A visual highlight: front ornamentation for the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

Mercedes Benz 190 SL grey from the side perspective

Classic car fans know that the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL is based on the 180 model and was once developed as an elegant touring roadster for the top ten thousand. The year was 1954 when the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL with its unmistakable hood was presented to an enthusiastic public. Under this beautiful hood was a completely newly developed 1.9-liter four-cylinder petrol engine with no less than 105 hp, which took the car from 0 to 100 km/h in around 14 seconds and achieved a top speed of up to 170 km/h. The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL was not only a fantastic convertible, but could also be purchased as a coupé with a removable hardtop.

An eye-catcher: the front ornament of the Mercedes 190 SL

For all these reasons, the car is still an absolute specialty today and, above all, a lucrative investment. This makes it all the more important to preserve the value of this classic car. This applies in particular to the perfect outfit, which also includes its front ornamentation.

Stainless steel is more durable

In the past, the front ornamentation for the Mercedes 190 SL was chrome-plated, but today stainless steel is increasingly being used. Visually, the difference is barely noticeable. The reason is obvious, because stainless steel is much more durable and does not rust. This means that scratches on stainless steel can be polished away yourself, and drivers can even remove small dents themselves. Chrome-plated nose decorations, on the other hand, have to be re-chromed again and again at great expense. However, the stainless steel nose trim for the Mercedes 190SL is no longer original.

What you should know

However, the cross struts and star are only available as originals, which is why a set only consists of the lower and upper frame. A very good condition of the bodywork is essential for a perfect fit. The unchromed replica of a front ornament for the Mercedes 190SL consists of four parts: Lower part, upper part and the left and right side parts. Visit our well-stocked online store.

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220 S braking device – safely on the road with a classic car

Functioning brakes are the be-all and end-all when it comes to driving safely on the road. A faulty or worn braking device puts yourself and other road users in danger. But even if an accident caused by worn brake discs or a malfunctioning brake unit only results in damage to the bodywork, this can lead to high costs and a great deal of time and effort, especially in a classic car like the 220 S from Mercedes Benz, which is why it is worth carrying out maintenance for the 220 S braking device at regular intervals.

w180 in black with the 220s braking device from the side perspective

The 220 S braking device in particular, which is one of the most complicated safety components, should be checked regularly. The wear and tear on this braking device is gradual. Many drivers do not immediately notice that their braking system is no longer fully functional. They get used to the ever-increasing pedal pressure and the longer braking distance.

Finding the right spare parts for classic cars is usually relatively difficult. Drivers of vintage Mercedes Benz cars have it very easy by comparison. The niemöller online store offers a large selection of spare parts for Mercedes passenger cars built between 1946 and 1975.

sketch of a braking device 220s

The 220 S braking device, for example, can also be purchased here. Individual components can also be replaced in the brake unit for the 220 S, which can also be purchased in the niemöller online store. On the overview page for the Mercedes 220S, model 180.010, you can see an exploded view which you can use to find the required spare part for the 220 S braking device, even without the exact part number.

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Mercedes 190 SL – a classic that not only makes classic car enthusiasts shine

The Mercedes 190 SL is one of the first series from Mercedes with a self-supporting body. Built from 1955, the 190 SL is a touring sports car that was already very popular at the time. Equipped with a more powerful engine than its predecessor, the 180, and slightly upgraded on the inside, it also stood out on the outside. In addition to the hub caps 190 sl, on which the Mercedes star was significantly larger, the visual changes included front hinged windows, large rear lights, a slightly wider radiator grille and longer trim strips, which were now also to be found on the underside of the windows. The 190 SL was fitted with thirteen-inch wheels with spoke hubcaps, also available as small hubcaps with decorative rings.

hub caps for the mercedes sl 190

Hub caps are generally an issue that should not be underestimated for classic cars. Minor changes to the bodywork are usually only noticed by the TÜV and specialists, just like changes to the interior. However, if the vehicle is on the wrong wheels with hubcaps that do not match the model, even a layman interested in classic cars can see that something is wrong. No matter how well-maintained the vehicle may be, in absolutely perfect condition – if the tires don’t match, the whole good impression is destroyed.

In contrast to many other classic cars from this period, the use of original hubcaps on the 190 SL not only leads to a certain, but even to a noticeable increase in value. They restore the vehicle to the splendor of the past and perfect it.

There are a number of stores on the Internet that specialize in either restoring the hubcaps of classic cars to their original condition or selling restored hubcaps. Original models can also often be found at classic car fairs, at meetings and in fan clubs, some in need of restoration, others in very good condition. Smaller garages also often have treasures for classic cars in the back corners of their warehouses that the owners have long since forgotten – if you have the opportunity to browse here, you can sometimes find parts that were no longer available, from spare parts for the engine, brakes and lights to tires, rims and hubcaps.

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Open-fronted storage boxes and indoor storage boxes for your workshop

Attention hobby mechanics!

Do you restore a classic car in your spare time? Then you’re probably familiar with this! Whenever you need a certain small part (e.g. the sealing ring for the inlet valve) for installation, you can’t find it. Something like that can spoil the fun of wrenching.

Open-fronted storage boxes with indoor storage boxes

You can avoid this in future with an open-fronted storage box. The open-fronted storage box saves space and with the matching inner storage box you can keep your workshop tidy. The open-fronted storage box from Niemöller is made of corrugated cardboard (quality 1.30) and can be easily stacked on top of each other. The sides of the open-fronted storage box are slightly slanted towards the front so that you have easy access to the small classic car parts, even if several boxes are stacked on top of each other.

The open-fronted storage box can be subdivided several times using the inner storage boxes. This means that screws of different sizes can be stored separately in one open-fronted storage box. The inner storage box is available in several sizes. It is oil and water-repellent on the inside.

The open-fronted storage box is not only suitable for the workshop at home. The open-fronted storage boxes are also suitable for storing presentation documents at trade fairs. They can be folded up in a few simple steps to save space.

three open fronted storage boxes next to each other

Niemöller not only offers you a cost-effective way to store small parts neatly, but also offers over 60,000 spare parts for Mercedes-Benz classic cars. From hubcaps for the Adenauer 300 to soft top covers for the 190 SL. In the Niemöller online store you will find a large selection of Benz classic car parts from the years 1946 to 1975.

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In-House Products by Niemöller

A world without spare parts for classic cars

Imagine a world without spare parts for classic cars: You own a beautiful classic car, a real gem. You spend a lot of time maintaining it, caring for it. Taking your car for its next joyride to the outside is only a few hours of work away. But then: A very important spare part is missing. You research everywhere, but this part simply doesn’t exist anymore and is no longer being manufactured. How annoying! All that hard work for nothing? How terrible would that be?
Fortunately, this scenario doesn’t have to come true.

Niemöller offers more than 65.000 different Mercedes-Benz spare parts

In our Niemöller online shop (https://www.niemoeller.de/en), we offer more than 65.000 different Mercedes-Benz spare parts. They’re not only fitting for Mercedes-Benz classic cars but also for many more classic car models from different brands. We are very proud of our wide range of Mercedes-Benz spare parts and are constantly maintaining and expanding our product range, so your classic car doesn’t lack anything.

We exclusively reproduce spare parts for classic cars that are no longer being manufactured

Sometimes it happens that various spare parts for classic cars are no longer being manufactured nor are they anywhere in stock. In order to keep providing you with spare parts for classic cars, we exclusively reproduce selected items. We hand-pick our partners that are manufacturing our so called „in-house products“ just for us. If you click on „in-house products“ on our website, you can see all of our in-house products sorted by car model.

Mercedes spare parts by Niemöller – a good choice!

Deciding for Niemöller as your Mercedes spare parts dealer of choice is always a good idea. We attach high importance on good quality and fair prices, so you will get everything you need for your classic car.

Take a look at our wide selection of Mercedes spare parts at our website.

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Mercedes Benz vintage cars

Mercedes-Benz-vintage is well-recognized as the creme-de-la-creme of luxury automobiles. Superior design, engineering and craftsmanship are the pillars of success for this global brand. With more than a century of manufacturing excellence, Mercedes Benz classic cars have gained a loyal following.

„Classic Looks“

In 1886, Mercedes-Benz manufactured one of the first gasoline-powered automobiles. Mercedes is known for delivering first-class German engineering. These vehicles are made well and stand the test of time.

Millions of vehicles have been manufactured throughout history. But a few stand out with classic looks that demand the attention of classic automobile collectors. One such design is the Mercedes 190SL manufactured from 1955 to 1963. An estimated 25,881 were built. This low number creates instant scarcity.

The Mercedes-Benz 190SL has a playful look combined with precise lines. The car seems to be smiling as it drives down the road. This 2-door roadster has a soft top or hard top with a 1,877 cc M121 SOHC I4 engine.

Its fully independent double wishbone suspension delivered speeds of 171 km/h (106 mph). This little car delivered instant satisfaction for drivers, passengers and bystanders. Heads turned to catch another glimpse of this beautiful gem.

Mercedes Benz vintage car spare parts

Few cars can generate instant respect, adoration and praise. The Mercedes-Benz 190SL satisfies on each count. No lines are out-of-place, extraneous or contrived. The 190SL is like a well-written poem maximizing its vocabulary to impress everyone.

If you have one of these Mercedes Benz vintage cars, make sure you find the original parts to keep it running for a long time. Don’t compromise with your antique jewel. Find original Mercedes Benz vintage spare parts at „www.niemoeller.de/en“: sun visor 190 SL, soft top 190 SL, brake system 190 SL, bow lining 190 SL, bow covering 190 SL , to name but a few.

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Mercedes W108 – Myth of the Mercedes S-Class

The Mercedes W108 is one of the most legendary type series of Mercedes Benz. It was constructed from 1965 to 1972 for prosperous clients. Up to today that car represents the high values of Mercedes Benz vintage cars.

Mercedes S-Class spare partsThe array Mercedes W108 was equipped as standard with a 4 gear manual but Mercedes offered an automatic gearbox for large requirements and more extravagance.

Emphasized by its innovative technics the Mercedes W 108  was able to establish itself on national and international markets. To have the continuing ability to compete against the others on the market, Mercedes Benz started a further development and created a manual transmission with 5 gears for all cars with six cylinder engine. The models 250S and 280S were well equipped and performed between 130 and 140 ps. Later on Mercedes improved its cars and released the SE-versions. They were featured with mechanical injection pumps. While Mercedes Benz was able to reduce fuel consumption, they could increase their performance by 20 ps at the same time.

The interior design is related to high standards as well. Mercedes Benz set a benchmark, which is still in demand today: smooth leather, pure wood and fine blanket.

One of the most famous appearances of the black Mercedes S280 (Series W108) occurred in the movie „James Bond 007-Octopussy“ by EON Productions Ltd. Only after 18 years, in 1983, Bond was authorized to drive this car.

According to the fact of that luxury car in Mercedes Benz history, the myth of famous Mercedes Benz W108 will persist.

Due to the fact that the Mercedes W108 is one of the most popular vintage cars, it is difficult for each owner to find the right spare parts for his beloved car.

Niemoeller is specilized to acquire rare spare parts. We offer a great variety for all Mercedes Benz vintage cars constructed between 1946 and 1975.

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Mercedes Braking System

Mercedes Braking Systems – Parts for the Classic Mercedes Benz

Mercedes Benz has been manufacturing cars for over one hundred years. During that time the company has been the innovator in many design changes and upgrades. Automobiles from Mercedes are now known as the best and safest around the world. As models progressed throughout the years Mercedes Benz has continued to be in the forefront of technology.

Of all the automotive systems that have been improved over the years probably none have advanced as much as the braking systems. Earliest cars had mechanical brakes that forced the cars to stop abruptly by causing the wheels to stop turning. While it was very effective in stopping the car, it was also dangerous and provided a rather severe ride. Therefore hydraulic systems were designed and introduced to allow vehicles to slow down while stopping more gradually and in a safer manner.

Mercedes Benz and other manufacturers introduced the first hydraulic braking systems in the early part of the twentieth century. By the mid-twenties cars with four- wheel hydraulic systems were appearing on the market. Mercedes Benz offered these braking systems as a safety feature on its touring cars around this time.

Mercedes Oldtimer braking systemsAs braking systems evolved over time, the number of parts increased greatly. Braking systems are pedal operated; however the pedal in the car really has no direct connection to the apparatus that causes the car to stop. Braking is accomplished when hydraulic fluid is pushed through tubes that connect the fluid reservoir to the shoes or calipers that operate the pads which create friction at each wheel and slow the car down.

Finding parts for old time Mercedes braking systems can be a challenge. The drums, rotors, calipers, drum shoes and hydraulic lines are all vital parts. Many parts are reproduced and others are only available in used or remanufactured parts. Restoration brake parts for Mercedes from the mid-forties through the seventies can be found in the catalogs of Mercedes Benz vintage cars of a German supplier offering new and used parts. A visit to their website; https://www.niemoeller.de/en/mercedes-benz-oldtimer-spare-parts/catalogs , will assist hobbyists and restorers in the search for classic braking parts.

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Mercedes Benz Oldtimer – spring time

It’s spring time again which means it is time to get those classic Mercedes Benz in shape for the season. These classic cars are a real gem to look at, but will not withstand the test of time without proper upkeep. No need to worry though because our online shop will assist you in finding any and every part you need to get your oldtimer in springtime shape.Niemoeller "we" are here to help... Typically during the winter months these classic cars find themselves winterized and stored in the garage. Now it is their time to shine. For any spare parts you may need to get your baby ready to show off we are your one stop shop. We know that owning, maintaining, and driving one of these cars is a pride in itself and we are here to help you keep your pride and joy running and looking good. Whether you are looking to replace a convertible top, need mechanical parts, advice, or anything else our online shop is designed to assist you with keeping your Mercedes Benz oldtimer looking and running like a dream. We pride ourselves on not only being very helpful and an extreme asset in finding spare and replacement parts for your car, but also on how easy it is to utilize our site and get the parts and advice you need. This is a joyous time of the year for all oldtimer drivers and we want to be part of your joyous experience in knowing we help keep a classic car on the road in top shape. Our online site and team of experts is made up of oldtimer fans who have a passion for your car much like you do. Even though they may not own one themselves it is still a joy for them to assist in keeping vintage, classic Mercedes on the road for the world to enjoy. For whatever you are searching for stop on buy and give us a try. You are sure to not be disappointed.

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Mercedes Oldtimer

In 1881, Daimler and Benz invented an independent way of internal combustion engine for automobiles in the southeast part of Germany. This was the start of one of the largest and best companies in the world called Mercedes Benz. This is also the brand that created the very first car in the world, and Mercedes Benz has been known as a brand of luxury, class and quality since then.

Mercedes Benz cars have always had a high grade of quality and art. This brand of car has always been the choice of the rich and famous people. From luxury cars, sports cars, limousines, whatever type of Mercedes, there will always be people looking for each type.


Nowadays young and old car enthusiasts have increased their interests in vintage cars. Car collectors treasure old cars because it has gone through history and have already become their hobby. Besides being just a passion, it is a cultural contribution and an alternative in recovering a chunk of history of these amazing machines. However, restoring an oldtimer Mercedes Benz as if it was newly manufactured is the challenge for the old cars collectors.

Oldtimer Mercedes Benz cars have passed the test of time. Oldtimer owners chose this brand because of its durability, style, and elegance. Mercedes Benz Oldtimer were not just for personal use, but for business or transportation services as well. Some Oldtimer were constructed mainly for specific use such as for funeral services, firetrucks, limousine rentals and other specifications Restoring, rebuilding or reconstructing these Oldtimers needs a lot of effort especially finding the right and specific spare parts for a specific Oldtimer. The form, elegance and durability must be maintained.

The challenge comes in finding shops that sells specific Oldtimer spare parts. It is indeed a challenge since usually the parts need to be original and given the date the cars were made, it is very hard to find the specific spare parts. Most vintage car collectors go through rough time in order to obtain the specific spare parts of their own Oldtimer Mercedes Benz. Generally, importing them from other countries is the only way to find them. And also, the price of the spare parts can be very high for the same reason; these are well known vintage cars that have already made a mark in history. The older the Mercedes is, the more expensive the spare parts will be.

However, the shop offers a wide variety of spare parts nearly for almost all Oldtimer that was constructed between 1946 and 1975. Oldtimer and vintage car collectors will surely have a breeze in finding and purchasing the spare parts they are looking for. Genuine spare parts for your Mercedes Oldtimer manufactured for specification are within easy reach in this shop. Mercedes Oldtimer that were manufactured for specification can now be restored easily because of the availability and easy reach of spare parts from this shop. Shopping for vintage spare parts has never been this easy. So if you are one of the many vintage care collectors out there, check this shop out to get the long searched spare parts that you are looking for.

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