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Old 4th June 2018, 12:17   #16
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Here are some updates.


The important original grill shell, was found in Germany.
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The differential is getting ready for the overhaul
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The steering box being overhauled
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The brake master cylinder being removed after being freed using a blow torch to loosen the bolts
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Default Re: Father & son resuscitate a 1938 Mercedes Roadster

Few pictures of the car from its long term resting place, before it was moved for restoration.

Pic credit : Mr. Saurav Roy

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Default Re: Father & son resuscitate a 1938 Mercedes Roadster

More updates as parts and missing items are being sourced

Sourced from Germany is the complete set of meters.
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Speedo
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Clock
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Fuel and Oil Guage
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Original oil Pump and chassis lubrication pump sourced from Austria
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A NOS Bosch distributor has been sourced from Germany. You have to be really lucky to find one of these orginal ones

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The engine has been started after almost 40 years

Saurav Roy supervising the start of the engine

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