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Old 05-11-2008, 06:28 PM
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my w204 fully detailed!

Clay bar, Einzett metallic paint polish, and Prima Epic waxing, and the car is so shiney and smooth as glass! I don't want to take it out of my garage.



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looks good!

what wheels are those?

lets see some better pics1
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We need better pics!! MBs silvers have always had some sort of depth to them that no other company can match.
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lookin good! those look like BBS rims to me...
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Is it recommended to Clay bar a new car?????
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The wheels are 18 x 8.5" BMW M3 CSL replicas which were off my previous car.


Here are more pics which I posted not too long ago:




I was told that there is no harm in clay barring a new car.
The factory paint finish is unlike a paint job done at an auto body shop. It needs very little curing time and by the time it reaches the dealership it is perfectly safe to clay bar and polish. In transit the car is subjected to dust, dirt and oxidation, and clay barring removes all of the impurities and provides a good base for polishing and waxing.
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good job!

sry but I can't help notice you were using your right hand for leverage against the car.... a big no-no. Word of advice, get a low stool (some with wheels and locks when you sit) ease on your back and your car

yea, its ok to clay a new car if necessary.
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I'm glad those wheels look so good on a W204. A better option than all of the odd-ball playa style wheels I have been seeing on them. What is the center bore? Did you need hubcentric rings?
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I believe the center bore is about 72mm, no hubcentric rings were needed.

I had a set of BBS wheels with the same bolt pattern, but it didn't sit properly on the rotor center flange. Luckily they were old, had heavily curb rashes and I sold them for a good price so it's no big loss (but they do look nice).

That's actually a friend helping me detail my car -- we had a detail day and had three cars done in one day.
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Judging by how fast my wifes cars oem 18" AMG's get dirty with brake dust those have got to be a PITA to keep clean?

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Love the wheels!
It's a nice change from the 20" ricer wheels I keep seeing.
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