|06-08-2009, 11:17 PM||#1|
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
Drives: 15 MW M3
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: New Jersey
Detailer's Domain: BMW X5 4.6 /Swissvax Blau Weiss
Sorry in advance as it rained for the most of last week. Also I felt bad that by the time the customer came to pick up it was raining.
What's first....we sprayed the wheels down with P21S Wheel Cleaner Gel, next the wheel wells were sprayed with P21S Total Autowash as well the tires where sprayed as well. Bug and tar were presoaked as well with P21S Total Autowash...you get the picture.
We then went on to fill the foam canon with Adam's All Purpose Cleaner knocking out any previous wax, bug and tar and anything else not taken care of by the P21S. The X was rinsed and with the water still on the X we moved on to claying the car, including windows.
After claying we moved on to access the condition of the paint. I moved on to using Menzerna Super Intensive Polish followed by Menzerna PO85RD to finish off the paint correction. The window trim was polished out using Menzerna PO85RD. As a last step I used Swissvax Blau Weiss for the first time and I have to say it made the car pop very nicely. :wow:
The interior was cleaned up using the Uber Interior Kit. The metro vac was used to vacuum the carpet and seats. The vents where dusted, and plastics were cleaned up with Einszett Cockpit and Einszett Plastic/Vinyl Cleaner. The leather was cleaned up with Leather Master Strong Cleaner , conditioned with Leather Master Vital and protected with Leather Master Protection.
The final touches:
The plastic trim was taken care of with Black Wow.
Windows were cleaned with Lusso Glass Polish.
Tires where dressed with Swissvax Pneu.
Door Jambs were cleaned up using Einszett Spray Wax (cleans nicely and adds some protection)
Adam's All Purpose Cleaner in the Cam Spray Foam Canon
Adam's Clay Bar and Optimum Instant Detail Spray and Gloss Enhancer for clay lube
Menzerna Super Intensive with the Uber Orange Pad
Menzerna PO85RD with the Uber Blue Pad
Menzerna Top Inspection
Swissvax Blau Weiss
Einszett Spray Wax
Wheels and Tires
Uber Wheel/Tire/Wheel Well Kit
Interior and Glass
Uber Interior Kit
P21S Total Autowash
Adam's VRT Diluted with Water in a Spray bottle
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
P21S Total Autowash in action
Wheel wells - P21S Total Autowash
Wheels - P21S Wheel Cleaner and various brushes
Wheel well brushed
Adam's All Purpose in foam canon to clean and strip everything away.
before shot of the window trim (clay lube left sorry didn't wipe down before the shot but all you x and bmw owners knows this is notorious for getting really stained and spotty.)
After Menzerna PO85RD
Black wow 50/50 on trim
Now on to the interior before the after shots.
The clean up:
P21S Finish Restorer
Before Wheel Well
After Wheel Well and Adam's Undercarriage Spray
Swissvax Blau Weiss:
Thanks Alvin for working overtime, this car was finish at about 2:38 am on 6/3/2009.
|06-09-2009, 06:57 AM||#2|
Drives: 2009 E90 M3
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Almost the exact same products I used on my car. Menzerna IP, P085RD, Swissvax Cleaner Fluid and Blau Weiss. Its been about 4 weeks since I applied now and it seems like I got about 1-2 more weeks of protection before I need to reapply. Pretty good for a single coat. Next time I'll do two coats to see if that improves longevity. And if you are looking for a place to buy Swissvax, Phil is the man! Good job Phil!
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