start of metalwork on the van itself...

A project log for Mercedes Benz L319 restauration

research shows, that the world will propably run out of petrol before this van is back on the road. That is why it runs on bio diesel.

rawerawe 07/20/2014 at 14:290 Comments

In the following picture, the parts painted with rust protection primer were completely gone due to rust and are replaced now:

The edges of the part that holds the number plate needed replacements, too (again, see areas painted with rust protection primer):

There is no way to replace the support structure with the outer sheet metal parts in place, so they need to go:


It is obvious that parts need to be replaced...

(some numbers are wrong in this sketch!)

After the 3rd iteration...