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68 280SL Major Restoration, Suggestions for shop

We have a family car that has been sitting in a garage for about 25 years. its a 1968 280 SL and we are looking for a good shop in the USA that can do a major restoration.

we are willing to ship the car anywhere and are most concerned about quality and value.

Does anyone have any experiences they can share or suggestions, it would be very much appreciated.

thanks for you time guys!

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3 questions:
What condition is the car in (rust, chrome, interior, drivetrain etc)
What is your budget?
To what level do you want it restored?

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Bud's Benz does nothing but SL's in Douglasville, Georgia. 1-800-942-8444. M-F, 8-5 pm est. Parts, paint, total restoration. Restored SL's for sale.
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