Assembling and final tests

We continued assembling works on engine, engine components and chassis.

We installed onto the frame new body supports.

During reported period, we continued assembling of the engine, engine ancillaries and chassis, as well as started installation of the restored components onto the body.

Restored front-end components were installed on the engine.

Some sections of cooling system pipes were inevitable damaged by corrosion, so we self-manufactured and soldered on new items.

As soldering seams were grinded, we sent pipes for galvanizing.

Restored clutch was installed onto the flywheel.

We installed restored steering gear on the chassis.

As we attached restored wheels chassis again became mobile.

We installed restored power plant onto the frame.

We installed restored starter motor.

New components were used installing restored propeller shaft.

Onto the frame, we assembled restored control elements.

We used restored components assembling pedal unit.

Now we installed restored pedal leavers.

We installed and adjusted clutch control mechanism.

We used new and restored parts assembling joint of the steering column.

We installed and adjusted electrical torsion bar tensioning device.

We manufactured chassis lubrication piping for the rear end of chassis.

We attached lubrication line to the intermediate bearing of the propeller shaft.

We laid sound deadening mats over the firewall surface.

We welded and machined damaged housing of the heating system valve.

We attached to the body restored housings of the heat exchanger units.

We attached to the bottom of the body restored heat insulation screens.

We prepared for installation pull bar guides.

We installed heating system controls and hand brake handle mechanisms under the dash.

We manufactured missing bracket for windshield wiper mechanism.

We installed restored windscreen wiper mechanism.

We self-manufactured replacements for windscreen wiper mechanism.

We installed and adjusted all components of the windscreen wiper.

We installed restored voltage regulator.

Using restored parts, we assembled heating system fans.

We prepared for installation heating system control units.

Into the cab, we installed restored piping for heat exchanger, which placed under the driver’s seat.

We installed restored heat exchanger under the driver’s seat and connected it to the piping.

We continued installation of different restored components and wiring on the firewall in the engine compartment.

We attached restored mudguard rear partition plates to the body and applied protective resin over junctions.

During the period, we continued assembling of the engine and chassis using restored pre-assembled components. Just from the workshop, partly completed chassis was exhibited on RMW stand at annual world automobile show Technoclassica Essen 2015 gaining steady interest among visitors.

For trouble-free operation, we installed completely new wiring harness.

During the period, we continued assembling of the engine and chassis using restored pre-assembled components. 

We had to buy door mechanisms from another Mercedes of the same era to acquire needed springs for replacement.

We detached body from the transport rig.

We attached new supports to the restored body.

We attached prepared body to the chassis.

During the period, we continued assembling of the engine and chassis using restored pre-assembled components.

We pre-assembled restored steering column with gearshift mechanism, and installing connected it to the other systems of the vehicle.

We attached sound deadening panels to the roof of the passenger compartment.

We laid new wiring harnesses through the body and connected restored equipment to the respective terminals.

We installed restored throttle control linkage.

During the period, we continued assembling of the components, as well as fitting up of the engine and body using restored pre-assembled components.

We arranged cables of the wire harness under the dash and connected to the available appliances.

We connected heating system radiators to the cooling system of the motor.

We connected under-seat heating unit to the cooling system of the motor.

During the period, we continued assembling of the components, as well as fitting up of the engine and the body using restored pre-assembled components.

We received ordered batch of materials and parts dedicated to the assembling.

We installed restored partition wall into the passenger compartment and fixed in place restored window lifting mechanism.

We assembled side windows using restored parts and new rubber profiles.

We assembled quarter windows using restored parts and new rubber profiles.

We assembled rear door windows using restored parts and new rubber profiles.

During the period, we continued assembling of the components, as well as fitting up of the engine and the body using restored pre-assembled components.

 

We installed and adjusted rear wings.

We installed restored inner wings and all prescribed splash shields.

We installed and adjusted front wings.

We attached to the body restored decoration elements and preassembled windows.

We attached to the doors restored decoration elements and installed preassembled door windows.

We preassembled re-plated bumpers.

We installed and adjusted rear bumper.

We installed restored headlights.

Fog lamps again back in place.

We installed new headliner.

Now we put into place new windscreen and all chromed items surrounding it.

During the period, we continued assembling of the components, as well as fitting up of the engine and body using restored pre-assembled components.

We installed and tested new number plate illumination lamps.

We prepared windscreen for installation.

We installed restored locks for detachable side windows.

We sourced new weather-strips of the special profiles for doors.

We installed new weather-strips in dedicated locations.

We installed restored radiator mask onto the body.

We installed new base plates and re-plated housings of the front turn indicator lamps.

We assembled turn indicator lamps and tested function.

Using received rubber profiles and re-plated frames, we assembled door windows.

Awe installed and adjusted door windows.

We prepared renovated door locking mechanisms for installation.

We installed door mechanisms and carried out necessary adjustments.

We preassembled front bumper installing bumper horns.

We attached and adjusted preassembled bumper to the vehicle.

We returned original manufacturer’s plates to the dedicated position.

We installed door parts of the stoneguards.

We installed renovated doorsill moulding with new rubber inlay.

We fixed in place doorsill pieces of the stoneguards.

We installed and adjusted side mouldings of the body.

We installed restored door wooden finishers onto the doors.

We laid sound deadening mats over the whole floor pan.

We put sound deadening mats onto dedicated locations in the luggage compartment.

We prepared for installation renovated aluminium profiles in the luggage compartment.

We precisely tailored new rubber mats for installation into luggage compartment.

We installed new moulded rubber doorsill top covers.

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