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Car Wash & Wheel Rim Damage

The M3 manual specifically cautions against traditional car washes and recommends only touches car washes. Maybe this is why.
During the winter I tool my M3 thru a number of different touchless car washes with no ill effects. Now that warmer weather is here it's
DIY time for me, even tho it is snowing lightly as I type this!
Thank you to everyone who replied. I did not catch the warning in the manual but certainly understand it now. Next step is finding someone reliable to refinish the finish on my rims and find the nearest touchless car wash for the occasions when I don't have time to wash it myself.

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