Hope you are all keeping safe at this moment.
I want to change the Mercland website for a number of reasons. Mainly SEO which is above my head but my current supplier isnt doing me justice in this department.
Anyway, im torn between two providers.
Ill keep it simple, please could...
A few years ago I noticed some tiny pimples in the paint.
After showing our bodyshop it was confirmed that this is caused by trapped moisture in the paint.
I hadnt had the car fully painted in my ownership so it was from a long time ago.
This year we decided to tackle it. We were hoping it...
Mercedes C350 CDI AMG Sport Saloon Automatic BlueEfficiency
• Registered 26th March 2010 – 10 Reg
• Three Owners From New
• 62,059 miles only with Full Mercedes Service History (see below)
• 3.0 Litre V6 Turbo...
Here we go again… Some say it’s the V power running through my veins, some say stress causes irrational behaviour… My wife says I have an irreparable genetic condition.
Whatever it is, I get an idea and I cannot rest until its done with.
After the completion of the W123 manual 560 project...
Mercedes C220 CDI Sport Saloon BlueEfficiency Automatic
• Registered 24th September 2009 – 59 Reg
• 81,672 miles only with Full Mercedes Dealer Service History (see below)
• 2.1 Litre Turbo Diesel Engine –...
Not having much time over the last couple years, I haven’t posted much about what I’ve been up to.
Work, is the boring answer, it has been extremely busy here at Mercland.
Here is one project that has been ongoing since 2013.
I know my W123 is marmite… it’s fun though...
We only have a full day Sat, Sun and half Day Monday. Staying in a place called Sainte Maxime which is near St Tropez.
We have two kids and are hiring a Mini convertible. Thinking drive to monaco for one of the days and the other day spend in St Tropez which is...
The W123 series was my first exposure to Mercedes. We have had one all throughout my upbringing.
I had a 280CE coupe until a few years back.. Lord knows what possessed me to sell it... Space was the reason at the time I recall, but I really miss it.
It was a lovely 59K mile example...
Take one G Wagen
Remove all trims
Make a list of all parts less than perfect and order from Mercedes.
Replace all rubber items such as window seals, door seals etc.
Warn credit card company of impending meltdown.
Remove Interior and take to your favourite trimmer.
I am looking into the possibility of having Segway Taster sessions at the GTG to add some fun to the day.
There would be a track set up and everyone could have a go.
Its quite expensive so wanted to check if people would be up for having a go?
We would ask for a token donation of £5...
Just had to get this one off my chest.
Busy day planned for today.
Came in.. switched on PC.. Windows Update.. Gets stuck at 15%...
Cannot update, reverting.
Stuck on this for over an hour.
Restart PC... gets stuck on a black screen.
Works in safe mode but cant do anything I need to do...
I have just completed a brake upgrade to my W124 500E.
Just in case anyone is interested, I went for the R129 Silver Arrows setup which has 334mm drilled and vented discs at the front and 300mm drilled and vented at the rear. Brembo calipers, OEM Mercedes Silver Arrows but refurbished as...
I sold my short wheel base crazy 560 engined G wagen last year and have been looking for a LWB 500 since... They have simply been too expensive and then one came up... Not my first choice of colour but everything else was perfect.
My Old one:
My New One as I bought it:
New wheels and...
Just wanted to post a thread to avoid future confusion.
Our company is of course Mercland Ltd and we own the name Mercland.com
In the past we have had lots of confusion over another company called Morgana Management who used to specialise in breaking Mercedes and selling...
Well I just completed mine and randomly came across this fantastic thread on the subject.
HOW-TO: M104 / W124 Top-End Rebuild
If anyone is contemplating it, this shows all the steps and all the parts required.
I thought I was prepared in terms of parts required but If I had seen...