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what is done with dealer prep on a new vette or ZO6. do they buff out paint etc. take off some off the plastic? what else, i have never even given thought to this considering i have bought 5 new cars. the zo6 being #6
any light in the tunnel would help me out!! peace......
 

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You might want to ask your dealer ahead of time....Most dealers have a pre-printed check off list, plus each dealership may or may not polish, buff, wax, a new car before delivery. Some run it thru an automatic car wash!

Personally, I tell them to "hand wash only, no polish, wax, etc." I prefer to do that myself.

Good luck, and enjoy your new baby!

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My dealer knowing that I was fussy did exactly as I instructed. Hand wash of the car only. Save all plastic from the interior...put on the required pieces that come from the factory (spoiler...) and basically service the car from the mechanical standpoint IAW GM directives. I did not want hem to buff it because I put Zaino on it immediately! My recommendation is find the srvice guys now...let them know your wants... and make sure they call you to see the car before they do anything to it. I saw mine a couple of hours after it came off the truck and that is why my delivery and car seem to be PERFECT!
 

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I have the dealer remove the plastic and put the inspection stickers on the car, as well as spoiler and that's it. I would rather wash the car myself and quickly apply Zaino or your favorite wax/polish. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif
 

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I had my dealer pay special attention to the wheels. I like 'em REAL clean!

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...but then again, I'm hyper.
 

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Harley,

What kind of wax did they use on those wheels to get that great sheen?!!!

Mark
 

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In-Zaino #13!
 

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I think you all knew I would respond to this.
First, the car is checked over when it rolls off the truck, personally, by me, before I sign the release receipt.
Then, I check for codes in the system, and pull it inside. She run to operating temperature, and I check all the fluids. Tire pressures, install locking lug nuts, and retorque all the others, just in case, and check for any fluid leaks, and put on the front air dams.
Then, I install the GM scan tool, scan Every system, and then I have the saleman contact the customer, to confirm that I can take the test drive to verify all functions with a scan tool, before releasing the vehicle to detail.
If they do not, I explain that they will have to take a test drive with me, and my scan tool to verify full function, before I can release the vehicle.
Once on the road, I verify all function, of every single part, radio, windows, locks, remotes, climate control, and every thing else, and only then, do I release the car.
You see, it is called a PDI, which is predelivery inspection, and that is what I do, inspect every aspect of the vehicles before release.
While I can ONLY speak for myself, this is how I do it, and it takes about an hour, and a half.
Best to all, c4c5
 

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Mr Specialist:

Job well done! We need more as conscientious as you.

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I wish all the techs were as great as the Doctor!
 

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Can I assume that the level of pre delivery attention described by C4C5specialist is given to Museum delivery cars?

Anyone know whether Museum delivery cars are just washed or washed/waxed?

Thanks
 
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