|03-12-2008, 04:29 AM||#23 (permalink)|
Always Remembered RIP
Date registered: Jun 2006
Vehicle: 1973 450 SLC AMG, 1995 Chevy Tahoe
Location: Cold Spring, NY
OK you guy convinced me, it doesn't look as good as I thought. Maybe it was just pic angle or color.
But I still what those doors.
PS. I can only hope your sl's c's are driving as nice as mine is
Ah that magic feeling of being post mortgage and zero debt. (between repairs)
|03-12-2008, 04:44 AM||#24 (permalink)|
BenzWorld Senior Member
Date registered: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 107.023astralsilber 107.048signalrot 124.051perlblau/iceblau 201.034blauschwarz MeganeRS265 8:08
Location: Sydney, AU
damn there are some ugly SL's in the states...
none of them like like the koenig widebody i've seen though- theyre all much uglier
for what it is worth, i will say, that colour is the most important choice when it comes to OTT kits like these....
then there are the obligatory suspension, brake and engine mods which need to match the loud styling proportionately.
unfortunately for me, the koenig i remember sighting, wasn't a 107- it was a 129. the charcoal one above is a 107 but the deck lid spoiler wrecks it totally (as well as the headlamps, but not a lot can be done about that)
Edit: anyone able to read mandarin???
MB009 W107 SL/SLC 79'-89' (L)_┬▒┬╝┬│├Ť├Ç├*_┬╗┬¬├ł├ő├Ä├×┬Á├É├Ś┬Ę├ĺ┬Á┬Ş├ä├Ś┬░┬ │┬Á├Ź├Ş_SuperCar┬╝├▓├î├ą├ľ├É├Ä├ä┬░├Ž
1987 107.048 Stella /// 1987 201.034 Hermann /// 1992 124.051 Gretel
1986 126.039 Schultz gone to Mercedes Heaven
1987 201.029 Sabine SOLD to A&L's300SL
1972 107.023 Lurch Retired from Active Duty to CraigB's shed
2012 RenaultSport Megane RS265 Trophy 8:08
OZBENZ - Australian Mercedes-Benz Forums
Last edited by JoeB; 03-12-2008 at 05:02 AM. Reason: addendum
|10-27-2009, 12:04 PM||#25 (permalink)|
Date registered: Oct 2009
I have a customer with a '79 450SL which has a Koenig Specials wide body kit and he's looking to have the car fully restored (to each his own). The entire car is in pretty rough shape and Koenig states that the kits for the 107 SL are not available anymore. Does anyone know where I could find a complete Koenig Specials body kit for this car? Thanks in advance for your reply.
|10-27-2009, 12:26 PM||#26 (permalink)|
Date registered: Dec 2008
Vehicle: 1981 380SL - Lorinser bodykit w/16x7 LOs - AKA "Frau Blau"(Lady Blue)
Location: northern ohio
I was going to say that the blue one is a Koenig excepting the hood scoop. I was told that the "whale tail" IS actually part of the widebody kit.
I like the one from NR. Very subtle, like the AMG or Lorinser kit. I'd go that way. Finding anything as far as a Koenig, AMG or Lorinser will be like a needle in a haystack, IMO.
Here's the BEST kit...
"If you don't know what you're looking for it's kind of hard to find it!"
|10-27-2009, 12:35 PM||#27 (permalink)|
Whomever said the AMG was not fiberglass in one of these old posts was not correct. My '84 is glass.
|10-27-2009, 12:56 PM||#28 (permalink)|
Date registered: Oct 2009
Thanks rowdie. Yes, fiberglass. Apparently, this car was in a chase scene in an original Miami Vice episode and purportedly 8 feet in the air. In fact if you look up in the rear wheel wells, you can see scrub lines where tires have rubbed. The owner also stated that Chubby Checker owned the car at one time. That, I'll never know, but I do have the Miami Vice DVD collection so I'm looking for that chase scene. I agree I will have to work with the Koenig Specials body kit as is and repair the fiberglass if a donor kit cannot be located.
|10-27-2009, 01:56 PM||#29 (permalink)|
BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: Jul 2007
Vehicle: 64 220SE coupe, 69 280SE coupe, 76 350SLC 4-sp, 79 450SLC euro, 83 500SL, 92 500E
Location: South San Francisco
I have NOS (unused, unpainted) AMG side skirts and rear apron for a R107. PM me offline and we can do a trade or something...
|10-27-2009, 02:15 PM||#30 (permalink)|
Date registered: Feb 2004
Vehicle: 500SL AMG, 500TE AMG, 500SEC AMG Widebody
Location: Los Angeles
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