E90Post
 


The Tire Rack
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Wash, Wax, Detailing and Cosmetic protection/repairs > Detailer's Domain: BMW 1M - Alpine White in for paint correction and more.



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-01-2013, 12:22 PM   #1
DetailersDomain
Major General
DetailersDomain's Avatar
United_States
1776
Rep
6,557
Posts

Drives: 15 MW M3/16 LBB M2
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (24)

Detailer's Domain: BMW 1M - Alpine White in for paint correction and more.

BMW 1M - Paint Correction/Sonax PNS

We got this car in from a customer that just didn't have the time to maintain this BMW 1M daily driver.

Customer wanted to get it cleaned up and ready for storage. He will be using another car for the winter months.

Take a look at the steps we took to get it back into shape.



Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Sonax MultiStar and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with Adam's Car Wash
- Decon with Auto Finesse Iron Out
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Compound - Menzerna FG400
- Final Polish - Sonax Perfect Finish
- Last step - Sonax Polymer Net Shield
- Inspection with Fenix, Brinkmann, 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 auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Products used

Links to products used -

Adam's Car Wash
Auto Finesse Iron Out
Stoner's Tarminator
Sonax MultiStar All Purpose Cleaner
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Menzerna FG400
Sonax Perfect Finish
Sonax Polymer Net Shield
Adam's Super VRT
Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner
Auto Finesse Mercury Metal Polish

Engine Detail
Sonax MultiStar All Purpose Cleaner
1Z einszett Vinyl Rubber Care
Adam's In and Out Spray

Interior
1Z einszett Cockpit
Leather Master Rapid S Cleaner
Leather Master Protection Cream

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes LHR75
Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher
Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Uber Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Adam's Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster
Metro Vac

Before Interior


























Action shots





Top side of the shot show shine from body oils and dirt - Bottom side nice clean oem look





Protected the leather with Leather Master Protection Cream





1Z einsezett Cockpit used on all the plastics



After Interior





















Before shots























Swirls, Waterspots, Bird Sxxt, and more!





















Prep - Wash/Decon/NanoSkin/Wheels/Tires/Engine

Before shots of wheels













Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action.









Bug and Tar Removal









Wash with the Uber Foam Cannon and Adam's Car Wash











Stoner's Tarminator used for road grim on the side skirts and doors







Decon with Auto Finesse Iron Out









Before shot of engine

























Engine cleaned up and dried with a Air Force Master Blaster









After engine shot











After correction shots in the sun













Finishing touches



Exhuast tips 50/50






After shot of the exhaust tips



Afters

























Enjoy!
Appreciate 2
      11-01-2013, 02:28 PM   #2
SHEEDI
Banned
United_States
543
Rep
2,717
Posts

Drives: 2009 335i - Sport PKG
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: NY

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 BMW 335i  [4.25]
oooooooooooooohhh, Nice!!!!!
how many guys worked on the car and how many hours to finish it?
Appreciate 0
      11-01-2013, 04:06 PM   #3
DetailersDomain
Major General
DetailersDomain's Avatar
United_States
1776
Rep
6,557
Posts

Drives: 15 MW M3/16 LBB M2
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (24)

total about 10-12 hours with 2 guys.
Appreciate 0
      11-03-2013, 06:34 PM   #4
GreenLantern
Lieutenant
GreenLantern's Avatar
United_States
74
Rep
477
Posts

Drives: 991.2 GT3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Palm Springs, CA

iTrader: (0)

Incredible work, as always, Phil!

Thanks for sharing.
Appreciate 0
      11-09-2013, 08:46 PM   #5
StealYourFace
Lieutenant Colonel
United_States
233
Rep
1,823
Posts

Drives: F30 328i M 6mt, E36 M3
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Shakedown Street, Buffalo NY

iTrader: (1)

Love it.

(Pisses me off that so few of these came to the US and they are still insanely overpriced in the used market )
__________________
Appreciate 0
      08-29-2015, 03:18 AM   #6
classyfast
Banned
654
Rep
2,215
Posts

Drives: e36m/e46m/E92 LCI 335/f30 335
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: CT

iTrader: (0)

I can't believe somebody would actually let their 1m get to that point before detailing. Unreal. Great work though!
Appreciate 0
      08-29-2015, 01:32 PM   #7
classyfast
Banned
654
Rep
2,215
Posts

Drives: e36m/e46m/E92 LCI 335/f30 335
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: CT

iTrader: (0)

I can't believe somebody would actually let their 1m get to that point before detailing. Unreal. Great work though!
Appreciate 0
      08-29-2015, 02:01 PM   #8
ccraig13
Lieutenant
ccraig13's Avatar
44
Rep
475
Posts

Drives: '07 E92 328xi 6MT
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: NJ

iTrader: (0)

__________________
2007 328xi E92 6MT Jet Black/Coral Red | Tracks: NJMP
Appreciate 0
      09-09-2015, 06:36 AM   #9
Spitfire007
Captain
Spitfire007's Avatar
162
Rep
680
Posts

Drives: 09 328i Sport 6MT
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Baltimore, MD

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 BMW 328i  [0.00]
What does a job like this cost ?
Appreciate 0
      10-17-2015, 05:47 PM   #10
fazman
Brigadier General
United_States
637
Rep
3,671
Posts

Drives: 335 e90
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Spitfire007 View Post
What does a job like this cost ?
i'm interested in knowing as well.
Appreciate 0
      10-17-2015, 10:11 PM   #11
DetailersDomain
Major General
DetailersDomain's Avatar
United_States
1776
Rep
6,557
Posts

Drives: 15 MW M3/16 LBB M2
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (24)

sure thing this exact job billed out at $950.00
Appreciate 0
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



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:51 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
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