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Old 02-19-2012, 06:53 PM   #1
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TWD - BMW 325ci - Stage 3 Paint Correction & The Works! [IMAGE HEAVY]

Car: 2005 BMW 325ci M Sport
Service: Stage 3 Paint Correction, Engine Bay Clean, Leather Condition & General Interior Clean
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- Car was delivered on a weeknight. The owner went on holidays for a week, so I had it at my place. He was considering selling the car. It was pretty straight with original paint (rare) and apart from a few small stone chips on the front, a small chip on the passenger door and a mark in the rear bar, it was pretty immaculate.
- Car was kept clean & washed regularly, but it had heavy swirling which was obvious under sun/lights and watermarks mainly on entire bonnet and roof.
- Side indicators were yellow and slightly faded so they were sanded and polished.
- Leather had a few stains on them from baby food and overall dry leather.
- 3 Stage brought out all swirl marks, also brought out some heavy scratches/marks from the paint work, made the metallic flake visible and the owner was VERY impressed. So much so that he doesn’t want to sell the car!

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Old 02-19-2012, 06:57 PM   #2
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:05 PM   #3
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:09 PM   #4
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VERY Sharp! Got me really wishing for good weather here so I can get mine detailed and start to become even a fraction of how sexy that is!
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:29 PM   #5
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Wow. Your best work yet. Good work mate, keep it up!
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:37 PM   #6
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Love the wheels - nice job as always mate.

You have inspired me to actually pull out the polisher and give my car a once over.
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Old 02-19-2012, 08:55 PM   #7
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Nice Raj!!!

Whats with the change of wheels half way through???
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:36 PM   #8
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VERY Sharp! Got me really wishing for good weather here so I can get mine detailed and start to become even a fraction of how sexy that is!
Thanks mate!

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Wow. Your best work yet. Good work mate, keep it up!
Cheers Goon. Catch up soon.

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Love the wheels - nice job as always mate.

You have inspired me to actually pull out the polisher and give my car a once over.
Thanks! Yeah, give it the annual once over, I've got another carbon black M3 to be posted up soon...

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Nice Raj!!!

Whats with the change of wheels half way through???
Thanks Pete. The wheels are replica 225M (E92 M Sport) 19s. But there was a flat tyre or something, so only option was to put the style 44 wheel on.
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:12 PM   #11
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awesome work. TWD: what's your thoughts on opticoat? have you used it on car paint or on wheels before? I'm thinking of using it on wheels to help clean the brake dust off them.
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awesome work. TWD: what's your thoughts on opticoat? have you used it on car paint or on wheels before? I'm thinking of using it on wheels to help clean the brake dust off them.
Thankyou! I personally have not used OptiCoat, but I know people who use it on their wheels and love it. Because it's a synthetic sealant, it does last a bit longer. I use a carnauba wax on my wheels (makes it very easy to clean) but I wash my car regularly and they never get that dirty. The trick is to frequently wash them. Once waxed/sealed, you only need to use water/pH neutral car wash to wash them. No need for wheel cleaners then.
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Very nice!

Anyone else notice a headless man in one of the pics?
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Raj mind if I ask how much this ended up costing the customer?
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Anyone else notice a headless man in one of the pics?
Thanks Damo Haha yeah, I noticed that too in the front guard photo.

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Sure mate, this one cost $580 in total.
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Wow man, this one is definitely your best yet!!!

Gorgeous car, just looks gay with the back so low, cheapens the whole thing
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