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    Re: Best place to sell a 190SL

    If You go BAT pay a professional photographer that knows cars. Should be well worth the money.
    Also know the market and what your 190 is worth.
    Hagerty web site has some good auction results to...
  2. Re: why does my 190 sl have a trailer hitch on it ? was this a factory option ?

    Trailer hitch an option for some cars (180,190, 219 and 220) but not a 190SL according to my Spare Parts Price list dated 1959. Of course could of been added after 1960.
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    Re: 2018 Waynesville Convention

    Some photos of the Convention. It was a great time.
    Thanks to Kip and Vickie for all your hard work.
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    Re: Rain test

    I remember the 2011 Charlottesville Convention and it rained the entire week. I had a leak under the dash and it was the wiper post. "Dum Dum" did the trick. I carry it with me in the car. Had to use...
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    Strawberry Running so much better

    I got my Strawberry down off the lift about a month ago and started her up.
    It ran so bad. Any quick acceleration and the engine hesitated or bogged down and then it would catch up.
    I am thinking...
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    Re: New Car Strawberry

    Gilbert,
    The white leather still looks very good. I did get a set of sheep skin covers for long trips etc. but usually just drive with the seats as is.
    The new cleaners work just fine on the white....
  7. Original Boot, Windshield Washer Bag and owners manuals (non 190SL)

    I have a few items I am trying to find good homes for.
    Original convertible top boot. Soft and in very good shape. (black) $200
    Windshield washer bag. $50 SOLD
    Original unused Mercedes owners...
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    190SL on E-Trade Commercial

    Just saw an E Trade commercial with a couple new Mercedes and a red 190SL
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    Re: Congratulations

    Bill and John have taken the newsletter from a interesting pamphlet to a world class magazine. Thanks for all your hard word and dedication to the 190SL group!
    Congrats on the award and recognition.
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    Re: Factory Spare Parts Kit

    Wow what a rare interesting kit.
  11. Re: appropriate 190SL underbody color and factory overspray

    JF308
    Do you have the club books? There is lots of detail in the books to help you.
    Joining the club helps support all the great information on this web site.
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    Re: How does the leather end?

    Royce do you have the club books? There is lots of detail in the books to help you.
    Joining the club helps support all the great information on this web site.
  13. Re: Come to Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance weekend 5/4-5/7

    Looks like a great event. Any one going??
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    Re: Leatherique is awesome!

    Bill,
    The interior color was ordered using the Mercedes color code for my car.
    They can custom match from a swatch if you have it. They also can adjust if what they send needs to be a little darker...
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    Re: Leatherique is awesome!

    Dash crack Repair.
    Filled crack sand then apply color.
    First photo is directly above where the crack was located.
    Only did the dash above the tach and speedometer.
    Used three coats of color.
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    Leatherique is awesome!

    My Pagoda (280SL) had stains on the original door panels and a crack on the dash.
    The photos show how well leatherique worked. It's amazing how well they match colors.
    Did the doors a while back...
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    Re: Hubcap Strencil...........

    $42 just buy one. I have one but haven't used it.

    http://www.authenticclassics.com/Painting-Stencil-for-Hub-Cap-For-Mercedes-190SL-p/auth-007749.htm
  18. Newsletter Coming out soon. Check your Membership expiration date

    The September October newsletter will be arriving soon. Please look at the mailing envelope and note that is has your membership expiration date.
    We did that so you would know when to renew your...
  19. Re: Battery Cable Lengths for 1961 190SL

    This link had the positive cable at 50" not sure about negative.
    http://forums.190slgroup.com/showthread.php?1099-Length-of-Pos-Battery-cable&highlight=battery+cable+length
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    Visit from a new member

    This club focuses on one cool car but, the best part is the people in the club. We had a new member join from Washington State, and come to find out he and I are from the same city in Virginia. He...
  21. Paperwork receipts 1961 190SL want to get to current owner

    I was contacted about some paperwork that was found from a relative that used to own a 190SL. He is interested in getting the info to the current owner.
    It was a 1961, (It looks like old Porsche 356...
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    Re: Just for fun

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: 3rd brake light

    You might could make this light work. It is a rear fog light but could be wired to your brake light.
    I think it looks pretty cool on my 280SE.
  24. Re: Mercedes dealer books and owners manuals for sale

    John,
    Sold the parts books for the Pagoda but, do have 2 original unused owner's manuals for the 280SL. They are in perfect condition with the wiring diagrams. I also have the service record books...
  25. Re: Mercedes dealer books and owners manuals for sale

    Thanks for all the interest......
    I have sent books to Mexico, Canada, Australia and the US. The most fun is communicating with Mercedes enthusiasts all over the world. It really makes you...
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