Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

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Post by cjl » Fri 23 Jan, 2015 5:38 pm

pastelgrey300D wrote:Wow! Very hard to do but I think you've matched the perfect rims to that car. Great stance too.
Why thank you very much.

They are genuine BBS RS008's, purpose build for W123 Mercs (and others) back in the day. Imported from the UK for mucho $'s.

H&R Springs.

Thanks.

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Post by Lance » Fri 23 Jan, 2015 5:58 pm

To amg123,
Good to see there are other real drivers who prefer to change gears manually.
I want your 5 speed!
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Post by First Merc Toy » Tue 17 Mar, 2015 3:15 pm

Here's my 280CE - Had it for a year now, daily driver.


Code Description
155A Cream MB-Tex
410 electric sliding roof
420 4-speed automatic transmission with tempomat
440 tempomat (cruise control)
466 central locking system
505 outside rear view mirror, left and right, (left electrically adjustable), R.H.D.
568 signal red
570 front armrest, folding
580 air conditioner
584 electric window lifters (front and rear)
599 heat-insulating glass for side window panes and heated rear window pane (laminated glass), clear windshield
613 head-lamp unit, asymmetrically, L.H. traffic
625 Australian version
640 15-hole light alloy rims
674 high-capacity battery
803 change of model year, the last figure shows the new model year

Delivery Date 9/12/1982
Engine 11098822015109
Gearbox 72230902296651
280 CE C 123 E 28, Bm. 123.053 1977-1985
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Post by KimB » Tue 17 Mar, 2015 3:52 pm

Although I am a biased W126 coupe fan, I must admit that is a very nice 280CE W123.

Has it had a respray or is that the original paint?

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Post by markb » Tue 17 Mar, 2015 4:54 pm

Very nice ride you have there David, and has exactly the same specs. as mine with MB Tex interior, although mine's Midnight Blue with dark blue MB Tex. and a July 1985 build.

Got your PM, and I'll hopefully get you a photo tonight !

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Post by First Merc Toy » Wed 18 Mar, 2015 10:10 am

thanks guys, I've been trying to work out the paint, it's a mixture of new on the roof, bonnet, boot and orginal in other places. It's by no means perfect and one of thoses things you notice when you wash it.

It was a present to myself when I turned forty. Something to tinker with on the weekends. Mark thanks for sending pics, hope to meet you on the weekend.

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Post by 1981W123 » Thu 11 Aug, 2016 9:51 pm

Here's my recently purchased 1981 230E
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Post by Blackted » Sat 24 Sep, 2016 12:14 am

W123 Best Mercedes-Benz ever made.
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Post by Blackted » Sun 25 Sep, 2016 2:40 pm

One owner 280CE 1981.
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Post by T-Modell » Sun 25 Sep, 2016 6:07 pm

Blackted wrote:One owner 280CE 1981.
Fantastic, you're lucky! Wish I could track down a car from my father ...

Enjoy
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Post by CraigB » Sun 25 Sep, 2016 6:55 pm

I've seen that car before - welcome! And if it is possible it is even better in the flesh.
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Post by New123 » Sun 25 Sep, 2016 7:12 pm

CraigB wrote:I've seen that car before - welcome! And if it is possible it is even better in the flesh.

Yes! At the Euro Meet & Cruise back in February. That is an immaculate coupe! Nicest one I've seen. Congrats and welcome!
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Post by Blackted » Mon 26 Sep, 2016 8:17 pm

Cheers CraigB and New123, I know your cars I think.
I thought it was about time I joined this group of passionate car people.
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Post by ITHELIVING » Thu 24 Nov, 2016 3:13 pm

Hi everyone, my first post here.

I've been a W123 fan for a while, and decided to take the plunge this year as a 34th birthday present. I managed to find this 1982 230E with 31,000km on the clock... its owner passed away in the 80s, and the car spent 3 decades in storage.

I've had it for three weeks now, and I couldn't be happier with it. I took it to Alan Lennox and they did a few things like replace the engine mounts, fixed the faulty instrument cluster lighting and replace all the fluids so it drives like a dream now.

Only issues: The AC doesn't work (doesn't bother me because it's a weekend car), there is a bit of pitting in the chrome work and the temperature gauge is a bit erratic... but apart from that, it's like a new car.

Glad to be a part of the forum.
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Post by Tony From West Oz » Thu 24 Nov, 2016 9:19 pm

Great find. Just to be safe, I recommend that you replace all rubber hoses and tyres. After decades in storage some of the rubber is still 34 years old.

I wouldn't trust the lives of my family driving on old tyres, or the engine with old radiator and heater hoses.
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Post by Lance » Thu 24 Nov, 2016 10:06 pm

ITHELIVING wrote:Only issues: The AC doesn't work
I had the air con in my W123 re-charged, works real well now.
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Post by ITHELIVING » Fri 25 Nov, 2016 9:25 am

Ah yes, I neglected to mention that when the car was taken out of storage, brand new tyres were put on the car.

And the hoses have also been replaced.

I was quoted around $2k to fix the aircon, but it's really not a priority for me - I won't be driving it on extremely hot days. Besides, the wind-up windows seem to be working great. ;)
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Post by CraigB » Fri 25 Nov, 2016 10:50 am

$2k sounds a lot unless they really know what is wrong. They might be assuming compressor needs replacing, maybe it does, but for $150 or something like that you can probably find someone that can regas with a dye and you will soon know where a leak is - or it might just work like it did in my 350sl. Driers are not that much and maybe that is a good idea to replace. O rings on joints could be responsible. I am no expert but just thought i would mention what i had done that worked and can have a go for not a lot of money.

But congrats, amazing to find such a time warp car.
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Post by ITHELIVING » Fri 25 Nov, 2016 11:07 am

CraigB wrote:$2k sounds a lot unless they really know what is wrong. They might be assuming compressor needs replacing, maybe it does, but for $150 or something like that you can probably find someone that can regas with a dye and you will soon know where a leak is - or it might just work like it did in my 350sl. Driers are not that much and maybe that is a good idea to replace. O rings on joints could be responsible. I am no expert but just thought i would mention what i had done that worked and can have a go for not a lot of money.

But congrats, amazing to find such a time warp car.
Thanks mate.

To be honest, I didn't really pay much attention to the AC issue - I just handed it over to Alan Lennox and told them to do whatever it needed to get done so that all the fundamental mechanical aspects were A1.

Speaking of which - the car is still on its original timing chain. Is this something I should look at changing perhaps at my next service?
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Post by CraigB » Fri 25 Nov, 2016 11:40 am

I know Alan Lennox are really good and you get what you pay for - they looked after my AMG with a PO and I think there is a receipt for $3.5k for the climate control a/c work. But it still works many years later and they are the sort of place not to muck about with things and just replace stuff. And i get the a/c is not a big deal for you and i just mentioned as a cheap option you might want to try.

As for timing chain - I'm guessing that is an M102 engine - is it a chain or belt? If it is a chain I really wouldn't worry if it really has done that number of kms - metal doesn't go off from sitting around. Guides could be an issue though, i just don't know the motor. If it is a belt i doubt Alan Lennox would want it to leave their workshop I would imagine without replacement! Even on the V8's that have a reputation for destroying motors, it is not the cam chain that breaks but the guides and the chain tensioner can add to that guide breaking that then throws chain off etc

But i wouldn't want something to go wrong on my advice - see what others say.
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Post by ITHELIVING » Mon 28 Nov, 2016 11:45 am

Thanks mate.
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Post by markb » Tue 29 Nov, 2016 8:34 pm

ITHELIVING wrote:Hi everyone, my first post here.

I've been a W123 fan for a while, and decided to take the plunge this year as a 34th birthday present. I managed to find this 1982 230E with 31,000km on the clock... its owner passed away in the 80s, and the car spent 3 decades in storage.

I've had it for three weeks now, and I couldn't be happier with it. I took it to Alan Lennox and they did a few things like replace the engine mounts, fixed the faulty instrument cluster lighting and replace all the fluids so it drives like a dream now.

Only issues: The AC doesn't work (doesn't bother me because it's a weekend car), there is a bit of pitting in the chrome work and the temperature gauge is a bit erratic... but apart from that, it's like a new car.

Glad to be a part of the forum.
Beautiful car and I am sure it was the same one for sale and on display at the German Autofest a couple of months back. Hope you knocked him down on the price !
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Post by MaXim » Wed 30 Nov, 2016 9:15 am

ITHELIVING wrote:Ah yes, I neglected to mention that when the car was taken out of storage, brand new tyres were put on the car.

And the hoses have also been replaced.

I was quoted around $2k to fix the aircon, but it's really not a priority for me - I won't be driving it on extremely hot days. Besides, the wind-up windows seem to be working great. ;)
I fixed my air con for about $400 including pipes, new AC dryer, recycled compressor and regas.

If you are willing to do some of the work yourself you can save a lot of money. Good luck!

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Post by ITHELIVING » Wed 30 Nov, 2016 11:15 am

markb wrote:
ITHELIVING wrote:Hi everyone, my first post here.

I've been a W123 fan for a while, and decided to take the plunge this year as a 34th birthday present. I managed to find this 1982 230E with 31,000km on the clock... its owner passed away in the 80s, and the car spent 3 decades in storage.

I've had it for three weeks now, and I couldn't be happier with it. I took it to Alan Lennox and they did a few things like replace the engine mounts, fixed the faulty instrument cluster lighting and replace all the fluids so it drives like a dream now.

Only issues: The AC doesn't work (doesn't bother me because it's a weekend car), there is a bit of pitting in the chrome work and the temperature gauge is a bit erratic... but apart from that, it's like a new car.

Glad to be a part of the forum.
Beautiful car and I am sure it was the same one for sale and on display at the German Autofest a couple of months back. Hope you knocked him down on the price !
It probably was - how much was it asking back then?

I paid $11,500. I have no idea if that's a 'good' price or not to be honest, but how do you really judge market value of something with such low kms and therefore unique?

I just know that I've wanted a really great condition W123 for a while now, and it was certainly worth that price to me.
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Post by ITHELIVING » Wed 30 Nov, 2016 11:16 am

MaXim wrote:
ITHELIVING wrote:Ah yes, I neglected to mention that when the car was taken out of storage, brand new tyres were put on the car.

And the hoses have also been replaced.

I was quoted around $2k to fix the aircon, but it's really not a priority for me - I won't be driving it on extremely hot days. Besides, the wind-up windows seem to be working great. ;)
I fixed my air con for about $400 including pipes, new AC dryer, recycled compressor and regas.

If you are willing to do some of the work yourself you can save a lot of money. Good luck!
Thanks mate. After I deal with the other minor stuff, it might be something I'll look at.
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Post by ITHELIVING » Tue 24 Jan, 2017 9:34 am

Some pics post-detail: Done by 'Reflection Perfection' in Melbourne.
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Post by DirtyFingernails » Sat 04 Mar, 2017 9:02 pm

ITHELIVING wrote:Some pics post-detail: Done by 'Reflection Perfection' in Melbourne.
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Wow, that is an awesome "barn-find". Damn, 30 years in storage! Body looks immaculate, enjoy it!
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Post by DirtyFingernails » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 12:54 am

This is my old girl, a 1977 300D. I won this at auction on ebay in 2015 without actually inspecting it in person first! Flew down to Canberra to pick it up and drove all the way home to Brisbane no worries at all. I really wanted an OM617 and this one hasn't dissapointed me.

In an earlier life, this was the vehicle of former ACT RSL president, Ronald Metcalfe OAM. He was a WWII veteran and passed away in 2105 at 95 years of age. He purchased this car brand new when he was over in the UK working for the Australian High Commission. I got a whole lot of paperwork history with it, including some service documents from when it was being driven in the UK and the shipping slip to bring it out to Australia by sea.

The body is no glamour, but mechanically it seems pretty good. It has quite a few battle scars and has had dings at the front and rear which have not been repaired very well in regards to the panel-beating. Looks good from a distance, but don't get too close! I use to care about that sort of stuff, and I still do to a degree, but i think driving around in a 40 year old survivor wearing all it's scars is a-ok.

Work done so far:
-All filters changed and fluids flushed and replaced,
-Valve clearances adjusted,
-Glow plugs replaced,
-Injectors rebuilt with Monark nozzles,
-AC system repaired (old york reciprocating compressor still working),
-Thermostat replaced and coolant flushed,
-New engine belts,
-New viscous fan hub fitted,
-New windscreen washer pump and hoses fitted,
-Idle-up cable cable replaced,
-Seperated, cleaned and greased all linkages.

To do:
-Check/replace brake pads,
-Replace engine mounts and engine shock absorber,
-Repair vacuum leaks,
-Get SLS system working correctly,
-Get drivers seat base repaired,
-Replace under bonnet lining
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I plan to keep it all stock, chip away at cleaning it up and just drive it. My daughters are fascinated by the winding windows and they have discovered the W123 Hazard light switch, which they keep getting in trouble for touching, haha! :snooty:
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Post by andy_w123 280E » Thu 18 May, 2017 6:20 pm

1981W123 wrote:Here's my recently purchased 1981 230E
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Post by nea100 » Fri 26 May, 2017 11:23 pm

Hello Everyone,

Here is my 1984 280CE, which I have had for just over a year now and has been a great ongoing project. Previously owned by an elderly gentleman who was seemingly dependant on various workshops to maintain it to a driveable standard for him. The body and paintwork are in quite good condition and has come up well with a good polish, however the cream interior was very marked and needed a good cleaning - many thanks to my wife!

Although it had a roadworthy certificate I found the brake pads were worn right down, the drive shaft boots were in pieces, the steering box play was scary, and the fuse box was from Chernobyl. On the plus side it had new tyres, a reconditioned gearbox and no oil leaks and no funny noises.

All these and a number of other things have been fixed and there are still quite a few "to do" items. Someone has "rewired" the A/C - so who knows what is going on there with those extra fuses and relays but I will get it sorted before next summer, I will.

This however is a very nice car to drive and quite rewarding to work on, as each job improves the standard of the car just that little bit more. The good thing about the W123s is the great source of information on the model and availability of parts either new or secondhand from almost any country in the world.

Looking forward to getting it just right.

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Post by Tony From West Oz » Sat 27 May, 2017 12:35 am

Nice looking car. Keep up the good work.
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Blue one, 1979 280ce 4 speed auto.
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Post by tsharkey » Sat 03 Jun, 2017 9:14 am

Great examples - You need a wagon to complete the set !
W123 1981 300TD - Family Kid mover
W202 1998 C250D Factory OM605A Turbo - Partner's daily driver
W123 1982 300CD Retro fitted OM617A Turbo - Mine
W123 1984 300TD 5 Speed Manual, to teach the kids how to drive
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Post by mathuisella » Sat 03 Jun, 2017 3:08 pm

tsharkey wrote:Great examples - You need a wagon to complete the set !


haha my mate a few suburbs away has a w123 wagon that's in 8/10 condition......

but sadly i sold the 4 door so a "set" shot is not not possible :(

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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

Post by dejanstoj » Sat 01 Jul, 2017 12:04 pm

Hi All,

Recently purchased a very clean 1982 230e in very good condition and well looked after 1 owner car that sat in and out of storage for many years.

Only 163,000kms on the clock and little to minimal rust!

All standard except for being lowered and some white walls

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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

Post by DirtyFingernails » Sat 01 Jul, 2017 11:17 pm

dejanstoj wrote:Hi All,

Recently purchased a very clean 1982 230e in very good condition and well looked after 1 owner car that sat in and out of storage for many years.

Only 163,000kms on the clock and little to minimal rust!

All standard except for being lowered and some white walls
Looks good mate, the right colour too! :laughing6:
Cheers,
Dan

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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

Post by metrofarm » Sat 09 Sep, 2017 2:50 pm

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My 81 230e. Previously 4hecksakes. After sitting under the carport for a couple of years and only being turned over and run down the driveway every so often it's now in it at the mechanics' getting a little TLC. In particular it's getting some brake work done as I think the callipers might need rebuilding (the fronts erratically jam on after heavy braking). I've replaced hoses and done fluid change to no effect and am a bit time poor these days so off to the local mechanics.

In the next holidays I'm going to break out the MIG and repair the rust in the doors and try and chase down the failure point in the central locking. I've previously repaired the front LHS fender and replaced the front RHS side fender (with a matching red panel from a You Pull It!)
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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

Post by 3DB » Wed 08 Nov, 2017 4:46 pm

The Jackarandas are particularly spectacular in Sydney at the moment so I did a 'Beauty and the Beast' photoshoot with my iPhone
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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

Post by mathuisella » Sun 12 Nov, 2017 1:05 am

3DB, that's a nice ride you have there :)

The wheels, i'm not too sure on myself. But it it works for you :)

When i popped by yours in Sydney i had the champagne coloured w123 sedan. Now i have this one :)
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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

Post by 3DB » Sun 12 Nov, 2017 7:34 pm

Mathuisella - I like the red sedan. Didn't you also have a coupe in the middle somewhere too?
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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

Post by W123fan » Mon 13 Nov, 2017 11:38 pm

Sensational W123. Congratulations

ITHELIVING wrote:
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Some pics post-detail: Done by 'Reflection Perfection' in Melbourne.

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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride

Post by mathuisella » Tue 14 Nov, 2017 2:14 am

3DB wrote:
Sun 12 Nov, 2017 7:34 pm
Mathuisella - I like the red sedan. Didn't you also have a coupe in the middle somewhere too?
Yes, this one :)

1979 280ce. It was simply too expensive for me to fill the tank as often as it wanted...
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Re: Star Shots! - Show us your Ride good lookingwooden steering wheel in the yellow car what brand model size is it Che

Post by nathanr » Wed 15 Nov, 2017 7:43 pm

Onkel-Benz wrote:
Sun 21 Mar, 2010 7:22 am
My white 200 -85 and my yellow 280E -77.

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