A kit which had been started and then languished for years unfinished. We located this car for our customer, finished the build and added an aluminum headrest fairing. Just a fun car to drive.
Helrot Red with Bamboo Leather Interior and Burled wood dash. 3.5 V-8 with automatic transmission – European Specs. Euro “Flat” Headlights. Air Conditioning. Power Windows, Power Roof. Becker AM-FM w/external port amplifier and four speakers. New chrome wheels and fresh Kuhmo tires. 67,000 miles. For a cool, quiet ride, this car insulated with “Kuhl Gummi” sound and thermal insulation.
This car was hit by a pick up truck. The owner took it to an out of town, Morgan expert. The car was not getting done and she pulled the car from the garage before the tax man padlocked the doors. We re-repaired the unfinished, substandard work. We finished the car and made a happy customer.
This car was painted a violet metallic which Mercedes had only used on one Gullwing. For that reason, a paint formula was never recorded. On the owners way across the country, a tire blew out and did extensive damage to the side of the car. Working with no formula, our painter mixed from scratch and matched the paint dead on.
The owner acquired this car before he got married and he and his wife took it on their honeymoon. It was restored in the early 80’s. In the 90’s, he took the motor out to rebuild it. Life happens and years past. The owner finished the motor and wanted us to install it and repair and paint the body. After the car was finished, the owner took it to the 300SL Nationals and won best of show.