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      03-27-2013, 07:37 PM   #1
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Car just detailed. Detailing Porn.

Not even photoshopped Fat grin when I collected it Booked in a few weeks back expecting to be back on my normal rims by now, but with the weather...
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      03-27-2013, 07:42 PM   #2
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That looks fantastic was it a ceramic seal used and what type winters you got as look good thanks Derek
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      03-27-2013, 07:57 PM   #3
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Cheers!

Tyres are 18" Yokohama W drive. Would have got Blizzaks if I could, but I took delivery of the car early december so choice was limited and needed them on in a hurry.

Been great in wet and snow conditions, only got stuck once, but the snow was up to the side of the car. That was only because I drove into the car park and while i was there a snow plough came past and pushed all the snow over the entrance. Cheers mate.

Yes it was a ceramic seal, more info here http://www.finerdetails.co.uk/ultima...-12-months-on/.

I dont know too much about detailing, but I love the results.
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Looking good

What did that set you back if you don't mind me asking?
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      03-27-2013, 08:32 PM   #5
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250.

Lol, if I didnt have to get back to work, I would've stood there a lot longer.

Tbh, it probably looks better than it did on the day I got it.
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      03-28-2013, 01:22 AM   #6
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A great job there mate. Brilliant
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      03-28-2013, 03:49 AM   #7
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Ooooo very nice. Would like to get mine detailed, 250 doesn't sound too bad to be honest. Especially when it gets results like that! You need a Performance rear spoiler on it

What alloys are on it? Where did you get them from?
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      03-28-2013, 03:50 AM   #8
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Very nice!!! Get the black grills will match the wheels nicely!!!
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Wheels are TSW Mugello, I got them from selectatyre along with the tyres. Mate's mates rates.

I was keen to get the black grills before, definitely would match the rims, but the 19's will go back on soon. I' dont think it matches as well as I originally thought, . I quite like the outer chrome lining now.

Also, it's mine and the wife's car, and really it's for her use as I have a company car, although I do get free reign on it.

I think the black grille will look more aggressive/masculine which doesn't really suit a woman driving it..?
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Wheels are TSW Mugello, I got them from selectatyre along with the tyres. Mate's mates rates.

I was keen to get the black grills before, definitely would match the rims, but the 19's will go back on soon. I' dont think it matches as well as I originally thought, . I quite like the outer chrome lining now.

Also, it's mine and the wife's car, and really it's for her use as I have a company car, although I do get free reign on it.

I think the black grille will look more aggressive/masculine which doesn't really suit a woman driving it..?
250 is good, what has the detailer suggested to keep the protection layer going?

Woman driving a 330D M Sport??? Better keep her away from me.....a woman in a nice car I can't help it, lol
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It's lost a bit of colour and is lighter. Too much rubbing. I never spend more than 10 getting a car cleaned. I now even get a free spruce up at my BMW Dealership whenever I want one (on the car!). Anyway, congratulations on a shiny car.
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It's lost a bit of colour and is lighter. Too much rubbing. I never spend more than 10 getting a car cleaned. I now even get a free spruce up at my BMW Dealership whenever I want one (on the car!). Anyway, congratulations on a shiny car.
Isn't that just the colour under the bright lighting? It is quite "chameleonic" the EBII. I had considered detailing but wasn't sure what level to go for and where (am in East Mids). Am really just interested in anything that will help protect the paintwork. I am supaguarded.
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Very nice. Amazing how different the colour is dependant on lighting.
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...will look more aggressive/masculine which doesn't really suit a woman driving it..?
You haven't met some of the women I work with!
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It's lost a bit of colour and is lighter. Too much rubbing. I never spend more than 10 getting a car cleaned. I now even get a free spruce up at my BMW Dealership whenever I want one (on the car!). Anyway, congratulations on a shiny car.
It's quite a bit of light there so will look lighter. When I first saw a EBII it was under showroom lights, I thought it looked too light/pale then, wasn't keen. It's EBII, looks different in different conditions.

I got it for the paint protection. Bird shit, sap from leaves etc. Suppose to make it easier to rinse/wash off?

The protections is supposed to last at least 2 years.. Only thing he said was to wash/rinse regularly to stop the build up of dirt so it doesnt get a chance to settle in.
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they have made a nice job of that,will certainly be easier to clean, don't think it will last 2years though without topping up, those wheels suit the car too
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they have made a nice job of that,will certainly be easier to clean, don't think it will last 2years though without topping up, those wheels suit the car too
Yes if you wash with PH Netural Shampoo like megs shampoo plus, and top up seal to save coat 2 years would be about max with top up each few months CarPro C Quartz Finest has Guarantee 2 yrs but suggest to correct maintenance after applied, i love the seals got Getechniq on current car
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