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      01-30-2007, 08:56 AM   #23
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Lets not talk about the times eh? I might inciminate myself

Oh god yeah, that damn CDV!!! I got so sick of looking like a bloody learner driver when pulling away from home in the morning

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just looked on the 'swissol' website...

found a tub of wax for..... £1,351 !!!
You obviously didn't click the link in post #7 hehehe
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      01-30-2007, 09:33 AM   #24
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FWIW, the BMW car care products are re-badged Sonax products.
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      01-30-2007, 09:34 AM   #25
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You obviously didn't click the link in post #7 hehehe
I seem to remember a tv spot suggesting that there were only two or three pots in the whole UK!
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      01-30-2007, 10:33 AM   #26
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Yeah, I think 5th gear did an item on a guy that charges in excess of £5k for a detailing session. He uses Royale.

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Zymol for me...
I use the Titanium wax which is the one recommended for marine applications....so its good for repelling winter muck
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Yeah, I think 5th gear did an item on a guy that charges in excess of 5k for a detailing session. He uses Royale.

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His name is Paul Dalton: http://miracledetail.co.uk/auto-detailing-home.html

He's a very good detailer and an even better marketer (well, he has a marketing team). Most of his actual details go for around 300-500 pounds, iirc. Not many folks opt for the 5k pound detail.
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His name is Paul Dalton: http://miracledetail.co.uk/auto-detailing-home.html

He's a very good detailer and an even better marketer (well, he has a marketing team). Most of his actual details go for around 300-500 pounds, iirc. Not many folks opt for the 5k pound detail.
I wonder if he would offer the top wax on a 320d??? I will let you know if I win the lottery
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Swissol works well on my car also.

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I used Swissol Zuffenhausen wax on the Z4, and plan to get a coat on the coupe in the next couple of months. You apply it with your hands, leave for 15 mins (I think) then buff off. Its hard work but really does give a very waxy look and most bits of muck/dirt just slide off (even bird poo). Its quite expensive though - 70 for a small tub. but I would highly recommend it.

http://www.swissol.com/E/GB/Produkte_Lack3.htm
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I'm intrigued by the 5000 detailing service, but to be honest for that money I would expect my car to be hand polished by naked catwalk models.

Anyway since you guys are knowledgeable about detailing (and I never even washed my company cars) I have a question.

When my car was valeted by BMW after the fixed a dent in my door, they appear to have polished my wheels with something. Whatever it is, it seems pretty effective because I just washed it and the brake dust literally fell off !

Any ideas ?

PS - they also topped the oil up for me, which I find a bit strange as it was only in for the dent.
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The probably sealed the wheels with something. You can do it yourself with any paint sealant or a dedicated wheel sealant. Most guys seem to use Klasse AIO on their wheels.
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