: Detail work



Mark58
03-24-11, 05:01 PM
Show us your detail work and products you used.

nguyennhatquang
03-24-11, 09:43 PM
my car is 100,000 miles now, i bought it in lastweek, it is 2000 model. i just change the Coolant, thermostat and Spark Plug, and tie rod. i do it myselft because i love caddy and i can't afford the price for dealer. here is some photos.
Change the coolant.
remove thermostat
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0147.jpg
get the coolant out
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0145.jpg
fill coolant in
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0146.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0150.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0151.jpg

Change the Spark Plug
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0161.jpg
here is the coil
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0165.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0160.jpg
new Spark plug
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0164.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0163.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0162.jpg
I prefer Autolite. I used it in my Mercedes C200 Kompressor 2004 model and Mercedes CLS350 2005 model in Viet Nam, my country.

Replace the Tie Rod, because the Tie rod is rust, so i need to cut it a little bit with the help of my uncle
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0154.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0153.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0155.jpg

nguyennhatquang
03-24-11, 09:44 PM
Then Clean the Wheel
Original after 10 years
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0169.jpg
After clean
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0170.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0168.jpg

here is me, after maintenance something, i take it run 1000 miles, it run very nice. With me, i think it is better than Benz about quite and dynamic.
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0132-1.jpg


Next week i will replace the Brake Rotor and Brake Pad, if u still considering in it, I'll take a photo

mike5514
03-25-11, 09:42 AM
great job! good work. Mike

Mark58
03-25-11, 12:35 PM
Finally got rid of all small scratches and lots of swirls.

nguyennhatquang
03-29-11, 12:36 AM
i just replace the Brake Rotor and Brake Pad.
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0208.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0203.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0202.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g228/quangty/Cadillac%20DTS/IMG_0205.jpg