just got a W116 280S from SA, no rust at all 100k on the clock 76 model, just registered it and told by DVLA this is the only one registered in the UK, probably in Europe also as a RHD, apparently only the 280SE was sold here.
anybody know any different, these were sold to SA and AUS...
This car has had 2 owners from new. It has a genuine 60,000 miles. It is generally in very nice condition throughout and just needs some TLC.
This 280 would benefit from some TLC to restore it back to its former glory. The paint has faded in some areas and there are...
Interested to hear peoples opinions on this.
Personally I love it, it's stunning and incredibly well finished.
I aspire to build something similar myself. I love the simplicity...
Regrettably, we are having to put up forsale our ex-diplomat LHD 1963 280S W108 which has recently been completely restored (externally) no rust and resprayed. Around £6k spent on her since ownership, she needs a new good home :( :( :(
Selling due to redundancy, we had planned to completely...
Item: 1971 MERCEDES 280S AUTOMATIC
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Hi Guys thought I would share this with you, I was out to lunch in Fremantle today and I came across this:
Anyway I got talking to a few other admirers and in the street next to us was a street entertainer playing the pipes, but modern stuff not like the dirge you usually get...
She's finally complete! :bannana::bannana::bannana: (apart from the front fogs and the stacked headlights which did not fit?!?)
Come along way from when work started on her:
Visit the Restoration thread following her progress from banger to beauty HERE
Her very own...
Can anyone help me i bought a classic becker radio for my w108 280s and i dont know how to fit it.It has a wire with a five pin plug on the end of it does anybody know where this goes.All advice welcome.
Here is our families 1969 W108 280S Automatic, her name is 'Blanche'
Left Hand Drive, and it has a somewhat intresting past.
Having starting its life in on German Roads, it was used by the Jordanian Embassy to transport various digitaries for many years (note the OEM front flag pole ) It...
Here is my brothers 1969 W108 280S.
LHD, it was imported to England in 1981 after starting its life in Germany then being used by Jordan's Embassy for many years (note front flag pole :)). Huge paperwork history (think 2x phone books)
It runs perfectly well & even has an electronic start...
My brother has just bought this beatuy:
Shes a 1969 280S LHD and an ex-dipomat car. - Check flag holder aswell!
Huge history, was on royal duty in Jordan for a while, then ending up in the UK in 1981. (All documented in the SH - including orignal owners...
I was hoping if anyone could give me some information regarding valve clearance on this classic Car.
Overhaul of the fuel system.
Any Ideas or experience to share.
What is the right timing for the engine in corrospondence to the pointer and the Front pulley. is it 0 or to advance or retard...