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1958 220S ponton Pro Street.

This is not posted for the purists to whine and moan about. It is for the ones that not only like Mercedes-Benz in any way, shape or form but that also just enjoy others enthusiasm for automobiles in general. I found this in Lake Havasu, Arizona, USA in October while showing my 250C in the annual Run To The Sun car show. 754 cars attended. Hope you enjoy the photos.
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Is that carpeting by Reynold's Wrap?

Not my cup of tea, but I'm sure it's quicker than any Ponton was new!
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Not my style but still a fast ride I am sure! What kind of numbers does it put down?

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Thanks! I reckon that is awesome - grandad's rocket.
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Is that carpeting by Reynold's Wrap?

Not my cup of tea, but I'm sure it's quicker than any Ponton was new!
Sorry I just joined this site I'm the builder of this car and wanted to thank Charlie for posting my car
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what's the drive train? Looks great!



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And I just noticed the tail lights: NICE!!



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Sorry I just joined this site I'm the builder of this car and wanted to thank Charlie for posting my car
Hey Stef!! How's it going? I told you I was going to post your car on the Internet. Glad you liked the photos.

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350ci chevy 383 crank rods and pistons roller cam 2600 stall converter 350th chevy trans w/shift kit custom drive shaft ford 9" 4:11 posi. Thanks on the tail lights each one has 72 LEDs they stand out at night, I had to put 3rd brake light in back window with additional 48 LEDs because they are hard to see in daylight.
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Doing good still have'nt painted the car have 2 new additions in the garage 54 metro for the wife and 72 vw bus for my daughter. Thanks again for the photos hows your 250 doing get her back together yet I'm slowly finding my way around this site how do I locate your car?
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