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I start to put the linkage together on the 300TDT

I finally managed to create a video where I start to put together my 300TDT again. Please have a look and tell me what you think 🙂 Advertisements

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Cosmetic restoration of the engine bay

This summers goal with the 1980 300TDT is to do a cosmetic restoration  of the engine bay. I made a video about it. Please have a look, and click like and subscribe if you want me to make more videos.

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New video!

I made a new video today about the first start after the winter for my 1980 300TDT, a W123. Please check it out here:

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Fabricating new fuel rail brackets part IV

My never ending saga of drilling and tapping aluminium has yet another installment, but this time it is not yet another fail. Of course, you may think my fabricating skills is a big fail, but I am pleased with the … Continue reading

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A real workhorse

The S123 300TDT was sold as a real workhorse when it was new. Awesome power from the turbo diesel and a really large storage compartment in the back. Combine that with a tow hitch, and you are prepared for all … Continue reading

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Fabricating new fuel rail brackets part II

So I measured up the brackets last night and drilled all the holes. I will cut them down to the finished shape later today so that I can mock them up together with the fuel rails and mark up where … Continue reading

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Fabricating new fuel rail brackets

Yesterday it was finally time to start to fabricate some new fuel rail brackets. I wanted something really sturdy, so that I knew that whatever happened, I would not get a fuel spill and a burnt out wreck of a … Continue reading

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