Metals used in the Construction of
Mercedes-Benz Ponton Trim Pieces

Writers / Photographers: technical contributions

Table 1

Trim Part Name Material Comments Repair Options
windshield and window surround aluminum available new from Mercedes-Benz classic center can be polished and straightened
door handle pot metal / white metal / antimony   can not be welded / re-chroming is difficult
radiator brass painted black for heat dissipation  
heater core brass painted black for heat dissipation  
radiator shell brass chromium plated  
mirror (outside)      
mirror (inside)      
hub cap      
bumper over-rider      

References / Resources

Created: January 17, 2003 / Jeff Miller

Thanks to the members of the International Ponton Owners Group (IPOG)

Last Update: October 15, 2013

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