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Five Mercedes Benz Barn Find 300SEL 6.3 Sedans Acquired by SL Market Letter Subscriber

By   /  March 9, 2015  /  Mercedes Sedans / Wagons (M100, 6.3, 6.9, SE, SEL, TE), Most Recent Posts!  /  No Comments

Mercedes 300SEL 6.3 Barn Find SL Market Letter

SL Market Letter subscriber Randy F. of Alva, Wyoming contacted us recently and spun an entertaining yarn about seeing an ad for 5 Mercedes Benz 300SEL 6.3 sedans on Craigslist in Colorado and the acquisition of all five of them with his brother in law. We thought our readers would be interested in his story […]

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Mercedes Benz Fitted Luggage – A Retrospective: Pre War to Post War – 300SL Gullwing to Young Classics

By   /  June 13, 2013  /  Non-Perishable Reference Articles  /  No Comments

1962 Mercedes 300SE Luggage

One of the rarer options from Mercedes-Benz is fitted luggage. We’ve all seen the pair of imposing, large suit cases strapped into the shelf behind the seats in 300SL Coup├ęs exhibited at car shows. As special as they are, even rarer today is the fitted luggage made in those years for other models. Not many […]

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Mercedes Benz Suspension Tuning, A Quick History

By   /  April 2, 2013  /  Non-Perishable Reference Articles  /  2 Comments


All suspension systems are a compromise in the quest for good handling and a pleasant ride. Early 1950s Mercedes 300 sedans included an electrically activated torsion bar to keep the rear level regardless of ‘payload’. 1960s solutions became a bit more sophisticated. The leveling devise became hydraulic — mounted over low pivot, swinging rear axles. […]

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