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Mercedes 220SE Restoration

 The Bonnet has been stripped to the metal and primed several times and is at last getting smooth enough . KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

The Roof however is a different matter. It has sever damage all over it some of which i hammered out and metal finished but some is too badly damaged to completely remove so it has been leaded . The darker spots are Low spots and the lighter spots are high spots revealed in the first primer and guide coats. It’s as if someone had gone over the roof with a ball pien hammer KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

The boot Lid is similar but not as bad as high spots made by things being carried in the have hit the skin . In the meantime other panels are also getting the primer ,sand,Primer,Sand,Primer routine too..

Mercedes 220SE restoration part11

The flex joint bellows on the rear axle have been replaced with a new genuine part. The homokinetic  was examined and found to be in good condition . 


This is the center rear axle pivot pin. the bushes were examined and found to be in good condition .


The pinion seal was replaced as a matter of course .


After 60 years of use ,the pinion flange was showing significant ware …


The wear is repaired by the use of a SKF ‘speedy sleeve’ which is loctited in place,giving another 60 years of working life. 


Given that the pinion seal and flexboot were leaking badly, the oil had contaminated the center pivot bush so this was replaced with a new item .


With the Axle and housing, center pivot and pinion flange refitted with a new nut etc , the axle will now be prepared for painting .IMG_0145

Front torque arm bushes will replacing  as will…


…the rear torque arm bushes which are simply cracked and hardened from the ravages of old age. .


Mercedes W111 Bonnet/hood part#A1118805657 For sale.

New Old Stock Mercedes  low Grille Coupe Bonnet . NLA from Daimler AG. Marks in black coating from storage .No Rust. Offers invited.