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      03-27-2008, 03:04 PM   #1
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The Best Detailing Routine....?

Hey guys, I just got my M3 a week ago and am interested in coming up with a manageable detailing and washing routine. I have found alot of very useful info at www.detailuniversity.com.

My car was detailed by the dealership when i picked it up. I do not know what kind of protection the car has from the factory, or what was done at the dealership.

Should I assume that whatever protection the car came with was inadequate, and start with a full detail. (prewash / wash / clay bar /polish / glaze / wax...etc) Or should I start with more of a maintenanace routine, and do the full detail later.

I am very much a novice on the subject, and appreciate any insight you guys can give.

What does your routine consist of?
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      03-27-2008, 06:08 PM   #2
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Do the full detail with wax, you wont have to worry about it for awhile.
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      03-29-2008, 02:14 AM   #3
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For all new car prep I:

1.Wash
2.Clay
3.Polish
4.Seal
5.Wax

Also you want to do a engine detail and a complete interior detail such as leather conditioning and fabric protecting.

The more protection you use and the quicker you apply that protection, the longer your car will look new.
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      03-29-2008, 09:53 AM   #4
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Probably all the information you'll need, courtesy of e90post.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41760
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9145
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great info. Thanks for the help guys.
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