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      01-08-2014, 04:18 AM   #29
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Drives: 2013 Frozen Black M3 ESS 650
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Doral, FL

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Originally Posted by mosborn78108 View Post
This is my 2013 Frozen Blue M3. I wash at the bay wash sites (rinse spray, brush foam, rinse off, then soft water rinse. I then dry with a chamois and micro fiber towel, no hard rubbing.

I do have the BMW matte care kit (spray spot detailer, spray wax and hard paste wax), the kit was about $200 with $130 being the paste wax. The kit came with applicators and micro fiber towels. The price was about the same as the SwissVax matte care kits. The picture was taken today just after I washed and dried the car. The wheels are the winter wheel and tire setup. I have matte black 19" 359 wheels stored.

Overall the care for the car isn't hard, just no automatic car washes.

A suggestion, I have a matte clear bra on the front (bumper, hood, fenders and mirrors. I put that on to protect from stone chips. It's well worth the expense.

Mike
Beautiful car!
If you are in Germany why didnt you get the Euro bumper and you still have reflectors?
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2013 M3 E93 | Frozen Black, individual interior black with red stitching, Carbon Leather trim, M Double-clutch Transmission, Enhanced Premium Sound Sys
Mods: ESS VT2 650 SC / Akrapovic GT4 Exhaust / Brembo 365 kit / HRE RB2 wheels / Toyo R888 tires / KW coilover sleeve kit / OSS V4 kit / OEM Frozen Blk Rear Lip Spoiler / BMW Performance Black Grilles / BMW Wind Deflector / FB Vorsteiner Front Spoiler / FB side gills