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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
I'm going to wait a few days to allow everything...

I'm going to wait a few days to allow everything to cure and then I'm going to aggressively polish my hood and do it over. I missed a couple of high places (poor lighting) but the rest of the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
I just went with it and applied a coat yesterday...

I just went with it and applied a coat yesterday evening. The hardest part was just making myself do it - I'm my own worst enemy when it comes to doubting myself. I was actually surprised at how...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
Just curious if you had gotten around to doing...

Just curious if you had gotten around to doing this? I had an unexpected death in my family 2 weeks ago and I didn't get the prep work done because the weather was ridiculously hot. Its back to cool...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-26-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 69,430
Posted By severecaraddict
Keep it. Power aside, I have a feeling that the...

Keep it. Power aside, I have a feeling that the "disconnected feel of the steering" is going to be more commonplace with the newer generation(s) because BMW seems to be gravitating toward pleasing...
Forum: Parting Out 07-26-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By severecaraddict
Random E36 Parts

I have the following parts from a 1993 BMW 318is that were removed back in June from a car that had 45k actual miles. The door has been stored indoor since. Make me a serious offer:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 69,430
Posted By severecaraddict
What color did you go for inside? Safe...

What color did you go for inside?


Safe travels!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-26-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 69,430
Posted By severecaraddict
My dream car...in the best color. More pictures,...

My dream car...in the best color. More pictures, please!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
I've researched and compared almost everything...

I've researched and compared almost everything except Ceramic Pro. Since I've already ordered my Opt-coat 2.0, I didn't read too deeply into it, but admittedly liked what I read about multi-layers.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
Here's a shot of mine afterward...I still have to...

Here's a shot of mine afterward...I still have to put in the left fog light:

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
For craps & giggles, do you mind if I ask what a...

For craps & giggles, do you mind if I ask what a shop charged? You can PM me if you don't mind telling me, but don't want to disclose it. Were you satisfied with the application and its benefits?
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
From what I've read, C-quartz has to be...

From what I've read, C-quartz has to be re-applied (ie. it wears off after time) Opti-coat is a permanent nano coating. To remove it, it has to be polished off much like the prep process.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
Glad that you made that reference to single stage...

Glad that you made that reference to single stage paint. My parents have his and her maxi taxis and my mom's has single stage paint and I told her I would research if it would be appropriate to use...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By severecaraddict
I'm *HOPING* the Opti-Coat is my answer to this...

I'm *HOPING* the Opti-Coat is my answer to this problem. It's a permanent nano coating.

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
That's the input I'm looking for! :thumbup: My...

That's the input I'm looking for! :thumbup: My car is 10 years old (last Sunday!), but only has 30k. I plan to keep her awhile and I'm wanting to get the best paint protection I can get to keep her...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By severecaraddict
Opti-coat 2.0: Who has done it?

I'm FINALLY getting ready to prep my car for an applications of Optimum's Opti-coat 2.0. I'm actually going to do it myself, rather than paying a detailer $500+ to do it. Has anyone else here...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By severecaraddict
Just curious: Did the kit come with some form of...

Just curious: Did the kit come with some form of UV protection? From what I've read on the subject (and ONE personal attempt), once you sand the headlight, you're removing the UV protection and they...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By severecaraddict
I just did this on Friday to my '04 530i: I took...

I just did this on Friday to my '04 530i: I took the headlight out, it takes less than 5 minutes to remove the entire assembly. I installed the ICE VXX halos, 6000k Philip xenon bulbs, and 9006 6000k...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
Angel eyes and xenon bulb upgrades went off...

Angel eyes and xenon bulb upgrades went off without a hitch. Foglights are a bit of a nightmare. With the help of a test light to try & track down what I wasn't doing right, I realized that you have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
Got mine in the mail today & will be installing...

Got mine in the mail today & will be installing in the morning!

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
Give them a call. They open up at 10 Pacific time.

Give them a call. They open up at 10 Pacific time.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
I can't remember with whom I spoke, but he was a...

I can't remember with whom I spoke, but he was a little surprised I knew about the sale. Apparently, it hadn't been announced. Quick question: Should I be concerned that I haven't been emailed an...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
Ordered The Ice VXX, 6000k Philip bulbs, and HID...

Ordered The Ice VXX, 6000k Philip bulbs, and HID fogs! :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
Called & left a message at Umnitza about 5...

Called & left a message at Umnitza about 5 minutes ago. :)

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
Will you be advertising the specials? :) I...

Will you be advertising the specials? :) I follow you on FB!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,781
Posted By severecaraddict
SALE! SALE! SALE! I saw on their Ebay store that...

SALE! SALE! SALE! I saw on their Ebay store that the lights for a different model were WAAAAAAAY less.

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