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      05-22-2012, 05:33 PM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: Busy BMW Day - M5 Paint Correction / M3 Detail

Subject 1: BMW M3
Requirements: Exterior Detail - Wash, AutoScrub, Polish, Wax - Engine Clean Up

This one came in to us in great shape. Not much needed just some light marring and protection.

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
- Washed with 1Z einszett W99
- Aquartz Iron Cut
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Menzerna SF4000 with Uber Green Pad - Griots Orbital
- Sonax Carnauba Wax
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were autoscrubed, cleaned, and sealed
- Engine Detailed

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99
Aquartz Iron Cut
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Menzerna SF4000
Sonax Carnauba Wax
1Z einszett Vinyl Rubber Care
Optimum Metal Polish

Engine
Uber Engine Detailing Kit

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
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
Metro Jumbo Vac N Blow

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Engine Before


Engine After



Prep - Wash - Wheels - Tires - Autoscrub
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner










Autoscrub


Exhaust tips
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Subject: BMW M5
Requirement: Paint Correction, Quick Interior

Customer required paint correction on his new to him M5 in Indy Red. Much more need in terms of correction then his well kept M3.

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
- Washed with 1Z einszett W99
- Aquartz Iron Cut
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Meg's M105 with Surbuf - Griots Orbital
- Menzerna SF4000 with Uber Green Pad - Griots Orbital
- Victoria Wax Red
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were autoscrubed, cleaned, and sealed
- Interior Cleaned/Conditioned/ Vac

Products used

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99
Aquartz Iron Cut
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Meg's M105
Menzerna SF4000
Victoria Wax Red
1Z einszett Vinyl Rubber Care
Optimum Metal Polish

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
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
Metro Jumbo Vac N Blow

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Imperfections on the paint












Prep - Wash, Iron Cut, Autoscrub, Wheels, Tires
Sonax in action






Bug and Tar





Drying the car


Autoscrub in action


Correction Work





50/50 on the trim - used the same compounds and polishes on the trim as the paint




Victoria Wax Red was used as a last step


Final Rinse


Tight beads from Victoria Wax Red


Final touches by Dan


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      05-22-2012, 05:37 PM   #2
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Cars are looking clean as hell good job!
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fantastic work!
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Holy hell did that M5's paint come out nice. Wow.
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