch removal. (1 pass)