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BMW Alpina B3 Convertible - Colin Anderson

Entered for the January 2017 competition.

Competition Entry

Name: Colin Anderson

Make: BMW

Model: Alpina B3 Convertible

Year: 2003

Viewed: 2340 times.

Votes/Comments: 39

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BMW Alpina B3 Convertible
BMW Alpina B3 Convertible
BMW Alpina B3 Convertible
BMW Alpina B3 Convertible

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How Colin Used Our Products

I purchased the Alpina B3 three years ago and looking to achieve the "Ultimate Finish" it soon became apparent that a complete body restoration was necessary. This work was completed 12 months ago, and I decided immediately to protect the new paintwork with Gtechniq Crystal Serum light ceramic coat. This amazing product takes your cleaning days to another level.

I begin by a covering of ultimate snow foam applied through a Karcher lance, leaving to soak it's then thoroughly rinsed. I then wash by hand using the two bucket method dipping the Meguiar's lambswool mitt into Meguiar's NXT shampoo.

Having had the Alpina multi spoke alloy wheels recently refurbished I have coated them with Gtechniq C5 alloy Wheel Armour, which enables a light spray using Valet Pro Bilberry Wheel cleaner agitated using the trio of Wheel Woolies.

I complete the washing process with a rinse through Aqua Gleam filter system to minimise water marks, and then proceed to dry the bodywork using thick pile drying towels. I then dress the tyres using Autoglym tyre dressing but applied using a detail brush.

To enhance the paintwork further I use Koch-Chemie detail spray along with microfibre cloths changing and rotating. The glass has been coated with Gtechniq G1 Clearvision so just a light spray with Autoglym Fast Glass is all that's required for a perfect clear finish.

Moving on to the interior "that's another day"!!

Comments from Voters

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  • Gorgeous B3, v-nice garage!

  • Impressive car!

  • Impressive

  • very smart BMW

  • Squeaky clean Col!

  • Fantastic

  • Lovely looking motor

  • Shiny,shiny - come & do my car now.

  • Top job

  • Superb!

  • Ultimate Car, Ultimate Finish!

  • Fantastic looking Alpina the detailing looks superb!

  • Absolutely stunning ! Colin has chosen the very best products to achieve a great finish. Well done !

  • Quality :)

  • Nice car

  • Wow! I've seen some pretty clean cars in my time but this one is unreal epic awesomeness

  • That must have taken a lot of hard work

  • this looks faaaantastic

  • Looks incredible!

  • Nice car

  • if you are looking for the ultimate finish look no further than this beautiful alpina,

  • Nice motor!

  • I can almost see my own personality in the reflection it's that shiny.. Wonderful work Colin

  • Lovingly restored, well done Colin, a worthy winner!

  • Lovely car! Colin knows his stuff!!

  • Beautiful car!!!

  • Brilliant restoration.

  • Amazing dad

  • amazing!

  • Shamazin!!

  • Amazing looking car, superb example!

  • Wow! this car is something else, immaculate!

  • Just goes to show what you can do when you use the right products. This car is always immaculate.

  • Wow as head of transport for a large firm, this is the best finish i have seen on a vehicle. Stunnin

  • What a finish! Absolutely stunning. The reflection in the car is outstanding

  • This is a beautiful restoration and the attention to detail makes this a worthy winner!

  • Amazing Car!!! A man who knows his stuff!

  • Colin has achieved an amazing finish. That car looks beautiful!!

  • Lovely alpina.

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