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BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
Drives: FJ Cruiser
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: East Coast
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 PO85RD -
Menzerna Top Inspection
Swissvax Cleaner Fluid
Wheels and Tires
P21S Wheel Cleaner Gel
Boar’s Hair Wheel Brush
Foam applicator pads
Swissvax Quick Finish
Adam's In and Out (dressing)
Glass inside and out:
Lusso Glass Polish
Uber Glass MF Towels
Leather Master Trio
Adam's Carpet and Upholstery
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
Sorry no real before shots
We attacked the engine first:
Leaf build up
Cleaning up the engine after the presoak
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
Cleaning up the trim
Washing the car
Claying the car:
Interior Clean Up
Einszett Cockpit on the dash and trim pieces.
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
18 inch Alpina ready to get mounted
Tight work area
Final shot of the engine:
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