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      01-06-2009, 02:01 AM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: Alpina B7 and Swissvax

This one of many cars that we did in Nov, although its white I figured it deserved to be posted up.

BMW Alpina B7, unfortunately the pictures aren't all that great. The weather here in Nov was overcast and cold. We started this car around noon and finished extremely late. You will see from the final shots.

The car is a daily driver one of the owners favorite cars. Great customer /Great family!

Below are the tools and products used:

Adam's Car Wash
Swissvax Paint Rubber (Yellow) and Optimum Instant Detail Spray and Gloss Enhancer for clay lube
Menzerna SIP
Menzerna PO85RD -
Menzerna Top Inspection
Swissvax Cleaner Fluid
Swissvax Divine

Wheels and Tires
Swissvax Pneu
P21S Wheel Cleaner Gel
Boar’s Hair Wheel Brush
Foam applicator pads
Swissvax Quick Finish

Engine:
P21S TAW
Adam's In and Out (dressing)

Glass inside and out:
Lusso Glass Polish
Uber Glass MF Towels

Interior:
Leather Master Trio
Einszett Cockpit
Adam's Carpet and Upholstery

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Makita 9227 Hi Speed Rotary
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Cam Spray 1500A with Cam Spray Foam Gun
Infratech CM5300

Sorry no real before shots

We attacked the engine first:
Before:


Leaf build up


Presoak


Cleaning up the engine after the presoak


Rinse down


Cleaning up the wheels using P21S Wheel Cleaner Gel and various brushes


Dan on the wheels with the World's Greatest Boar's Hair Brush


The spoke brush in action


Rinsing wheels:


Cleaning up the trim


Washing the car


Claying the car:


Interior Clean Up
Vacuum


Einszett Cockpit on the dash and trim pieces.


Dusting



Leather being treated with Leather Master Trio


Finish shots of the interior





Customer had asked us to remove the 21's and replace them with his snow set up on 18's.

Final shots of the 21's all cleaned up ready to be stored away



Removing the wheels take a look at the slick set up


Step 2


Step 3


18 inch Alpina ready to get mounted


Swap completed


Tight work area


Swissvax Divine


Final inspection


Final shot of the engine:


Final shots:








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      01-06-2009, 11:30 PM   #2
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