Writers / Photographers: technical contributions
|Trim Part Name||Material||Comments||Repair Options|
|windshield and window surround||aluminum||available new from Mercedes-Benz classic center||can be polished and straightened|
|door handle||pot metal / white metal / antimony||can not be welded / re-chroming is difficult|
|radiator||brass||painted black for heat dissipation|
|heater core||brass||painted black for heat dissipation|
|radiator shell||brass||chromium plated|
Mercedes-Benz Classic Center / Has certain pieces available new. Contact authorized MB agent or the Classic Center (see Links page for detail).
keyword update 04-jan-2003: (chrome, metal, brass, aluminum, bright work,
brightwork, trim) Aluminum Restoration (Ref: Ron van Seventer) I have a note in my stuff
about a company that specializes in the restoration of the anodized aluminum trim. I think the
price (2003) is about US $2.00 per linear inch of trim. Here's the contact info from my file:
11352 Trask Ave
Suite 103 Garden Grove, California 92643
714-534-8489 or 714-821-7225
"Brite Dip" aluminum trim treatment. "Mouldings, int. pieces repaired and refinished."
04-jan-2003: Another reference to Paragon on the web is: O.E.M. brite dip refinishing for aluminum grills, exterior molding & interior trim. Also offered is repair and refinishing of stainless trim, chrome & cadmium plating and nickel plating for gas tanks.
11352 Trask Avenue
Garden Grove, California 92843