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'99 SLK230 restore in Orlando area

We just finished a Mercedes 1999 SLK230 restore in the Orlando area. Repairs, body paint, all interior plastic, seats, mirrors. Had great luck buying new/old stock from Merc dealers across the country. Also used PartsTrain and Pelican for both parts and 'how to' instructions. Visited an eBay interior parts seller - he gets salvaged parts from a German custom car builder who uses SLK230s as the 'donor' car chassis.

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(And thanks for this forum's members. Rebuilt the roof hydraulics last year and have followed the advice of many of you!)


Drivetrain repair - installed engine mounts / driveline flex disks bought online
Hepler Auto Body Kissimmee(407) 846-2865

Body repaint - thorough, all trim off, headlight restore too
Integrity Auto Body St. Cloud (407) 738-7762

Upholstery / seats - fast, high quality
Bill’s Auto Upholstery Kissimmee (407) 847-6498

Interior plastic parts - used good quality plastic interior parts
eBay seller gudn8america

Auto-dim inside mirror rebuild - electronic rebuilder
Sybesma’s Electronics 800-456-4265

Labor - me

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