Detailing the 1971 Mercedes 280SL Pagoda has been our most extensive project to date. This classic Mercedes, sourced from Bring a Trailer, presented us with a formidable challenge. Our efforts encompassed five days of dry ice cleaning, over a day dedicated to chrome polishing, and a minimum of three days for paint correction. Remarkably, we haven’t even addressed the soft top yet!
The paint on this Mercedes Benz 280SL Pagoda was in a severely deteriorated condition and quite thin. The scope of this project was so substantial that we’ve split it into two episodes. In this initial video, we focus on the dry ice cleaning of the 280SL cabriolet. We meticulously cleaned the undercarriage, engine bay, wheel wells, and the interior, and restored the wheels and undercarriage to a factory-fresh look.
We’re also exploring new video formats while staying true to the content that initially attracted you to our channel. This one has a soothing ASMR quality to it.
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00:00 – 280SL Breakdown
01:02 – Episode Sizzle
01:17 – Before Condition
01:23 – Dry Ice Cleaning Undercarriage
02:52 – Dry Ice Blasting Floor
05:21 – Dry Ice Cleaning Wheel Wells
05:42 – Dry Ice Blasting Exterior Trim
07:30 – Dry Ice Cleaning Engine Bay
08:11 – Painting Undercarriage
08:23 – After Condition – Wheel Wells
08:47 – Wheel Cleaning
09:00 – Applying Protective Wax
09:47 – Dry Ice Cleaning Interior
10:26 – Before & After Photos
11:01 – Sneak Peak of Part 2
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