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: Detailer's Domain: BMW 328 - Exterior Correction
08-25-2011, 09:13 AM
BMW 328 Coupe - Exterior Paint Correction

What was done -

- 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 (
Iron Cut (
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner (
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner (
Adam's Undercarriage Spray (
Uber Clay Bar Kit (
Meguiar's M105 (
Menzerna Super Finish (
Aquartz Reload (
Adam's Super VRT (
Adam's Metal Polish (
Adam's Glass Cleaner (

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt (
Uber No Name MF Towels (
Flex PE14-2-150 (
Uber Buffing Pads (
Defelsko Paint Meter (
[URL=""]Brinkmann (
Kranzle Pressure Washer (
Cam Spray Foam Canon (
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies (
Uber Firehose Nozzle (
Metro Air Force Blaster (



Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner


Iron Cut

Clay - with all that prep work we still had this much on the clay bar

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.


Polished out



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

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

Damn! I wish you were in Dallas TX