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      01-27-2008, 05:18 PM   #1
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Jet Black is rock chips magnet

Just spent couple hours detailing my JB e90 335i. Man my car has only been driven 1300 miles for one month and already got 7 or 8 rock chips Especially on the front OEM splitters that I bought from PJ @ M-Force. Apparently the did not add Flex agent into the paint, 4-5 white spots can be easily observed from each splitter. The factor front bumper is OK but there're about 3-4 rock chips on the front part of hood already.

I have touched up all the rock chips and have made an appointment next week to have Clear Bra installed. I can not even imagine what the car's going to look like after 6 months. So looks like Clear Bra is the only choice that can save my baby
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Get used to it.
The first few rock chips always hurt.
After that, you become desensitized.
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You're telling me... barely over 400 miles and I already have 3 chips
Gonna pick one of these up http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Genuine-Bl...1479721&sr=8-1

What's the name of that product that smooths touch up paint?
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You're telling me... barely over 400 miles and I already have 3 chips
Gonna pick one of these up http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Genuine-Bl...1479721&sr=8-1

What's the name of that product that smooths touch up paint?
Langka.

Or you can just go and buy Mineral Spts.
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you dont want to see the front of my car! it looks like rotten swiss cheese up close it has so many chips!
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I always get the clear bra install. Helps ALOT.
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