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Old 06-25-2014, 10:06 PM
Art&Soul Detail Art&Soul Detail is offline
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Major Paint Correction on blak BMW : Results

]This is a Black BMW that I was given to work on over the weekend. The car was in horrible condition. It had extremely oxidized paint, scratches everywhere, bad touch up paint jobs and just major damaged all around. Of course the owner said "it wasn't that bad" :P

Parts of this car are unfixable such as the hood where the clear coat has started peeling off. Not my best work as I was only given a short amount of time to correct the entire car. 3-4 hours were spent on the hood alone due to the severe damage. once the car was completely cleaned and clay bared, more damage was revealed.

Products I used:

From Stay Fresh:
Restore 1, Renew 2, Restore 3,Shampoo, Clay bar, Orange Buffing pad,Tire Shine, fabric cleaner, leather conditioner, hex pads, Spray wax, and Sealant. variety of MF towels

The Rag Company Waffle Weave towels
Griots Garage wash Mitt
Mother's tire brush
Meguiar's D101 APC
Eagle One quick detailer (ran out of my regular one)
PC7424



Here are some before pictures. Notice how dull the paint is.
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These are after I clay bared the car, once some of the stubborn grime was removed it revealed a lot more damage underneath.
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Getting those wheels and tires clean! Look at all the grime being sucked out of the tires.
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These are pictures after I started polishing the paint and removing some of the daamge. Off to more Polishing!
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Here are some progression shots of the hood, the most damaged area on the car. A complete night and day difference.
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And finally, some Beauty shots. While not perfectly swirl free, the car looks pretty good considering the short amount of time I was given to work on it.

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Like I said, the hood is not completely repairable but it looks way better than it did at first. The clear coat peeling is not as noticeable at first.

This is not my best work but still ended up looking okay considering I was in a small rush.

Last edited by Art&Soul Detail; 06-25-2014 at 10:13 PM.
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