1957 Mercedes-Benz Type W121 190 Ponton sedan

owner: Jonathan Church / imachurch@aol.com / Bay Village, Ohio


Jonathan writes, "I have been the owner of this Mercedes-Benz Type 190 Ponton sedan for four years.  I was given the car by someone cleaning out the garage of a deceased relative.  I knew little about it at the time.  I am working on getting her running someday.  I rebuilt the engine and have most of the parts which I have obtained between trips to Germany (I work for an airline).  My motivation is great, yet knowledge factor is low.  Also, I have a three month old son.  He is not quite ready to give me a hand yet."

Jonathan Church with his 1957 Mercedes-Benz Type 190 Ponton sedan
Photo dated: October 3, 1999

Left: Right front fender. Right: Distinctive rear view of the Ponton body style.

Interior

Corrosion

Cleaned up real well

Head

Valves

Oil pan

Oil pump and valve cover

Connecting rod

Pistons

Crank shaft

Jonathan with a buddy and the engine from the Mercedes-Benz W121 190 Ponton sedan

"Jeff, you have taken this site and made it a much more functional one.  Thanks for the encouragement that it gives us Mercedes-Benz Ponton owners!"

Best Regards,
Jonathan Church
January 17, 2003


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