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Here are a few shots I took after I finished clay barring, sealing and waxing the car. The Volcano black looks amazing in the sun.

The major issues I found washing the car is getting in the crevices of the exhaust area and grills... You really have to go through each hole on the grille to make sure no water spots come up.

In any event, enjoy the pictures and if anyone has questions about detailing their car then feel free to PM or reply in this thread. I will do my best to help out.





















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Very nice. I saw the Vulcano black a couple weeks ago and was struck by how sparkly it is. I like the red interior with it.
 

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can I ask what sealant you used? I'm stocking up supplies, went snow foam for cleaning, lambs wool mitt and eyeing up the Wolfgang sealant but will take suggestions?
 

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Looks FANTASTIC... I am a bit biased because I have the same exact color combination. I was at a red light this morning, and the guys in the car next to me started motioning to me and were so excited to see my car. Has anyone seen another one on the road yet? I have not..
 

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I´ve ordered a solid black car with this red interior option (seats). Not avaliable in US?
Leather /fabric. I wanted less red colour in my interior... nice with the red/black seats.
 

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Looks great! How long did you wait before using the paint sealer? Is there a good wag for cure time after delivery? (I'm also biased on the color combo!)
 

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Beautiful car. Nice touch on the green valve stem cap
Came with the green colored caps from the dealer. They told me the green valve stem caps mean the tires are inflated with nitrogen.

can I ask what sealant you used? I'm stocking up supplies, went snow foam for cleaning, lambs wool mitt and eyeing up the Wolfgang sealant but will take suggestions?
I used Chemical Guys Jet Sealant.

http://www.chemicalguys.com/JetSeal_Sealant_and_Paint_Protectant_4_oz_p/wac_118_04.htm

Been using their sealant for about 10 years now on all my vehicles. They recommend 2 coats of sealant but bottle comes with instructions on how long to let the sealant cure. I apply in the shade, wait 45 mins, wipe off, re-apply 2nd coat, wait 2 hours, then wipe it all off. It is optional to apply a wax after.

I also use Smartwax for removing light swirls and light scratches (especially the area behind the door handle). I can't stress enough how great SmartWax is for removing those light swirls.

http://www.smartwax-usa.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=20102

For waxing & interior I always use with Swissvax. Truly up to you how much you want to spend on a wax but this is top of the line. I have been using Swissvax for about 10 years + now too. Their interior Ph balanced leather cleaner and leather milk (conditioner) is the best. Doesn't leave a shine and makes everything look new.

http://www.swissvax.us/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=WAXES

Hope that helps you out. I started a detailing business way back in the day and did BMWs, Mercedes & Rally cars. Found an old thread of mine on another forum from 2008...: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=189960
 
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Thanks sir - does help! I went with the Wolfgang in the end but just using the Chemical guys snow foam for cleaning (i'm planning) on for a few months with no wax/sealant on the new paint. Good to hear the Chem guys sealant is good, bit cheaper than the Wolfgang!

Got myself a new clay bar too :D

Here's how that came out (no filters)

 

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