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1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

MakeMercedes
Model280SL
Year1969
Transmission4 Speed Manual
Engine2778 cc
Odometern/a
Exterior ColorDB172 Anthracite Grey Metallic
Interior ColorFull Leather, Beige
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Oldtimer Mercedes 280SL, Cabrio/Roadster

Date of Manufacture: 07/1969
Fluel: Petrol                        Accident-free
Non-smoking vehicle          Tuner/Radio
Condition Category: New
Number of seats: 3
Number of doors: 2/3

This matching numbers 1969 280SL is offered after a full restoration, finished late 2018. Running a desirable paint scheme of DB172 Anthracite Grey Metallic with a Brown soft-top and a Cognac leather interior, it has been tested for a few hundred kilometers to ensure high quality.

During the extensive restoration, following work has been carried out:During the extensive restoration, following work has been carried out:

Body

Completely disassembled and cleaned to bare metal, following the replacement of all defective body parts with new original Mercedes ones. Afterwards body was prepared and painted with DB172 Anthracite Grey Metallic according to the “Standox for Classics” technology, including two double layer clear coats and a final polishing with a ceramic coating. Underbody was coated with a Wurth stonechip protection layer, that has been overpainted grey as per factory. All of the chromed parts have been either re-plated or replaced with new ones.

Suspension

Completely disassembled and cleaned of dirt, paint and rust. Painted by a mix of powder coating and a two-stage paint, galvanization of all the necessary parts. All the bearings and bushings replaced with new ones regardless of condition. Brand new set of BILSTEIN shock absorbers. Restored original steel wheels with brand new period-correct tyres.Suspension – completely disassembled and cleaned of dirt, paint and rust. Painted by a mix of powder coating and a two-stage paint, galvanization of all the necessary parts. All the bearings and bushings replaced with new ones regardless of condition. Brand new set of BILSTEIN shock absorbers. Restored original steel wheels with brand new period-correct tyres.

Brake system includes new hydraulic lines and hoses, brake discs and pads, master brake cylinder and brake booster, mostly manufactured by ATE. Brake system includes new hydraulic lines and hoses, brake discs and pads, master brake cylinder and brake booster, mostly manufactured by ATE.

Electrical system

Brand new UK built wiring harness and a fully rebuilt engine electrics together with electronic ignition by 123IGNITION. Period correct Blaupunkt radio. Brand new European specification front and rear lights. All of the dashboard dials have been fully rebuilt by VDO specialists in Germany and calibrated for precision indication. Main battery switch.

Engine and gearbox

Completely disassembled and cleaned with ultrasound. Block and head fully machined – repair size Mahle pistons, polished crankshaft, new bearings and gaskets all over. Valve train fully restored, including new valves and seats, rocker arms and a chain with all the gears and guides. New fuel tank and lines. Fully rebuilt Mechanical Fuel Injection pump with all the available new spare parts, including new fuel injectors. 4-speed mechanical gearbox treated with a full rebuild, including new bearings, synchro-rings, gaskets and any other worn out components.

Interior

All the interior materials are an original specification from a well-known manufacturers as MAH and Hans Reinke. Brown soft-top was chosen to match the exterior colour. Car is supplied with an optional third seat and a set of OEM design suitcases, trimmed to match the interior. Tool set and jack are present in luggage compartment.Interior – all the interior materials are an original specification from a well-known manufacturers as MAH and Hans Reinke. Brown soft-top was chosen to match the exterior colour. Car is supplied with an optional third seat and a set of OEM design suitcases, trimmed to match the interior. Tool set and jack are present in luggage compartment.

To achieve the best possible result and make the car look as close as possible to original, all the parts used in a restoration is a well tested mix of original Mercedes-Benz spare parts and an OEM quality aftermarket suppliers, such as ATE, Bosch, Mahle, Bilstein, etc.

Car is offered with a 1 year warranty, MB Datenkarte and a full photo documentation of restoration, ready to be registered in EU.

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