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  1. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi everyone, I am completely new to the world of detailing. I have a black F30 which I would like to keep looking nice! yes I have checked for older threads, but the most recent is 2012?! What products would I need to keep my paint gleaming? thank you!
  2. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, just purchased a 2015 330D xdrive touring in sapphire black. I'm arranging to have the m performance kit fitted and wanted your opinions on whether to leave the kit matt black (as it comes) or to paint it gloss black to match the rest of the car. BMW are running an amazing deal at the...
  3. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Guys, I have noticed an odd bodywork issue on my 2007 E90 330i Saloon. The paint layer has started to peel around the Passenger side rear door. It has now started to peel on the main body near it as well. I can't see any rust anywhere and its coming away in a single layer, it cracked where...
  4. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi guys, i have the following wheels S28BA BMW LA Wheel YSpoke 511 (x1 f48), anyone knows the paint code for the silver paint of these wheels please? Cheers
  5. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all I am looking to buy interior touch-up leather paint to touchup paint on my seats, any idea where can I find it, most of the places do generic colours and my interior is EXCL.LED.NAP.ERW.VERMILIONROT* Thanks Sent from my SM-G965F using Tapatalk
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, New to the forum after picking up a 9 year old 320D yesterday. Previously I've owned a E30 316 and E46 320d. My new car is a E90 320d SE - 105k miles. I hope someone can give me some advice with an unpleasant interior smell. When I viewed the car I was greeted with the smell of spray...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    I've owned my F31 for a year now. It's a 17 plate but I am noticing two of the diamond cut 403M wheels are starting to corrode around the centre caps. I bought the car mainly because it was an M sport and had the look I wanted so I am really pissed off that such a young car will need a wheel...
  8. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Just about to buy my first EVER BMW and plumping for the hybrid 740i.... Had been planning to go azurite black with the white/black nappa leather interior. But had a last minute change of heart and decided I have to go for the classic alpine white! However leaves me in a quandary as tend to find...
  9. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all I know it's minor but i have mangaed to scratch my wing mirror question is it a paint job, like ai said it's tiny but really bothering me if so anyone knows what colour is that? Thanks is advance Sal Sent from my SM-G965F using Tapatalk
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Got some chip damage on the bonnet - looks like something hard dropped onto it as it is quite close to the middle of the bonnet. Anyone have ever tired the touch-up paint pen by BMW? I read some comments says it is too dark and doesn't match the colour. Anyone have any experience? Much...
  11. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    For smart repairs for my 7, I have been quoted only £179 for 15cm marks i.e Smart repair. BMW want £379 for two years - is there a thread here about smart repair UK companies or policies. It seems to be a good option from my perspective? Agree?
  12. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, my face lift E46 has the usual rust on the front wings which doesn't bother me as I can't see them from inside the car but they are starting to look bad now so I'm going to have to replace the wings. The way I see it, I have 2 options: 1) fit 2 new wings in primer and get a paint shop to...
  13. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I have scuffed the bumper of my newly acquired silver F11 and need to know what the paint colour is but can't find a tag or label. Can anyone help?
  14. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I am just writing here for a bit of advice, my F32 430d was in the dealer the other day for warranty work and when I collected it I noticed in the sunshine a paint defect on the rear pillar above the small window. It is something that definitely wasn't there the last time I washed and polished...
  15. Introductions
    Hi There, I have a 1st Generation BMW X1 registered in March 2012. I have noticed some scratches on the rear lower bumper silver insert and have been looking for some touch up paint, however, I'm not sure of the Colour Code as BMW seem to have several versions of silver. Can anyone please...
  16. General BMW Discussions
    Dear All, I have been having great difficulty using halfords products for my car paint work, I was working on the wheel arch which had gone rusty, I smoothed it down with a electric sander, did many layers of primer after using kurust on the original surface. I then had a pretty decent finish...
  17. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Have just taken ownership of a slightly tired E82 and have discovered that the previous owner has managed to get patches of white (gloss?) paint on the drivers seat. Any suggestions for the best way to clean it off? - So far hot water, a general shoe leather cleaner, and WD40 have failed to make...
  18. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I want to restore the paint on my BMW e39. Any recomendations for a professional in N.London, Herts, Beds or Essex who can provide this service (for a good price) ? Thanks, Jonathan
  19. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, New to the forums and just wanting a bit of advice please. I have on order a new X1 MSport in mineral grey from the dealers and was having some thoughts about paint protection. When I bought my current Golf GTD, I got the usual dealers Autoglym but, was a bit disappointed at how in my...
  20. BFuk Open Topic
    I have 2 wires that have been sliced. They are in a crap location so I can not get any tape around it. I wish I could use shrink wrap but it has a plug on the end. It Is on an outside wire as well. So is there any rubber paint I can use to seal It?
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