OK, I'm heading back downstairs to tackle this on again and I will follow your advice. Wish me luck, and thank you fellahs...
1989 300E ("E 300"-Badged)
Monotoned Astral Silver w/ rear lid deck panel
97 Style Replica E420 Rims 205/55/16
Black Grille Insert
Chrome Exhaust Tips
Pioneer Sound system w/ Sub-enclosure and CD-changer