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Tuesday 25th January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detaling Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

We've had some VERY special bikes in with us recently for some @gtechniq coatings!! As you can imagine, some bikes these day's are worh a small fortune and what better way to keep them protected than with the best ceramic coating on the market!!
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New BMW 1 Series

Monday 24th January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southpoert Merseyside

The New Car Detail's are coming thick and fast now folks!!
Steve's brand new 1 Series was one of 3 new car packages we carried out last week and theres 2 more coming this week!!
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Beautiful 911 Carrera S

Saturday 22nd January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Enhancement Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Theres just something sexy about that back end isnt there.
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BMW X1

Friday 21st January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

We had @jcglover26_ new X1 in this week for our Daily Detail.
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Big Japanese Family Wagon

Wednesday 19th january 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool/ Southport Merseyside

You just cant beat a big Japanese family wagon!! Jord absolutely smashed the Daily Detail on this one, breathing a new lease of life into Franks freshly imported BEAST!!
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Gtechniq Accredited Detailers

Monday 17th January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing

We are proud to be a part of the @gtechniq family and represent them as the Accredited Detailers for the Merseyside area.
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Beautiful Discovery Sport

Saturday 15th January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Winter Protection Package Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

We carried out our Winter Protection Package on this beautiful Discovery Sport a good few weeks back now and somehow i forgot to post the pictures.
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Lamborghini Huracan

Wednesday 12th january 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Wax and Polish Liverpool Merseyside

What an absolute beast of a week i had working on @paulisthejoker 's stunning Lamborghini Huracan!! Dream car stuff for us this and definitely one to tick off my bucket list of cars to detail!!
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STUNNING New 3 Series

Monday 10th January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

Without a doubt my favourite colour so far!! The pictures dont do this one justice but it was absolutely STUNNING!!
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New Audi A7

Wash and Wax Package Southport Merseyside

These new A7's are pretty serious arent they Wash and Wax package over at the Southport studio
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Matte Black Jag

Friday 7th January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Maintenance Package Merseyside

Everyone's favourite matte black Jag in for some maintenance over in Southport yesterday
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Bens Awesome Leon FR

Thursday 6th January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Single Stage Correction Southport Merseyside

Kicking off the new year for us at our Southport studio was Bens awesome Leon FR!!
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Cadbury's Purple SQ5

Wednesday 5th January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Package Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

We've been waiting a while to get our hands on this one!!!
 
Big shoutout to Mike for bringing us his Cadbury's purple SQ5 is there a better color for one of these??? I think not!!
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Beautiful New Leon

Sunday 2nd January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Winter Protection Package Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

It was great to have @modevrs130 back with us again, as sad as we were to see the Exeo go, it's replacement is a bit of a beast.
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Audi A5 Winter Protection

Saturday 1st January 2022 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Winter Protection Package Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

It was a pleasure to have @esquirebarbersuk A5 in with us recently for our Winter Protection Package!!
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Impressive MG HS

Friday 31st December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Ladies and gentlemen I present to you the all new Mercedes . . . . I mean MG HS
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RS 5 -V8

Thursday 3oth December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Wash & Wax Package Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Huge thank you to @rs5_v8 for stopping down yesterday, we carried out our Wash and Wax package to keep this beast of a motor looking its best through the winter months!!
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Brand New A Class

Wednesday 29th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Whats the first thing everyone should do with their brand new A Class?? Have it properly detailed of course!!!
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Lovely MG ZS

Tuesday 28th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

We've been rounding out 2021 with a run of New Car Packages, the last job of the year at our Southport studio was this lovely MG ZS.
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Neil's R8

Tuesday 21st December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Full Correction Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

It was a week of dream cars last week at Dark Horse Detailing!! Neil's R8 was the icing on the cake!
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500hp Golf R Enhancement Detail with CSU BLACK

Monday 20th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Slight throwback to this AWESOME golf we had in a few weeks back, apparently I forgot to post the video for it!! Let me know what you think folks
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Anthony's Brand New BMW M5

Sunday 19th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

We had the pleasure of working on Anthony's brand new BMW M5 Competition this week and as much as it pains me to say it. . . . I'm well impressed!!
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John's Beast of a Workhorse

Friday 17th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Almost a year on to the day and we had John's beast of a workhorse back in with us for a freshen up and reapplication of coatings!!
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Merry Christmas Everyone

Wednesday 15th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

It's been an absolute phenomenal year for us at Dark Horse Detailing, from becoming Gtechniq Accredited at the start of the year all the way to opening our 2nd studio a few weeks back, we couldn't have done it without you all!!
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Brand New Fiat 500

Tuesday 14th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Little cars deserve big love too!!
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Lovely VW Transporter

Saturday 11th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Single Stage Polish Liverpool Merseyside

First one of these we have done for a while!!
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Daves Beautiful 540i

Wednesday 8th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Light correction Work Liverpool Merseyside

We had the pleasure of having this big bruiser in with us recently for some TLC!!
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Audi S3

Sunday 5th December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Single Stage Correction Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Huge thanks to @brownie_011 for letting us get our hands on his beast of an S3 for a few days!!
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Beautiful Freelander

Wednesday 1st December 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Our Daily Detail is one of our most popular packages!! We carry out a single stage correction with a view to restoring the colour of the paintwork and adding gloss!!
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1966 Ford Mustang

Sunday 28th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Single Stage Correction Liverpool Merseyside

Well here's one you don't see very often folks!!
1966 Ford Mustang! 289 cubic inches of America muscle!! Recently imported into the UK and now freshly protected with @gtechniq coatings!!
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Grandads Fiesta ST

Saturday 27th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

We've had some really nice Fiesta's in recently, ST's, low mileage. . . . . . however!! None are as nice as my Grandads
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HOT BMW X3

Friday 26th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Detail Valet Liverpool Merseyside

I'll keep saying it folks, maintenance is EVERYTHING this time of year!!
Detail Valet on this new X3 keeping it looking Hot
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This Awesome Qashqai

Thursday 25th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Southport Merseyside

Another one folks, the new cars are being delivered thick and fast now and we are the only Accredited Detailers in Merseyside who can offer you multi year @gtechniq guaranteed ceramic coatings!!
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Winter Protection Package

Wednesday 24th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Winter Protection Package Liverpool Merseyside

Another vehicle in with us this week for our Winter Protection Package!! Its the perfect time to treat your pride and joy to some TLC before the roads get salty and gritty!!
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Maintenance is EVERYTHING

Tuesday 23rd November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Maintenance Wash Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Maintenance is EVERYTHING this time of year, its so important to keep your vehicle clean and protected from the elements!!
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Monster of a Golf

Sunday 21st November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

We've had some CRAZY cars through the 2 studios this week, some really exotic stuff!! You know what would be right up there with them . . . . . This monster of a Golf R putting out just over 500bhp
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Daves Beautiful Ferrari California

Friday 19th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

Keeping with the supercar theme of this week!!
 
Throwback to earlier on in the year when we had Dave's beautiful Ferrari California T in for some Dark Horse treatment!!
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Stunning Matt Black F Type R

Thursday 18th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Maintenance Valet Southport Merseyside

We've had some AMAZING cars through the two studio's this week and we aren't finished yet!!
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Pauls Lamborghini

Wednesday 17th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

Huge thanks to the legend that is @paulisthejoker for stopping down yesterday in his new motor!! It was a privilege to get to work on it and fingers crossed it will be back in a few weeks for some more in depth work.
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Very Shiny Fiat 500x

Monday 15th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

We've had an awesome mix of work through the studio over the last few weeks from Winter Protection to New Car Packages to Daily Details and a whole load of maintenance!!
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Lauras New Peugeot 208e

Sunday 14th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Southport Merseyside

That's another New Car Detail in the bag
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Lisa's Beautiful BMW 235i

Friday 12th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Package Melling Merseyside

Next job through was Lisa's beautiful BMW 235i! We've been looking after this one for a while now and it was back in with us recently for a freshen up
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Liams BMW 3 Series Tourer

Thursday 11th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Winter Protection Package Melling Merseyside

Shoutout to @liam.arch for being first through the door with the Winter Protection Package!! It was a pleasure to get his 3 Series Tourer in for some TLC!!
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Dark Horse Detailing Southport Studio Open Day

Wednesday 10th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Southport Studio Open Day

I know we are a week late with this post but just wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you to everyone who came down to the open day and showed their support.
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Steves Awesome BMW 340i

Monday 8th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Package Southport Merseyside

We've been smashing on with the New Car Packages this week and rounding it out was Steve's awesome BMW 340i!! Beast of a motor, really subtle but will surprise most things on the road, we approve.
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Roberts Brand New Discovery Sport

Sunday 7th November  2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Melling Liverpool Merseyside

We had Roberts brand new Discovery Sport in Melling this week for our New Car Detail. Its nice to see new cars finally starting to be delivered and Robs Disco definitely ticks all the right boxes!! Big, bright, 7 seats and super practical, what more do you need??
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It's Official Folks Southport Here We Come

Friday 5th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Enhancement Detail SouthPort

It's official folks, we have landed in Southport!! Here's the first job of many, give the video a little watch and let us know what you think
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HOW TO PROTECT A WRAPPED CAR

Thursday 4th November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

It was a pleasure to work on @st_rachx 's beautiful motor last week and the job that the guys have done putting this video together is absolutely awesome!!
If you're interested in the process of coating a fully wrapped car and would like to see how we apply coatings like C5 and G1,
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First Vehicle Through Our Southport Studio Rach's ST

Tuesday 2nd November 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Our New Southport Studio Merseyside

It was a pleasure to have @st_rachx as the first vehicle through the doors at our new Southport studio!!
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Kev's Awesome GT3

Friday 29th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

What can I say about this one . . . . Dream car material, one of those "pinch me" kind of job
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Glyn's Super Clean ST

Thursday 28th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

It's been a Fiesta heavy couple of weeks!! Kicking it all off was Glyn's super clean ST, 13 reg with only 13k miles on the clock...
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Craigs C Class

Friday 22nd October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Shoutout to @craigroberts90 for letting us get our hands on his mean looking C Class this week for our Daily Datail Package!!
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Lance's New Q3 Sportsback

Thursday 21st October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

 
It's always special working on new cars, although I must admit, when we get an Audi or BMW book in, it's a safe bet that the paintwork is going to be black or grey and have a black leather interior . . . . . .
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Ian's Audi A6

Wednesday 20th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Enhancement Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

It was a pleasure to have Ian's A6 in with us recently for our Enhancement Detail, a multi stage paint correction topped with @gtechniq Crystal Serum Light and Total Surface Protection  the pictures really don't do this one justice!

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Dark Horse Detailing Winter Protection Package

Tuesday 19th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog
Back by popular demand!! Its getting to that time of year folks, the temperatures start dropping and the roads become awful!!
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Nissan Juke

Monday 18th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

As far as our Daily Details go, the satisfaction level that this one brought was up there with the best of them!!
No ones quite sure what colour it is (purple, brown or maroon) but we are all agreed it looks fantastic
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Paul's Breathtaking M4CS

Monday 11th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

I've been quite vocal in the past with my opinions on BMW's . . . . HOWEVER!!
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Tom's RS Focus

Sunday 10th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Not only do you get a multi year @gtechniq guarantee when you come to us for either CSL or CSU, you also get a yearly inspection free of charge! We carry out a full wash of the vehicle before properly inspecting the paintwork top to bottom to ensure the coating is still performing as it should!! We also take this opportunity to touch base with the customer and make sure they are still happy with the overall performance of all coatings that have been applied and address any concerns they may have.
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Big Bruiser

Saturday 9th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Enhancement Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

We have had this big bruiser in with us this week for our Enhancement Detail, a 2 stage paint correction to remove swirl marks and some deeper scratches before applying @gtechniq Crystal Serum Ultra and Total Surface Protection.

Bentley Continental Supersports

Tuesday 5th October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Light Single Stage Correction Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

Hands down my favourite car to date, absolute BEAST of a motor!! To the untrained eye the Supersports probably doesn't look too much different to your regular Continental however if you know what you're looking for . . .

BEAUTIFUL Tesla Model 3

Sunday 3rd October 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

I think everyone knows my thoughts on these by now  Another awesome week working on another brand new Tesla Model 3
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Mike's Brand New Seat Leon FR

Friday October 1st 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Wash / Wax Liverpool / Southport Merseyside

HUGE shoutout to Mike for bringing us his brand new Seat Leon for some TLC!!
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Awesome Disco 5

Sunday 26th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Enhancement Detail Liverpool Merseyside

As you might have seen, we had the pleasure of working on @samt1mtb awesome Disco 5 this week, it was in for our Enhancement Detail with total surface protection.
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Maintenance Wash and Wax

Thursday 23rd September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Maintenance Wash and Wax Liverpool/Southport Merseyside

Our Maintenance Wash and Wax package is EVERYTHING your car needs to prepare itself for the winter months ahead!!
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Scarlet Flare GR Yaris

Wednesday 22nd September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool/Southport Merseyside

Everything has been a bit "grey" for us lately!! How about a Scarlet Flare GR Yaris in the summer sunshine to start your day??
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BMW XDrive M135i They Do Exist

Monday 20th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool/Southport Merseyside

Shoutout to all the guys and gals out there waiting to take delivery of one of these but keep getting fobbed off by BMW with delivery dates they can't stick to...
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Ged's Audi Q3

Sunday 19th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing  Liverpool/Southport Merseyside

It was great to have Ged's Q3 back in with us this week!
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Enhancement Detail for this Focus ST

Saturday 18th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Enhancement Detail Liverpool/ Southport Merseyside

Absolutely made up to get my hands on this one, about time @josh.hall8 got himself a decent motor, just a shame its not bright yellow
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Another Awesome VDub Transporter

Thursday 18th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool Merseyside

We seem to be the go to in the North West for these things lately!
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You Can't Beat a Nice Pair of Shiny Tips

Wednesday 15th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool & Southport Merseyside

One of the most satisfying parts of the job. . . you can't beat a nice pair of shiny tips!!!
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What can I say... Here's my new car

Sunday 12th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog
9 Years ago when I sold my 350z I bought one of these and I thought it was only fitting to replace the 370z for the same!! Over the next few months I'll treat it to some Gtechniq goodies but in the mean time, here it is!!
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New Car Detail Dark Horse Detailing

Friday 10th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool Merseyside

When it comes to the vehicles we work on, attention to detail is EVERYTHING!! However, that's not always the case with my editing and video recording skills!!
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Sticking with the big boy theme this week

Thursday 9th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Wax and Wax Package Liverpool Merseyside

We had this monster of an X5 in for our Wash and Wax package. We carry out a full wash of the vehicles exterior before protecting all surfaces with @gtechniq products.
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Tony's Range Rover

8th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool Merseyside

Always really rewarding working on these big things!! Absolutely stunning colour (red metallic in the black) and really nice paint to work with.
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Tired Looking Suzuki Jimmy

Monday 6th September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Package Liverpool Merseyside

We had this rather tired looking Suzuki Jimmy in with us this week for our Daily Detail package!!
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Stunning New Audi A4

Friday 3rd September 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool Merseyside

Another New Car Detail in the bag, this time it was Ben's stunning new A4 in for the @gtechniq treatment!!
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Scott's Beautiful C Class

Monday 30th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Enhancement Package Liverpool Merseyside

With the summer coming to an end I felt like I had to take the opportunity to get some finished shots outside in the sunlight!!
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Beautiful Evoque

Friday 27th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool Merseyside

I still think you can't beat white cars clean and coated 
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Dark Horse Detailing is proud to be a part of the @Gtechniq

Sunday 22nd August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Gtechniq Accredited Detailer in Liverpool Merseyside

Dark Horse Detailing is proud to be a part of the @Gtechniq family and represent the Merseyside area for Accredited Detailers!!
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A3 In For A Daily

Saturday 21st August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool Merseyside

Our Daily Detail package is a great way to freshen up your vehicle, old or new and breathe a new lease of life into the paintwork!
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New @Gtechniq Wheel Covers

Friday 20th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

I'm all about the finishing touches and the new @Gtechniq Wheel Covers finish the job off perfectly!!
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Beautiful California T

Thursday 19th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

We've had the opportunity to work on some truly amazing cars over the past few years and this beautiful California T is right up there with the best of them!!
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Paula's New Corsa

Tuesday 17th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool Merseyside

Keeping with the small hatchback theme, we had Paula's new Corsa in with us recently for our New Car detail!! Single stage correction to boost the gloss levels before topping it off with 2 coats of @gtechniq EXOv4
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Nice Little Ford

Monday 16th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool Merseyside

Big shoutout to @mk7_jtm for bringing his motor down this weekend for our Daily Detail package!!
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Another STUNNING Van

Thursday 12th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

Another STUNNING van from the guys over at @scct5 now wearing all the finest @gtechniq coatings . Only Ultra and Total Surface Protection would do for this beast!!
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Light Fetish

Wednesday 11th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Dark Horse Detailing Liverpool Merseyside

I'm not afraid to say that I 100% have a rear light fetish which one is your favourite??
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New Generation E Class

Tuesday 10th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Enhancement Detail Liverpool Merseyside

Big thanks to Paul for letting me get my hands on his pride and joy last week for our Enhancement Detail package!!
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Liverpools Gtechniq Accredited Detailer

Sunday 8th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Liverpools Only Gtechniq Accredited Detailer

As well as being the @gtechniq Accredited Detailer for the Merseyside area, we also stock a few of my favourite products in the studio for you to try out yourself!
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Amazing 1998 Toyota Regius

Friday 6th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

Daily Detail Liverpool Merseyside

Don't get me wrong, it's lovely working on all the new, shiny cars we get in but this one is a bit of me!!!
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Stunning Lexus RX450H

Wednesday 4th August 2021 Dark Horse Detaling Blog

New Car Detail Liverpool Merseyside

Sticking with the EV theme and the recent run of New Car Detail's we've had in recently, this stunning Lexus RX450H from @lexusliverpool was with us last week for a whole load of @gtechniq coatings!!
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MELING STUDIO

Dark Horse Detailing, Unit 1 Powder Works Lane,

Melling, Liverpool. L31 1AU

SOUTHPORT STUDIO

Dark Horse Detailing, Unit 5, 9B Aughton Rd,

Southport PR8 2AF