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      08-02-2012, 04:03 AM   #4
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Drives: F20 116d + E81 116i
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Originally Posted by Fanis View Post
I have a friend who is a professional detailer (and a very good and reputable one). He detailed my car (as well as many other cars) and when I asked him about the quality of the paint he said to me that: ''it is not as it used to be, but it is definetely much better than the rest of the brands that use same water based and eco colours''

My new F20 had already orange peels and some hazy points, and he did a minor polishing.
That's true, if you'll compare bmw with other eu brands painted with same application technology and material base, it's still on top. BMW has very strict tollerances for gloss, structure, color, pigment effects, cloudiness in production.

But you can't compare to pneumatic application of solvent borne system.