Two of the four vanes broken. Only two screws on the end corner were holding the unit to the body.

R107 – Tail Lamp Assembly Replacement

Sometime in the history of my 560SL the driver’s side rear lamp assembly broke and wouldn’t stay sealed to the rear body panel. An examination revealed that four of the six connecting points were broken. Only the two points at the corner on the body were holding the assembly in place. Realizing that the whole assembly needed to be replaced a search revealed that a new assembly would be very pricey. Fortunately, Bud’s Benz had a used one in decent condition in stock. So order…

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First meeting at the Kualoa Ranch

Celebrating 5 Years of Aloha

The Hawaii Section will celebrate its 5th Anniversary on Saturday, May 16, 2015 with a drive to Kualoa Ranch. We’ll have a casual luncheon there and a short meeting. Five years ago a handful of members met to reorganize the Hawaii Section. We’ll be celebrating our birthday. Here is an article of our first meeting on April 10, 2010: We will also honor our 2014 Member of the Year and remember Chuck Landenberger with a short memorium. Chuck came to Hawaii and helped us…

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Cincinnati Section hosting StarTech 2015 – registration opens

StarTech 2015 is proud to announce it is being held in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 13-15. Like Mercedes, Cincinnati has a rich German heritage, and we hope to showcase that for the attendees at MBCA’s biggest event of the year. We will present great technical lectures, and many learning experiences you will only receive at this event! We will kick things off by hosting a Welcome Party sponsored by MBUSA at the Great American Ball Park’s Mercedes Benz Diamond Club on Friday night. The Cincinnati…

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