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      07-19-2012, 09:26 AM   #67
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I use a brillo pad and spray the tips with P21S. Also will put some of Bar Keepers Friend on the brillo pad.

Also, never forget that just the tip leads to promise i'll pull out which leads to shotgun wedding.
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P21s polishing soap. I have tried mothers and it doesn't work as well.
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I have my tip polished atleast once a week....actually all 4 of them.
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P21s polishing soap. I have tried mothers and it doesn't work as well.
It worked perfect me
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Naoo I know what to use. Thanks for the tip. Steel wool FTW !
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Cleaned the tips again this afternoon. Took less than two minutes. Happy lady
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      07-22-2012, 08:03 PM   #73
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Just bought a 2011 328xi, noticed the same thing about the tips when I detailed it myself. Great idea about the steel wool. Thanks.
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Sara youre a freak with these thread titles...killin me. whats the next one goona be?
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Sara youre a freak with these thread titles...killin me. whats the next one goona be?
I know how to grab your attention
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lolol orly??!...i got something for you to grab over here jk, ill leave all the dirty talk on fb with you ahha. any luck on the spoiler?
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This!


I get a new 335is next year so Im not doing anything more to this car unfortunately.
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lolol orly??!...i got something for you to grab over here jk, ill leave all the dirty talk on fb with you ahha. any luck on the spoiler?
I effing love you Teeshirt.


and yes its cumming. Although I still havent gotten the tracking on my reflectors that I ordered before the spoiler but maybe its already on the way.
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I went crazy with my chrome tips trying to keep them clean. Now that I have the burnt tips, my stress level on that has dropped a lot...just an idea if you like them...

Detailing cars is so much work. I went through my phase of buying a buffer/pads/etc to get the swirls out and do everything myself. After doing a couple rounds, I gave up. I...like you...have a big respect for people who do that for a living. SO much work and requires serious know how and experience.

BTW, chemical guys do make good shit. I still have the poor boys car wash and that stuff is great. Got it from Greg....as well as everything else..
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Ill show you my tip



I use Mother's small powerball and some metal polish.
Gets the job done in less than a min per tip. Long lasting protection/water beading too
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Ill show you my tip



I use Mother's small powerball and some metal polish.
Gets the job done in less than a min per tip. Long lasting protection/water beading too
pics or gtfo
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Men lol ...
Seriously haha.


Edit: Is this what you used?
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Seriously haha.


Edit: Is this what you used?
thats what I used. Works great.
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Seriously haha.


Edit: Is this what you used?
yup. Its was like $5 at autozone
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If your in the LA Area I recommend going to the Chemical Guys shop its in Inglewood. It's awesome, dont bring any credit card just the cash u want to limit your self to spending. When your in there you realize u need EVERYTHING!

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