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1968 MERCEDES BENZ 280 SL



















Vehicle Details and Features

Color: RED/COGNAC
Miles:

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*Vehicle Description
1968 Mercedes 280SL
MB SIGNAL RED (DB-568) with Old-timer Cognac Leather Interior
VIN:113044.10.001897
• Numbers matching car – matching engine
• EUROPE Version – Factory Air conditioning
• Manual Transmission - Power Steering
• Two Tops — Hard Top w/ Chrome Ski Racks, BLACK Soft Top
• TAN German Square Weave Carpet w/ cognac leather trim / Black Coco-mats
• Becker Radio w/ Ipod connection
• Original fenders – No accident history when disassembled
• All original spot welds throughout car
Mileage – Less than 250 miles
Description
Vehicle has gone through an extensive re-manufacturing (restoration) process completed
November 2016, where engine, transmission, fuel injection pump, fuel and brake
systems, suspension, as well as all other mechanical components have been restored or
replaced utilizing original MB parts. The vehicle has been restored through a rotisserie
level process ensuring that car was brought to bare metal exposing any possible rust; and
more importantly treating it to avoid future exposure to damage. The car is finished in its
original factory DB568 SIGNAL RED color utilizing original Glassurit primers and
paint.
The entire re-manufacturing process for this vehicle has an accumulation for over 3500
man-hours of labor & over $50,000 in new parts. The vehicle has been sorted locally in
the US, and is in perfect operating condition.
The car has been restored respecting the originality of the vehicle and Mercedes-Benz
factory specifications. The following is a list, but not limited to, of the work performed
on the vehicle:
• Rotisserie level restoration — Every screw & every component restored
• Body & sheet metal restored to MB original specs
• Original MB Glasurit paint and color
• Engine rebuilt with all Mercedes parts to MB specs provided Metric Motors
• Fuel Injection Pump restored as new by H&R Fuel Injections
• Cold Start Valve restored by H&R Fuel Injection
• Restored Radiator
• Restored Air Conditioning compressor
• New Ignition & Coil
• Newly installed wiring harness
• New firewall insulation pad & grommets throughout
• All Hoses & clamps replaced
• Gas tank restored or replaced
• New Fuel Line
• New Brake lines & brake pads
• Power train restored
• New Fuel Pump
• New MB Windshield & Windows
• All bolts, screws and parts ZINC Yellow plated
• New Wurth rubberized insulation throughout cabin
• All parts painted in MB original finish
• New motor and transmission mounts installed
• All rubber suspension bushings replaced
• All New Exterior chrome re-plated or replaced (triple chrome plated)
• Interior accents, re-plated or polished, as needed
• Gauges, restored and re-calibrated
• New Leather Upholstery throughout — with Headrests
• New period Mercedes-Benz seat belts
• New period spare tire cover and tool bag in Cognac leather
• New rubber seals throughout car (doors, trunk, soft top, etc.)
• New & original DECALS throughout car
• Set of tools & Manuals
• New German TAN square weave carpet
• TRUNK original rubber mat
• New Burl wood trim throughout
• Hardtop restored and relined
• New BLACK German original Soft top• Period matching coco-mats
• Newly restored Becker Stereo Radio with IPOD connection
• New Antenna
• New Period tires (Phoenix Classic Tires185HR14 )

169-171 Washington Street - Morristown, N. J. 07960 -Telephone: 973-285-0959 Facsimile: 973-605-8225