Detailed: 1988 Mercedes-Benz 300 E W124 [Rauchsilber]


The Details

Year: 1988
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz
Make: 300 E W124
Colour Code: Rauchsilber
Condition: Heavy Swirling
Paint Type: Extremely Hard

This beautifully crafted machine was a leader of its class. Sporting one of the lowest drag coefficients of the time, it pushed boundaries which the production cars of today hardly do.

Anthony from Bon Vivant dropped by to work with us on the correction stage. We set out to reverse 26 years of damage due to improper washing technique.

IMG_4158-Edit IMG_4160 IMG_4478Iron-X DecontaminationIMG_4162After a single pass on the bonnet.IMG_4163Polish residue remaining from a previous detailer.IMG_417050/50 Correction shot.IMG_4385 IMG_4409Cut with HD Black Wool x HD Cut.  Polished with Swissvax Cleaner Fluid Regular x Lake Country CCS Black
IMG_4412 IMG_4405 IMG_4408 IMG_4152Plastics restored and protected with Swissvax Protecton
IMG_4154Post-Correction reflections – awaiting two layers of Swissvax Crystal RockIMG_4449Brightworks polished with Swissvax Metal PolishIMG_4431The leather was dull, dry and aged.
IMG_4413One of the best colour restorations we’ve seen performed with the Swissvax Leather Kit IMG_4418Dirty seat belt holstersIMG_4469 IMG_4470All door jambs waxed with Swissvax Crystal RockIMG_4464After Swissvax Crystal Rock, the metallic fleck can be seen glistening again. IMG_4440Wheels sealed with Swissvax Autobahn PTFE Wheel Wax IMG_4452Direct sun shots hide no defects. IMG_4454Interior protected with Swissvax Protecton Matte IMG_4473 IMG_4461

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Thanks for reading,

Jerald ‘JJ’ Liu

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