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Old 09-02-2009, 02:43 PM   #1
Samjam927
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Clarity Detailing vs BMW Z4 M

Hey guys. This happens to be my car took a day to spruce it up a bit:buffer:. Wasnt that dirty to begin with, but im happy with how it turned out.
Process:
Pre rinse
Foamed with Gilmour foam gun with Megs APC
2BM with Meguairs Gold Class Car Wash
Dried with Waffle Weave towel
Mothers Aggressive Clay bar used with Groits Garage Speed Shine
Wheels done with Meguiars WB Diluted to 1:8
Meguairs APC diluted to 1:8 (also used on door shuts and other panel gaps)
EZ Detail Brush
Taped Up with Painters Tape
Makita 9227
Compunded with M105 on an Orange LC ccs pad
Polished with SIP on a White LC ccs pad
And Finished with the same white pad with Menzerna FF
Windows done with Griots Garage window cleaner
Exhuast polished with Wire Woll and M105 and then refined with NXT POLYSH
Rims seeled with Poorboys wheel sealent
Engine bay cleaned with Megs APC and dressed with Megs All season Dressings
Meguairs NXT wax put on with Pc 7424 on a Black Pad and buffed off
Meguairs tire shine used to dress tires and Megs ASD used on the wheel arches
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Foamed:


Left to dwell:

Rinsed:




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Dressed:


Interior:


Afters:argie::


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Old 09-02-2009, 03:53 PM   #2
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Nice work making that silver paint look sharp again!

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Old 09-02-2009, 07:51 PM   #3
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nice car and good job, in general is hard to see defects on silver paint (light color )
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Old 09-04-2009, 01:25 AM   #4
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Excellent work!

PS: please purchase a cheap tripod. Your pix would have looked so much better.
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Old 09-04-2009, 06:57 PM   #5
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Excellent work!

PS: please purchase a cheap tripod. Your pix would have looked so much better.
Yeah I have one these are just from my phone, I did this really fast, ill be sure to grab more pics next time!
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