Episode: 1 & 2
Vehicle: 1983 Mercedes-Benz 280SL
Episode 1 & 2
Work Completed: Replaced front brake discs and calipers, convertible hood, entire exhaust system, aftermarket wheels and steering wheel for originals, repaired rust patch on front right wing, changed headlamps to UK-spec units.
Notes: Purchased in Bergen near Munich, Germany. Car originally had no MOT in Germany due to the lack of a catalytic converter. First car purchased over the planned budget. Restoration price includes £400 travel expense and a credit of £135 from selling the aftermarket wheels and steering wheel.