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mo-i: I've only seen one up close and personal. I can't remember if they were stamped in the sheet metal or added on. I can't see a seam though, so they must be added on then painted. I've never seen cracks around them though, so that makes me feel like it must be stamped, but with edges less extreme than they look.
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I'm almost 100% positive they are added on. Maybe bolted, but probably welded.

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FWIW, an encyclopedia I have calls them "blistered wheelarches" and says they were added on. This is for the 300SL.
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spotted just outside my neighbourhood ;-)
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Mr-914 wrote:mo-i: I've only seen one up close and personal. I can't remember if they were stamped in the sheet metal or added on. I can't see a seam though, so they must be added on then painted. I've never seen cracks around them though, so that makes me feel like it must be stamped, but with edges less extreme than they look.
I would bet money it's a separate stamping that's brazed on.
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Trav, that Rover is the awesome!
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I happened to see a similar rover this weekend at the Marin Sonoma Concourse d' Elegance!
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Some recent spots:
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nice one Yo! That show looks like fun

That Pontiac has some attitude too. I miss seeing old American cars sometimes over here
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I put all the pics from the show up here:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set= ... 82b9303b10

The most stand out vehicle was the Bertone Fiat Stanguellini, pretty amazing! They also had an array of vintage Chris-Craft and Airstreams.
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Some from Seattle in the past couple of days. The three-wheeler is a Triking: British firm that's been around a while mating Guzzi engines to their running gear and bodywork. Never saw one before. Awkward fenders.
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rkuchinsky wrote:I'm almost 100% positive they are added on. Maybe bolted, but probably welded.

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My neighbor has one, I'll check it out, I'm guessing welded and ground.
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Pounds of metalflake. Pounds and pounds.
Driver's seat swivels, too. Nice.
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whoa, sparkly!
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