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      04-10-2013, 08:49 AM   #1
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place near boston/natick for detailing car

i got a number of surface scratches on my m3, first since buying back in 2009

and painfully I noticed them after dropping off at dealership (not blaming them but it was suspicious)

have people gotten car detailed, do you know if these scratches can get buffed out? I have always lived with them in the past but really want to return car to nearer to original form; such a great ride

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Unique Car Care in Wakefield is one of the best shops around.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Unique...g/449667135170
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Unique Car Care in Wakefield is one of the best shops around.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Unique...g/449667135170
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Got my new car prep for my '13 AW and got it wrapped with Xpel. Definitely recommend Rick as he did an awesome job. Nice guy and knows his stuff well..
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Got my new car prep for my '13 AW and got it wrapped with Xpel. Definitely recommend Rick as he did an awesome job. Nice guy and knows his stuff well..

Did you go for the full wrap or just the front end?
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I just got the front end done. Full hood and bumper but not the whole fender.
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thank you - I'll call them up; btw, have you guys had scratches (not deep so cant feel with finger nail but white), can those be fixed via buff?
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thank you - I'll call them up; btw, have you guys had scratches (not deep so cant feel with finger nail but white), can those be fixed via buff?
If it's a a surface scratch, should come out. If it when through the paint, no way.

Test it with your nails and see how deep it is.
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http://www.facebook.com/pages/Unique...g/449667135170
1+ Taking my car in next month.
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If it's a a surface scratch, should come out. If it when through the paint, no way.

Test it with your nails and see how deep it is.
If anyone can - it's Rick (Unique Car Care). He specializes in paint correction
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      04-11-2013, 09:05 PM   #11
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I had Rick do the entire front end of my M3. It came out fantastic. Here is a complete pictorial of Rick's efforts on my M3. If you are thinking of doing this with Rick, I can highly recommend his work!!


http://www.detailingbliss.com/forum/...a-install.html
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      04-22-2013, 02:16 PM   #12
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I signed up to have rick do full in/out detail next week... very excited to see him work his magic!
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You will be impressed with the look of your car when Rick is done!!
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btw- I am very excited for getting to see him work his magic but I have noticed that the prices he charges are nearly double what I'm getting from other people. Any thoughts?
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Are you comparing a wash, polish/wax & vac type detail to the superior paint prep work plus all that which Rick would do? The high quality outcome is directly related to the quality and detail of the paint prep work done. Make sure you are "comparing apples to apples" as they say. Talk with Rick to be comfortable and understand what he plans to do for you.

Note: I do not have any relationship (personal or business) with Rick nor do I receive any referral consideration from him. I have just found the quality of his work very high and I know the difference the proper prep work can (and does) make in the final outcome. This includes the paint prep work he does before a clear bra application which no one else ever does.
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I think he charges a premium but it sounds like he is also offering additional services; I'll give him a try, he sounds like he does a good job
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so quick review on Rick -> his partner and him did an incredible job. My car looks brand new and they were able to buff out the few scratches on the car. He did a complete clean on the engine section (not as huge of a deal for me but others probably appreciate that). I will post some pictures shortly when I get the higher resolution ones. But he did a great job, again, wasn't cheap but I would definitely go back to him because I felt the quality was worth the money.
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so quick review on Rick -> his partner and him did an incredible job. My car looks brand new and they were able to buff out the few scratches on the car. He did a complete clean on the engine section (not as huge of a deal for me but others probably appreciate that). I will post some pictures shortly when I get the higher resolution ones. But he did a great job, again, wasn't cheap but I would definitely go back to him because I felt the quality was worth the money.
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I think I am going to see him after most of the pollen and stuff dies down a bit...

I wash the car and within a half hour it's covered by yellow crap again...
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I had Rick do the entire front end of my M3. It came out fantastic. Here is a complete pictorial of Rick's efforts on my M3. If you are thinking of doing this with Rick, I can highly recommend his work!!


http://www.detailingbliss.com/forum/...a-install.html
Woah awesome! Your car/shoot was the reason I took my car to Rick. He should really host a C&C!
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