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    Was quite chuffed this morning to see the car I look after on the front page of a national publication in WH smiths.
    Th car in question is an Estoril blue E46 M3 Convertible, quite a rare colour for this model and much sort after, this vehicle has been maintained by myself for the last year or so twice monthly.
    The owner asked me if I would give the car some special attention ready for a photoshoot he'd been asked to attend for Junes publication featuring convertibles.
    Was promised a mention in the magazine but didn't hold my breath, unfortunately it didn't happen, but still nice to see it taking pride of place.











    A brief write-up of the detail.

    Upon arrival,





    Bugs soaked in APC, left to dwell and pressure rinsed,







    Alloys cleaned throughout using Megs APC and various brushes,



    Engine bay cleaned using Megs S/Degreaser and later dressed with AG Rubber and Vinyl,
    Foamed x2 with BH Autofoam,



    Washed in the usual manner, rinsed, clayed using Z-18, re-rinsed and dried using plush towels,
    Door shuts dried and treated with Z-AIO,
    Whilst the exterior was dripping free the interior was vacuumed, leather cleaned and fed using Z-9 & Z-10, Carpets cleaned with Megs APC, surfaces also wiped down with APC and certain areas of trim dressed with Smartwax interior creme.









    Engine bay dressed, painted areas treated with Z-AIO,



    Exterior machined using a Megs polishing pad and #83,



    Followed up with Britemax #4 glaze,
    Paintwork waxed with SV Best of Show,
    Alloys sealed throughout using Opti-seal,
    Glass cleaned throughout and sealed using Carlack glass sealant,
    Britework polished with Britemax Final shine and Seal metal polish,
    Tyres and plastic trim dressed with Z-16,
    A final wipedown with Z-8 grand finale and finished.





















    Thanks for looking.
     
     

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    Nice work, looks really sweet.
     
     

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    Fantastic work Gleammachine

    I bet your gutted the mag didn't mention your work , pretty ironic really as they seemed to shoot loads of fotos of that particular M3, no doubt because it was the cream of the crop

    keep up the good work
     
     

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    Can't get enough of your write ups

    Please keep them coming
     
     

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    Excellent work as always.........
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve23002 View Post
    Excellent work as always.........
    What he said ...nice Rob
     
     

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    Stunning work m8,a credit to you!
     
     

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    simply amazing!!
     
     

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    Stunning work as usual Rob, you ever thought of supplying your customers with some small stickers with your business name on and number? Would be a good way to advertise your skills and the sticker may get in on a photo in future
     
     

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    yeah bot the mag two days ago..the cars stunnin!ps..how difficult is it too use a polishing machine..is it dangerous on the car?
     
     

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