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LA 280SL

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69 280SL soft top and frame
« on: February 17, 2021, 07:16:46 »
I need to locate and purchase the entire soft top frame and top itself in black. 

Anyone have one lying around?   ;D

Or, know where I should go to find one?

Thank you. 

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Re: 69 280SL soft top and frame
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2021, 08:14:59 »
Sl Tech in Maine but you will be up for $10k fitted i suspect.
« Last Edit: February 17, 2021, 21:09:49 by Garry »
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1965 MB 230SL Auto RHD Lt Blue 334G, Top 350H, 213 Leather, Tourist Delivery
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LA 280SL

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Re: 69 280SL soft top and frame
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2021, 13:33:14 »
OUCH!

I was hoping to replace the two for $2K or so. 

Will check them out.

Thank you Garry. 

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Re: 69 280SL soft top and frame
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2021, 13:46:50 »
If you currently have a frame but it needs repairing, that would likely be lots cheaper. And it is 'SL Tech' in Maine (Gernold Nisius) who do a lot of convertible top work on the Pagoda.
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Re: 69 280SL soft top and frame
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2021, 21:11:32 »
Occasionally a frame will come up for sale if you don’t have one now, but they are usually $4+k. Not a cheap item and usually need work before they will fit and work properly.
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1965 MB 230SL Auto RHD Lt Blue 334G, Top 350H, 213 Leather, Tourist Delivery
2005 MB A200
2008 MB SLK 55 AMG
2016 VW T6 4x4 pop top Camper
2021 Volvo XC40 Electric Recharge, on order.

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Re: 69 280SL soft top and frame
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2021, 06:05:19 »
The car has had the entire frame and soft cover removed earlier in time.  Starting from scratch.