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Big problems with my W211

A while ago, while my wife was driving my MY2003 E220CDI Avantgarde, the right backwheel seized up and she had to stop the car. After stopping, moving the car was impossible. The tow car came, and pulled her up on … Continue reading

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New rims! Finally!

If you read this blog, there are actually some who do, you have seen the hideous rims on my W140. Yesterday was finally the day when they could be removed from the car never to be seen in the vicinity … Continue reading

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Summer tires

Finally there was time to put on the summer tires again. But, my rims looks like crap. I can not believe that someone bought these rims and thought they would look good on a W140. Luckily, I have bought some … Continue reading

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Die S-Klasse von Mercedes-Benz (2)

Last brochure from Stuttgart. This one is a little bit newer than the others. Notice the white blinkers in the front, which came in 1994 on the W140. This one also has some information about the S350 Turbodiesel.

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Die S-klasse von Mercedes-Benz

This is one of the brochures I bought in Stutgart. A really nice brochure. It even has a picture of a car very similar to what mine will look like with the new summer tires and orange blinkers. Interesting that … Continue reading

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Visiting Retro Classics 2016

Last weekend was the date for our yearly tour to visit one of the classic car fairs in Germany. We have alternated between Techno Classica in Essen and Retro Classics in Stuttgart for many years now. This year Retro Classics … Continue reading

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W140 instrument cluster light bulb change

My instrument cluster was missing almost all its backlights. Time to fix that. First thing you need is the proper tools to pull the cluster out. These are the Klann variant of the orginial Mercedes tool. I had the original … Continue reading

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