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: 650-343-7980

: California, United State
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1972 350SL - ID#10704310007720 - Eng #116982-10-002649 - 4 speed manual.
Body #92322 - Production #875924 - Power steering - European headlamps.
Power antenna - Alloy Wheels - Manual windows - No AC - Tinted glass.
Data card copy on hand - Matching number hardtop - Matching number engine.

Factory two-tone in 906 Silver Blue Metallic lower/735 Astral Silver hard top.
Navy Blue soft top - Blue MB Tex interior with Blue hounds tooth cloth inserts.
Euro 3.5 liter engine w/9.5:1 compression ratio - 230HP SAE (A US model 450SL produced 180HP SAE)
No smog equipment - No catalyst.

We purchased this unique European model 350SL 4 speed in Los Angeles on May 24, 2008.
We commenced on a comprehensive 'street' restoration over next few years that included:

Bare metal respray in the correct colors - Sourced and installed an aluminum hood from 560SL.
All new body side moldings - New windshield - New body seals.
Recovered driver's seat w/correct trim - New horsehair pads driver's seat cushion/backrest.
Recover soft top lid cover MB tex - Install dash pad cover.

Turn signal switch - New exhaust - New battery and hardware - Fuel pump - Driveshaft center mount/bearing.
Fuel hoses - Balance driveshaft - Gold cadmium underhood hardware as nec - Engine mounts - Engine shock.
Restore trunk finishes and hardware - Replace intake manifold plenum boots - Reseal Power steering pump.
New drive belts - New trans cooler lines - Radiator cleaned/refurbished - New heater hoses/clamps.
Valve adjustment - New points - Trigger points cleaned - Replace front brake calipers - Rebuilt steering box.
Replace steering coupler - Replace steering shock - Service/clean blower motor assy/cages - Remove EPA emissions.
New crankshaft seal - New headlamp bulbs - All other bulbs - Service ws washer pump - Service instrument cluster.

New fuel injectors/hoses - New brake rotors/pads front and rear - New emergency brake shoes - New brake master cylinder.
Sport springs (lowering the car approx 1.5") - 5 new 255/70 R14 Vredestein tires and more...
Once finished the car weighed 3050 lb.

I just completed 835 trouble free miles during the return trip from the Canadian border to the SF Bay Area.

Serviced and inspected and ready for tour and event use.

With the sport springs and lowered ride height this unique SL is a joy to drive. It exhibits none of the ponderous handling of a standard V8 107 SL. Negligible body roll and quick and taught handling over twisty roads.

All restoration receipts are available.

Roy Spencer @ 650-343-7980 - Global shipping gladly arranged
You can view this rare 350SL at my facility in Burlingame, CA - 5 minutes south of SFO.
Pre-purchase inspections available locally.
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