Show Car Preparation Detail

7-20 Hours

1-2 days

Small/Medium From £160

​Large From £180

Along with the summer sun comes the show season; you've spent all winter working on your vehicle, but getting that concourse-winning shine is equally important to stand out from the crowd.

What is Included?


  1. Pre-detail total inspection, measuring and recording paint thickness.

  2. Pre-detail rinse to remove loose dirt.

  3. A full Citrus Pre-wash of the car, removing dirt without physically touching the vehicle.

  4. Intricate details on the car are agitated with soft brushes to ensure no dirt is missed during the wash stage.

  5. Wheels Washed front and back using a PH Neutral wheel cleaner and soft brushes, safe for any finish.

  6. Wheel arches Washed & Decontaminated.

  7. Vehicle washed using a lambswool mitt and 2 buckets (One for rinse, one for wash to avoid putting dirt back on the car that could inflict swirls).

  8. Paintwork and wheels dab-dried with plush microfibre drying towels.

  9. Bonded iron contaminants removed from paint using De-ironizer.

  10. Bonded Tar contaminants removed using Tar dissolver.

  11. Any further contaminants such as tree sap and industrial fallout removed using fine automotive clay.

  12. Paintwork single-stage machine polished if necessary.

  13. Paint cleansed and wiped down in preparation for protecton, allowing total bonding with the paintwork.

  14. Paint glazed if necessary to add show shine and fill in any light swirls.

  15. Car sealant or wax of choice applied to paint, offering up to and beyond 2 years of protection*.

  16. Wheel sealant applied to wheels, giving up to and beyond a year of protection*.

  17. Glass sealant applied to protect glass and reducing the need for windscreen wipers when driving at speed.

  18. Plastics and rubber sealed to avoid fading.

  19. Tyre Dressing applied giving a natural, satin or gloss finish depending on your preference.

  20. Final wipe down using a gloss-enhancing detailing spray.

  21. Post-detail inspection.

  22. Customer collection and walk around, ensuring complete customer satisfaction before hand-over.


















*When applying the Ceramic coating package, an optional extra.

No machine polishing is included in the process.

Interior Detail is not included but can be found HERE.

All customer requests will be considered and we will endeavour to give a bespoke customer service.

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