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Old 09-12-2011, 11:06 AM   #1
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Oakes Detailed: BMW E30 M3 Restoration

This 1989 BMW M3 came in for a full restoration detail to get it ready for sale, with only 88k miles on it the car was fairly clean and in great shape. Our goal here was to make it look undriven and we'll let you be the judge!
Alpine white is the perfect color for this iconic car!

Car as it arrived:




Wheels Before/After



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Seats before Leatherique treatment, during and after the treatment. A lot of color restored and much cleaner look, love this stuff!




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License Plate area before/after




Underside of bumper before/after

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Paint Condition Before Correction


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Before/After of Paint Condition on certain panels




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50/50 Photos of paint condition



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Old 09-12-2011, 11:06 AM   #2
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:47 AM   #3
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Nice job. It looks great! If only those honeycomb wheels were gold...
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:49 AM   #4
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such a sexy car. nice work on getting this one back to life!
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:10 PM   #5
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Very few with that color combo. very nice work
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Old 11-22-2011, 01:45 AM   #6
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