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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-12-2010, 04:57 AM Thread Starter
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anyone stripping a w108?

afternoon all,

I'm busy with a 72 280se restoration here in south africa and need a few of the wooden door trim pieces to complete the job.

what i'm after is:

front right & front left. Ideally it's the top bits of wood and the wood that goes down past the quarter window.

If anyone has they'd be willing to part with, or know anywhere I might be able to source it from, that would be great.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-15-2010, 09:21 PM
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Hi, I don't have the pieces but was curious if you need the pieces or if you have some but they are bad? You could always have the wood refinished if you can't locate replacements.

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I have thought about that but the pieces I require the most (drivers door) are beyond repair.
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got some (not sure on condition)

I can take a pic of mine, they are not great. Free but u pay shipping from KC MO.
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that would be super helpful, thank you.

deeper@gmail.com is my email address, thanks again
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pretty beat up

Looks like this car had driver side window open partially during outside storage.
vertical piece is separating. If you want I can remove them for better pix. let me know.
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hi dsan. my name is abel, i`m also in south africa, precisely fourways, gauteng. i also have a 72 w108 but 280s. i`m busy restoring it too ,so i would like to exchange ideas and maybe parts with you. my e mail: abelthieresafonso@msn.com and fone: 0832379975. maybe we could get together and talk about our mercs! thanks.
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