Monthly Archives: January 2014

Some Youtube videos

I have a couple of Youtube videos that shows off my 280TE. This is what it sounds like without an exhaust. Great sound from the V8 here: http://youtu.be/vf17NneE70k A short clip showing some cars at a Norwegian W123 get together … Continue reading

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New parts make the engine bay look really pretty

I guess the pictures speak for themselves. The cap is no longer possible to buy from Mercedes. At least not caps that look correct. That is why it is yellow.. The container for the hydraulic fluid is from a car … Continue reading

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Front suspension finished

Finally my front suspension is completely done. Every bushing is new, all bolts have been chromatized, and everything that is supposed to be black has been either powder coated or painted with poly-urethane.   Posted with Blogsy

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32-1 trigger wheel finished

I hired Flenstad Tekniske in Norway to attach a 32-1 triggerwheel to my original pulley. With this in place, I will be able to exchange the original ignition with a wasted spark ignition. I guess this will wake up the … Continue reading

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The not so original engine in my 280TE

My 280TE has almost never had the original M110 engine. Already in 1983 the car was upgraded with a M117 5-litre engine in Germany. The previous owner further upgraded the engine with a high compression 300hk M117 560 engine. Since … Continue reading

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New parts arrived!

Finally my shipment of original parts directly from Mercedes-Benz in Germany arrived. Brand spanking new parts are always fun. Especially parts that are not the parts you normally exchange on a car. Like these two tanks for instance. For windows … Continue reading

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