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Old 11-14-2012, 01:24 PM
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OP, hate to tell you, but very soon, your new BMW will be full of small, light scratches. It's the nature of the paint, regardless of what people will tell you about the "rock hard" clearcoat. I've owned 5 German cars, a VW, a Mercedes, and 3 BMW's. They're all the same. They scratch if you just blow on them. I have had 3 Black Sapphires. With proper care and washing technique, the scratches will be linear and will follow the direction of the panel, very difficult to discern except in the brightest direct sun, or under certain mercury vapor-type lamps. It's going to happen, believe me. Do not wash, dry or wax your car with a circular motion.
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