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      12-02-2011, 04:02 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Superfly_M3 View Post
Hi Guys,

I will be picking up my car soon (E90 M3 in Alpine White). My dealer is recomending to put one this "Liqiud Glass" stuff that will make paint look and last much better for longer. He also told me that AW and Jet Black don't have a clear coat ( ... I think thats BS).

I've heard somewhere that the BMW paints have a very thin clear coat (4 microns or so) and that if you buff a new car it will take off that finish gradually.

Can somone chime in on this? Is there are product that work wonders for the paint? Something that bonds with the paint and puts a protective coating so that the paint will look/last longer?

Any high quality sealant will bond with the paint and protect it from the elements. They all need reapplication occasionally though. Any polishing will remove clear coat.. that is the same with every car.

What none of these things protect from is rock chips and scratches. For those, you need a clear bra.