Detailer's Domain: Hired to fix another CPO'd BMW - this time a 750 M Sport We had yet another customer pick up a CPO'd BMW, this one had a good amount of paint correction. Take a look at the before and see the transformation. Exterior - Wheels were prepped with Sonax Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes - Tires were spritzed down with Adam’s All Purpose Cleaner and washed down - Wheel wells were cleaned up - Washed with Adam's Car Wash - Decon with Wolf's Decon Gel - Wash down and rinsed - Door jambs were cleaned up - Nano Scrub AutoScrub - Dried - Tires dressed - Masking - Paint Measurement - Compound - Menzerna FG400 - Final Polish - Sonax Nano Polish - Last step - Auto Finesse Desire - Inspection with Fenix, Brinkmann, 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 auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed Products used Links to products used - Adam's Car Wash Wolf's Decon Gel - Iron Remover Stoner's Tarminator Adam's All Purpose Cleaner Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner NanoSkin AutoScrub System Menzerna FG400 Sonax Nano Polish 3/6 Auto Finesse Desire Premium Carnauba Wax Adam's Super VRT Auto Finesse Crystal Glass Cleaner Auto Finesse Mercury Metal Polish
Tools used Uber Wool Wash Mitt Uber No Name MF Towels Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher Rupes LHR75 Rupes BigFoot LHR 21ES Random Orbital Polisher Rupes BigFoot LHR 15ES Random Orbital Polisher Uber Buffing Pads Defelsko Paint Meter Fenix TK35 Brinkmann Kranzle Pressure Washer Uber Foam Canon 2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies Adam's Firehose Nozzle Metro Air Force Blaster
Before - as you can see some pretty bad swirls, holograms, scratches on the paint, buffer trails, water spots
Prep - Wheels and Tires, Decon, Nanoskin Auto Scrub, Wash Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
Stoner's Tarminator was used to remove the leftover adhesive from the wheel weights
Wheel Woolies to get the hard to reach areas
We have been using the Rupes BigFoot with much success at the shop.
Before and after of the correction process Close ups of the imperfections around the car
B pillars Before
Around the door handles
Final Rinse to remove all the compounding and polishing dust.
I hope you enjoyed it.