CLS Body Panels

Discussion in 'Bodywork' started by Jumbojim, Apr 28, 2014.

  1. Jumbojim

    Jumbojim Active Member

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    Can you tell me please, is the CLS made from aluminium?
     
  2. p3tchy

    p3tchy Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Highly unlikley.

    Made from the same cheaparse recycled scrap metal as any other Merc. If your lucky it will come allready infested with tinworm. (rust)
     
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    Jumbojim

    Jumbojim Active Member

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    Strangely enough my CL500 is made from aluminium, and does not rust. Although the paint does bubble when professional painters do not use acid etch primer.
    Which is why I am asking.
     
  4. renault12ts

    renault12ts MB Club Veteran

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    W211 have aluminium wings.
     
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