Classic Car Project Shop | Mercedes Benz W111 220 SEB Restoration…

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Mercedes-Benz W111

Mercedes Benz W111 220 SEB

The Start

Occasionally a vehicle our way that almost defies Its arrival is the culmination of a multiple find in County Cork, that we were fortunate to back in the early Summer. The owner, who bought the vehicle Bramley Garage, has owned the since 1987. For the last four years of its life it has dry stored. What is truly about this car is that it had a mere 19,000 miles he bought it and is, therefore, in time condition.

With so many totally cars on the market – most in colour combinations the commercial of thought is to take her apart and her a complete restoration but we believe a car is only original once and are towards doing as little as to get her roadworthy, beautiful and protected for the

So, in the first instance, we will her a very thorough and careful to transform the original paintwork, her out structurally, get some keys cut and do all the mechanical work to acquire an MOT

We’ve let Gerald loose the polish and asked him to carefully the 24 years of dust and grime had built up over the entire The result of two days valeting is although here are a few areas will require some

Both the bonnet and front will need paint to scratches as well as the passenger door. Our dent expert be called in to painlessly remove from the roof, driver’s and the rear bumper. We will be paying the chrome man a visit as rear over riders need re-chroming. Other these areas this original car is stunning in every

Removing the Wheels

As you can imagine, the tyres on this car have better days, the side have perished and they are well square from sat for 24 years. The car was fitted with a set of 7.25 R13 tyres from which we have sourced specialists Vintage Tyres. the wheels off really confirms how the car is. The factory paint markers are to be found on the wheels, front and rear drums. The inner are in fantastic condition with appears to be the factory under finish and are totally free corrosion and any previous welding.

Mercedes-Benz W111

The lock smith opens the

We have been dying to a look in the boot since the car with us, but the lack of a set of keys has that we have had to wait for a few When the boot was finally open we couldn’t have any happier if there had been a bar in there. It is absolutely time condition. The original tyre is new and it looks as if the tools have been used. The rubber mat is in perfect condition and there is no or rust to worry about

The boys get stuck into the of the SEB

Last week we had a very trip to our local Mercedes for a big list of parts that we to get the 220SEB in fine mechanical Now that our heart rate has back to a normal level we can get on the job at hand. We have clocked 30 hours of labour getting the 220 SEB in mechanical fettle. The following have been undertaken:

• All the suspension rubbers and mounts been changed

• The rear bearings have been

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