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Old 09-07-2009, 10:52 PM
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NX-1 --- 1995 Mercedes Benz E420

Guy's this car's paint was extremely neglected, damaged, scratched and by far the one in worst condition I've done so far. Check out the trunk and roof for example, not much I could do with that since the paint was already damaged, I could just make it look better.
The car had to be completely wet sanded and then I had to start working on the paint to make it look much better again and I think I did. What ya think...?

BTW, I had to strip the black paint off the rims, the owner wanted to see in what condition they were to see if it was worth re-painting them or buy new ones. All tinted windows, window stickers, flag emblem on grill and painted pin stripes had to come off.

The car will be getting new rims (18s probably with new rubber), new tail lights, new hood emblem and new tinted windows soon. I'll have more pics after I installed all of the above. This car will be completely transformed once is done.

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Old 09-07-2009, 10:54 PM
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Wanna wetsand my whole Jeep? No joke.
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Re: NX-1 --- 1995 Mercedes Benz E420

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Wanna wetsand my whole Jeep? No joke.
Last time you said no...
That's a 2 to 3 day job on your jeep my friend... Your call... Next week?
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Now I am a believer in wetsanding.

Hmm let me see the schedule.
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Old 09-07-2009, 11:18 PM
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Re: NX-1 --- 1995 Mercedes Benz E420

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Hmm let me see the schedule.
Your jeep needs it only to get rid of so much orange peel and a few other areas. If you really want to do this give me a call we'll work something out for next week.
It's going to look amazing thou...
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Old 09-07-2009, 11:27 PM
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Re: NX-1 --- 1995 Mercedes Benz E420

HOLY SHIT MARIO!!!!!!!!11

Your not doing my Jeep, this thread is living proof that the paint job on my Thunderbird can be saved. You will be getting a phone call soon I still have your number....
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Old 09-07-2009, 11:41 PM
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Re: NX-1 --- 1995 Mercedes Benz E420

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HOLY SHIT MARIO!!!!!!!!11

Your not doing my Jeep, this thread is living proof that the paint job on my Thunderbird can be saved. You will be getting a phone call soon I still have your number....
But I still want to do your jeep... LOL
I can't believe your Thunderbird's paint is as bad as this Merc's was.
Talk to you soon Chris!

BTW, the owner was going to have the Mercedes re-painted but first he wanted to test me on how much I could change that car, after he saw it he said "thank you, I don't have to have the car re-painted now"
Still, in some areas the paint can't be fixed but he said he can live with it for a few more years, he REALLY liked the results thou.
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Re: NX-1 --- 1995 Mercedes Benz E420

the paint on my thunderbird is pretty bad...i can send you some pics if you want so you can see what you will be working with....
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Send me the pics Chris.
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OMG! When you wet sanded it did you have to polish it after? Professional Job Mario!
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