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      08-06-2011, 08:30 AM   #1
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Cool M Sport Touring detailed

My mate has just spent the week detailing my 320d M sport Touring with pretty impressive results i am sure you will agree

Also got the wheels redone in anthracite and fitting BMW Performance black grills to get rid of the last of the chrome....








Rear windows are being tinted next week by Pentagon in the lightest shade to finish of the look.

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      08-06-2011, 08:41 AM   #2
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looking good

add some darkline's as well they make the rear look so much better on a dark colour
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      08-06-2011, 08:57 AM   #3
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That looks stunning. Very, very nice.
Agree with above RE: Darklines; that would finish it off nicely.
This proves the theory that E9x can look good on sensible sized wheels.
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      08-06-2011, 11:58 AM   #4
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Was it wet sanded to get rid of the orange peel, or just buffed?
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      08-06-2011, 03:58 PM   #5
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Was it wet sanded to get rid of the orange peel, or just buffed?
Looking good, interested in any correction work done too?

Are those mudflaps genuine?
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      08-06-2011, 04:12 PM   #6
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Looking good.

You asked the other week about the wheels. Who done them in black for you?
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      08-06-2011, 05:54 PM   #7
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Cheers guys

Would like some darklines just not up for paying 250 or what ever they cost Once the rear windows are done i will probably change my mind

Machine polished, not sure what products were used....sorry not much help.

Mudflaps are genuine as far as i am aware, did have a quicl look at others and don't see any fitted.

It was Central Powder Coating in East Kilbride kerr, very happy with the results

Couple more pics....

















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      08-07-2011, 02:41 AM   #8
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Lovin' the alloys! Nice job!
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      08-07-2011, 03:18 AM   #9
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Looks lush mate well done!
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Yes those are genuine mudflaps.
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      08-07-2011, 05:57 PM   #11
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top job there!

How much was it to get the alloys sprayed up like that?
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      08-08-2011, 01:03 AM   #12
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Rear windows are being tinted next week by Pentagon in the lightest shade to finish of the look.

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Have Pentagon got a solution for getting the tint to stick to the dot matrix pattern on the windows ? I've been looking to get this done but no company wants to touch my E92
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      08-08-2011, 04:37 AM   #13
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They look the absolute dogs danglies, great colour on the alloys! Cracking job with the paint too.

What wax are you using?
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      08-08-2011, 07:56 AM   #14
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Top job, would be interested to hear what products had been used if you can find out
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      08-08-2011, 02:25 PM   #15
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Cheers again guys!

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How much was it to get the alloys sprayed up like that?
Alloys were 160 to be Powdercoated, top job to.

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Have Pentagon got a solution for getting the tint to stick to the dot matrix pattern on the windows ? I've been looking to get this done but no company wants to touch my E92
TBH i am not sure, they never mentioned it when i phoned and i am sure they have done plenty before. Car goes in tomorrow so will make sure i ask before they start. Will post some pics once done.

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Top job, would be interested to hear what products had been used if you can find out
"Full car pressure washed and snow foamed using Meguiars Hyper wash.
Wheelarches and engine bay cleaned using Meguiars super degreaser 10:1 dillution ratio.
Full car washed using two bucket method and Meguiars shampoo plus.
Sides and rear de-tarred using autosmart Tardis and re washed.
Stonchips touched in and re-laquered by hand.
Bodywork and glass clayed using meguairs medium claybar and last touch as lubricant.
Full Body correction carried out using Megs G220 D.A Polisher, Lake and county compounding pad and Megs Ultra Cut Compound #105. ( 3-4 passes on most panels due to exceptionally hard paint and heavy swirl marks and marring)
Full car polished using Megs Ultra Finishing polish #205 and Lake and county light cut polishing pad.
Bodywork then sealed with 1 Coat of Poorboys EX-P Sealant and topped with a coat of Raceglaze signature 66 wax.
Rubber trim treated with Megs All season Dressing.
Exhaust tip de tarred using Tardis then wet sanded and polished with Megs metal polish.
Glass treated with Rain-X and Auto Glym Fast Glass.
Engine bay treated with 303 Areospace protectant.
Arches dressed with Chemical Guys Bare Bones dressing.
Wheels sealed with Werksatt Prime strong and 2 coats of poorboys wheel sealant.
Tyres treated using blackfire long lasting tyre gel.
Brake callipers de greased brushed and painted silver.
Dashboard cleaned and treated with poorboys natural trim dressing.
Leather clensed and fed using Auto Glym leather cleaner and Conditioner.
Carpets cleaned with Megs All purpose cleaner and hoovered.

Total time taken for full detail:- 45 hours over 5 day period"


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      08-08-2011, 03:36 PM   #16
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TBH i am not sure, they never mentioned it when i phoned and i am sure they have done plenty before. Car goes in tomorrow so will make sure i ask before they start. Will post some pics once done.

nice one Mike

Cracking job on the detail, I use a lot of meg's stuff myself and was thinking about buying a ga220, I take it you give it the thumbs up ?
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      08-08-2011, 04:03 PM   #17
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nice one Mike

Cracking job on the detail, I use a lot of meg's stuff myself and was thinking about buying a ga220, I take it you give it the thumbs up ?
Yeah very impressed with the results, would love to say it was my hard work but it was a mate that carried out the detail
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      08-09-2011, 03:47 AM   #18
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Nice one Mike.

You get charged mates rates then?
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      02-08-2013, 09:01 AM   #19
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Well a year and half later i finally have some darkilines...




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      02-08-2013, 09:05 AM   #20
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Also the rear windows are also tinted by Pentagon now
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      02-08-2013, 09:07 AM   #21
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Looks very clean
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those darklines really finish the car nicely!
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