Monthly Archives: October 2013

Painting the engine bay and front wheel house

After cleaning everything with white spirit, I removed all rust spots and painted the bare metal with epoxy. Afterwards I used some filler for the places you will be able to see after the engine is put back into the … Continue reading

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1971 280SE W108

This is my most beloved car. An 280SE imported from USA in 2010. Dunkel grün paint and black tex interior, automatic transmission and AC. Awesome car. And the 66 000 miles on the odometer is not to shabby either.   … Continue reading

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Cleaning parts of the car most people never see

My last post on my S123 project shows part of the tear down process. Everything needs to be removed from the car for the kind of finish I want. So when everything was documented, torn down, sent to powder coating … Continue reading

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Project for next year

1964 220b. Nothing much to say about this one yet. This car has not been on the road since 1980. One of the previous owners changed a lot pf parts on it back in 1993 and 1994, including wings, sills … Continue reading

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Starting the work on the front of the car

With the rear end of the car more or less finished, it was time to start at the front. First step are of course the tear down. I have documented everything with lots and lots of photos. Some pictures of … Continue reading

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More seat restoration

After cleaning everything up and mounting the seats back in the car, I quickly found out that this was no longer up to the correct standard. Dirty and awful. I took it apart and sent the parts to the chrome … Continue reading

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A little bit of seat overhaul

I talked about how I changed the interior earlier. Of course it was not so simple as to buy it and then install it. Not at all. The interior i bought was extremely dirty and had some light wear in … Continue reading

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