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      09-23-2008, 02:19 AM   #1
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Concours Finish Detailed: Black Sapphire M6 Convertible

BMW M6 Convertible Sapphire Black


Wash
Chemical Guys Citrus Wash & Gloss
P21S Total Auto Wash
P21S Gel Wheel Cleaner
Meguiars APC +


Clay

Chemical Guys Gray Clay
ONR QD Strength Clay Lube

Paint Correction
Makita 9227c
Purple Foamed Wool and Menz SIP
Orange Pad and Menz SIP
White Pad and Menz PO106FF


Trim

Prima Clarity Glass Cleaner
Black Wow
303 Aerospace Protectant
Meguiars Hyperdressing

Interior
5.5 hp Rigid Shop Vac
Prima Nero
Prma Clarity
303 Aerospace Protectant

LSP
Zaino Z5 Pro X2 with ZFX Accelerator
Zaino Z8 Grand Finale Spray

Befores











P21S Gel Cleaner and Megs APC+ on tires/wheel wells









Foam Cannon & Citrus Wash & Gloss Pre-Wash




Claying Trunk Lid


Claying Hood


True Condition of Paint after stripping any previous wax. Looked worse in person.


Car Prepped for Polishing


Trunk Lid 50/50


Close-up


Rear Bumper 50/50



Rear Fender 50/50s. I use my finger to focus the camera on the surface off the paint and forgot to wipe it off the fingerprint before snapping the photo




Trunk Rear 50/50




Checking my work in the sun. No Swirls



Hood UN-Polished Side


Hood Polished Side


Hood 50/50s












AFTERS

It was getting darker alot faster than I anticipated so I didn't get a chance to apply any tire dressing prior to taking photos before the sun went down....
















Neighbor checking out my work.






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      09-23-2008, 07:03 AM   #2
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Absolutely beautiful! Very nice job!
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      09-23-2008, 12:56 PM   #3
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Phenomenal job!
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      09-23-2008, 07:42 PM   #4
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what do you use to soap the cars down? i wish i had your skills.
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      09-23-2008, 09:19 PM   #5
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VERY nice. The 50/50s really show the results of your hard work nicely. Good stuff, hope I can figure out how to do that for my own.
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      09-24-2008, 05:01 AM   #6
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Thanks for the compliments guys

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what do you use to soap the cars down? i wish i had your skills.
I used a cam spray foam lance attached to a pressure washer.
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      09-24-2008, 05:17 AM   #7
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If you're not in auto detaling, you're in the wrong profession.

Beautiful job!
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