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    335i Jet Black Paint Correction

    Hello All,
    This car came to me as a member of e90. He was looking to bring his paint back to life, and I told him I would be glad to help. Here is how it went:

    Exterior

    - Sonax Wheel Cleaner to all 4 wheels and cleaned up with various brushes
    - Wheel wells were cleaned up and dressed
    - Washed with Chemical Guys Citrus Wash
    - Iron X to remove any iron deposits in the paint
    - Wash down and rinsed
    - Door jambs were cleaned up
    - Clayed
    - Dried
    - Masked up

    Correction Work
    - Megs D300 on an MF pad
    - Megs 205 on a White pad
    - Menz PO85RD on a black bad
    - Washed down again with CGCW (to remove all oils)
    - Black Fire Wet Diamond by hand
    - Rubber and Plastics cleaned and treated
    - Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned, clayed and polished
    - Exhaust tips cleaned, polished, and waxed


    Upon Arrival: (it was raining and night time)
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    Someones been hitting the drag strip...
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    Under the lights to see the damage:
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    50/50's:
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    Pre-LSP (over cast Click here to enlarge ) :
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    Exhaust:
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    Final Shots and the Sun came out!:
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    Customer was quite happy! Click here to enlarge Thanks for looking, and comments or suggestions welcomed!
    -Chris
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    Great results! I did a friends Jet Black 535 with similar products a few weekends ago, turned out fantastic(my first time working with Jet Black). I started with M105 on a Surbuf pad, followed by M205 on a white pad. Did a run of CG Ez Creme glaze, and finished it with BFWD. That was my first time working with BFWD and it really lives up to the hype. Last weekend he topped it off with Blackfire Midnight Sun Wax and it had great depth and the picture perfect "wet look."
    2011 E90 M3 \ Melbourne Rot Metallic

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    Wow! Where in FL are you and how much do you charge?! Looks amazing. I have quite a bit of swirl marks on my car from the previous owner I can't seem to get out myself. Alpine White

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by lulz_m3 Click here to enlarge
    Great results! I did a friends Jet Black 535 with similar products a few weekends ago, turned out fantastic(my first time working with Jet Black). I started with M105 on a Surbuf pad, followed by M205 on a white pad. Did a run of CG Ez Creme glaze, and finished it with BFWD. That was my first time working with BFWD and it really lives up to the hype. Last weekend he topped it off with Blackfire Midnight Sun Wax and it had great depth and the picture perfect "wet look."
    Thank you! Yea I love BFWD, and when matched with EZ Creme Glaze you get CRAZY depth in the paint!

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by E90Company Click here to enlarge
    Wow! Where in FL are you and how much do you charge?! Looks amazing. I have quite a bit of swirl marks on my car from the previous owner I can't seem to get out myself. Alpine White
    Thanks man! I drive an AW e92. I will dig up and add the thread of my car Click here to enlarge And I am located in Orlando, shoot me a PM and we can talk.
    -Chris

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    Jet Black is the worst possible color for scuffs and scratches. You touch it wrong and it will scratch; BSM is a bit more resistant to everyday wear and tear. You did an amazing job!

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    Looks like great work! Too bad your in Orlando thoughClick here to enlarge

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    Looks fantastic. If you don't mind me asking - how'd you get the exhaust tips so clean?

    TIA.
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    Great thread, big thumbs up! Great resource especially for those who have black cars.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by themyst Click here to enlarge
    Jet Black is the worst possible color for scuffs and scratches. You touch it wrong and it will scratch; BSM is a bit more resistant to everyday wear and tear. You did an amazing job!
    YES! By far one of the most finky paints I have worked! Thank you though!Click here to enlarge

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Eric335 Click here to enlarge
    Looks like great work! Too bad your in Orlando thoughClick here to enlarge
    Thank you very much! But Naples isnt that far of a drive Click here to enlarge

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    Looks fantastic. If you don't mind me asking - how'd you get the exhaust tips so clean?

    TIA.
    Rich
    LOL I get that question a lot! So I found that while steel wool removes all the soot, it leaves way to much scrathes to the finish and makes polishing very hard! So I use an SOS sythetic pad ( the ones you buy for doing dishes lol) mixed with Bar Keepers Friend (powder form). It cuts just like steel wool without all the scratching Click here to enlarge

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Great thread, big thumbs up! Great resource especially for those who have black cars.
    Thanks you sir! Glad to help if anyone has any questions!

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Aced16 Click here to enlarge
    LOL I get that question a lot! So I found that while steel wool removes all the soot, it leaves way to much scrathes to the finish and makes polishing very hard! So I use an SOS sythetic pad ( the ones you buy for doing dishes lol) mixed with Bar Keepers Friend (powder form). It cuts just like steel wool without all the scratching Click here to enlarge
    Awesome - thanks!
    Rich

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