Toyota MR2 Major Colour Enhancement

Hi all,

It has been a serious amount of time since I last had chance to update with a full report. A busy year at Refined Details, completed the move to a 2,000 sq ft studio – enough room for 8-9 vehicles at one time. Many exciting cars in the process and I promise to get to doing write ups on a more regular basis!

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This particular job was back in October last year and was on one of my favourite 80s classics – the Mk1 Toyota MR2. A rare thing indeed with this one having a super low 40,000 miles!

The job in hand was a major 2-stage enhancement detail to improve the lustre of the finish. A full correction was not possible due to the serious thin paint and severe scratches to contend with – the idea was to enhance the finish within the healthy parameters of the paintwork.

On Arrival

Alloys before

Alloys After

Exhaust Before

Exhaust After

Interior Before

Interior After

Some contamination removed by the clay barring process…

Into the machine polishing!

Bonnet Before

Bonnet After

Drivers Wing Before

Drivers Wing After

Drivers Door Before

Drivers Door After

Drivers 3/4 Panel Before

Drivers 3/4 Panel After

Bootlid Before

Bootlid After

Passenger 3/4 Panel Before

Passenger 3/4 Panel After

Passenger Door Before

Passenger Door After

Passenger Wing Before

Passenger Wing After

A little bit of toothpickery on the rear lens’:

2 layers of a nanotechnology sealant, followed by a colourcharged wax was what was on the menu for protection.

The Results

Then the MR2 was rolled into the natural light.

An absolute pleasure bringing this one back to life – thank you very much for looking and reading…

Refined Details, Buckinghamshire