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      07-10-2011, 04:43 PM   #1
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My mini photoshoot...

It's been a few weeks since the my car had a good clean and it was a nice day so I decided to give it a quick clean, but that turned into a 3 hour session...

I used turtlewax wash, followed by a coat of 3M Finesse-it Finishing polish (borrowed from a bodyshop ;-)) on the front end and bonnet and finished off with some Maguiar's Gold Class wax all over.

I'm pretty happy with the results, shame it wont look the same after a few days driving though..

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      07-10-2011, 05:06 PM   #2
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Nice car mate! And good work with the wash!
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      07-11-2011, 03:25 AM   #3
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looking cleaaan!
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      07-11-2011, 03:30 AM   #4
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looking good Carl..
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      07-11-2011, 04:39 AM   #5
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nice job what do use on the wheels there spotless
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      07-11-2011, 04:56 AM   #6
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That's not a MINI

Same col/wheels as my prev 335i. Yous looks a lot cleaner than mine did though

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Nice car mate! And good work with the wash!
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looking cleaaan!
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looking god Carl..
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nice job what do use on the wheels there spotless
Washed first with Turtlewax then went over them with Wonder Wheels...
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That's not a MINI

Same col/wheels as my prev 335i. Yous looks a lot cleaner than mine did though

Good job!
Haha ;-) didn't notice that!

I'm looking at getting some H&R sport spring with spacers, anyone know what size spacers I can get away with before the wheels start to rub..?
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Standard ET alloys then go 10mm front 12mm rear and longer bolts to match

FWIW, SSDD Motorsports can sort you the spring, spacer and extended wheel bolts and locking nuts
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Nice !
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      07-11-2011, 10:01 AM   #10
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Very nice looking motor.
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Standard ET alloys then go 10mm front 12mm rear and longer bolts to match

FWIW, SSDD Motorsports can sort you the spring, spacer and extended wheel bolts and locking nuts
Cheers Mega, I have been looking around for the H&R springs as not many places supply them. I'll give them a call and get a quote...

They do have them on this site; http://www.orange-tuning.de/shop/index.php but not sure on which ones and what drop to go for??

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Cheers Mega, I have been looking around for the H&R springs as not many places supply them. I'll give them a call and get a quote...

They do have them on this site; http://www.orange-tuning.de/shop/index.php but not sure on which ones and what drop to go for??

Thanks for the positive comments all
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very clean!
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