W115 Ute Project starts ...

1968 - 1976: 220, 220D, 230, 230.4, 230.6, 240D, 250, 250C, 250CE, 280, 280E, 280CE, 300D
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Re: W115 Ute Project starts ...

Post by Tony From West Oz » Wed 30 May, 2018 10:11 pm

T-Modell wrote:
Wed 30 May, 2018 3:33 pm
AMG wrote:
Wed 30 May, 2018 10:03 am
The more I look at the ute, the more it seems to have really good bones. It must have been relatively well cared for, considering the environment it lived in.
This is not the ute; it's the body-donor car, coming from California ... the ute is crap.
Thomas
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Have you found someone to build you a new W115 body yet?
Life is a journey, with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy.

'83 W123 300D 325000km (Wife's car Josephine - sold).
'84 W123 300D replaced good OM617 912 with OM617 952 and enjoyed having good acceleration for the first time since first driving a 300D in 2002 - became engine and trans donor for 300CD Turbodiesel conversion. Now parted out.
'86 W124 300D sold (Wife's old car - sold )
'85 W123 300CD, 275 000km (Fatmobile) rebuilt turbodiesel from previous Fatmobile transplanted into 280CE (SOLD)
'99 W202 C250 Turbodiesel (my darling Wife's car - Sold)
'98 W202 C250 Turbodiesel (my car - Sold)
'06 Ssanyong Musso Crew Cab 2WD Ute (OM662 diesel and Auto Transmission)

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Re: W115 Ute Project starts ...

Post by T-Modell » Wed 30 May, 2018 11:38 pm

Hi Tony,

the California sedan is the body donor; this car and the ute will be combined to ONE car, the Pick-Up. Together with the R107 motor/drivetrain/axle donor it will be a combination of three cars ...

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Thomas
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1967 W111 250SE Cabriolet, horizon blue
1973 W115 220D 5.0 Pick-Up Argentina, work in progress 2017/18/19
1986 R107 500SL, arctic white, the midlife crisis viagra replacement
2007 R171 SLK350, calcit white
2008 S211 E63T, calcit white, sleeper

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Re: W115 Ute Project starts ...

Post by AMG » Thu 14 Jun, 2018 9:41 am

T-Modell wrote:
Wed 30 May, 2018 3:33 pm
AMG wrote:
Wed 30 May, 2018 10:03 am
The more I look at the ute, the more it seems to have really good bones. It must have been relatively well cared for, considering the environment it lived in.
This is not the ute; it's the body-donor car, coming from California ... the ute is crap.
Thomas
:laughing6: :laughing6: :laughing6:
All those engine bay pics, I thought it was the ute... :Doh:
Current:
1987 560SL 4sp. auto Signalrot "Stella"
1987 190E 2.3-16 5sp. man. Blauschwarz "Hermann"
1992 300CE-24 6sp. man. Perlblau / Iceblau "Gretel"
1992 Range Rover Classic 4sp auto Ardennes Green "Oswald"
2012 E63 AMG Speedshift MCT Diamantweiß "Klaus"
Previous:
1986 560SEL Anthracitgrau "Schultz" - In Mercedes Heaven
1987 190E 2.6 4sp. auto Signalrot "Sabine" - which now resides/owns Andrew M's Garage
1972 350SLC Astralsilber "Lurch" - now in the loving care of Craig B
1989 2.5-16 Blauschwarz 4sp. auto (parted) formerly owned by Derek/Hasan.
2012 Renault Sport Megane RS265 Trophy 8:08 6 sp. man. Liquid Yellow "Jean Rédélé"

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Re: W115 Ute Project starts ...

Post by T-Modell » Sun 17 Jun, 2018 10:27 pm

Hi down under,
still extremely busy with work ... but first things first ;-) … by accident - similar to above - I found another BRAND NEW, untouched MB Quart Loudspeaker system on Ebay. Instead of a 16cm bass it has a 20cm one and the state-of-the-art-of-the-time titan tweeter was part of it.

I could acutally make it fit into the door (lost a bit more metal though) and I could even fit the 20cm bass in the foot room … Did I mention, that with another auction I also got a brand new MB Quart 25cm Subwoofer :laughing6: :laughing6:

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Regards
Thomas
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1967 W111 250SE Cabriolet, horizon blue
1973 W115 220D 5.0 Pick-Up Argentina, work in progress 2017/18/19
1986 R107 500SL, arctic white, the midlife crisis viagra replacement
2007 R171 SLK350, calcit white
2008 S211 E63T, calcit white, sleeper

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