Monthly Archives: March 2014

Pictures from the W108’s first wash this year

The weather is really nice and sunny in Norway. I could not have the W108 tucked away for the winter anymore, so I went picked it up last weekend. First thing was to give it a thorough wash after the … Continue reading

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Pictures from Retro Classica 2014

This weekend I visited Retro Classica in Stuttgart together with some friends. Here are some random pictures from the event. Here are the castle in the middle of the city: There a lots of MB to see, and especially W111 … Continue reading

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Mounting the front springs

It is time to tackle the front springs. First thing, get some proper tools. The correct way of changing front springs on a w123 (and many other MB models) is with the original (or copy of the original) spring compressor. … Continue reading

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Aluminium parts looks brand new

It is amazing how good old aluminium parts can look after blasting them with glass. Here are some pictures of the parts before I mount them on the car.   Posted with Blogsy

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Painted the sandblasted parts

Some of the parts I sandblasted needs to be painted, else they will rust in no time. So for the exhaust manifolds I used heat resistant paint. According to the can, the paint can withstand 600 degrees celsius. Sorry for … Continue reading

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Rebuilt one headlight

A long time ago I got some brand new Bosch headlights from a friend. Problem is, I have Hella headlights on my car, and Bosch headlights was without the vacuum height adjustment. So I put them on the shelf instead … Continue reading

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Blasted some parts yesterday

Yesterday i started off sand blasting my exhaust manifolds. Here is one un-blasted and one blasted. I am sure you will notice that the previous owner apparently had one of them welded at one point… I need to paint them … Continue reading

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