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Offline Mario

  • Sponsor: Eurogloss Prestige

  • Joined: Nov 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
  • Name: Polish Doctor
This Merc was done last year one of my regular clients picked up this used AMG with very low kms , paint work was in desperate need of paint correction .

The previous owner must have put this car through car washes as evidenced by the numerous swirl marks and very deep scratches  :irked:

This is how the whole car looked like
  :doh: :thumbsdown:

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black



Upon inspection i took paint readings to see if there was enough paint to perform paint correction !
The readings were with in Mercedes Benz tolerance that is , the measurements taken indicated a healthy amount of paint .

So on with the paint correction !

For this job i used a combination of Rotary and Flex DA ( Dual Action Polisher ) the paint on this car was fairly hard which make the buffing a little difficult , nevertheless after spending 9 hours of polishing here are the results !

Bonnet before


Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

After

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black





Boot ( rear area )before

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

After

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black


Here's the roof before

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

And here it is after

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

50/50 shot of the drivers door , ( note how scratched the left hand side is )


Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Tail Pipes before

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Tail Pipes After

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Reflection shots

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Image: Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Obsidien Black

Unfortunately due to lack of room in his garage at work these were the best shots i was able to take without an SLR  :waah:

Thanks for reading as usual and all comments are always very welcome :thumbsup:

Regards

Mario



Offline dkabab

Unfortunately due to lack of room in his garage at work these were the best shots i was able to take without an SLR

I always thought slr's looked bigger....  :tilt:

awesome work as usual!



Offline Mario

  • Sponsor: Eurogloss Prestige

  • Joined: Nov 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
  • Name: Polish Doctor
Thanks David ,

Happy New Year mate
  :thumbsup:


I would have loved to have had an SLR with fish eye to capture dramatic shots of this car and a wide angle lense , which you lack when you have a single fixed lense that would have made a huge difference

They do look bigger, but when you get up close there not as big !





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