BMW 135i M


Major Paint Correction + Protection Upgrades

This LeMans Blue BMw 135i received a Major Paint Correction + Engine Bay and protection upgrades including:


  • Ceramic paint coating: Gtechniq Crystal Serum Light Black ceramic paint coating (CSL + EXO v3)
  • Wheels off ceramic coating: Gtechniq C5 Wheel Armour
  • Plastic trim coating: Gtechniq C4 Permanent Trim Restore
  • Window glass coating: Gtechniq G1 Clearvision Glass Coating

Pre-inspection of the vehicle.



Engine bay decontamination.



Underbody rinse + wheel cleaning.



Door jambs and trunk jamb cleaning.



Pre-Rinse + Foam bath + Rinse + 2-bucket wash



Chemical decon + Clay bar



Post-decontamination inspection of vehicle



Paint Correction:

After the paint had been Corrected, it was time to Protect it. The owner of this 135 opted for our highest level of paint protection, Gtechniq’s Crystal Serum Light Black treatment which is Gtehniq Crystal Serum Light topped with Gtechniq EXO V3 for a 5 year paint protection guarantee against such things as: Industrial Fallout Bird Droppings Bug Etching Colour Fading Oxidation and more while adding: Superior Gloss Slickness UV Protection Chemical Resistance Excellent Water Repellency and for Ease of maintenance.


In addition to the paint protection, the plastic trim, glass and wheels were also coated with the Gtehniq product-line.


The plastic trim was coated with Getchniq C4 Permanent Trim Restorer. C4 chemically bonds to the plastic providing a true satin black appearance as well as protects it from UV and sun fading for up to 2 years.


The glass was coated using Gtechniq G1 ClearVision Smart Glass. The glass coating creates a durable transparent layer over the glass providing ultra-hydrophobic properties. With this coating, water beads on the surface of the glass as opposed to sheeting which provides significantly improved visibility in wet weather at low-speed and at speed the water will simply run right off the glass requiring minimal to no windshield wiper use.


The wheels, including the brake calipers, were coated using Gtechniq’s C5 Wheel Armor. C5….



The finished product after 30+ hours of hands-on time.



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