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Kowalski Details v E92 320i

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by N8, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. N8
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    N8 Kowalski Details

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    Hey Folks,

    The owner wanted to spruce up his E92 coupe with a protection detail with a slight bit of enhancement, well he came to the right place! So we start with a very dull and tired looking BMW.

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    Interior was especially neglected

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    The exhaust had seen better days.

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    Wheels were tackled first using Espuma Wheel Cleaner, tyres and arches were cleaned via Megs APC.

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    All shuts were cleaned via the Kranzle

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    Lights, grilles, badges etc were soaked in Megs APC

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    The car was then snow foam to loosen debris & dirt, we used AF Avalanche

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    Did a great job lifting lots of the dirt

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    This was then left to dwell for 5 mins, whilst we prepared the 2 buckets, Megs Shampoo Plus was used

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    Car was then thoroughly washed, making a massive improvement on when we started.

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    It really makes alot of difference using 2 buckets

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    AS Tardis was used on the car, it didn't suffer badly from tar, but there was enough present for us to get rid of.

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    Car was then bought inside for claying using Megs Clay & Megs Last Touch, the car was averagely contaminated.

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    The car was then dried, and we used Amigo on a LC Glaze Pad which went from this

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    To this

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    The paintwork was looking far better then when it arrived

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    N8 Kowalski Details

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    The interior was cleaned, hoovered

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    The exhaust was cleaned with Autosol, 00 grade wire wool & Mothers polish

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    Wheels were finished with collinite, tyres dressed with Blackfire, Vics Concours was the LSP of choice for today. Here are some finishing shots.

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    So there we have it, if you are looking to improve the paintwork on your vehicle, then you know who to call.

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    Any comments welcome.

    Thanks N8
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    Night and day difference Nate. Amazing work.

    So glad mine is booked in soon those UD lights aren't forgiving on the paint ;) :wub:
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    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator

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    Nathan, what a transformation. Im really impressed as im sure many others will be. Im sure the owner would have been delighted with the excellent work. A job well done. :) x x :thumbsup:
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    heights Enough of the waywardness!

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    Really good work Nathan, such a difference. I'm looking forwards to you doing mine very soon.
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    Jesus Nath! Could you make it shine any more! Epic work there lad! Need to bring mine down when i get the bloody time!
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    N8 my brother from another mother :)

    What a fantastic job, the tell telling pics are the rear drivers quarter, what a difference it made, well done.
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    Great turnaround on that buddy! Lovely colour too!

    When's mine coming in for a mirror finish? :laugh:
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    N8, it looks like a different car. Hope the owner was chuffed and you booked him in for a Pre summer spruce up.

    Keep up the good work.
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    Great work as always N8. Keep it up :thumbsup: Bet the owner was pleased with the outcome. Defo be paying you a visit with the new car.
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    May have missed this, which compound did you use to restore the paintwork and whats your polish / wax of choice and how many coats did you put down. Some good results though bro
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