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Old 08-07-2010, 01:17 PM   #1
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Default Detailer's Domain: Alpine White BMW M3 - Complete Detail

This was a pretty extensive detail on this M3, unfortunately not the best example being Alpine White.
Take a look at the complete write up.

Interior was in pretty good shape, exterior/wheels/wheel wells/engine needed some work.

Big thanks to the crew that came by to help out Alvin, Joe, and Dan!

What was done -
Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with P21S Total Autowash and washed down
- Wheel wells were spritzed down with P21S Total Autowash
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Clayed
- Dried
- Paint inspected and measured
- Wheel Wells were cleaned and dressed with Adam's Undercarriage Spray
- Tires dressed with Adam's VRT
- Masking
- 3 Step Paint correction (Meguiars M105 with an Uber Yellow, Menzerna Super Intensive Polish with an Uber Green and Menzerna PO85RD with an Uber Blue)
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Last Step - Menzerna Power Lock
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Engine Cleaned and Dressed

Interior
- Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
- Einszett Leather Care
- Einszett Plastic Deep Cleaner

Products used:
(feel free to click the link below for more info)
Exterior:
Valugard Detail Wash
P21S Total Auto Wash
Uber Yellow Wash Sponge
Uber Clay Bar kit with Optimum No Rinse
Einszett Spray Wax
Meguiars M105
Menzerna Super Intensive Polish
Menzerna PO85RD
Menzerna Power Lock

Engine
Adam's In and Out
P21S TAW

Wheels/Tires
Sonax Wheel Cleaner
Adam's VRT
3m Adhesive Remover
Plastic Razor Blades

Interior
Sonax Dashboard Cleaner
einszett Leathercare
einszett Plastic Deep Cleaner

Glass
Adam's Glass Cleaner
Adam's Glass Sealant

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Fenix TK11
Brinkmann
Fenix TK40
Flex 3403
Makita
Metabo
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Brushes
Cam Spray Pressure Wash and Foam Canon Attachment

Interior
Before



After

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Engine before







P21S TAW and some brushing



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Old 08-07-2010, 01:18 PM   #3
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Adam's In and Out


Engine After


Exterior
Before shots






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Pre-soak/Wash/Clay/Wheels
More wheel details in a second







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Old 08-07-2010, 01:19 PM   #6
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Next up the car was jacked up for a complete wheel detail and undercarriage detail
Wheel wells




Before brakes


After


Tons of gunk to remove



3M Adhesive Remover goes to work
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After (tons of chips under the gunk)


Another round of wheels this time inner wheels




Adhesive from weights




After shot of wheel
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Imperfections are really hard to detect on white as you all know, here are some of the better shots




Polishing with friends is fun... lol


Before shots


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After shot of polishing


After shots (clouds came in .....sorry)








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Old 08-07-2010, 01:21 PM   #10
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Old 08-07-2010, 01:33 PM   #11
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....another nice one Phil. I need to pick up some of the In & Out spray soon. I'm glad it's back.
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Old 08-07-2010, 01:40 PM   #12
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wow, amazing turn around on the wheels. beautiful interior was well. Love the red leather in the BMW's.
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:15 PM   #13
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Beautiful car and an amazing detail!
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Old 08-10-2010, 11:27 PM   #14
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It shows you put a lot of work into that Bimmer!
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nice job man! impressive for sure!
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such a nice car, and good job!
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generally how much would this cost to do to a car?
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please email me phil@detailersdomain.com
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Did you just brush clean the engine with P21s TAW and then spray the In n Out? Or did you hose off the P21s and then spray InO and just didn't show the pic?
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Did you just brush clean the engine with P21s TAW and then spray the In n Out? Or did you hose off the P21s and then spray InO and just didn't show the pic?
you will need to hose it off.

not show on the pictures.
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