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W113 Pagoda SL Group => Commercial Advertising => Topic started by: alpinaltd on March 11, 2020, 16:03:35

Title: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on March 11, 2020, 16:03:35
For those who are unaware. I am now recreating Data cards to replicate the exact original look of those
Supplied when our cars were new.
Over the past 50+ years many of these cards have been misplaced or lost. This was the fate of the cards for my car.
Contacting MB for a replacement, I received a poor photocopy of the card. Disappointed with this, I set out to produce
New Data cards to exactly replicate the originals.

Research has shown that there were 5 Data cards 3 beige and 2 pink copies.It is unclear whether all 5 cards were supplied
to the customer. But the 5 cards do exist.

Having had numerous enquires from fellow members to recreate their cards, I am now able to recreate Data cards for all
W113 cars 230, 250 & 280SL. (12 different styles / card formats were used from 1963 – 1971)
Cards for W111, W108, W109 and early R107 are also available.

If you are interested you can email me at alpinaltd@aol.com  I would need you to send me the photocopy MB Supply,
this allows me to layout the cards exactly replicating the original. Attached are jpg examples.
More examples can be seen here https://www.facebook.com/W113Datacards/

I supply the new reproduction Data cards (front and back) as a High resolution PDF file for printing onto card.
The fee for the service is 30 euro  via PayPal.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Desertpagoda on March 15, 2020, 00:27:13
FYI


 I bought one of these, he custom researched and made it for my '59 220se 'vert. Nice job, friendly guy. VERY reasonable price! Give him a try! Keith
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: wwheeler on March 15, 2020, 03:44:24
Best deal on the planet! He made cards for both my 280SE W111 and my '60 220SE W128 coupe. These will make a great addition to the original documentation I have for car shows.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Pawel66 on March 15, 2020, 09:55:28
Can you supply this as well?

You would probably need a better quality than what I have...
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on March 16, 2020, 13:05:32
Ahh, well you beat me to it. You know i can't resist a challange, so i would have done it sooner or later.  attached
is my version. Sorry Micheal, i have used fonts that are bit closer to the original, and cleaned up the diagrams a bit.

best regards

DM
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: mrfatboy on March 16, 2020, 13:49:57
lol, I only tried because I was.going a little stir crazy. It was a good learning experience 🤣  There is still a lot to learn. 👍

Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Pawel66 on March 16, 2020, 14:15:22
I got infected (by this Kangol leaflet), found it and bought it on ebay. I will let you know the dimensions when I get it.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: mrfatboy on March 16, 2020, 14:32:49
Don't say "Infected" 😷🤣
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: wwheeler on March 16, 2020, 16:11:33
The original I have is 8" (20.3cm) x 12-7/8" (32.7cm). Kind of odd sized paper for here in the US. 8-1/2 x 11 won't work. I guess 11 x 17 is the only option and cutting it down. The paper weight feels to be just standard for printing.

FYI......
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Pawel66 on March 16, 2020, 22:41:07
Why did I buy it, actually...
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on March 26, 2020, 19:55:02
Thanks to Achim. New early 230SL Data card details found. Now recreated. ;)
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: mrfatboy on March 26, 2020, 21:07:12
My guess the odd size is so it can fit in the pouch. 

Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on April 01, 2020, 19:05:25
This gives you an idea of what i do...
https://youtu.be/1NMBJXy_R2U
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: wwheeler on April 01, 2020, 19:46:25
That sure is a magic pen!  ;)
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on April 06, 2020, 16:45:11
Data cards through the years for the 1950's - 1980's
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iHed0zqgtQ
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on May 06, 2020, 15:35:22
Printed my new data cards today. With a little help from me you can do the same😉
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: louie2 on May 17, 2020, 15:59:39
Had my Data Card reproduced. Great product I 100% recommend!!!
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Arct1k on May 18, 2020, 14:03:42

(https://www.sl113.org/wiki/uploads/Electrical/Fuselabel.jpg)

Would you be able to create a printable version of this for us all?

Thanks
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on May 18, 2020, 17:08:37
You are in luck. I recreated this a while ago.  I can send the high resolution PDF to an Admin to add to the technical manual
(i don't know how).  It can be added to all the other decals i donated a while ago. I would prefer if it was for Full Members only.
Gives one more small incentive to join as a full member.

best regards
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: JamesL on May 18, 2020, 17:34:09
Lovely gesture. Thanks
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Arct1k on May 18, 2020, 22:16:28
That’s awesome. Very kind
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Aaron h on May 19, 2020, 08:08:47
I, too, received my data cards for one of my W109 cars.  I couldn't be happier!  Excellent product! 
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Peter van Es on May 19, 2020, 12:03:57
You are in luck. I recreated this a while ago.  I can send the high resolution PDF to an Admin to add to the technical manual
(i don't know how).  It can be added to all the other decals i donated a while ago. I would prefer if it was for Full Members only.
Gives one more small incentive to join as a full member.

best regards

Just send to admin@sl113.org... pdf with high resolution is best!
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Garry on May 19, 2020, 12:25:40
Peter,


Ihave already put his version in the Tech Manual under Electrical, Fuses, but at the same time asked Darren to send me the PDF file so I could put it in the Tech Manual that can be downloaded for printing.


Garry
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on May 19, 2020, 15:42:57
Hi,

I sent the PDF to admin@sl113.org earlier today. I have also sent it to Garry.

best regards

DM
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Garry on May 20, 2020, 00:18:26
Have put it in there but not sure it is loading correctly.


Peter, you may care to check please.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Peter van Es on May 20, 2020, 14:32:10
You put it all in there three times, with all slightly different names...  ;) not matching what is in the Wiki text. I fixed it, was an easy fix.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: wwheeler on May 20, 2020, 14:47:33
'Tis a thing a beauty........
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: ckcat113 on June 08, 2020, 13:07:54
This is wonderful!  I was about to order one from the Classic Center.  Do you know what the differences are?  What all would I need to supply you with?  LOVE this and am very interested.

Chris Cole
'70 280sl Signal Red
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: wwheeler on June 08, 2020, 13:40:23
You will need at least one data card in order to provide the correct information. If you have a card that came with the car, that would be sufficient. Otherwise you will have to get the one from the Classic Center and then send to DM. They are nice indeed.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: Kamihome@btcpc.com on June 13, 2020, 00:51:06
Hi, I would like you to make me a data card.  I have a copy from Mercedes classic center.  Please give me your PayPal address and I’ll pay the 30 euro fee.....plus shipping to US.  Also, please let me know how I can email you a copy of my data card.  Thanks
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on June 13, 2020, 19:57:57
Hi,
I have sent you an email with the details. Note they are also at the top of this post. I have attached the answers to the
questions i get asked most often.
best regards
DM.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: sandcrab59 on June 17, 2020, 00:08:08
DM:
From your last post, did I correctly interpret.
I have a recently purchased 1985 300SD and I need a data card.
With my VIN Number you can reproduce a data card.
Let me know.
Tom
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on June 17, 2020, 00:53:14
Yes Tom that is correct. If you message or email me with the VIN number i can prepare a new set of cards.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on June 19, 2020, 19:32:20
For anyone who also owns a “modern classic” I can also recreate data cards for these models.
For any model built after 1981 all you need is the VIN number.
Title: Re: Reproduction Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on October 09, 2020, 17:43:30
For every Mercedes Model from the mid 1950s - 2000s
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on October 30, 2020, 18:58:06
230SL, 250SL & 280SL
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on December 24, 2020, 14:03:36
Merry Christmas Everyone!
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: antonio martinez on February 13, 2021, 06:41:24
Buenos dias
Si aun es posible, estoy interesado en tarjetas de datos de un 230 sl 1965
Hay mas documentacion que debiera llevar???
Gracias
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on February 13, 2021, 08:46:36
Hola antonio, he respondido con detalles a tu correo
Saludos
DM
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: antonio martinez on February 16, 2021, 20:17:20
Many thanks
Regards
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: 1000nutsnbolts on February 16, 2021, 22:01:27
I contacted, purchased ($150 USD) and received a rough .pdf from the MERCEDES BENZ CLASSIC CENTER (classicdatacards@mbusa.com) in December 2020 of my 280SL's data.

I then forwarded that single image file to alpinaltd and within a day he returned fantastic artwork to me replicating the 5 original cards (3 in manila/tan(front and rear) and 2 in pink). Alpinaltd's artwork included the proper fiducial markers for print registration and for cutting from card stock and trimming for both square and radiused corners as indicated.

With his artwork, I had the cards jet printed at Southport Printing on Islington Street in Portsmouth, NH on 271gsm weight stock.

I couldn't be happier with the end product. The level of detail in alpinaltd's work is top notch.
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: MAWalker on February 26, 2021, 14:37:32
Hello,

Looking to produce Data Card for 1971 280SL.  I sent separate Email with same request to you.

Please let me know if you need anything else?  How do I pay you?

Thank you,

Michael

Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on April 21, 2021, 15:19:23
Another rare document recreated.
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: TJMart on April 21, 2021, 19:37:17
Was this included in every Pagoda regardless of year? Some history please?
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: Pawel66 on April 23, 2021, 08:30:58
What markets was it for, if I may ask?
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: alpinaltd on April 23, 2021, 08:58:15
USA Market.
Title: Re: New Recreated Data cards
Post by: Pawel66 on April 23, 2021, 13:39:56
Thank you!
Would they work for 1960 Ponton 220 SE coupe?

Watching out for anything for Europe delivery from you for Pagoda or 190SL!