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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-25-2016, 02:39 PM Thread Starter
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W114 Door Panels

I am in the market to buy a W114.....'70 to '73.

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I see this in many of the cars that are for sale.

Can anyone identify the cause of the rippling of the door panels?

I do not believe it left the factory this way.

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My guess would be high heat. Could also indicate other heat damaged items to inspect on a car - wiring and rubber parts.
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Yes, heat sags. Those seams are heat pressed in and will sag like that in time.
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Here is mine, 1971 250c
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