R107 – Windshield Frame Top Pads

I’ve had my hardtop on for most of 2017, which is not normal for me as I much prefer my SL as a convertible. When news came that Melanie and I would soon be relocating I had the top reinstalled so as not needing to deal with transporting it to our new home. That was the plan until called upon to help with two holiday parades. Parades require convertibles, as we all are aware. When the top was removed I noticed that the two round…

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Nohea Strong Car Show Draws 150 Cars and Motorcycles

  By Shawn Merrill   Here’s what you missed at the Big Island’s first car show of the year!   The event was held on Saturday, January 14th in Kailua-Kona at the Kealaheke High School.   There were about 20 motorcycles and about 130 cars, along with entertainment and good food. It was all for a good cause — a charity event for a young woman’s fight with stage 4 cancer.   Though my 2007 SL550 did not win the sports car class, it was…

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