The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

March-April 2015

Special 300SL Issue, including features on the first 300SL Gullwing ever sold, an early 300SL Rudge-wheeled Roadster, and a buyers guide on the Gullwings and Roadsters. Other features include driving modern 4Matic AWD cars in the Austrian Alps, Race driver and classics demonstrator Jochen Mass, and vintage Benzes in Cuba, plus technical articles on forced induction engine technology, DIY oil changes, and installation of the wiring harness and lights on our Finback restoration project.

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Best of Breed – The 300SL Roadster

Gary Anderson with Bob Platz

Jochen Mass – Master of the Classics

Graham Robson

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide: 1954-1963 300SL Gullwing Coupe and Roadster

Pat Matthews & Richard Simonds

Deep Breathing – Supercharging & turbocharging Mercedes-Benz engines

Graeme Morpeth

Restoration Project Part 8 – Wiring Harness and Lights

Andrew Atwood

Do It Yourself – Changing Your Oil

Jerry Cole


President's Message – Take a Chance

Terry Kiwala

Your Club – A solid lineup of events

Mike Regannitter


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