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Old 06-08-2012, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by bxmxwx View Post
That is not really a fix, rather an optical correction that makes it less visible. The defect is a physical distortion of the paint surface, and the only way to actually fix it is by doing a complete paint job all over. Who is going to do that? Those gooze bumps suck, but you don't really see them from 2 feet away, so I personally told my brain to just shut up about it

But a razor sharp reflection off a black car will 'pop' without OP...

Originally Posted by Mrt0006 View Post
I havent seen a BMW "Individual" Paint up close. Does it have a better finish (less orange peel effect), or its just simply a color upgrade with the same painting process like any other BMW?
Dunno. I suspect the process is the same, but maybe just a bit more care laying it down? Be interesting to know....

On a tour of the P factory in stuttgart, all 911s get painted by hand/human.
Keep it as simple as possible...but no simpler.
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