Mercedes 280 SL Gets First Wash and Detailing in 37 Years

Until 1972, this Mercedes-Benz was driven daily for 10 years. The owner, a doctor from 1936 parked it in his garage in the winter of 1982. Since then, the car was never moved. His son David now wants to surprise his 83 year-old dad and gets permission to pull the classic 1969 Mercedes 280 SL out of their garage. Next, he gets it cleaned, detailed and ready for restoration. The guys from AMMO NYC are hired for the job, and in this video they go through the step by step process. You see them removing mold, dead animals, dust and many years of dirt. And finally, they show how to bring oxidized paint back to life.

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Steen Hansen
Steen Hansen has always been into vintage, retro, architecture, gadgets and especially everything with an engine! With more than 11 years as Art Director on danish car magazines, test driver and continuously been pushing boundaries on the race track himself.