The ORG - No shonky business!
Started by raueda1, 10 June 2023, 06:42 AM
Quote from: rumb on 10 June 2023, 09:15 AMLovely car! I'm not sure why he rebuilt engine with only ~140k on it though. The black paint on engine is a bit too shiny for me despite the "pop" it presents. I thought it odd he put the valve stem seals on before inserting the valves which could damage them. 3-5 photos of each item makes it tiring to keep viewing. Chassis # 649 and VIN 6235. I'm fascinated why chassis would hang around for several years before being built. Anyone know when they started putting the high voltage label on the air cleaner? And why the valve setting label that goes on one or ?two? valve covers are rarely seen. Never seen cotter pin clamps on radiator overflow hose before.Anyway looks great and owner seems to know what he is doing.
Quote from: UTn_boy on 11 June 2023, 04:57 AMThere is quite a but wrong with this build cosmetically, but I'd gave to give an A for effort and a D for cosmetic research. Regarding the cotter pin style clamps, Mercedes quit using those in 1968. This car should have the standard solid banded GEMI clamps.
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