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a little taster of my work

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by FranA3, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. FranA3
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    [Apr 2, 2011]
    hi all i detailed this bmw 330d today and thought i would share it with you all any comments welcome
    scratches on bootlid before [​IMG][​IMG]
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    then the headlights had a go at
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    and the after shots [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    any thoughts welcome , head over to my facebook page {AquaDetails} for more photo's and other cars too
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    Good job Fran, work looks ace!
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    thank you james it was hot today so was melting doing it lol came up a treat tho so the owner (my mate) was over the moon with the shine on it he has only had it a few weeks , not bad considering its doen nearly a 100 thousand miles 98 to be exact
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    Yeah it was hot out today! You've shocked me there, certainly doesn't look that way, looks like new now after that work

    Good job!
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    it supprised me to mate i thought there is no way its going to clean up as well as it did good quality german paint i think same as vag cars they always do too , thanks matey it was a bit of hard work but worth it in the end i was gob smacked by the reflection pics dont do it justice at all when i first started on it you couldnt even see the met flick in the paint properly looked so nice when i finished it tho
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    There's plenty of flake in the paintwork now, always nice to see hard work which pays off
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    Nice one Fran, get a new camera though lad.
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    lmfao i know i need one n8 dont know which one to go for tho a normal digi or full fat DSLR
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    what sort of correction did you do on the car then dude, looks good mate.
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    nothing major just sorting out some scratches and some bad swirl marks/buffer trails , cheers grant
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    D-SLR bro
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    Best i get on fleebay and get one then eh dude , been meaning to get one for ages but they are not cheap are they
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    [Apr 3, 2011]
    Looks good Fran, you deserved an ice cream in that heat!
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    thanks :) , haha i think i did i was boiling alive cant moan tho at least it was dry eh
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    Good work Fran .Seen a few cheap slr's on e38 :thumbsup:
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    Nice work chum
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    cheers steve , yewah will take a look :)
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    thank you :)
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    nice work Fran! suprising how you can get such apparent deep scratches out like that!
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    nice work fran shame u had to waste ur skills on a bmw tho lol lol great job tho mucker
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    Stunning results m8...thats just another proof that perfectly clean black car is the most beautiful... /flame on :))
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    thanks rye apriciated it buddy , yeah it takes a bit of time to do properly thats why some of our prices are a bit of money because of the time involved in the work
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    thanks darren lol yeah my mate has been on to me for a few weeks to do it so had to really , ive got another bmw to do soon too this time a bit of a better model tho a E46 M3 SMG as the owner wants to sell it
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    thanks mate for the kind words , yeah black do look top notch when all shiny like that but bad when they have been through too many car washes likely this one hadnt otherwise it would have taken me alot longer to do than 5 hours
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