W116 Gallery


Engine Photos - 1977 280SE USA

Photos of engine and parts
Engine images and a mystery source for an oil leak...

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front corner wing cut away front inner sill front wing cut off inner sill~0 new sill on drivers side front door shut new sill on drivers side front end new sill on drivers side front new sill on drivers side rear doorshut new sill on drivers side rear jacking point new sill on drivers side rear new sill on drivers side remains of cut off front wing rot under front wing rusty chasis leg rusty rear sill end passenger side rusy rear jacking point side view wing cut away
Arman's '74 450SEL

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TJ 450's Red 280SE

engine bay prepared engine cleaned 2 engine cleaned engine in situ old removed
A/C Problem

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sump guard

photos of W116 sump guard

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TJ 450's 6.9 project.

Pictures of various mechanical repairs, etc.

126 Rear 1 126 SLS Struts 126 Spheres 350SE 380 M116 Dist 560 brakes Almost done Bore Clutch Discs Com[ressing Dizzy Done EPCIMG EPCIMG2 Exhaust Insertion Tool Installed P1030427 Park Brake 1 Park Brake 3 Park brake 2 Piston Lip Seal Pump 1 Pump 2 Situation K1 Special tool Spoiler Repair Springs Stator Shafts Stator TC TC2 TJ's regulator brushes Trans Seal Kit female component front pump heater hose, 6.9 options seat belt 1
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > A/C Compressor

A6 Compressor Removed Bracket Yuck engine-RHS 2 engine-RHS engine-front no compressor 2 no compressor1 water jacket
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Prop. Shaft

Centre Support New Centreing Sleeve Original Rear CS Sleeve Tailshaft 1 centre spline tailshaft 1
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Rear Strut Investigation

Pulling apart a Rear Strut

Bodgey Bros. Cylinder Piston-Lower Piston-Shaft-2 Piston-Shaft Piston-Upper Upper Cap and Orifice
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > w126

TJ 450's 6.9 project. > garage

P1040188 area under 1 under 1 under 2 under 2 under 3
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Rear Screen Seal

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TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Intermediate Style Steering Wheel

1977 intermediate steering wheel
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Misc

6.9 Front Accelerator pedal mount Floor LH Starter Aperture M100 front P1000867 P1000868 Pedal Removal ac compressor damper removal flywheel lock head bolt 2 head bolt seal removed sump hoses thermo housing
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Timing Chain

2.5 Degrees About to Join Almost Done Attachment Connected - Closeup Done LHS Mark Link Removal Old RHS Mark parts tensioner rail tensioner valve train
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Pics 10-7-2009

Booster + MC Engine Bay Strut Hose Tensioner Flange 2 Tensioner Flange 3 Tensioner Flange1 Tensioner W126 Brakes
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Rear Subframe/Final Drive

6.9 Down Assy1 CV Boots CV Boots Centre1 Centre2 Diff and Half Shafts Dissassy1 Half Shafts Krchr Rear Subframe - 1 Subframe - 2 Subframe 1 Subframe 2 Subframe etc W126-1 W126-2 W126-3 caliper-rear-1 caliper-rear-2 caliper-rear-3 on bench on bench2 on bench3 onbench4 onbench5 v-member vehicle vehicle2
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission

450 Base 450 Int 2 450 Int 6.9 Base 6.9 int Bearing Components Cleaned Int Shafts 2 Int Shafts K1 Oil Distribution Plate dirty Shaft 1 Shaft 2 Shafts Stator 1 Stator 2 Stator Close Stator Front Stator Rear TC Bolt holes Torque Converter bands engine bay front shaft trans
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission > Clutch K1

TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission > Valve Body

Data Card Dist Plate Extra Ball and Spring Maint Book Piece Pre Delivery Valve Body Markings 2 Valve Body Markings Valve Body
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission > Engine removal and installation

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TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission > Clutch K2

Clutch K2

K2 Components K2 Start New Friction Discs New Oil Sealing Rings 2 New Oil Sealing Rings 3 New Oil Sealing Rings 4 New Oil Sealing rings Roller Clutch Voila
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission > Assembly

1 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 2 20 21 22 23 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Lip Seal Installed Modulator Vacuum Unit Sealed Again 1 Thrust Bodies Installed
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission > Practice Valve Body

BH with Plate Balls Seated Bottom Housing placement Check Valve PP Complete inverted Dist Plate SV Bottom placed Top - Placement
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission > Gear Assembly

Gear Assembly

Complete Front Bearings Front Shaft Front Shafts H Shaft Circlip Hollow Shaft Int Shaft Inst 2 Int Shaft Inst Int Shaft Rear Intermediate Shaft K1 Inst 2 K1 Inst Output Shaft Assy Output Shaft Pl Ca Inst Planet Carrier Planet Set Sun Gear
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Paint Job Prep

bonnet 1 boot 1 door 1 door 2 sunroof
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Other

Aux Pump Booster Removed Exh Removed Front Seats LH Manifold Leak 1 Oel Reservoir Pinion Seal Rear Seat Removed SOme Parts Shaft Some Parts 2 Trans Out 2 Trans Out 3 Trans Out Tunnel Rear UJ balancer 1 balancer 2 belts-2 crankcase cover removed new seal 2 new seal parts parts wrench
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Windscreen

Anodized Installed Installed Old Removed Rust Seal 1 Seal 2 mastic wscreen wscreen2 wscreen3 wscreen4 wscreenseal
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Interior


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TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Steering Intermediate Arm Bushes

Components Installed
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Seat Springs, early. Not South African!

1 2 seat1 seat2 seat3
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Struts

Bellows LH Strut Removed RH Sphere position Rear Struts Struts Struts Under wheel arch Upper Mount
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Transmission Mount

Flex Disc 2 Flex Disc Old Mount Closeup Old vs New
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Continuation of Paint Job

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TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Intake Manifold

#1#2 M100 Front M100 Side P1010404 P1010406 P1010407 P1010410 lower mfold detail mfold-1 removed 1 upper
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Doors and Windows

Check Strap Driver's Door 1 Greased 1 Greased 2 Handle 1 Regulator Reinstalled
TJ 450's 6.9 project. > Water Pump Replacement

In Place 1 P1010104 Stuff crankshaft seal in place 2 pump thermo housing
Chris M's AMG 6.9 Restoration Project

I thought I'd post photos of 6.9 project from purchase last year through to its full restoration. I hope to have it completed by September 2006.

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Sunroof Cable and Tube

Close ups of a broken tube under the roof

Cable Separated Cable disappearing into tube Cable retracting per usual Close up of tubing end Closeup of cable exiting panel tubing View from under sunroof panel View of tubing disappearing over rear window
Rear end

donor car?
uk ebay wreck

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Ryan's wheel projects

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Goodies bought from AutohausAZ

R107 door seal 30Jun07a R107 door seal 30Jun07b R107 door seal 30Jun07c R107 door seal 30Jun07d W116 trunk seal 30Jun07c W140 grille bars 30Jun07b

1977 280se icon gold oliveoyls w116
All pics of oliveoyl's car.


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TJ 450's Red 280SE


280SE1 280SE2 280SE3 280SE4 280SE5 280se6

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Andy_photos > seat brown mb tx


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South African 6.9 under consideration for purchase

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Home Made rotisserie 6.9

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Rotisserie > Finnie

AA009A (2) AA011A AA017A (2) AA021A (2) AA030A (2) AA031A Finnie Front front side full front
Rotisserie > Hoist

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Rotisserie > Start of Restoration

Bonnet cable hole Rubber now gone Ulgy old Sill repairs Under left rear guard
Rusty Brown 6.9

Repair shots

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Ken's pics

Benz related photos

450 se under a tarp 6.9 in storage 6.9 lives under the verandah After a wash Cam chain Car as bought Chance encounter at the post office Clean car Engine bay needs a clean Front view Grille right Grille Interior New wheels No rust in sunroof frame!! Polished chrome Rear closeup Rear seat Right cam - good lobes
Operation "Von Cammandant"

Picture diary of the transplant
This will be the picture diary of the engine transplant / restoration of 2 1978 450SEL's into 1 SUPER 450SEL! This machine will be known as... "Von Cammandant"

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TJ's 280S Project

2801 2802 2803 2804 280S on wheels 280fr shock Rear 1 Rear 2 Rear 3 Rear 4 X yoke 3 X yoke all removed assy cons eng lhs eng rhs for the forum front left front lower 1 front lower rear front right half shaft lem mount 1 mount 2 on the way out pan rear 6 rear end red remov remov2 removal removal2 rev sw 2 rev sw sachs separated rear bush t arm 1 t arm 2 t arm 3 tshaft under front under rear x yoke 2 xyoke
Rear Seat

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finding the ratio of your diff

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'77 280SE Aus Milan Brown

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Fog Machine Leak Detector

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Littlefin's 280se

photos of bodywork restoration
Restoring an original W116 280SE in the UK

Rear Subframe Underneath the rear of the car Rear Subframe Underneath the car Rear subframe mount On the ramp IMG_0205 IMG_0220 IMG_0221 IMG_0224 Left Front closeup Outer Sill removed - Left Hand Side Left Rear closeup Right Front closeup - note rusted-off corner of wing Outer Sill removed - Right Hand Side Right Rear closeup OSR Wheel Arch (Right Hand Rear) Right Hand chassis leg repair Left Hand rear chassis leg repair
Shots of the Weird switch thing

As the title says
You tell me?

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Neglected M100 found in a field near Pretoria

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6.9 sill replacement

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James's 450SEL

What's that button for in front of the hazard warning light button ?


back right sill end front left sill end front right sill end left sill rear inner sill rear left arch rear right arch right sill sill end plate

motec 6.9 on flat bed truck on way to workshop

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motec6.9 > motec6.9

motec6.9 on flat bed truck on way to workshop


The "Goldilocks" restoration project

Original data card So the story begins
AMG Front spoiler install

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IMG_0041 bay just before the lift on crane shes a bit dirty
1976 350se euro engine photos and diags

2010-10-07 20.31.43 2010-10-07 20.32.09 2010-10-07 20.32.34 P1010119 Vacuum Pipes copy rear
1976 350se euro engine photos and diags > Preasure Tester

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1976 350se euro engine photos and diags > Timing After New Cam Chain

Timing After New Cam Chain

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1976 350se euro engine photos and diags > Stereo

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1976 350se euro engine photos and diags > throttle


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1976 350se euro engine photos and diags > Cam Chain

Photos of cam chain at 150,000 miles

Bit Slack here Split Pin left cam (cyl 1-4) timing left cam (cyl 1-4) right cam (cyl 5-8) timing right cam (cyl 5-8)
350se ht leads

2011-06-28 12.56.19 2011-06-28 12.56.27 2011-06-28 12.56.36

1116011037 116 amg wheels compressed 1263202489 2011-07-27 18.43.33 2011-08-21 22.31.44 2011-08-21 23.10.24 AMG center cap AMG steering wheel DSC_1996 DSC_2013 IMG00038-20100618-1304 IMGA0001 IMGA0002 IMGA0003 IMGA0004 IMGA0005 IMGA0006 IMGA0007 IMGA0008 IMGA0009 IMGA0010 IMGA0011 Level control system Level control system Picture 001 Picture 002 Picture 003 Picture 004 Picture 005 Picture 006 Picture 007 Picture 008 Picture 009 Picture 210 Picture 211 Picture 212 Picture 213 Recaro%20Manual%20cloth SCAN0032 SCAN0035 SCAN0036 amg airbox amg catalog 123 silver amg center cap 2 m110 block heater m110 intake boot untitled w116amg6
MB_Mike > Rust and Rot

MB_Mike > oris hitch

117 Timing Chain Replacement

Procedures to replace Chain and sliders

10 degrees ATDC Ancillaries need stripping Completed Job Completed RH Cam Feeding in new chain from Box Left hand cam tower showing ATDC Necessary Supplies New Chain Link New and old Sprocket and slider New chain joined with old masterlink Old slider - new slider Pulling Slider Pins RH Cam - timing marks aligned Radiator removed


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Images > fabric

6.9 cooling system upgrade

nothing to see here
6.9 custom aluminium radiator

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szyki's 6.9 project

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parcel nets

parcel net 280SE parcel net 6point9
6.9 sunroof problems

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Operating heater valve with a servo

Stamp Servo
Door Lock Mechanism

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Front pump Housing Pump is out Tranny
280SE Wreck

Wrecking 280SE

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Restoring 450SE

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Restoring 450SE > Outside Temperature Gauge

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AMG engine tuneup

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Leatherique Restoration

Before and After
I decided to have a go at redyeing my balck leather and filling cracks etc with all the Leatherique Products; I'll add photos as I go; Here are BEFORE photos; I've just spent 1hr so far adding the REJUVENATOR to all seats (used a spary bottle and sponge)

Rear seat - drivers side Drivers side bolster worn Passenger seat Driver's seat - side bolster cracks Passenger seat showing wear and recolouring needed IMG_0431 IMG_0433 IMG_0434 IMG_0438
Stereo Install

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fuel filter change

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M110 water pump, thermostat and crank oil seal

M110_ crank seal_001_preparation M110_ crank seal_002_preparation M110_ crank seal_003_preparation M110_ crank seal_004_cleaned M110_ crank seal_005_pulling balancer drive M110_ crank seal_006_pulling balancer drive M110_ crank seal_007_seal and spacer removed M110_ crank seal_009_pitted spacer ring M110_ crank seal_011_new seal and spacer ring M110_ crank seal_012_new crown nut and washers M110_ crank seal_013_800Nm torque wrench M110_ crank seal_014_torqueing crown bolt M110_ thermostat_ 001_pipes removed M110_ thermostat_ 002_pipes removed M110_ thermostat_ 003_old hose M110_ thermostat_ 004_old hoses M110_ thermostat_ 005_new hose M110_ thermostat_ 006_reassembled M110_ thermostat_ 007_reassembled M110_ waterpump_001_preparation M110_ waterpump_002_banjo connector M110_ waterpump_003_new and old pumps M110_ waterpump_004_prepared gasket faces
Tow Bar

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Owner's Manual:Euro D-Jetronic

Owner's Manual:Euro D-Jetronic
Owner's Manual:Euro D-Jetronic

Front cover Page 1 (Title page) Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 3 (Preamble, page 2 = blank) Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 4 Page 41 (Page 40 = Blank) Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 47 (Page 46 = Blank) Page 48 Page 49 Page 5 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 7 (page 6 = blank) Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 8 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 86 (Page 85 = Blank) Page 88 (Page 87 = Blank Page 9 Rear Cover
Adam's 1977 6.9

C1 C2 C3 SA1 T1 T2 wedcar
Adam's 1977 6.9 > rubbers

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Adam's 1977 6.9 > restoration2_001

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Adam's 1977 6.9 > goodwood2011

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Adam's 1977 6.9 > ATF_leak

Adam's 1977 6.9 > Parts Car

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Adam's 1977 6.9 > showoff2

Adam's 1977 6.9 > nearlyfinished

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Adam's 1977 6.9 > showoff

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Adam's 1977 6.9 > Dash from the parts car - for sale

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Water Leak

2011-06-15 18.37.03 2011-06-15 18.37.11 2011-06-15 18.38.38

Repair work

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oscar's > tacho and clock

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oscar's > door mould vacuum element removal

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oscar's > manifold pressure sensor

oscar's > speedobits

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oscar's > BMW Solex manual

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oscar's > AC

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oscar's > AC > manifold gauge, hoses and fittings

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oscar's > vacuum advance

vac adv & vreg (1) vac adv & vreg (2) vac adv & vreg
oscar's > alternator

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oscar's > centre console

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oscar's > Jacked Up

Where to put jack stands

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oscar's > rotor and cap

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oscar's > cause of cabin leak

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oscar's > grill badge

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oscar's > Cable Oiler

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oscar's > Mirrors

mirrors (2) (Medium) mirrors (3) (Medium) mirrors (4) (Medium) mirrors (5) (Medium) mirrors (6) (Medium) mirrors (7) (Medium) mirrors (8) (Medium) mirrors (9) (Medium)
oscar's > wheels

IMGP2895 jawa jw wheels (1) jw wheels
oscar's > switch lighting

switch (1) switch (2) switch (3) switch (4) switch (5) switch
oscar's > front speaker holes

P8200299 (Large) P8200300 (Large)
oscar's > suspension pump

09042008290 [640x480] [Desktop Resolution] 09042008292 [640x480] susppump (10) susppump (11) susppump (12) susppump (13) susppump (14) susppump (15) susppump (16) susppump (1) susppump (2) susppump (3) susppump (4) susppump (5) susppump (6) susppump (7)a susppump (8) susppump (9) susppump
oscar's > idle speed control screw assembly

IMGP2052 (Medium) IMGP2053 (Medium) IMGP2055 (Medium) IMGP2056 (Medium) IMGP2057 (Medium) IMGP2059 (Medium) IMGP2060 (Medium) IMGP2061 (Medium)
oscar's > 280S

IMGA0019 (Medium) IMGA0020 (Medium) IMGP1236 (Large) IMGP1236 (Large)a IMGP1251 (Medium) IMGP1252 (Medium) IMGP1253 (Medium) IMGP1254 (Medium) IMGP1256 (Medium) IMGP1257 (Medium) IMGP1258 (Medium) IMGP1259 (Medium) IMGP1260 (Medium) IMGP1261 (Medium) IMGP1262 (Medium) IMGP1263 (Medium) IMGP1265 (Medium) IMGP1526 (Medium) IMGP1527 (Medium) IMGP1528 (Medium) IMGP1533 (Medium) IMGP1536 (Medium) IMGP1537 (Medium) IMGP3132 (Small) IMGP3133 (Small) IMGP3288 (Large) IMGP3290 (Large) IMGP3291 (Large) IMGP3292 (Large) IMGP3293 (Large) IMGP3296 (Large)

P8180287 (Large) P8180288 (Large) P8180289 (Large) P8180290 (Large) P8180291 (Large) P8180292 (Large) P8180293 (Large)
oscar's > miscellaneous

9852564 14046868 126 flexdisc 126driveshaft IMGA0037 (Medium) IMGA0039 (Medium) IMGP2574 (Large) IMGP2732 (Small) IMGP2732a (Small) IMGP3130 (Small) IMGP3131 (Small) IMGP3318 (Medium) IMGP3386 (Large) IMGP4105 (Large) IMGP4107 (Large) IMGP4108 (Large) IMGP4112 (Large) Untitled-1 boschinj enlarge gear changes (1) gear changes (2) gear changes (3) gear changes gear limits (1) gear limits (2) gear limits (3) gear limits interiorlightswitch (1) interiorlightswitch m110carb m110fi mb115589426300b mb115589426300c mexicoamp mexicoamp1 (1) mexicoamp1
oscar's > miscellaneous > knee pad clips

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oscar's > miscellaneous > floor mats

20062007107 20062007108 merc rubber mats
oscar's > refinishing zebrano trim

IMGP0811 (Medium) IMGP0816 (Medium) IMGP0821 (Medium) IMGP0822 (Medium) IMGP0823 (Medium) IMGP0824 (Medium) IMGP0825 (Medium) IMGP0826 (Medium) IMGP0827 (Medium) IMGP1510 (Medium) IMGP1511 (Medium) IMGP1512 (Medium) IMGP1513 (Medium) IMGP1514 (Medium) IMGP1515 (Medium) IMGP1516 (Medium) IMGP1517 (Medium) IMGP1519 (Medium) IMGP1520 (Medium)
oscar's > Parks' Method of Refinishing Timber

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oscar's > Parks' Method of Refinishing Timber > upholstery

upholstery picture 1
oscar's > Height Adjustment Handle Replacement

seat height adjustment handle (1)rs seat height adjustment handle (2)rs seat height adjustment handle (3)rs seat height adjustment handle (4)rs seat height adjustment handle (5)rs seat height adjustment handle (6)rs seat height adjustment handleb
oscar's > sphere

IMGP4184 (Large) IMGP4186 (Large) IMGP4187 (Large) IMGP4188 (Large) IMGP4190 (Large) IMGP4192 (Large) IMGP4193 (Large)
oscar's > strut

IMGP4239 (Large) IMGP4240 (Large) IMGP4241 (Large) IMGP4243 (Large) IMGP4244 (Large) IMGP4246 (Large) IMGP4247 (Large) IMGP4249 (Large) IMGP4250 (Large) IMGP4251 (Large) IMGP4252 (Large) IMGP4253 (Large) IMGP4254 (Large) IMGP4255 (Large) IMGP4256 (Large) IMGP4257 (Large) IMGP4258 (Large) IMGP4259 (Large) IMGP4260 (Large) IMGP4261 (Large) IMGP4262 (Large) IMGP4263 (Large) strutc (12) strutc (13) strutc (15) strutc (16) strutc (1) strutc (20) strutc (3) strutc (4) strutc (5) strutc (6) strutc (8) strutc
oscar's > brakes

oscar's > brakes > reservoir sensors

IMGP2739 (Large) IMGP2740 (Large) IMGP2742 (Large)
oscar's > steering wheels

IMGP1526 (Medium) IMGP1527 (Medium) IMGP1533 (Medium) IMGP1536 (Medium)
oscar's > Brakes

IMGP5626 [800x600] IMGP5628 [800x600] IMGP5629 [800x600] IMGP5630 [800x600] IMGP5631 [800x600] IMGP5632 [800x600] IMGP5634 [800x600] IMGP5635 [800x600] IMGP5636 [800x600] IMGP5638 [800x600] IMGP5641 [800x600] IMGP5642 [800x600] IMGP5645 [800x600] IMGP5646 [800x600] IMGP5647 [800x600] IMGP5649 [800x600] IMGP5651 [800x600] IMGP5654 [800x600] IMGP5655 [800x600] IMGP5657 [800x600] IMGP5662 [800x600] IMGP5664 (Medium) IMGP5665 (Medium) IMGP5666 (Medium) IMGP5667 (Medium) IMGP5668 (Medium) IMGP5669 (Medium) IMGP5670 (Medium) IMGP5671 (Medium) IMGP5672 (Medium)
oscar's > BECKER Monza Ipod install

Becker Monza Ipod (29) (Large) Becker Monza Ipod (38) (Large) Becker Monza Ipod (41) (Large) Becker Monza Ipod (42) (Large) Becker Monza Ipod (47) (Large) Becker Monza Ipod (48) (Large) Becker Monza Ipod (49) (Large) Becker Monza Ipod (52) (Large) Becker Monza Ipod (53) (Large) IMGP2074 (Large) IMGP2075 (Large) IMGP2076 (Large) IMGP2079 (Large) IMGP2081 (Large) IMGP2084 (Large) IMGP2086 (Large) IMGP2092 (Large) IMGP2093 (Large) IMGP2098 (Large) IMGP2099 (Large) IMGP2100 (Large) IMGP2101 (Large)
oscar's > BECKER Monza Ipod install > beckers

oscar's > BECKER Monza Ipod install > beckers

Becker Monza Ipod (49) (Large) (Small) becker3 faceplatelight (1) faceplatelight (3) faceplatelight (5) faceplatelight (6) faceplatelight
450SEL 5.0ltr

450SEL 5.0ltr

IMG_1437 (Medium) IMG_1438 (Medium) IMG_1439 (Medium) IMG_1440 (Medium) IMG_1441 (Medium)
6.9 suspension issues

6point9 strut lefta 6point9 strut leftb
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner)

Some pictures before, during and after Timing Chain replacement.

Cyl Hds Euro - Aus MBs Shafts Valve Guides Valves heat sheild heater box RH end heater box front valve
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > Engines

M117 Engines

bore corrosion engines 2 engines head corrosion m117 shed m117 tensioner
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > Rust Repairs

TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > General Pics

450-1 Attrocious Deposits 2 Attrocious Deposits DSCF0009 DSCF0014 DSCF0016 DSCF0017 DSCF0028 DSCF0032 DSCF0040 LH1 P1020733 The damage 1 boot seal 2 boot seal
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > SLS Valve Rebuild

SLS Valve Rebuild

SLS Valve-1 SLS Valve-2
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > New Cylinder Heads

New 2 New Valves New Old Damage Old vs. New Studs
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > FD/WUR

Aus Euro WUR on 450
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > HVAC Unit

450 dash P1030258 across as before cut area1 dash1 dash2 driver's elbow firewall repair floor area floor area2 floor area3 floor minus heater wiring
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > Rust Repairs

Rust 1 Rust 3 rust 2 welding
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > Cylinder Head Work

Block1 Block2 Camshaft Cave Cleaned 1 Cleaned 2 Corrosion Cylinder1 Disgusting Disgusting2 Head Bolts Head L Head R Head Removal1 Head Removal2 Head Removal3 LH Head Lubed valve stem Valves block cylinder3 engine1 head installed last manifolds manifolds2 ready studs valve gear valvegear1 wmanifolds1 wvalvecovers
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > Timing Chain Replacement

P1000653 P1000656 P1000663
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > Intake Refurbishment

After Front Close After Rear Close After Rear After Side 1 After Side After Top Before Rear Before Side Before Top P1010587 P1010589 P1010591 Parts Photo0003 Photo0008 Photo0009 Photo0013 Side + Parts
TJ 450's Perth Delivered 1979 450SEL. (now has new owner) > Tailshaft

Sleeve2 Support sleeve1
ultrasonic cleaning of plastic bits

before and after photos

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Cam's Prep Work

Prep work for the silver 450

116-Silver - Dash Pics 004-workbench 116-Silver - Dash Pics 005-2 different speedos 116-Silver - Dash Pics 006-apart 116-Silver - Dash Pics 007-where the workbench should be 116-Silver - Dash Pics 013-GUTTED 116-Silver - Dash Pics 017-inside dash 116-Silver - Dash Pics 019-whats this plug for 116-Silver - Dash Pics 020-heres where it plugs in 116-Silver - Dash Pics 022-whats this 116-Silver - Dash Pics 023-installed Driver Side Sills 1- 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 022 Driver Side Sills 2 - 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 022 Driver Side Sills 3 - 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 022 Driver Side Sills 4 - Rear Wheel Arch 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 022 Driver Side Sills 4 - Rear Wheel Arch2 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 022 Front view - 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 026 Frontal Shot 1 - 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 001 Frontal Shot 2(angle) - 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 001 New Wheel - 1 - 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 007 New Wheel - 2 - 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 007 Passenger Side Sills 1 - Back Wheel arch - 116-Silver - Disassemblement Pics 022 Pictures 185 Pictures 186 Pictures 187 Pictures 188
Arman's 1974 450SEL

Bits & pieces

IMGP2290_1 IMGP2292_1
solex to holley

holley conversion 280s

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Air Cleaner Images

Air Cleaner, Intake, Scoop, etc.
Images of air cleaners, intakes, scoops, positioning, etc.

7bb3_12 Air Cleaner Diagram
Service and repair of gearbox contactor unit

W116_gearbox switch_001_selector anot W116_gearbox switch_002_switch drive anot W116_gearbox switch_003_rivets drilled out W116_gearbox switch_004_position P anot W116_gearbox switch_005_position R W116_gearbox switch_006_position N W116_gearbox switch_007_position DSL W116_gearbox switch_008_contactor cam W116_gearbox switch_009_wear in R contact P anot W116_gearbox switch_010_wear in cams anot W116_gearbox switch_011_wear in rockers anot
Mforcer's Restoration

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Mforcer's Restoration > New interior leather and carpets

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Casey's Garage

Pictures from the garage

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6.9 brake system overhaul

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ac stuff

pics of various ac components

ac accumulator 1 ac accumulator 2 accumulator from manual accumulator temp switch

Good lock IMG_0007 IMG_0008 bad lock merc goulb 1 small
Mystery connector

What is this?

Charred wire Connector at end of the blue wire Engine at purchase Normal running temperature? Side on view of connector Temporary fix of temperature sensor Wire on manifold povotacholarge
Samuli's 280SE 1976

Images of recently purchased car and on some maintenance jobs

DSC04996 DSC05000 DSC05009 DSC05015 P1110055 P1110070 P1110071 P1110072 P1110074 P1110077 P1110080 P1110082 P1110096 engine-d-jet-tube
Hat Shelf Felt

Hat Shelf Felt
Hat Shelf Felt Strip

felt strip
M110 exhaust manifold troubles and solutions

The M110 exhaust manifold has some miserable problems. This is how I fixed them

280SE_ex_manifold_c 280SE_ex_manifold_d 280SE_ex_manifold_e 280SE_ex_manifold_f 280SE_ex_manifold_g

These are the pics that show my repairs for my 280 SEL. I painted it burgundy a few years back and chose to get it repsrayed with an Olive Green Color

Done! Finished one side Finished the other Good coat of urethane primer Repairs and bondo on doors base coat for the rear panels first coat of urethane olive green color installed the us bumpers parting out the front euro bumpers parting out the rear euro bumpers prep for first coating
Brake upgrade

RDA brake discs gold series

Craig B LPG 280

LPG conversion on 280s

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Power Steering

Ryan's process of 116024 steering box removal, overhaul, refitment and alignment and setup of the steering assembly
Ryan's process of 116024 steering box removal, overhaul, refitment and alignment and setup of the steering assembly

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W116 Vacuum Hoses

leaks in the vaccum system

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6.9 suspension repairs

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1979 450 SEL for sale

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Wiring diagram W116.020 280S 1975

Wiring diagram W116.020 280S 1975
Wiring diagram W116.020 280S 1975

Wiring diagram 280S 1975 - pg1.1 Wiring diagram 280S 1975 - pg2.1 Wiring diagram 280S 1975 - pg3
Keymar Warehouse

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280S in Thailand

Engine swap and general photos

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Photo-0071 Photo-0074 Photo-0075 $1000 at the dealership dreamer parts
6.9 engine vacuum connections

6point9 WUR 6point9 switchover valve 6point9 vac adv 6point9 vac takeoff 6point9 what
Tacho 101

Tacho 101

100mph Assembled plug Cleaning the instrument cluster Fuse Box Ignition module copy Ignition module New bulbs Plug and bushing pins Soldered bushings Upgraded fuses Washer Fluid Level part1 Washer Fluid Level part2
koan's bits

koan's bits > Engine Work

6.9 cylinder head
A few pictures related to 6.9 cylinder head removal for a valve grind

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koan's bits > Brown ebay 6.9

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koan's bits > 123 Smart Mirror install

GPS Mirror in a 123

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koan's bits > Suspension pump repair

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koan's bits > VDO Vacuum Cruise Control Actuator

VDO Vacuum Cruise Control Actuator
VDO Vacuum Cruise Control Actuator

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koan's bits > Tools

Home made tools and tool kit
Home made tools and supplied tool kit 6.9

Chainguide1 Chainguide2 Tool_Kit_6.9 ValeSpringCompressorDrawing ValveSpringCompressor1 ValveSpringCompressor2 ValveSpringCompressor3 ValveSpringCompressor4 ValveSpringCompressor5 bent 12 mm hex key tool in use tool in use
koan's bits > Becker Mexico External Input

Adding an external input to a Becker mexico

Picture 1 Top Picture 2 Boards Picture 3 Audio cables Picture 4 Front routing Picture 5 New cables Picture 6 Socket left view Picture 7 Socket right view Picture 8 Socket top view Picture 9 Face drilled Picture 10 Socket mounted Picture 11 Closeup socket Picture 12 Socket wiring diagram
koan's bits > Bosch Flasher Fix

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koan's bits > Misc

26-720_pg1 26-720_pg2 26-790_pg1 27_2_001_10 Air-Vac_Connections Air_vac_6.9 Antenna Antenna_mod AutoCooler1 AutoCooler2 Becker_bracket1 Becker_bracket2 Bosch_VReg Coasting_bypass_valve1 Coasting_bypass_valve2 Coasting_bypass_valve3 Cruise_Actuator2 DCP_0025B DCP_0027A DCP_3344 DCP_3346 DCP_3361 DCP_3403 DCP_3405 DCP_3424 DCP_3427 DCP_3476 Cold start and idle air valve DCP_3479 DCP_3515 DCP_3516 DCP_3517 DCP_3518 DCP_3520 DCP_4209A DCP_4211A HOSE1 HOSE2 HOSE3 HOSE4 HOSE6 IMG_0031 IMG_0032 Head Light Warning Buzzer (located on back of instrument cluster) IMG_0083A IMG_0094a IMG_0094a IMG_0115 IMG_0131 JayCar_UV_11273 Jaycar_ZR1324 M-B_Technical_Data_Jan_1980-217 M100_head_bolt_caution Mud-Flap-Girl Oil_Pan PUG_HVAC_BOARD PUG_SVS S01099600001.0051 Suspension_bush Switch Warmup_regs Webasto_123_diagram body chain_tensioner1 chain_tensioner2 img_0505 keys mb_plate partsthrottle seat_heater_circuit shaft spacer1 suspension_pump_section
Roof gutter rubber

Roof gutter rubber

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bonnet and front wing after paint boot lid and rear after paint drivers side after paint and reconstruction drivers side front wheel arch after paint drivers side rear wheel arch after paint new passenger side sill new rear wheel arch after paint shiny front after paint tidy front valance after paint
450SEL, armoured by Ernesto Pavesi S.p.a Milan Italia

restoring 450SEL


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Servo work

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6.9 steering box overhaul

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Electric window switch service

W116_window_switch_000_assembled W116_window_switch_001_internals W116_window_switch_002_contacts2 W116_window_switch_003_plunger W116_window_switch_004_lockout W116_window_switch_005_regreased
Chain Replacement

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my 1973 280S


Fuel sender unit Sealing cord
ckamila > Interior

CIMG0826 CIMG0827 CIMG1439
ckamila > Dash stuff

AC FSM 83.3-534-1 EPC 108 835 02 47 Getting close center vent clips install 2 center vent clips install switchover valves
ckamila > Blower pics

Blower exploded view Blower flap internal frame and stop Blower flap opposite view Blower flap with control arm
ckamila > ACC

115 835 00 72 134a expansion valve A6 Compressor R4 copper sealing washer expansion valve copper sealing washer high side copper mesh filter for expansion valve
ckamila > engine compartment stuff

Rust work heater hose grommet servo crack
Woodruff Key installation 450 12/1979

installation of a single woodruff key to achive as close as possible to TDC after new timing chain, cam sprockets and sliders
With assistance from TJ450 (Tim) and WGB (Bill) Goldacre proceeded to adjust the cam timing to enable a TDC result after replacing the timing chain on the 450 SEL 12/1979. learned a few things and now present to the forum as woodruff key adjustment is not fully covered.

1 Initial pulley timing (Medium) 10 right cam alignment post woodruff alighnment (Medium) 11 new pully timing TDC post woodruff alignment now (Medium) 2 left cam initial (Medium) 3 right cam initial (Medium) 4 both woodruffs exposed right cam (Medium) 5 knocking out further the first woodruff (Medium) 6 very almost out (Medium) 7 difference between original woodruff and new (Medium) 8 cutting new woodruff to fit (Medium) 9 left cam alignment post woodruff adjustment (Medium)

Mercedes pics

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Orifice Tube Conversion

Converting AC from TXV to OT

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Orifice Tube Conversion > Coolant Level Sensor

Adding coolant level Sensor to my 450
Adding a coolant level sensor

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ACC-MOTOR-2 indicator
Lorinser Body Kit

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