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      05-06-2021, 03:27 PM   #1
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Elusive B55 Ferric Grey II for 437M wheels

Went to my local BMW dealership today to try to purchase B55 Ferric Grey II and I was told that this color is now discontinued. I asked if there is something new that replaced it and was told no it was just discontinued.

Due that unfortunate news, called a few places to see if they can mix me a touch up paint and was told by multiple places that they just turn people to the dealership. When I told them that the color is discontinued still wasn't able to help.

So because of that, I placed an order on Ebay from Myldan Auto Design for the 3 bottle set, the paint, the lacquer, and the primer. There was 453 sold from the seller so I hope it's pretty good. 100% buyer satisfaction and 99.4% positive feedback. I had an ebay coupon which basically made it 50% off so I wouldn't be losing out too much. BMW Dealership told me they typically charge 33.98 for a touchup stick.

The forum will finally have a picture of B55 Ferric Grey II!

ETA of Delivery is May 13th~May 26th.

Stand by for pics.
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Please don't pass judgement on my painting skills. LOL.

For the most part, it looks okay. You don't really notice it unless you're looking for it.

What I ended up doing was applying 3 layers of primer to kind of fill the chips, and then 2 layers of paint, and then applying the clear coat. I did try to wet sand it but all it ended up doing was taking off the paint and revealing the primer again. So I had to apply another layer of paint. It looks blotchy because of the deep chips. I probably should have used some sort of wheel filler, but if I was going to go through all of that effort, I might as well just get it professionally done. Buying materials like sand paper and paint was already like 50 dollars.



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