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  1. How do you know that your 190SL restoration is in the right hands???

    When you show up to the shop, unannounced and Lothar Motchenbacher is tuning your SOLEX P44s, by ear!

    Picking up the car today!

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  2. Windshield Washer Bladder/ Wiper Motor

    Hello,

    I have an early style hand-pump washer. The bladder inside crumbled. Looking for a replacement. In addition, looking for a wiper motor that returns to home when it is shut off. Mine...
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    Re: Cold call from new member

    Same here. I ignored the call.
  4. Re: Drivers side lighted blower switch and Amber button

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  5. Drivers side lighted blower switch and Amber button

    One of the things that was taken from my car and repurposed was the lighted blower switch with the amber knob button. I have checked the local retailers and the prices seem astronomical. I had it...
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    Chrome Exhaust Tip

    Good morning,

    My replacement exhaust pipe is 50mm. The replacement chrome tip is 50mm. According to Merlin at the Classic Center in Stuttgart, I can replace with a W123 chrome tip A1234920714. ...
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    Re: Bastard child interior

    When I was a teenager, I took my 1963 Dodge Dart down to Tijuana and got the same interior done and a good case of "Montezuma's Revenge", all for less than $200!
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    Re: Soft Top Color

    My data sheet shows "Verdeck" (translated, roof). "Gummi Stoff" , (translated, Rubber fabric), "Schwarz 872" (translated, black)
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    Re: Motor mounts for mismatched engine

    I have a video of Lothar Motchenbach and Daniel Landeros adjusting these rear motor mounts.

    PM me if you would like me to send.
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    Re: Steering Column Fastening Flange

    Walt,

    Here is one that I found from an Adenaeur with the serial number A "1864600737". Interesting.....


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    Re: Steering Column Fastening Flange

    Thomas,

    Can you read the part number off of the flange? It's hard to see here. Thank you!
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    Re: Steering Column Fastening Flange

    Yes Walt, I called the Classic Center this morning and of course mine is #186 460 09 37, the most expensive. And to add insult to injury,
    there are none here in the US for sale. I have a call...
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    Re: Steering Column Fastening Flange

    I am so pissed at Robert Aubrey for letting so many of my parts get misplaced, repurposed or just outright stolen... Where did you find these prices??
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    Re: Best place to sell a 190SL

    John,

    I agree with you! Yesterday on Motortrend, I saw a beautiful red 190Sl with hardtop only gather $90k which did not meet the reserve. I believe that the Charlie Thomas collection of cars...
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    Re: Steering Column Fastening Flange

    Walt,

    Thank you very much for the clarification. Then, should I be looking for the 'A' Parts number 121 460 01 37? My chassis number is 6504036.
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    Steering Column Fastening Flange

    Hello all,

    I am trying to understand the early/late versions of part #121-462-00-42 versus #121-462-01-42. In the Parts Book D, it is Table 31-48. (Fastening Flange) Mine is missing and mine is...
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    Re: 1957 190sl in France

    Not sure what you are seeing and maybe I'm missing the point. The only license plate differences I know of are the larger body mount, pre mid 1957 and the smaller bumper mount lights on the later...
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    Re: 1957 190sl in France

    If the car was prior to mid-July 1957, those are the correct license plate lights. They went to the smaller bumper mount then.
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    Re: 1957 190sl in France

    Holy smokes! Rust bucket. Look at the bumper!!
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    Re: No start and running out of ideas

    Jeff,


    I think the simple answer, especially for me, a musician not a gear head would be to tow it back to the restorer and have him fix it!

    Regards,

    Mark

    My 0.02
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    Re: Finished at last

    What a lovely BBQ Jeff!!!

    ....and great looking car as well! Lovely color combination! Mine will be finished in time for July 4th and our BBQ season here in the US! Took us 35 months.
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  22. Re: Need a consultant for concourse paint plan

    Hello,

    Email me at marklevangmusic@me.com and I will send you two pdf files that I have.

    Warmest regards
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    Re: Barrett-Jackson Auction Results

    Thank you sir!


    I had the hides and I just found a shop in Lancaster, CA who studied every picture I could gather.
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    Barrett-Jackson Auction Results

    Hello all,

    As I am nearing completion on my 1956 190SL, I decided to check the BJ Scottsdale auction results yesterday. YIKES! Is the market really that soft on these beauties? Numbers...
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    Re: 1955 190sl Frame Off Restoration

    I just looked at the current issue of "STAR" Magazine and all I saw were bikini clad Kardashians.... :D

    Post the link please!
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