Well, i've had this corsa just over a year now, spotted it after 3 months of searching for a decent one, when i got it the paint wasn't up to much with dents on pretty much every panel. i've been learning as i go and have chosen to stick with the autoglym range as i quite like the results. started with just a bit of super resin polishing. i had to machine polish the car once to bring the paint back to its original gleam!
So this is when i got it. 47,000 on the clock 1.2 petrol. my first car and man it was brilliant. after the good old novelty of having a car, any car, had started to wear i need to make it my own but most importantly make it CLEAN!
From here i'd been keeping it pretty tidy giving it a quick going over every week or so during the summer. but i had to make it stand out more so those side strips had to go for starters
after a little while those hub caps start to grate on you a bit so i removed them to find a lovely rust finish on the steels so they had to go.
The alloys were an ebay jobby 60 quid and a good friend later they were reconditioned and on looking pretty mint. for the sharper eyed of the group you'll see a lovely dent in the drivers door and while me and her indoors were on holiday my step dad quietly got all the dents removed which was a nice surprise!!
Then came winter. so i thought that it would be a bit of a risk wearing the alloys through my first winter so out came the good old halford sandpaper with gloss black in tow. and a week or so later they were done and back on the car nice and clean.
This is how she looks today which i am quite impressed with to be honest. a good 4 hours on a sunday gives you a couple of sore hands and some pretty good reflections and all that was used is shampoo and conditioner. ultra deep shine. extra gloss protection just for a few months of sealed paintwork finished with high definition wax.
Anyway Thanks for looking so far and any suggestions or constructive criticism welcome!