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    Re: WWII Mercedes Poster

    Yes, its a Bf (also called Me) 109. Bf comes from Bayerische Flugzeugwerke; Bavarian Aircraft Works. Mercedes produced the Daimler-Benz (DB) 600 series engine. It was a liquid-cooled, inverted V12...
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    WWII Mercedes Poster

    I came across a picture of this poster from WWII. I'd love to have this hanging in my garage
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  3. Re: Headligh reminder - electrical wizards needed ... again

    Several #999373 parts Jim V uses on ebay now. Asking price is between @27-45 with shipping included.
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    Re: Cigar Lighter $290.00

    I took a free standing speaker box that came with the speakers already built in. Next I attached an AM/FM cassette deck (tells you how long ago I did this) and an antenna to the box. I wired up...
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    Re: Cigar Lighter $290.00

    Matthew, I'd agree with Marc. Because I just can't conceive of MB ever delivering a vehicle with a open hole in the dash, I believe if MB was to deliver a car without a radio, it probably was...
  6. Car Parts Sale in Northridge CA 14 Nov 0700-1600hrs

    http://denver.craigslist.org/pts/5302482885.html is a craigslist posted in Denver for Picture Car Warehouse, an auto related business located in Northridge CA that is going to have a sale on 14 Nov...
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    Re: Cigar Lighter $290.00

    Mathew, post a couple different pictures of your Becker Europa radio and someone here will be able to tell you if it was original to the 190sl. I am going to be very general in what I write here...
  8. $100 for a 1974 450SE engine and trans for sale on Craigslist

    someone is asking $100 for a 1974 450SE engine and trans on Helena MT's Craigslist. Says it has 70K miles and has been stored last 30 years after the car was wrecked. I do not know the seller nor do...
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    Re: Cigar Lighter $290.00

    Jim, I think I topped the $290 cigar lighter. Found a Becker Mexico on ebay for $4000 that according to the listing needs $700 in repairs. I don't know if the price included replacing the knobs...
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    Re: Hello! I am new here..

    Roland,
    Living in the metrical challenged USA I completely failed to account for metric Christmas.
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    Re: Hello! I am new here..

    Pawel,
    Tell the wife you'd like your Christmas presents early; problem solved!
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    Re: Fuel Pump Repair Kits

    Daryl, if it works then that is a major win for us. Looking at the pictures, it looks like it ought to work. I have four or five 190sl lever priming fuel pumps that need rebuilt so finding...
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    Re: 190SL VIN number making no sense

    I had wrong year, 1959, listed on the paperwork for my car for my car as compared to what the VIN indicated (1958). I suspect it was a case that the car was first tiled and licensed in 1959 but...
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    Re: Did the 190sl ever have these horns?

    My horns are definitely different from the ones in John's picture above. I examine the horns a bit closer using a magnifying glass and found I had some of the markings I listed in starting this post...
  15. Re: 1962 Merceded Passport Brochure Scan

    Jack, I was curious as I met a guy down in San Antonio sometime between 1996-2000 who was in the USAF and whose last name was English. He recently inherited his father's 190SL and was not really...
  16. Thread: Horns

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    Re: Horns

    and here is a view form the top:
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    Re: Horns

    Adding to this even though it is a very old post.
    I have a pair of Hella horns that came in a box of parts that are mostly late 50's/early 60's sedans. All markings on the horns are on the back...
  18. Re: Did MB ever issue a small grease gun in thier tool kits?

    Ricardo,
    Thank you. I suspect you have forgotten more about the 190SL than I know now or for that matter ever knew about them combined. Thanks again for clarification and excellent pictures, jjj
  19. Re: 1962 Merceded Passport Brochure Scan

    Jack,
    I know the program existed in the late 70's when I was stationed with the Army in Germany. Back then I never made enough money to even consider buying a new Mercedes. My father-in-law was...
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    Did the 190sl ever have these horns?

    Did the 190sl ever have these horns? If not any idea what MB they are from?

    Markings on the horns include:
    Hella
    A GREB TP AR
    Tief DGM 6536 KA (Note: Tief =deep)
    Hoch DGM 5637 KA ...
  21. Did MB ever issue a small grease gun in thier tool kits?

    Found this in my parts. Is it MB or just some off the shelf grease gun. If MB., what did it come from? It does not appear to have any markings but I am still cleaning it up.
  22. can a 111 or 114 transmission be used on a 190SL?

    While not original to the 190SL, can a 111-261-0801 or a 111-261-0501 transmission be used on a 190SL by switching out the shift mechanism (on top of the case) and the bell housing? If so, is there...
  23. 1962 Merceded Passport Brochure Scan

    Passport program was a Mercedes campaign to encourage you to buy one of their cars and pick it up in Europe. You then traveled Europe as long as you desire and then call the point of contact in the...
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    Ebay Reims shortwave adaptor

    Saw an ebay listing for REIMS short wave adaptor by iramariew. He has 553 sales with 100% positive reviews.

    He had an auction that ended yesterday listing a Reims shortwave adaptor for $195 buy...
  25. Brackets for Reims shortwave adaptor

    Anyone have a spare bracket for a Reims Shortwave adaptor? I have one I made myself (just sheet metal with front edge folded back for strength and properly sized and located holes) but would like an...
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