Date registered: May 2009
Vehicle: '03 ML 400 CDI '00 E270CDI 6sp, '85 500SEL, '72 350SL 4sp
Location: Skåne, Sweden
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Greetings from Sweden
I thought it is about time to introduce myself. I’ve been browsing the excellent information on the forums for a while now, but
My wife and I have several MBs. I have an E270 CDI and my wife has a ’72 350SL 4speed which I am restoring for her. Living in southern Sweden the salt and the climate takes its toll on cars, the rust attacking anything parked outside.
The latest addition this summer was a 1985 500SEL which is way past its best-by date. It came to me from a friend whose wife was urging him to get rid of the rusting hulk parked out front. Not quite sure why I picked it up – like I needed another project car...
I figured I would part the SEL out, but my 10 year old daughter decided she wanted to fix it up to use as her first car. So now it’s our father-daughter project. We'll see. It's 8 years until she gets her license.
The 500SEL arriving home behind the E-Class: