Author Topic: New Recreated Data cards  (Read 7686 times)

alpinaltd

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New Recreated Data cards
« 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.
« Last Edit: October 13, 2020, 08:15:42 by alpinaltd »

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #1 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
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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #2 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.
Wallace
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'60 220SE W128 coupe
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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2020, 09:55:28 »
Can you supply this as well?

You would probably need a better quality than what I have...
Pawel

280SL 1970 automatic 180G Silver
W128 220SE
W121 190SL
G-class

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #4 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

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #5 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. 👍

1969 280sl (Aug 1968 build)
Signal Red
4 Speed

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #6 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.
Pawel

280SL 1970 automatic 180G Silver
W128 220SE
W121 190SL
G-class

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2020, 14:32:49 »
Don't say "Infected" 😷🤣
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Signal Red
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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #8 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......
Wallace
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'60 220SE W128 coupe
'70 Plymouth Roadrunner 440+6

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2020, 22:41:07 »
Why did I buy it, actually...
Pawel

280SL 1970 automatic 180G Silver
W128 220SE
W121 190SL
G-class

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #10 on: March 26, 2020, 19:55:02 »
Thanks to Achim. New early 230SL Data card details found. Now recreated. ;)

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #11 on: March 26, 2020, 21:07:12 »
My guess the odd size is so it can fit in the pouch. 

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Signal Red
4 Speed

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2020, 19:05:25 »
This gives you an idea of what i do...
https://youtu.be/1NMBJXy_R2U

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #13 on: April 01, 2020, 19:46:25 »
That sure is a magic pen!  ;)
Wallace
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'60 220SE W128 coupe
'70 Plymouth Roadrunner 440+6

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #14 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

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #15 on: May 06, 2020, 15:35:22 »
Printed my new data cards today. With a little help from me you can do the same😉

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2020, 15:59:39 »
Had my Data Card reproduced. Great product I 100% recommend!!!

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2020, 14:03:42 »



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

Thanks
1970 280sl 4-Speed Horizon Blue

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #18 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.

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2020, 17:34:09 »
Lovely gesture. Thanks
James L
Oct69 RHD 280 in DB906 with cognac leather

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2020, 22:16:28 »
That’s awesome. Very kind
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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #21 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! 

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #22 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.

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Just send to admin@sl113.org... pdf with high resolution is best!
1970 280SL. Please do not mail or PM me questions on Pagoda's... I'm not likely to know the answer.  Please post on the forum instead!

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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #23 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.


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Re: Reproduction Data cards
« Reply #24 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.

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DM