M140i first detail by me (the novice)

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M140i first detail by me (the novice)

Post by glen8 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:02 am

Well since it was a nice sunny day yesterday I decided to give my car it's first proper clean. Never done the whole detailing thing before so had to do some much needed research. Had a few bottles of various products in the garage so dug them out and added some new bits. Quite fancy investing in a DA as after spending hours polishing and waxing by hand my back is killing this morning :lol:

TFR on alloys, then car
Washed, clayed, washed again, dried, polished, two coats of alloy sealant, tyre dressing, waxed then finished with glass cleaner

Power Maxed Tfr5000 Concentrate Traffic Film Remover, 5 Litres (I'm calling this Miracle Juice as it's mind boggling how it works so well)
Megs Ultimate Wash
Bilt Hamber Auto Clay Bar (you really can just use plain water)
PoorBoys Wheel Sealant (laid two thick coats of this)
Megs Ultimate Polish
Megs Ultimate Liquid Wax (really like this as it's so easy to put on and take off)
Megs Tyre Gel
Megs Perfect Clarity

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Re: M140i first detail by me (the novice)

Post by Ezzra » Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:59 am

Looks great!!
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Post by Instructor » Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:27 pm

Great job! I wish I had the determination to do the same.


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Re: M140i first detail by me (the novice)

Post by GaryB1972 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:37 pm

Fantastic job


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Post by AJ_ » Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:13 am

Cracking work there! :D After seeing the rave reviews of the PM TFR on Detailing World, I bought one of the 1L pre-mixed spray bottles and I completely agree with you, the cleaning ability is fantastic!

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Post by Ezzra » Wed May 17, 2017 2:11 pm

Love it!

I've a couple of cars should you need some more practice. ....
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Post by ad_123d_coupe » Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:17 pm

That's a great finish, impressive results for polishing by hand!
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Re: M140i first detail by me (the novice)

Post by Mike_N55 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:23 pm

Great job - some serious elbow grease expended but well worth it :thumbs:

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Re: M140i first detail by me (the novice)

Post by OO7 » Mon May 07, 2018 10:26 am

Evidently a lot of work gone in, looks well good mate.

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