My car is finally finished

Alex

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It is 2004 ML55 AMG with 52k miles. Bought last year bone stock. Took almost a year to complete. List of mods:

Inside

- New OEM floor carpet
- D:Class Alcantara Headliner and Pillars
- Interior plastic parts colour coded to match alcantara
- OEM AMG Illuminated Door Sills
- BRABUS Aluminium Door Pins
- BRABUS Aluminium Pedal Covers
- BRABUS 5-piece Wood Trim (Instr. Cluster Surround, Cup Holder Covers, Ashtray and Cup Holder Cover at the back)

Outside

- Full respray
- Replacement OEM Grille
- Replacement Tailgate Handle
- OEM Smoked Tail Lights
- Bosch Aerotwin Rear Wiper

Engine/Power (estimated @ 550 HP)

- KLEEMANN Twin Screw Supercharger
- KLEEMANN Headers and Cat-less Downpipes
- KLEEMANN Sport Camshafts
- KLEEMANN Fuel System
- Supersprint Performance Exhaust

Suspension/Handling

- H&R Anti-Roll Bars
- BRABUS Sport Suspension
- BRABUS 12-/4-piston Brakes
- BRABUS 30mm Wheel Spacers
- BRABUS 22" Monoblock VI Wheels

Pictures

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She is looking the nuts ALX, cant wait to see it at TRAX!
 

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Very nice , Sex on wheels All your efforts have been well worth it and dare i say it a fair bit of money as well it looks fantastic :thumb:
 

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that's really excellent, you must be chuffed, I would guess the exhaust note is wonderful
 

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lovely looking car and great photos , what camera did you use for the photos ? and were you using a filter or did you enhance them in photoshop ?
 

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and what everyone wants to know how much ?
 

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Very nice :)

Yepp I am interested in knowing a rough figure.

Did it cost similar to the cost of the car last year?

Who did your paintwork?

Did you buy the Brabus parts direct from Brabus?
 

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My 210 needs a respray and minor rust repairs... was wondering what sort of money one might have to budget for, and who is good...
 
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Thanks for the comments guys, really glad you liked the pics and specs! The car is a keeper and I'm enjoying every moment of driving it. It all started with a crazy idea of supercharging and I just couldn't stop afterwards! As for the cost, I'd prefer to keep it down low.

Many thanks!
 

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Alx
I am not a great fan of the ML
But I would kill for that one - it's gorgeous.
Congratulations - well worth the effort.
 
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Alex

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Very nice :)

Who did your paintwork?

Did you buy the Brabus parts direct from Brabus?

Paintwork was done by Al Shaw's of Milton Keynes

Not everything came direct from Brabus as due to car's age they don't tend to stock many parts for her anymore. All parts were original though.

My 210 needs a respray and minor rust repairs... was wondering what sort of money one might have to budget for, and who is good...

1.5K-2K? Depends on the shop of course.
 
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Alex

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what camera did you use for the photos ? and were you using a filter or did you enhance them in photoshop ?

Sony A900 + Sigma 24-70mm + Hoya HD CIR-PL Filter. No after effects. Used Photoshop only for resizing pics.
 

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A great looking car :cool:

A lot of time, effort and money has gone into that! :)

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Very very nice Alx,I bet it goes like hell
 

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