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: 650-343-7980

: California, United State
Details:
1968 280SL - ID # 113044-12-001576 - Engine # 130983-12-001024 (matching data card)
Body # 1283 - Factory two tone in 181 Beige with 423 Tobacco Brown hard top and wheel cover centers.
US model - Production # 900346

Brown MB tex - Brown carpets - Power steering/automatic transmission - White sidewall tires.
Left outside mirror - Dark brown soft top - Original radio blank off plate - Full handbooks.
Original bill of sale - Data Card -1st owner 43 years - Last owner 9 years - 43k miles showing.
Original tool roll - Original top release handles/packet.

A fabulously preserved 'survivor' with 50% original paint as per electronic depth measurements.
Never taken apart meaning door bolts, deck lid bolts, lid cover bolts
have never been disturbed - Matching numbers throughout: hood/lid cover/engine #/paint codes, hard top etc.
Excellent paint depth and gloss - Factory correct panel gaps and shutlines.
Excellent original chrome with the exception of rear bumpers, which we straightened, re-chromed,
and painted the back sides correct 158 white grey - Original date coded trunk seal.
Original wheel cover paint - Original tail light lights - Original front fender swage lines.
Correct ride height front and rear.

Excellent original brown soft top - Flawless soft top frame.

Full recommissioning just completed included: Alll fluids and filters replaced - Radiator out and recored.
Belts/hoses - Coolant service - Brake flush - Transmission service - Fuel hoses - Rebuilt fuel pump.
Front crankshaft seal - Water pump - Reseal power steering pump - Tie rods - Steering shock.
Drag link - Trailing arm bushings - Spring pads - Brake hoses - Dist. cap/rotor - Ignition wires - Coil.
Battery - New tires - Alignment and more...

Runs and drives beautifully - Taught - No steering freeplay - Excellent trans shift quality.
Supple ride quality.

Spectacular original interior (with the exception of the driver's heel pad) - Unblemished MB tex trim.
Unmarked door panels - Excellent original carpets - Flawless original dash pads.
Superb original wood - Original oil change stickers in the door jambs.
Perfect steering wheel and mint condition horn pad - Excellent original Kangol seat belts.
Perfect headliner - Perfect original visors - Becker Europa radio.

Unaltered engine bay showing a patina of age - Original coolant recovery tank decal.
Original electrical waning placard on ws washer reservoir.
Original cam cover timing/rpm label - Replacement firewall pad.

An investment grade 'survivor' 280SL.

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Roy Spencer @ 650-343-7980 - Pre-purchase inspections available locally.
Global shipping gladly arranged.
This extraordinary 280SL can be inspected at our facility in Burlingame, CA - 5 minutes south of SFO.
We recommend PLYCAR Automotive Logistics ((888) 655-2664) for enclosed transportation.

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