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post #21 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-02-2004, 06:45 AM
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For that price I can see this turing into a SERIOUSLY HUGE project very quickly.

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post #22 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-05-2004, 05:23 AM
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Wow. For rarity value that's going to be hard to beat. If I was weaker on self-control I'd be making you an offer, even if driving a windowless 190 convertible from Scotland to London would take some doing...

As it is, in your position, I'd go looking for a crashed or MOT failed 190E, and transfer the window glass and powerplant/gearbox over to your rare beast: the injection engine is just so much nicer. What would worry me most about that as a project is the condition of the roof, and how much it would cost to replace the fabric - one of my car park neighbours has a 1981 BMW 316 Baur convertible, in stunning condition, but he can't drop the fabric part of the roof down for fear of it cracking and ripping.

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Nearly ready for the road. Pictures soon [:p][:)][:p][:)]
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teky - 7/29/2004 11:40 AM

you are incorect to assume there is no such thing as a 4 door convertible
Is there a car that comes from the factory as a 4 dorr convertible?
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Aren't sedans and limos like that called laundaulets?

I know the 600 Pullman was available with a "convertable area" for the back passengers, hence making it an extremely rare laundaulet. It was factory.

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