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Well after owning the car for a year, I managed to get her all detailed over the winter whilst she was off the road for over 6 months. This one is my second .:R32 DSG. My journey began in 2009 with my DBP DSG which I owned for 3 years.



But after seeing a Candy White car on this very site, I made it my mission to get one. Which was no easy task, given how rare these beasts are. However, I managed to find one that was as close as I was going to get in the spec that I was after. Although I gave the car a good clean when I got it, I waited until it was off the road for winter to get the DA out and correct the paint.

How she started. Just a standard car with the addition of some tacky .:R badges stuck to the front doors.





And a few of the detailing process.









Certainly had a case of iron contamination.























This car had the hardest paint I have come across so far. Much harder than the paint on my Blue car. But then, the Blue car had seen a fair amount of paint before and during my ownership. I had to machine every panel at least twice on this one to get the results I was after. But it was definitely worth it.

Like many of the owners on the forum, I found that the caliper paint was looking past its best and letting things down. Rather than go to the trouble of finding a matching paint, I decided to use some Poorboys SSR2 to see if this would revive them. Much to my amazement, they came up a treat. OK, they aren't as good as a fresh lick of paint but they are damn close. I would highly recommend trying this even if it is a bit time consuming as the results speak for themselves.









And having owned an .:R32 previously, before selling it on, I removed all my modifications that have been fitted to my White car. Mods carried out:

- Miltek Resonated Cat back exhaust
- Neuspeed P-Flo Filter
- Smoked side repeater lenses
- Genuine LED rear lights
- LED side and number plate bulbs
- R pad retainers
- 19" Neuspeed RSe 14 light weight wheels

Leaving the end result. Apologies for the in garage photos, at the time, the car had no MOT or tax so I was unable to take it somewhere better. I will no doubt get better ones when the weather decides to improve.

























Thanks for looking and any comments good or bad welcomed. If you catch a rare glimpse of me driving around the Aberdeenshire area, please give a cheeky wave.

Stu
 

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Absolutely stunning that mate, the blue one you had looks amazing too!

Can't believe white r32'a are so rare, but guess its a colour that has only just sort of 'come in' to say.

Keep it up!

Another random questions., where did you get your freestanding lights you use for checking the paintwork?
 

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AaronMc said:
Absolutely stunning that mate, the blue one you had looks amazing too!

Can't believe white r32'a are so rare, but guess its a colour that has only just sort of 'come in' to say.

Keep it up!

Another random questions., where did you get your freestanding lights you use for checking the paintwork?
Get those halogens in b and q I'm sure euro car parts have them.

I read the thread and then seen the pics. Awesome work with top results
 

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Stunning car - never seen a white one on the road.......
 

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Good write up pal great car well done I like your style
 
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