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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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Boge hydromat

Last year while visiting Retro Classics in Stuttgart, i bought a newly renovated Boge Hydromat. This unit is a hydraulic cylinder that sits in the middle of the rear axle on my W108. For a long time, these were impossible … Continue reading

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Unrestored front axle

Well you have seen the restored front axle of a w111, here are the unrestored axles that I will restore and use on my W111 project during the next years. Not much to look at right now, but when I … Continue reading

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Some pictures of the 1970 280S parts car

Just some pictures i snapped today of the parts car that I will start to break for parts on monday. Both the w111 220Sb and W110 190c has been delivered to the junk yard.     Posted with Blogsy

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Yet another parts car

Picked up this 1970 280S last week. This will also be broken for parts. Quite a lot of rust in the the floor pans, so no reason to try to rescue this one. I have not been able to go … Continue reading

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Final ride height

After rolling the fender flares, I decided that the ride height was way too low with the H&R springs. So I decided to use the original springs instead, but shorten them one cm to get the car two cm lower … Continue reading

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Engine finished

As mentioned in the previous post. A lot has been going on. The engine is finished and back together. At this point I am only missing the parts for the fuel and ignition system Here all the parts for the … Continue reading

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