R107 Inner sills

Discussion in 'Bodywork' started by wiljampon, Apr 20, 2014.

  1. wiljampon

    wiljampon New Member

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    Good evening all i have just undertaken the small restoration of my recently required 1980 SL350 and i have managed to sort out most of the parts, but i am struggling to find the drivers side inner sill ( the complete ones i have found are just the outers i am assuming )
    can anyone point me in the correct direction please?
     
  2. Charles Morgan

    Charles Morgan MB Club Veteran

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    Worth a try

    SLS
     
  3. jaymanek

    jaymanek Authorised Forum Sponsor Authorised Forum Sponsor

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    If anyone does it, sls will. May be worth asking the Sl shop how they tackle this...

    I'm guessing most will fabricate their own.
     
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    wiljampon

    wiljampon New Member

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    Thanks guys
    No luck at SLS, but i did end up talking to shaun at a dealership in Poole who quoted me £399 from the factory , Eeeeek!!!!!
    How hard can it be to fabricate one ? :)
     
  5. hondo

    hondo Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    It's an inner sill never gonna be seen so all you gotta worry about is strength and fitment both being quite critical ,inner sill is a major part of the structure so it's gonna need to be made with a healthy gauge of metal which is more difficult to cut bend shape etc etc also all the swages and pressings in the original panel add strength these are hard to replicate in thicker steel however there a cars being restored everyday all over the country that panels are just not available for and there's no option but to make them ,there's always a way
     
  6. spanner

    spanner Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    lol!!!!
     
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