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Old 07-16-2002, 11:26 PM
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Bodyshop in the DC area?

I have some rust bubbles in the rear quarters on my '84 300D. I would like to get this repaired, but I want to find someone who can really be trusted to do the job right and not rip me off (i.e., no bondo, weld in metal if needed, no cheap materials, prime and undercoat as needed beautiful finish when job is done). Does anyone have any suggestions for a shop in the DC/VA area? I am willing to spend the cash if I can find a top notch shop to do the job, I just don't know where to go.


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Old 07-17-2002, 09:52 PM
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I understand that Wagon Wheel (in Arlington or Falls Church, I believe) are the best. I understand, too, that they're not cheap. I'd be interested in any other suggestions, as I have a 1983 Volvo 240 DL (203,000 miles) that needs some minor body work.

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Old 08-24-2002, 09:32 PM
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ACS near baltimore does excellent work and is almost exclusivly mercedes. The local dealers send their cars there and the rates are reasonable. Give them a try.
2006 E320 CDI
1998 S320
1987 190E 2.3-16

1990 300D 2.5 Turbo(sold)
1987 300SDL Turbo(sold)
1987 300TD Turbo(sold)
1987 190D 2.5 Turbo 5sp(sold)
1985 190E 2.3-16(sold)
1984 500SEC(sold)
1984 230TE(sold)
1978 240D(sold)-Miss it!
1972 280SE 4.5(sold)
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Old 08-25-2002, 03:42 AM
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I am tearing apart my 300D 82 parts car, its from az its got no rust. Want me to cut off my rear quarter pannels for you. See I have a coupe so nothing but the firewall forward I can use as in body parts. Let me know tomorrow because my dad said tomorrow is the last day I can take things off of it because hes tired of it in the yard.
Current Stable:
1994 S500 v140, 210k miles, white with grey.

Former Mercedes in the Stable:
1983 300CD Turbo diesel 515k mi sold (rumor has it, that it has 750k miles on it now)
1984 300CD Turbo Diesel 150 k mi sold
1982 300D Turbo Diesel 225 sold
1987 300D Turbo Diesel 255k mi sold
1988 300 CE AMG Hammer 15k mi sold
1986 "300E" Amg Hammer 88k mi sold (it was really a 200, not even an E (124.020)
1992 500E 156k mi sold
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