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The Mercedes-Benz Classic Center Workshop

When it´s engineered like no other car in the world, it deserves to be cared for the same way.

When you entrust your vintage Mercedes-Benz to the Classic Center, you put it in hands devoted solely to the Silver Star, at a workshop that caters to the unique needs of some of the most unique vehicles ever made. The only source of factory-made reissue parts outside of Germany, your classic will only get the best, from the best.

Discover more about our workshop:

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A Labor of Love

That each member of the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center workshop is a skilled craftsman goes without saying, but where did they come from? When did they first fall for a Mercedes-Benz? Most importantly, what are you getting when you charge them with restoring your vintage Mercedes-Benz?

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The Restoration Process

Restored by hands as skilled as those that made them.

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    Arrival and Initial Inspection

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  • Arrival and inspection of the vehicle
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  • Cost Estimate
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    Teardown and Documentation

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  • Dismantling of the vehicle down to bare frame
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  • After removing engine and gearbox from car, both are disassembled along guidelines of initial teardown of car
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  • Cleaning original parts or replacement if necessary
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  • Meticulous documentation and cataloging of each part
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  • Allows for closer inspection of individual parts
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  • Ensures smoother restoration process
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  • Step 3

    Refinishing and Repainting

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  • Body is thoroughly gone over, removing rust, rebuilding entire components, banging out dents, and rectifying previous amateur attempts at restoration
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  • Paint is applied to specific areas where needed, or entire car is not only resprayed in a factory-correct color, but resprayed in a factory-correct technique
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  • Interior - from woodwork to leather to trim pieces are either restored or replaced with factory-correct components
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    Reassembly and Final Inspection

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  • Car is reassembled and thoroughly inspected and tested
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  • The standards to which a car is restored are actually higher than those to which it was originally built
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