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Nabstud

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What interior colour is 465?
« on: 06 April 2020, 09:35 AM »
Trying to find the colour of my interior on my 75 280S (Australian delivered). Datacard says 465 (unless I'm looking i the wrong spot) but all I read says it should start with 0,1,2 or 9??? My wife says it's leather.

The closest seems to be Leder Creme (265) on http://www.meinbenz.de/polster/116/polster116.htm but mine seems to be more white. What do you reckon?



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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #1 on: 06 April 2020, 10:14 AM »
Saw this online, may or may not be accurate though:

https://leatherworldtech.com/mercedes-leather-dye-color-chart/

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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #2 on: 06 April 2020, 11:09 AM »
Note that MB tex colors are lighter than on leather. I may be wrong but that picture looks like mbtex.  In many cases you have to be aware of the date range as well as the color code to get correct one.
I looked around and couldn't find code 465 anywhere.
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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #3 on: 06 April 2020, 07:20 PM »
I can't find any evidence of an interior trim code starting with a 4.....but I could be mistaken.  It's not unheard of for there to be mistakes on the data card.  So maybe it was a misprint?  I'm just guessing.  The closest thing I can find is trim code 365, (see picture below) which was a Stoffposlterungen, or a cloth like material that was plaid or with stripes.  It may have had vinyl outer bolsters with the cloth in the middle, too. 

We know for sure that your car had what was called Parchment colored interior.  The "65" denotes that.  The first number is indicative of what type of material was used.  For example, a "2" would mean leather, and a "1" would mean MB-Tex, or an "0" would mean plain cloth.  So until we determine if a "4" ever exited or not we'll have to asume that what's in there now might be correct.  Your guess is as good as mine at this point in time. 
1966 250se coupe`, black/dark green leather
1970 600 midnight blue/parchment leather
1971 300sel 6.3, papyrus white/dark red leather
1971 280sel Black/black leather
1973 300sel 4.5, silver blue metallic/blue leather
1976 280s astral silver/blue MB Tex

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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #4 on: 06 April 2020, 08:12 PM »
Thanks all for the help, so far it’s looking like a misprint!!
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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #5 on: 06 April 2020, 10:46 PM »
I'm 99% sure it's MB Tex now, the sides of the seats aren't wrinkled like the leather sides.
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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #6 on: 07 April 2020, 06:39 AM »
Just seen another interior the identical colour as mine with code 165. So looks like it was a misprint. Cheers for all the help!!!
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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #7 on: 08 April 2020, 07:11 AM »
Hi,
465 is defined this way based on MBTex:
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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #8 on: 08 April 2020, 08:19 AM »
Awesome, thanks tcj!
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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #9 on: 08 April 2020, 08:25 AM »
TCJ, what is that document, and can I get a copy somehow? :)
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Re: What interior colour is 465?
« Reply #10 on: 08 April 2020, 08:41 AM »
@Ptashek,

sorry, its a flipbook of VDH, and the flipbooks are down because "Thomas Rücker" misused them.

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