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      05-14-2013, 11:37 PM   #45
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      05-15-2013, 04:57 AM   #46
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Nice tight beads, what did you use?
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      05-15-2013, 01:33 PM   #47
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Nice tight beads, what did you use?
I use Menzerna Power Lock in that picture, recently applied Opti-Coat 2.0 ill try to get new beading picture soon.
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      05-15-2013, 03:57 PM   #48
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I use Menzerna Power Lock in that picture, recently applied Opti-Coat 2.0 ill try to get new beading picture soon.
pl beads like crazy
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      05-16-2013, 01:30 PM   #49
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Update with Opti-Coat 2.0

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      05-26-2013, 05:07 PM   #50
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Finally got to use Auto Finesse Allusion. Beads pretty well and makes the paint look really deep

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      06-03-2013, 07:38 PM   #51
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      06-03-2013, 07:41 PM   #52
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Some very proper beading gents! I'm gonna hopefully get a detail done on my new daily this week and post some pics up
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      07-02-2013, 02:23 PM   #53
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crystal rock beading after a little over a year. not bad for a nuba wouldn't you say?



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      07-02-2013, 02:28 PM   #54
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      07-02-2013, 04:44 PM   #55
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crystal rock beading after a little over a year. not bad for a nuba wouldn't you say?

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I love crystal rock. Looks absolutely insane especially when SV professional finish was used before application.

Of course, I would never spend $1500 myself on it. However im waiting for the new SV developmental waxes that are going to be released sometime soon
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      07-02-2013, 05:24 PM   #56
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I love crystal rock. Looks absolutely insane especially when SV professional finish was used before application.

Of course, I would never spend $1500 myself on it. However im waiting for the new SV developmental waxes that are going to be released sometime soon
I had crystal rock put on while I was getting my paint correction done. The added price was minimal and totally worth it compared to the cost of the correction. My car is always garaged and maintained properly. I'm going the cquartz route next in the upcoming months
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      07-03-2013, 02:24 PM   #57
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crystal rock beading after a little over a year. not bad for a nuba wouldn't you say?
That has got to be with some seriously minimalistic driving. I had CR on for about four months and it was done... I run SV Shield now and it lasts about six months at best but is excellent with daily bug accumulation quick removal...
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      07-03-2013, 02:28 PM   #58
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That has got to be with some seriously minimalistic driving. I had CR on for about four months and it was done... I run SV Shield now and it lasts about six months at best but is excellent with daily bug accumulation quick removal...
garaged and driven 2-3 times a week. having said that sadly the car has been washed maybe 3-4 times max since initial application
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      07-18-2013, 12:11 PM   #59
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      07-18-2013, 12:26 PM   #60
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amazing pictures , did the pictures shot by DC or dash camera? It has been raining heavily for more than 10 days here..
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Last week, I did full polish with my PC and wolfgang's swirl remover and glaze I then sealed it with klasse sealant, the next day I put a second coat of sealant. Today (A week after) I washed her and put a coat of auto finesse passion wax, she came out very nice, when the wife got home she noticed it right away and told me I was sick and needed help I had no choice but to detail her 335i and waxed it with the same wax. Unfortunately it rain and her car got wet. I managed to take a pic of the top just to show you guys. I thought it looked kinda cool.

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