Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
3/13/12 12:01 p.m.
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The original optional factory headrests were in the trunk when we bought our 1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 S. They are supposedly rather rare and much sought after, so they were a cool bonus. We were also thinking they might add a little safety for our rallycross event, as they could help prevent whiplash.

We started by picking up some hardware from B&B Fastener, our local nut and bolt supply store. Then we cleaned the headrests and affixed them to the backs of our seats.

All went well, but they move side to side a bit more than we think they should. We will have to talk to some Mercedes experts and see if there's some trick or superior solution.

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