BMW M3 Individual & CSL
This lovely M3 was dropped to us by a good friend of ours after completing many of his cars in the past, having picked it up from Barons BMW as an ex dealer principal car of 6 months it was looking a little bit used. No horrendous scratches to be seen but the usual litter of light swirls and fine scratches from usual wash routines. It was decided we were going to correct this before applying a good layer of GTechniq CSL followed by C2V3 for some extra gloss. The wheels had been previously coated so this was not needed but G1 was used on all glass areas to finish.
Snow foam to remove any light surface contamination.
Then a full bodywork wash by hand before moving on to the clay bar to remove any stuck on contaminates.
Not to forget a thorough clean round all badges with soft bristle brushes.
All four wheels given a full decontamination and wash down by hand before a final rinse down of all external areas.
After fully drying the paintwork ( with a brand new towel ) , it was time to fully mask all areas including glass and trims.
It was then on to the two stage polishing process using the trusty Rupes and a selection of pads.
Plenty of progress being made!
Extremely hard to capture defects on this colour, but they were certainly there.
After a full panel wipedown C1 was used to seal all external areas, along with C5 on all wheels
After removing all polishing dust it was time for a wipe down of panel wipe before Gtechniq application.
After finishing off any fiddly bits it was time for a generous coating of G1 on ALL glass surfaces.
Gtechniq C2 used on all panels for added gloss, T2 used on all 4 tyres as the wheels had been previously coated.
After around 30 hours we were left with the below and what a transformation!
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