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RE: 300SL Gullwing for $6,800?

Riquiscott - 1/26/2006 2:54 PM

1996_s500 - 1/25/2006 9:06 PM

wow. That is really amazing. How much would it cost to completely restore one of those cars?
To disassemble it down to every last nut and bolt, restore/rebuild everything to factory specs, including all the labels, tags, and identifying marks on the frame, you're probably looking in the neighborhood of $150k or so, possibly higher. That's to turn it into a reference-quality, Level #1, concours resto trailer queen.
jees. That is very expensive, and if you get the parts directly from MB, it will probably cost double that.[:D]

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