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I decided to create my own thread instead of hijacking someone else’s and post up pics of some cars of a private collection that I build/maintain/look after. There’s over 50 cars that I have to take care of and luckily for me my vast experience and knowledge has enabled me to fix all the issues at hand.....except for bodywork and stuff like that. Drool over this mongoose! 😂

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@Porschetech I said it once and I’ll say it again, DREAM JOB!

That’s an awesome shop. Top notch all the way! Clean, organized and good lighting. I’m jealous!

I bet you almost want to jump in head first to the paint on these. They look awesome!

Is that a real Judge?

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Nice straight, crisp and clear reflections!

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This one is amazing. Bet it took forever.

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I was wondering where you were located to have that kind of clientele and then I saw you're in Naples and now it makes sense lol. But, when you operate at this level location doesn't really even matter.

What has been your favorite job so far?
 

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I was wondering where you were located to have that kind of clientele and then I saw you're in Naples and now it makes sense lol. But, when you operate at this level location doesn't really even matter.

What has been your favorite job so far?
My favourite job as in where I’ve worked?
 

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Sorry, favorite vehicle.
 

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Sorry, favorite vehicle.
Oh. Any of the Porsche GT cars..... GT2 RS, GT3 RS, Carrera GT. Ferrari F355. Stuff like that.
For chits and giggles..... Hurricane is coming and you can only drive one away.... Which one would it be?
🤔 the one that’s the fastest
 

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I decided to create my own thread instead of hijacking someone else’s and post up pics of some cars of a private collection that I build/maintain/look after. There’s over 50 cars that I have to take care of and luckily for me my vast experience and knowledge has enabled me to fix all the issues at hand.....except for bodywork and stuff like that. Drool over this mongoose! 😂

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This is one person's collection? Outstanding. Truly a dream job. Excellent stuff @Porschetech
 

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Sorry if I sound all fanboyish but I tried to give detail reconditioning a go a few years back and couldn’t hold through unti I had enough work to quit my full time job. I was working 60 hours a week at my day job and 40 hours a week trying to keep up with my detailing and it just became too much. I had to give it up. We just had our daughter and I couldn’t risk it. So, long story short I have some of the best Menzerna polishes, about $1k in specialty microfiber, Flex DA and rotary and pads, tons of waxes and sealants and all the other specialty leather conditioners just sitting. Makes me happy to see someone else living out their dream. Yeah, my dream was detailing, weird i know but I love it.
 

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That's an amazing car collection. Nice Austin-Healey, looks like a 100-4, my dad has a 1967 3000MK 3. I actually need a ZF transaxle rebuilt for a 83 Pantera if you know anybody in the Fort Myers area.
I’d send that back to the UK. Loads of specialists out there
Sorry if I sound all fanboyish but I tried to give detail reconditioning a go a few years back and couldn’t hold through unti I had enough work to quit my full time job. I was working 60 hours a week at my day job and 40 hours a week trying to keep up with my detailing and it just became too much. I had to give it up. We just had our daughter and I couldn’t risk it. So, long story short I have some of the best Menzerna polishes, about $1k in specialty microfiber, Flex DA and rotary and pads, tons of waxes and sealants and all the other specialty leather conditioners just sitting. Makes me happy to see someone else living out their dream. Yeah, my dream was detailing, weird i know but I love it.
Some people here make a killing detailing. Easy 6 figures.
 

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I’d send that back to the UK. Loads of specialists out there

Some people here make a killing detailing. Easy 6 figures.
Oh man I know, it’s one of the mecca’s for detailing but man it’s competitve. My in-laws live in Cape Coral so I kicked around the idea of moving there and trying to do it but a simple search for detailers in the area brought up close 100 results lol. I’d have to establish a network of people because I don’t know anyone in an already saturated and competitive market.
 

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Oh man I know, it’s one of the mecca’s for detailing but man it’s competitve. My in-laws live in Cape Coral so I kicked around the idea of moving there and trying to do it but a simple search for detailers in the area brought up close 100 results lol. I’d have to establish a network of people because I don’t know anyone in an already saturated and competitive market.
Yeah it’s an extremely saturated market that’s for sure. Plus you got others who under cut 🤦‍♂️
 

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Yeah it’s an extremely saturated market that’s for sure. Plus you got others who under cut 🤦‍♂️
Every Tom, peepee and Harry does $500 worth of work for $125 on their weekend makes it hard. They kill the pricing and when you quote anything above $200 people think you’re trying to rob them.

Edit-it just changed peepee to peepee 😂😂😂😂😂😂
 

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Every Tom, peepee and Harry does $500 worth of work for $125 on their weekend makes it hard. They kill the pricing and when you quote anything above $200 people think you’re trying to rob them.

Edit-it just changed peepee to peepee 😂😂😂😂😂😂
That’s why you need to have established clientele. Hopefully some of these guys know that you get what you pay for.
 
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