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Jenno1981

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Body repair - Melbourne, Australia
« on: 14 February 2020, 02:24 AM »
Hi guys,

Any recommendations for bodywork repair in Melbourne?

Cheers,

Jenno
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1975 350SE - 'Plain Jane' white

oversize

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Re: Body repair - Melbourne, Australia
« Reply #1 on: 14 February 2020, 05:42 PM »
Try Alpha Accident Repairs, or Autosalone out your side of town.  I haven't tried them myself but they have done a few early Mercs in recent times.
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1978 6.9 #4248 (Skye)
1979 6.9 #3686 (Moby Dick)
1978 6.9 #1776 (Dora)
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1975 450SEL #8414 gold -P

mrkozzy

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Re: Body repair - Melbourne, Australia
« Reply #2 on: 03 March 2020, 02:49 AM »
Autosalone just returned my car last week.
Complete respray.
MrKozzy

Jed

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Re: Body repair - Melbourne, Australia
« Reply #3 on: 03 March 2020, 03:47 PM »
I love that color!!

Never seen a W116 in that color.

Whats the mercedes name for that color?

Looks awesome! Very nice. Enjoy!
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Re: Body repair - Melbourne, Australia
« Reply #4 on: 03 March 2020, 08:13 PM »
I've forgotten the factory code for the color but Mercedes call it "English Red"
Go figure ..
It was available in some models early to mid 1970's.
MrKozzy

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Re: Body repair - Melbourne, Australia
« Reply #5 on: 03 March 2020, 11:18 PM »
Mrkozzy,

That looks fantastic. It's a great colour that one.

Tim
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Depa77450sel

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Re: Body repair - Melbourne, Australia
« Reply #6 on: 13 March 2020, 07:26 PM »
WOW MR KOZZY!!!!! JUST WOW. YOUR CAR LOOKED AMAZING EVEN BEFORE THE RESPRAY, I CAN'T IMAGINE HOW GOOD IT WOULD LOOK ESPECIALLY ON A SUNNY DAY.
LOVE THAT ENGLISH RED!!!!
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