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      06-19-2012, 10:24 PM   #1
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Detailer's Domain: BMW M5 - Water Spot Removal and Paint Correction

Subject - BMW M5
Requirements - Wet sand imperfections and lots and lots of Paint Correction

Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Adamís All Purpose Cleaner and washed down
- Wheel wells were cleaned up
- Washed with 1Z einszett W99
- Aquartz Iron Cut
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub AutoScrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Masking
- Paint Measurement
- Wetsanding
- Meg's M105 with Surbuf Pad - Griots Orbital
- Meg's D300 with Microfiber DA Cut Pad - Griots Orbital
- Menzerna SF4000 with Uber Green Pad - Griots Orbital
- Sonax Premium Class Carnauba Wax
- Inspection with Fenix, 3m Sun Gun, Infratech, and natural sunlight
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were autoscrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Interior
- Interior Vac
- Leather Cleaned/Conditioned
- Plastic - wiped down and protected

Products used

Links to products used -

1Z einszett W99
Aquartz Iron Cut
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Meg's M105
Meg's D300 Microfiber Correction System
Menzerna SF4000
Sonax Premium Carnauba Paste Wax
Adam's Super VRT
Optimum Metal Polish
1Z einszett Cockpit
Leather Master Strong Cleaner
Leather Master Vital Conditioner


Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Defelsko Paint Meter
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

Interior before





Interior afters



Exterior
Before




Prep - Wash, decon, autoscrub, wheels, tires, engine

Wheels






Wash






Iron Cut



Rinse


Stoner's Tarminator to remove the rest of the grime


Before - imperfections galore you name it, this M5 had it.











Trunk in different angles







More imperfections








Wetsanding the imperfections








50/50 shots










After some heavy compounding (didn't get to the fuel door yet)


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Rear fender before


Close up


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Rinsing off the car



Tight beads from Sonax Premium Class Carnauba



Afters
Engine





Final After shots


















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      06-19-2012, 10:42 PM   #2
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      06-19-2012, 11:44 PM   #3
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wow top notch as always!
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      06-20-2012, 11:17 AM   #6
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man, this car was neglected. great job.
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phil, forgot to ask you. What were you using Iron cut for?
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