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      02-18-2011, 08:14 AM   #45
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Nice work!

I love the color of that interior!!!!
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      02-18-2011, 07:34 PM   #46
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That looks so damn good it almost looks computer generated. Outstanding!
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      02-19-2011, 01:16 PM   #47
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Incredible job. I can only imagine what something like that costs.
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      02-19-2011, 08:00 PM   #48
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^he did it himself!!
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      02-20-2011, 09:33 AM   #49
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Sweet, wish I had seen this thread sooner. I don't understand the technicals behind the paint, but those pics of the reflection in-focus are what I seem to observe happening when someone's car is repaired at a body shop. The reflection is no longer sharp and in-focus like the OP has done with his efforts.

Incredible job!
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      02-21-2011, 01:45 PM   #50
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by far the most detailed and organized detailing collection..i'm actually jealous. Lol
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      02-21-2011, 03:41 PM   #51
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Awesome mate....
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      02-23-2011, 12:24 PM   #52
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dear god that looks like a lot of work
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      02-25-2011, 07:49 PM   #53
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absolutely amazing....\/\/
speechless...
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      02-27-2011, 11:32 PM   #54
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i've looked through this 4 times... still doesn't get old
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      12-16-2011, 01:30 PM   #55
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Bumping this because it needs more recognition... absolutely insane
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Sweet
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      12-16-2011, 10:54 PM   #57
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      12-21-2011, 01:37 PM   #58
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      12-21-2011, 01:53 PM   #59
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Insane...Good work OP
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      12-21-2011, 03:55 PM   #61
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looks like a week's worth of work on your pride and joy. very inspirational!
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      12-21-2011, 06:31 PM   #62
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Awesome job. Nice pics too.
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I just realized I never replied to this thread, my apologies everyone! So many nice compliments, it means a lot.

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WOW! What a writeup! Thanks for sharing, I really enjoyed reading through this one! A 200-hour detail of this caliber must have been quite the project, I'd love to do something like this one day. And I thought I had a problem with buying too many detailing products - you've taken it to another level! I'm envious of your cabinets.

Those after shots a simply stunning. Do you still have the E46 too?
I sold the E46 a while ago; still miss it.

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Nice....weren't you having a big debate a while back about wet sanding the orange peel? Is this done at your house or a shop?
I did everything at my house. And yes, I wasn't sure I wanted to spend so much time on a project like this.

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crazy work ! amazing! how did you get into detailing like this?
I was interested in detailing since I was a kid and just did a lot of reading on the subject over the years. Lots of practice too!

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Bumping this because it needs more recognition... absolutely insane
Thank you Hooy!
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      06-07-2012, 05:11 PM   #64
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Wow!!!! I did a 2 step polish on my car and it looks amazing but this is a whole new level!!!!
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      06-08-2012, 07:37 PM   #65
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as everyone else has said ..WOW amazing job!
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      06-08-2012, 07:54 PM   #66
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This is the most beautiful paint work i've ever seen, and probably ever will see.

Great job! Lol how much to do mine?

That M3 is so spoiled..
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