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      06-25-2013, 08:13 PM   #1
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Just moved to West LA from Boston!

Hi guys,

Just wanted to introduce myself to this regional forum. I own a AW/CR 2012 335is and recently moved from Boston to West LA (Brentwood area). Looking forward to attending some local meets. Would also like to get some recommendations for:

- 3M Crystalline Tint Installer
- High quality hand car wash
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      06-25-2013, 09:43 PM   #2
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Hi guys,

Just wanted to introduce myself to this regional forum. I own a AW/CR 2012 335is and recently moved from Boston to West LA (Brentwood area). Looking forward to attending some local meets. Would also like to get some recommendations for:

- 3M Crystalline Tint Installer
- High quality hand car wash
where in brentwood? I used to live in the glen but am still very close
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      06-25-2013, 10:38 PM   #3
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For a carwash try overland car wash in culver city. I use them all the time and they have great deals/coupons on their website.

http://www.yelp.com/biz/overland-car...er-los-angeles
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      06-25-2013, 10:49 PM   #4
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how do you like the difference in life style so far? im always interested from out of towners point of view :P
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      06-25-2013, 11:10 PM   #5
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Welcome! I'm over near Westwood myself.

For tint people usually recommend California tint or STM
http://www.yelp.com/biz/songs-tint-masters-los-angeles
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      06-26-2013, 01:53 AM   #6
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call sal in santa ana for huper optik ceramic
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      06-26-2013, 02:44 AM   #7
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how do you like the difference in life style so far? im always interested from out of towners point of view :P
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      06-26-2013, 09:10 AM   #8
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If you want 3M, PM me and I got a good guy that's been working on the tints for one of our company's residential properties for years. He can give you a good deal and will come to your place to do it. Just switched from my scratched-up Suntek to 3M last weekend and he did an excellent job in two hours flat.

Now if you wanna spend a bit more money and go Huper Optik, go to STM in LA.

Oh and if you want a free roll of moleskin tint protectors, let me know. Can't use it anymore since the felt previous applied to my weather strip can't be removed.
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      06-26-2013, 11:26 AM   #9
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Welcome to the area!
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      06-27-2013, 01:36 AM   #10
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Thanks guys. I'm in Brentwood off Wilshire. I've only been here a week, but there is definitely a cultural adjustment I am still working on.
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      06-27-2013, 02:18 AM   #11
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Welcome! I'm in the Miracle Mile area, not too far (LACMA, tar pits, etc)
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      06-27-2013, 04:54 PM   #13
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Welcome, Im on Wilshire as well. Great area but ya takes some time to get used to.

Car wash around here: good luck!

If you find one LMK.... I usually go to Melrose Auto Strip hand wash which is good for the price.
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      06-27-2013, 09:20 PM   #14
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Go to Diddy Riese in westood
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      06-28-2013, 02:32 PM   #15
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Hi guys,

Just wanted to introduce myself to this regional forum. I own a AW/CR 2012 335is and recently moved from Boston to West LA (Brentwood area).
Just here myself 7 months ago from Boston

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Welcome! I'm in the Miracle Mile area, not too far (LACMA, tar pits, etc)
I'm about a mile from there
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Just here myself 7 months ago from Boston



I'm about a mile from there
What brought you out here?
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      07-29-2013, 03:54 AM   #17
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Welcome. G5 Tint is a great tint shop. And I like Olympic Car Wash.
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Go to Diddy Riese in westood
To pick up UCLA students and get a mean ice cream cookie sandwich for dirt cheap.
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      07-29-2013, 10:15 AM   #19
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welcome to socal! and what this guy said

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      07-29-2013, 04:57 PM   #20
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What brought you out here?
work...you?

did you find a tint guy? I'm looking to get mine done soon
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      07-29-2013, 05:27 PM   #21
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A local high quality hand car wash would be: http://www.yelp.com/biz/valet-detail...e-santa-monica

I had them clean both me and my wife's car and they did a superb job cleaning (my wife was amazed at how clean the car was when it came back). Danny is a nice guy and he makes sure you're satisfied with the cleaning. I think they even give a free loaner if it's a full detail, you can ask about it.
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      07-29-2013, 11:53 PM   #22
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work...you?

did you find a tint guy? I'm looking to get mine done soon
Me too. Yes, I got my car tinted with 3M Crystalline at Sunshield in Sherman Oaks. Hamid, the owner was a very nice guy.
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