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Early Benz 190 body repair panels

I spend most of my time over in the 107 section here on the BenzWorld.org forum with questions or comments related to the SL's, it's a great bunch over there, and likely all over BenzWorld.org. Here's my latest thing, I came across a possible trade for a 1965 190D. I really havn't found the 'jackpot' for parts that must be somewhere on the web, but, I'm confident if anybody knows, it will be here at home on Benzworld. I'm thinking in terms of repair body panels like over the rear wheels, and the possibility of floor panels. I know for mechanical, my best bet is likely eBay, but hopefully more than that. This 190D looks to be in fairly nice condition all in all, and if it comes down to it I could always get a Harbor Freight english wheel and make the shapes I might need for the floor panels. (which honestly I'v yet to see) but it would be much more handy to find wheel arch panels and such somewhere online.

So guys, I'm asking if you'd step forward and cut loose with some of your stashes of suppliers for early 190 stuff, I'd be much obliged to you if you did, I have the Mercedes bug now after getting my 450SL, and the Oldie has my interests pique'd, and a tailfin model would have just enough 'Funk' to it to make it way BICHIN.. (you can see I'm a product of the 50's)

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Actually, there are two rear factory quarter panels offered on ebay right now. Not cheap. CORRECTION. There were two panels for sale.

Check out this company. I know they at least have the floor pans.

K&K Manufacturing. 1-800-876-4286

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