I found a ad with some things left over from a restoration of a 1950 170s, so I bought all the guy had, mine is supposed to be complete, but you never know….
Some lists and a radiator:
A box containing a brakedrum, brakepads, mechanism for a window, some more lists, some handles and more:
Also a rim and a box with assorted junk:
Since I aparently don’t have enough to do I felt the need for getting another project…
A Mercedes 170s from 1950, it is supposed to look like this:
Unfortunately mine doesn’t, restored frame and rebuilt engine:
Body in great shape, it has been stripped from paint and then left, so surface rust:
I drove roughly 1400 km that day, not fun with no Cruise Control.
More pictures from the pickup can be found here:
Out of the blue I got a offer I could not refuse, so I decided I needed a Mercedes-Benz 170s 1950. Bought it unseen, but Everything seemed right, so this is the beginning of the story that will probably be long….