1958 190sl Mercedes restoration
8/21/2022 Yes I am still alive! Being the president of the British Car Club of Charleston, I've been having Tech Sessions in my garage. Over the past year and a half, I've had about 12 different British cars in the garage doing little things like brakes and lights to changing the clutch on an Austin Healey to a complete engine and transmission rebuild on a 1952 MGTD. I just ordered about $5,000 in new parts for the Mercedes.
8/24/2022 Since the hard top was in the house, I decided to start on it. There were cracks in the paint so I got a razor blade and chipped the paint off. I removed 90% of the paint that way. The condition of the headliner wasn't that bad, some tares at the edges that I think I can fix. I removed all the rubber and glass. I have all new rubber on order. I removed the chrome J hooks at the corner to rechrome them. The hard top has visors which is very rare. They are in very good shape. The brackets need to be rechromed though.