The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

September-October 2010

September - October 2010 Issue

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  • Parked next to one another in the Kemp Automobile Museum collection in St. Louis, the effect of these three 220SEs – a sedan, a coupe, and a cabriolet – is magical.

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Automotive Archaeology - Restoring a 1934 150 SR

Michael Kunz

Her Name is Anthracite: 1971 280SE

Bob Steele - Northeastern Pennsylvania Section

Mercedes at Indy - At the Brickyard in 1923

Karl Ludvigsen

Top-down on the Pacific Coast Highway

Brian Clifton and Will Deatrick

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide 1971-1989 W/R 107 - The ' Panzerwagen '

Pierre Hedary and Gary Anderson

Buyers Guide - 1953-1960 W180 220S/W128 220SE

Richard Simonds, Gary Anderson, Pat Matthews

Getting Technical - Ignition Misfiring in 1990s M-Bs

Ken Adams

Steering Gear Creak and Windshield Wiper Squeak

George Murphy

Sticky Business: Labels on the W113 Pagodas

William ' Sherlock ' Reese


Every Restoration has a Story to Tell

Bruce L. Adams

Silverphile – Diesels on the '55 Mille Miglia
Hammer Hauler – Visiting the Black Forest

Jim Luikens


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