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by w123_sedan_guy
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Fixing up a Europa G500
Replies: 68
Views: 1765

Re: Fixing up a Europa G500

I ended up wet sanding everything I painted with 2000 grit, then followed that with some polishing. Rough cut, medium cut and a finishing polish. Doing that took out most of the dust that was evident in the clear coat. It's presents acceptably for a garage paint job. https://i.imgur.com/IsHTKn7.png
by w123_sedan_guy
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Fixing up a Europa G500
Replies: 68
Views: 1765

Re: Paining the roof

Finally following up on the post on the previous page from last September. The parts have been primed since October but I just got to painting this yesterday. I haven't painted in years though I love to do so. Primed back in October using my father in-laws wood shop: https://i.imgur.com/Kz5vCzp.jpg ...
by w123_sedan_guy
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Interior Heat
Replies: 13
Views: 216

Re: Interior Heat

Following this thread. My G500 had week heat this winter. Same here. I thought the heat in the G just sucked. It seems to just keep my left knee warm. I'm figuring no heat from center vents is standard old MB design like on the W123? Thank goodness for those heated seats that get super hot! Here's ...
by w123_sedan_guy
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: GD240 Upholstery - Tan Fabric
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: GD240 Upholstery - Tan Fabric

I've seen others on here and peachparts mention the following site. I've never purchased anything from them.

https://www.oldtimer-textiles.de/polste ... es-benz-1/
by w123_sedan_guy
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Tire Cover Decal Restoration
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Tire Cover Decal Restoration

I bought a white spare tire cover from Wonk but it did not come with the Mercedes Benz decal. I'm planning to paint it as soon as the weather cooperates. What I didn't want to end up with was a brand new shiny cover and an ugly old decal. I looked up the part and was surprised to find Mercedes wants...
by w123_sedan_guy
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Optima Yellow Top Fittment
Replies: 9
Views: 151

Re: Optima Yellow Top Fittment

There were no fitment issues at all. It Bolted right in. It was the same size as the battery I removed. Can't say what the previous owner might have done to make the last battery fit.
by w123_sedan_guy
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:01 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Optima Yellow Top Fittment
Replies: 9
Views: 151

Re: Optima Yellow Top Fittment

Otiswesty wrote:What's the model? Just a little too hard to read in the pic of the battery.



This is a H6 Group 48 size battery. The model is Odyssey Performance series 48-720
by w123_sedan_guy
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: G Vehicles FS/FT/WTB
Topic: 1988 2 door RHD in Austin for $8500
Replies: 6
Views: 196

Re: 1988 2 door RHD in Austin for $8500

That's one you could thrash off road and not be too concerned about.
by w123_sedan_guy
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Optima Yellow Top Fittment
Replies: 9
Views: 151

Re: Optima Yellow Top Fittment

Ended up going with this:

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by w123_sedan_guy
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Sunroof Question ?
Replies: 7
Views: 102

Re: Sunroof Question ?

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