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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #50 on: October 12, 2021, 11:58:35 »
Are these (I see two in the workshop) “your” cars or customer cars? Either way, lucky owner/future owner
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #51 on: October 12, 2021, 12:15:29 »
In total we have three 280SL restoration projects at present moment. They all are our customers cars and we are only restoring them.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #52 on: October 12, 2021, 15:33:31 »
Looks very nice indeed. Hard to tell from the different lighting in the photos- what is the color?
Jonny B
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #53 on: October 12, 2021, 16:41:48 »
Midnight Blue - code 904G

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #54 on: October 12, 2021, 21:56:00 »
That's it, I am moving to Latvia !
Cees Klumper
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #55 on: October 12, 2021, 22:01:22 »
Excellent selection, and of course I am a little biased, my 1970 280 SL is 904 (with red leather)
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #56 on: October 12, 2021, 22:45:34 »
Blue finish looks spectacular!  Outstanding workmanship overall.
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #57 on: October 12, 2021, 22:58:27 »
Looks great. Very impressive.
Out of curiosity, how many hours do estimate for a restauration like this?
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #58 on: October 13, 2021, 04:10:29 »
Thank you. Average restoration of the w113 take about 1500 hours. This particular restoration project will take little more about 1800 hours.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #59 on: October 13, 2021, 17:10:39 »
Thank you. Average restoration of the w113 take about 1500 hours. This particular restoration project will take little more about 1800 hours.

Yup, it’s a lot of work and not everybody understands that.
Thanks
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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #60 on: October 26, 2021, 18:44:08 »
The assembling process of the Mercedes Benz 280SL w113 continues.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #61 on: October 26, 2021, 18:49:38 »
work in the engine room by installing an air filter and an engine radiator.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #62 on: October 26, 2021, 18:51:37 »
work in the engine room by installing an air filter and an engine radiator.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #63 on: October 26, 2021, 18:53:34 »
installing a fuel tank and completing other related work on the underside of the car.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #64 on: October 26, 2021, 18:54:25 »
installing a fuel tank and completing other related work on the underside of the car.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #65 on: October 26, 2021, 18:56:52 »
We installed the fuel system vent tank and connected the fuel tank.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #66 on: October 26, 2021, 18:57:27 »
We installed the fuel system vent tank and connected the fuel tank.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #67 on: October 26, 2021, 18:58:41 »
We installed a repaired vacuum brake booster and some other equipment in the engine compartment of the car.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #68 on: October 26, 2021, 18:59:20 »
We installed a repaired vacuum brake booster and some other equipment in the engine compartment of the car.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #69 on: October 31, 2021, 09:51:51 »
We continue assembling Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. This week we did some work inside the car. A few photos with the work done.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #70 on: October 31, 2021, 09:52:29 »
We continue assembling Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. This week we did some work inside the car. A few photos with the work done.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #71 on: October 31, 2021, 09:55:22 »
We continue assembling Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. This week we did some work inside the car. A few photos with the work done.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #72 on: October 31, 2021, 09:56:00 »
We continue assembling Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. This week we did some work inside the car. A few photos with the work done.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #73 on: October 31, 2021, 09:58:28 »
We continue assembling Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. This week we did some work inside the car. A few photos with the work done.

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Re: 280SL automatic complete restoration
« Reply #74 on: October 31, 2021, 10:03:55 »
We continue assembling Mercedes Benz 280SL w113. This week we did some work inside the car. A few photos with the work done..