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      10-31-2013, 02:50 PM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: BMW 1M - Alpine White in for paint correction and more.

BMW 1M - Paint Correction/Sonax PNS

We got this car in from a customer that just didn't have the time to maintain this BMW 1M daily driver.

Customer wanted to get it cleaned up and ready for storage. He will be using another car for the winter months.

Take a look at the steps we took to get it back into shape.



Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Sonax MultiStar and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Adam's Car Wash
- Decon with Auto Finesse Iron Out
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Compound - Menzerna FG400
- Final Polish - Sonax Perfect Finish
- Last step - Sonax Polymer Net Shield
- Inspection with Fenix, Brinkmann, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Products used

Links to products used -

Adam's Car Wash
Auto Finesse Iron Out
Stoner's Tarminator
Sonax MultiStar All Purpose Cleaner
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Menzerna FG400
Sonax Perfect Finish
Sonax Polymer Net Shield
Adam's Super VRT
Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner
Auto Finesse Mercury Metal Polish

Engine Detail
Sonax MultiStar All Purpose Cleaner
1Z einszett Vinyl Rubber Care
Adam's In and Out Spray

Interior
1Z einszett Cockpit
Leather Master Rapid S Cleaner
Leather Master Protection Cream

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes LHR75
Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Uber Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Adam's Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster
Metro Vac

Before Interior


























Action shots





Top side of the shot show shine from body oils and dirt - Bottom side nice clean oem look





Protected the leather with Leather Master Protection Cream





1Z einsezett Cockpit used on all the plastics



After Interior





















Before shots























Swirls, Waterspots, Bird Sxxt, and more!





















Prep - Wash/Decon/NanoSkin/Wheels/Tires/Engine

Before shots of wheels













Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action.









Bug and Tar Removal









Wash with the Uber Foam Cannon and Adam's Car Wash











Stoner's Tarminator used for road grim on the side skirts and doors







Decon with Auto Finesse Iron Out









Before shot of engine

























Engine cleaned up and dried with a Air Force Master Blaster









After engine shot











After correction shots in the sun













Finishing touches



Exhuast tips 50/50






After shot of the exhaust tips



Afters

























Enjoy!

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      10-31-2013, 10:08 PM   #2
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Great job on a great car!
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      11-01-2013, 08:37 AM   #3
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thank you.
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We got this car in from a customer that just didn't have the time to maintain this BMW 1M daily driver.
That is just plain sad.

That said, another fantastic job, Phil... I could spend the entire day watching you guys work your magic.
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      11-01-2013, 09:24 AM   #5
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That is just plain sad.

That said, another fantastic job, Phil... I could spend the entire day watching you guys work your magic.
thanks I appreciate it.

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      11-02-2013, 02:38 AM   #6
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how did you clean the engine bay?
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      11-02-2013, 08:24 AM   #7
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sure with a few different brushes and the below products

Engine Detail
Uber Detail Brush
Uber Boar's Hair Brush
Sonax MultiStar All Purpose Cleaner
1Z einszett Vinyl Rubber Care
Adam's In and Out Spray
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      11-02-2013, 08:39 PM   #8
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10/10 job

looks brand new!
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      11-02-2013, 09:28 PM   #9
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Come up to Brissy. I'm sure we can get a few guys together that are keen for this service. Great job
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Ooops just realised you're not in Australia
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yup we are in the USA
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wow! great job as always!
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Awesome job!

What wheel brush did you use?
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thanks guys!

take a look at the brushes we use - Brushes
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Yet another AMAZING job Phil.
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