They finally found not 1 but 2 -107 windshields in Canada. Seems that all the distributors were doing inventory in September.
The PIG is now in the shop waiting for the replacement today.
And it has that tinted strip at the top....I'm guessing the 560's came that way? That'll be new for me!
Windshield was $375.00 CAD.
I realized that they did me a favour.....I guess the adhesion primer is black and they ran a tape line before applying it. They went a little on the wide side at the bottom but it managed to cover the degrading felt that lives there.
Be interesting to know whats being done to all the R107s on here.
Lets post a comment here when you do something each day so we will know what you are up to.
TODAY, I washed, detailed, and vacuum the interior on both Angel (380SL) and Sunshine (560SL) this morning.
Also installed Paracord to...
Spinning up a new thread to document the journey of refreshing the interior. As some of you may know Eleanor is getting ready for a respray so I thought it's a good opportunity to kill two birds with one stone so to speak. The scope of works as I see it right now includes...
Hey, it’s a V8 stick shift, and it’s an SLC. Sure, might as well create a thread for it.
Title says 1974, but I believe it to be a 1973 with a plastic coolant overflow (started in early 1973 models) and a dash clock (ended in late 1973 models) bottle and this information...
Beginning soon (maybe this month) MercedesSource is going to do a series on a rolling restoration of a R107 380sl.
Here's a quote from the email I just received from MercedesSource... So the long awaited video manuals and repair kits for the R107 will begin in February. :-)
My 1986 560sl. The headlights stay on with the ignition switch is in the off position. With the switch in the on position or the car is running, the headlights work fine and can be truned ON and OFF using the headlight switch. The fog lamps work as they should. However, when the car if OFF, the...
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