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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #25 on: October 30, 2020, 10:18:39 »
We have completed a major overhaul of the Mercedes Benz 280SL M130 engine. The engine was completely disassembled, all parts were cleaned, necessary old parts were replaced with new ones, galvanized and painted old parts and assembled. We changed the valve guides of the engine and polished the valves. Now the engine is on the stand and we are starting the test. More information on our website at https://www.rmw.lv/page/en/mb-280sl-blue-2839-photo-gallery/

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #26 on: October 30, 2020, 10:20:33 »
Some photos from last week Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body work section

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #27 on: October 30, 2020, 10:23:23 »
This week we achieved more progress towards the finalization of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 bodywork.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #28 on: October 30, 2020, 10:44:12 »
Hi,
great work, thanks for sharing.
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #29 on: October 30, 2020, 10:50:08 »
The sixteenth week of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body restoration took place. It was planned to complete the restoration of the bodywork this month and start its preparations for painting, but it will remain for the next month. Pride is for what we have accomplished and must continue until victory.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #30 on: October 30, 2020, 10:58:39 »
This week we restored the hood of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. We are satisfied with the result. There is always room for the better, but time is beginning to rush us.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #31 on: October 30, 2020, 11:01:48 »
We are moving forward with Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body work. Here are some photos of our progress. In our plans is to finish the bodywork this month.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #32 on: October 30, 2020, 11:03:34 »
We are continuing work on the restoration of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body. Slowly but surely we are moving to complete the bodywork in September.
More information about this project can be found on our website https://www.rmw.lv/page/en/mb-280sl-blue-2839-photo-gallery/

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #33 on: October 30, 2020, 11:09:26 »
This week we did well with the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body. The car's front left wheel arch and trunk area were restored. Now the other side must be prepared. We plan to start tinning and adjusting the car doorways next week.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #34 on: October 30, 2020, 11:15:36 »
This week we will finish the welding of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body and start machining and aligning the external parts. We have to hand over the car for painting by the end of the month. Our goal with Standox Classic support is not to exceed 0.8 mm filler thickness anywhere.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #35 on: October 30, 2020, 11:18:35 »
Last week, we moved forward with the restoration of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body. At the moment, we still have to adapt the headlights, which are being replaced from the US to those that fit the European market.
Full details of this restoration are available on our website: https://www.rmw.lv/page/en/mb-280sl-blue-2839-photo-gallery/

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #36 on: October 30, 2020, 11:21:32 »
We have completed the welding of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body. For the second week we are working on preparing the car body for painting. We smooth out unevenness on surfaces, process welds, adjust gaps and adjust finishing moldings. During the work process, tin and a file are mostly used.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #37 on: October 30, 2020, 11:22:53 »
We have completed the welding of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 body. For the second week we are working on preparing the car body for painting. We smooth out unevenness on surfaces, process welds, adjust gaps and adjust finishing moldings. During the work process, tin and a file are mostly used.
General information about this restoration can be viewed on our website: https://www.rmw.lv/page/en/mb-280sl-blue-2839-photo-gallery/

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #38 on: October 30, 2020, 11:49:20 »
Amazing work, but what a project to start with...

Keep us up-to-date on your progress...

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #39 on: October 30, 2020, 12:45:46 »
Basically you built a new car. Great craftmanship, look forward to seeing the finished car.
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #40 on: October 08, 2021, 12:39:01 »
Any update on this restoration? The work is very impressive.
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #41 on: October 08, 2021, 13:22:58 »
Sorry, I will post the update. We are in assembling stage. Kenneled you can see some photos here: https://www.rmw.lv/page/en/assembling-and-tests/

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #42 on: October 12, 2021, 10:00:18 »
This week we finish painting the body of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. We used the Standox Classic painting system and the new Midnight Blue looks great. Only a few places on the door and the hood paint thickness exceeded the specified maximum of 1000μm (1mm).

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #43 on: October 12, 2021, 10:01:05 »
This week we finish painting the body of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. We used the Standox Classic painting system and the new Midnight Blue looks great. Only a few places on the door and the hood paint thickness exceeded the specified maximum of 1000μm (1mm).

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #44 on: October 12, 2021, 10:01:49 »
This week we finish painting the body of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. We used the Standox Classic painting system and the new Midnight Blue looks great. Only a few places on the door and the hood paint thickness exceeded the specified maximum of 1000μm (1mm).

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #45 on: October 12, 2021, 10:02:49 »
This week we finish painting the body of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. We used the Standox Classic painting system and the new Midnight Blue looks great. Only a few places on the door and the hood paint thickness exceeded the specified maximum of 1000μm (1mm).

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #46 on: October 12, 2021, 10:06:12 »
Finally, the most beautiful stage in the restoration of any car has begun - assembly. All mechanisms and units have been restored, the body has been painted and spare parts have been provided. It's been 70 weeks or a year and 4 months since we started renovating this Mercedes Benz 280SL w113.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #47 on: October 12, 2021, 10:14:07 »
We start the process with the installation of engine room units.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #48 on: October 12, 2021, 10:17:31 »
We work in the engine room by installing an air filter and an engine radiator.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #49 on: October 12, 2021, 11:32:06 »
Looks beautiful. Please keep the photos coming !
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