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phil@detailersdomain.com
08-25-2011, 09:13 AM
BMW 328 Coupe - Exterior Paint Correction

What was done -
Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adam’s All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Pre Washed with W99
- Iron Cut
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- 2 Step - Meguiar's M105 and Super Finish
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step – Aquartz Reload
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were clayed, cleaned, and sealed

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99 (http://www.detailersdomain.com/1Z-einszett-W99_p_273.html)
Iron Cut (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Aquartz-Iron-Cut_p_327.html)
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Adams-All-Purpose-Cleaner_p_111.html)
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Sonax-Full-Effect-Wheel-Cleaner_p_324.html)
Adam's Undercarriage Spray (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Adams-Invisible-Undercarriage-Spray_p_92.html)
Uber Clay Bar Kit (http://www.detailersdomain.com/The-Uber-FINE-Blue-Clay-Bar-Kit_p_345.html)
Meguiar's M105 (https://detailersdomain.com/Meguiars-M105-Ultra-Cut-Compound_p_304.html)
Menzerna Super Finish (https://detailersdomain.com/Menzerna-Super-Finish-PO106FA_p_134.html)
Aquartz Reload (https://detailersdomain.com/Aquartz-Reload-400-ml_p_490.html)
Adam's Super VRT (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Adams-Super-VRT_p_222.html)
Adam's Metal Polish (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Adams-Metal-Polish-16oz_p_95.html)
Adam's Glass Cleaner (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Adams-Glass-Cleaner_p_82.html)

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Uber-Genuine-Wool-Wash-Mitt-Version-2_p_515.html)
Uber No Name MF Towels (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Uber-No-Name-Uber-Super-Plush-Microfiber-Towel-16x16_p_512.html)
Flex PE14-2-150 (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Flex-PE14-2-150-Rotary-Polisher_p_492.html)
Uber Buffing Pads (http://www.detailersdomain.com/5-Pack-Uber-Foam-Pad-65-inch_p_298.html)
Defelsko Paint Meter (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Defelsko-Positest-DFT-Combo-Paint-Meter_p_498.html)
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[URL="http://www.detailersdomain.com/Brinkmann-Tuffmax-Dual-LED-Spotlight_p_400.html"]Brinkmann (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Fenix-TK35-820-Lumens_p_504.html)
Kranzle Pressure Washer (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Kranzle-K-1120T-Cold-Water-Electric-Pressure-Washer_p_446.html)
Cam Spray Foam Canon (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Cam-Spray-Foamer-Attachment-Foam-Cannon_p_204.html)
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Grit-Guard-Dual-Bucket-Washing-System_p_127.html)
Uber Firehose Nozzle (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Uber-Firehose-Spray-Nozzle_p_80.html)
Metro Air Force Blaster (http://www.detailersdomain.com/Metro-Air-Force-Master-Blaster-Car-Dryer-8-HP-MB3CD_p_344.html)

Before
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3363.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3366.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3367.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3364.jpg

Prep/Wheels/Wash/Clay
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3424.jpg

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3425.jpg

Wash
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3433.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3435.jpg

Iron Cut
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3432.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3427.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3428.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3429.jpg

Clay - with all that prep work we still had this much on the clay bar
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3441.jpg

Here are some shots of the paint after all the prep work and removal of any glazes or waxes. - We had a long day ahead of us.
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3442.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3444.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3446.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3448.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3449.jpg

Masking
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3486.jpg

Polished out
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3487.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3488.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3490.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3495.jpg

After
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3496.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3498.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3503.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3504.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3509.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3510.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3511.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3515.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3516.jpg
http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f149/pyiu/1st%20gen%20iphone%208gb/pat328coupe/DSC_3517.jpg

Enjoy!

Vanos4:12PM
09-10-2011, 09:12 AM
awesome job - paint looks like its still drying from the factory.

heathtx
09-10-2011, 10:53 AM
nice job!

Damn! I wish you were in Dallas TX