As an experienced installer at Lonestar Auto Boutique, I had the pleasure of working on a 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 for a full paint protection film (PPF) installation and ceramic coating package. The process involved multiple steps to ensure the highest level of protection and quality for the customer's vehicle.
First, let's talk about how truly special this vehicle is. Firstly, let's talk about the performance of the Porsche 911 GT3. The 2022 model boasts a 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six engine that produces 502 horsepower and 346 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission that allows for lightning-fast gear changes. The 911 GT3 can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.2 seconds and has a top speed of 197 mph. The performance of the 911 GT3 is unparalleled, making it a true sports car that can hold its own on the racetrack.
Furthermore, the design of the Porsche 911 GT3 is equally as impressive. The exterior features a sleek and aerodynamic body that is instantly recognizable as a Porsche. The front bumper has large air intakes that provide ample cooling to the engine and brakes, while the rear spoiler provides downforce at high speeds. The 911 GT3 also features a center-mounted dual exhaust system that gives the car a unique and aggressive sound.
The interior of the 911 GT3 is equally impressive, with sport seats that provide excellent support during spirited driving. The dashboard features a 10.9-inch touchscreen display that houses the infotainment system, and the steering wheel has paddle shifters that allow for quick gear changes. The attention to detail in the interior of the 911 GT3 is a testament to the quality that Porsche is known for.
The Porsche 911 GT3 is an exceptional vehicle that is both thrilling to drive and stunning to look at. The combination of impressive performance and sleek design make it one of the most desirable sports cars on the market. It was an honor to work on such a remarkable vehicle, and we hope that our PPF installation and ceramic coating package will protect it for years to come.
Now getting to the installation process! First, we began by washing the vehicle thoroughly with a pH-neutral shampoo to remove any dirt or debris. This step is critical as it ensures that the surface is clean and free from any contaminants that could potentially affect the bonding of the PPF and ceramic coating.
Next, we inspected the paintwork thoroughly for any defects or imperfections. Any scratches, swirls, or marks were addressed by polishing the paintwork with a dual-action polisher and correcting compound. Once the paintwork was corrected, we then wiped it down with isopropyl alcohol to remove any oils or residues.
After the paintwork was prepared, we then applied the PPF to the desired areas of the vehicle. The PPF was computer-cut to ensure that it fit perfectly on each panel of the vehicle. The areas that were protected included the front bumper, hood, fenders, mirrors, and rocker panels. The PPF installation is a meticulous process that requires skill and attention to detail to ensure a seamless finish. When installing PPF our installers hand cut the film to tuck it in and clean up edges before letting the clear bra settle.
Once the PPF was installed, we applied the ceramic coating to the entire vehicle. The ceramic coating is a clear liquid that is applied to the paintwork to provide an additional layer of protection. The coating creates a barrier that protects the paintwork from scratches, chemicals, and UV rays. Additionally, the ceramic coating provides a hydrophobic effect, which repels water and prevents water spots.
We allowed the ceramic coating to cure for 24 hours before removing any excess residue. During this time, we inspected the vehicle thoroughly to ensure that it met our high standards for quality.
Finally, we presented the vehicle to the customer and provided them with a detailed explanation of the services performed. The customer was pleased with the results and appreciated the level of care and attention that we put into protecting their investment.
In conclusion, the process of a full PPF installation and ceramic coating package is a time-consuming and meticulous process. However, the end result is a vehicle that is protected and looks stunning. At Lonestar Auto Boutique, we take pride in providing our customers with the highest level of service and quality. We hope that you enjoyed viewing the photos of the Porsche 911 GT3 and appreciate the effort that went into protecting it.