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      09-09-2012, 09:49 PM   #1
Slow_335i
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2008 BMW 335I  [3.32]
Montego Blue E92 Paint Correction - Bunch of Pics(before and after pictures)

II didn't do the correction to the car I left that to the pro.

I must say I'm very please with the work, I feel bad for neglecting the paint for the year and a half I've owned it but lucky it's much better now and shiny!


- Washed with Chemical Guys Citrus Wash diluted to remove any protection still on vehicle... but I found out there was none :surprised:
- Dried with Soft Microfiber Towels
- Clay Bar using Detailed Image Gentle Fine Grade Clay
- Single Stage Polish with M205 on LC white pad with PC7424XP DA Polisher (remove 75%+ of swirls, but unable to correct deeper defects)
- LSP - CG Blacklight
- Basic Engine Cleaning and Dress all plastic engine components w/ 303
- Quick interior vacuum and dressed all vinyl with 303

Before: You can easily see the swirls in the paint











^bugs guts and stains on the front


^Dirty wheels, but not too bad given it was a BMW.. I've seen much, much worse.


^Example of a deeper scratch that was unable to be removed


^Some water spots lightly etched into clear coat
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