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      04-15-2012, 08:44 PM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: BMW 135i New Car Prep and Clear Film Installation

Subject: BMW 135i
Requirements - New Car Prep - with Opti Coat 2 - Clear Film Installation

What was done -
Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adamís All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Pre Washed with W99
- Wolf's Decon Gel
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Meg's D300 - Compound
- Menzerna SF4000 - Final Polish
- Opti Coat
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed

Interior
- Dash and door panels wiped down
- Vacuum

Links to products used -

Adam's All Purpose Cleaner
Wolf's Chemical's Deionizer Gel
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
Uber Clay Bar Kit
Meg's D300
Menzerna SF4000
Opti Coat 2
Adam's Super VRT
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Wolf's Chemicals Glass Guard
Wolf's Chemicals Rim Shield

Interior
1Z einszett Cockpit
Sonax Leather Foam

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Porter Cable 7424XP
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

Interior Afters








Before







Wash, Decon, Clay, Wheels, Tires

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action



Wash



Imperfections



After polishing






Optimum Opti Coat applied




Wolf's Rim Shield Applied



Wolf's Glass Guard Applied



Removed the dealer badge


Clear Film shots










Afters















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      04-15-2012, 09:46 PM   #2
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Nice!! That one hits pretty close to home, lol
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