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Old 29-06-2013, 09:04 AM   #1
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Arrow 1997 Mercedes SL600 V12- Gleammachine.

Having been detailing for quite a few years now, it is always kind of exciting to get a vehicle booked in that you haven't detailed before, on this occasion a beautiful Mercedes SL600 that the owner has restored back to it's former glory, just let down slightly by the bodyshop defects and swirls.



Booked in for a Paintwork Correction detail and brake hub refinishing over the course of 5 days.

Day 1 started with the brake refinishing, flattened back and 2 coats primer, anthracite and laquer. In addition the front calipers were given a blow over with some matt black, not in the original plan but made a big difference to the aesthetics.



Day 2 and machine polishing underway, a few pictures below showing comparisons over the course of 3 days, all pictures prior to refinement stages.





































*Paintwork protected using Nanolex Ultra.
*Alloys sealed with Autobrite Hellshine.
*Glass sealed using G-Techniq G4
*Plastic trim treated with Nanolex trim rejuvanator.
*Tyres dressed using Zaino Z16.
*Britework polished with the Britemax metal twins.

Final Results.















Thanks for looking, comments welcomed and appreciated as always.
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Old 29-06-2013, 09:09 AM   #2
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What a lovely car and finish. Credit to you, great stuff
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Old 29-06-2013, 09:17 AM   #3
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Nice work Rob
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Old 29-06-2013, 09:31 AM   #4
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Great work on a very special car, these v12s are going to be worth a fortune in the near future.
Well done mate.
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Old 29-06-2013, 09:34 AM   #5
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That's a great result!
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Old 29-06-2013, 09:49 AM   #6
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Spot on Rob, Great work as usual
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Old 29-06-2013, 09:54 AM   #7
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Great work on a very special car, these v12s are going to be worth a fortune in the near future.
Well done mate.
I'd buy it in a heart beat... if I could afford it.

Super tidy now. Great work as usual Rob.
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Old 29-06-2013, 10:46 AM   #8
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Stunning work Rob looks immence now!
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Old 29-06-2013, 10:58 AM   #9
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Perfect Rob, looks tip top.
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Old 29-06-2013, 11:14 AM   #10
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I'd buy it in a heart beat... if I could afford it.

Super tidy now. Great work as usual Rob.
They're actually cheaper to own than you think. I would have loved to go for the V12 when I bought mine. Lovely work on the detail, it's inspiration for mine
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