Internal sill coating

1961-1968: a.k.a "Finnie" or "Heckflosse" models
190, 190D, 200, 200D, 220b, 220Sb, 220SEb, 230, 230S, 250SE coupe, 280SE coupe, 280SE 3.5 coupe, 220SEb cabrio., 250SE conv., 280SE cabrio., 280SE 3.5 Cabrio., 300SE, 300SE coupe, 300SE conv., 300SEL
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Mick_Marsh
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Model you own: w112

Internal sill coating

Post by Mick_Marsh » Tue 12 Jun, 2018 11:22 pm

Has anyone coated the inside of their sills?

If you did, what did you use and how did you do it?
1965 W112 300SE Heckflosse
1970 W109 300SEL 3.5

efirestorer
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Model you own: w180

Re: Internal sill coating

Post by efirestorer » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 2:43 pm

Mick , best way , as I did many years ago - drill access holes in concealed/closed in sections ( ie sills ) then have bare shell dipped to remove all paint/rust and after final painting spray cavity wax in through the access holes. If not prepared to dip , you may get away with cavity wax but you could be spraying it on to rust that may continue rusting under the wax. Not many places do a good dipping job now. If in South Australia , look up MINUS PAINT on web.

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