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      06-17-2011, 01:01 PM   #1
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Orange peel and swirls on a Midnight Blue M3?

Hi All,

There's a used Midnight Blue M3 i'm looking at purchasing but when I viewed it I was surprised to see a lot of orange peel on many panels of the car. Is this somewhat common for cars painted this color? Also, how would one go about remedying the orange peel? Expected cost?

The car also has a lot of swirls in the paint, is this color just typically difficult to maintain?

If anyone has a general idea of the cost associated with detailing an M3 to remove orange peel and swirls I would greatly appreciate it.
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google paint correction services...that will eliminate the orange peel you saw on the car. fyi orange peel is very common on these bmws so dont worry. midnight blue is still, i consider, a form of black so yes it will be harder to maintain but with proper washing techniques and other procedures you can keep your car swirl free. the paint correction services range depending on who you use but expect anywhere from at least $500-$1k maybe
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Detailing likely $500-1000. Orange peel removal you're looking at least $2k+
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