E90Post
 


Bimmertech
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Cosmetic and Lighting Modifications (exterior/interior) > OEM Aluminum Window Trim - Clearcoat or No Clearcoat?



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-14-2013, 11:54 AM   #1
Danny271
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2008 335XI Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: White Plains, NY

Posts: 170
iTrader: (0)

OEM Aluminum Window Trim - Clearcoat or No Clearcoat?

I have a 2008 E92 335XI and the OEM aluminum window trim is starting to show signs of wear and heavy water stains. I've read a few posts that recommend using Autosol - Aluminum Polish, and following it up with a polish, then sealant. But most aluminum polish is for un-treated aluminum that isn't clearcoated. If you use this Autosol polish on clear coated aluminum it will remove the clear coat permanently, and then re-polishing on a routine basis to preserve the luster.

My gut says that the window trim IS clear coated and that I should stick with a medium-grit polish. Does anyone have a definitive answer?

Thanks for your help!
Danny271 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:15 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST