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Old 22nd February 2009, 14:09   #196
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Wow Gogi, waiting to see this beaut ready and on the road ! All the best man.
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Old 30th March 2009, 14:10   #197
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Gogi Bhai, any updates?
Waiting to see the merc.
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Old 30th March 2009, 21:32   #198
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Can't wait to see the final pictures. This mercedes reminds me of Al Pacino for some reason ?
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Old 22nd May 2009, 18:04   #199
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was reading up this whole thread sitting in my office
2 pm i am heading home for lunch
and what do i see
A 115 talk about coincidence
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That's a sad sight for any merc lover. She seems to be really abused. For sale??
I think good compacts have almost become extinct. I haven't seen a good clean car yet. Ever. This one is a pre facelift model. <1973.
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Old 23rd May 2009, 14:06   #201
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That's a sad sight for any merc lover. She seems to be really abused. For sale??
I think good compacts have almost become extinct. I haven't seen a good clean car yet. Ever. This one is a pre facelift model. <1973.

have put my people on t job
to locate the owner and negogiate a price.
what would be a fair price for a car in this condition?

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Old 24th May 2009, 01:12   #202
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nice find eyedoc. a price for these cars are really unpredictable, it totally depends on how original the car is. i see u have a team stalking the car!! haha so let them do their job find out what they can. but looking at these pictures i strongly suggest that you think properly before you make a deal. its tempting dude really tempting to own a piece of history of the world's first car maker.
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Old 24th May 2009, 21:48   #203
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Wow, gogs! I can say that your car IS going to come out nice!

BTW, have the suspension/sub-frame been coated in zinc primer, going by the colour?
Thanks Shyam. Yes it has been quoted as you have observed.

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cmon way to go buddy, i can already tell that the leaf green shade is going to make the car look period and sensational, I wish I had not sold our 115 sob or atleast i had bought the sada hua one that we had gone to see (remember!!).
Thanks Amol. Yeah I remember the car. I have detailed pics of her and i also remember how the greedy mechanic paid a deposit for it and wanted a kings ransom from us. I later learnt that he did not pay up and the car was eventually scrapped....Sob! Sob!

I did not know you were looking for a W115. If you want a W115, ill keep a look out. There are a few for sale now that would be fit for detailed restoration as you carry out.

The car will move to the paint booth in a weeks time. It took more than usual time as there was a flaw detected in the body work which took a while to correct.
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Old 25th May 2009, 05:27   #204
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have put my people on t job
to locate the owner and negogiate a price.
what would be a fair price for a car in this condition?

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This car looks like a 75K car. Please check if engine is original, whether petrol or diesel, or a petrol car converted to diesel. Pics of interior will be helpful. Externally the car looks battered. There must be much better cars available.

Good luck!
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I agree with Rtech nd RudraSen, this car looks best in black
I disagree with BOTH of you, my car (1972 250 Sedan) looks MUCH better in Light Ivory Color # 670. It wins at all the car shows, must tell something about it's appearance. Light Ivory with chocolate brown Tex interior, dark Zubrano wood, all is show condition....my two cents worth. Notice the new factory alloys, REALLY adds to the appearance! My car is MUCH BETTER LOOKING IN LIGHT IVORY, period!!!!
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I disagree with BOTH of you, my car (1972 250 Sedan) looks MUCH better in Light Ivory Color # 670. It wins at all the car shows, must tell something about it's appearance. Light Ivory with chocolate brown Tex interior, dark Zubrano wood, all is show condition....my two cents worth. Notice the new factory alloys, REALLY adds to the appearance! My car is MUCH BETTER LOOKING IN LIGHT IVORY, period!!!!
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I had a white W115 too with red interiors, why dont you post pics of your car?
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Me and my friend plan to restore a similar W115.
from the first look at the car, the interiors are fine but the car needs external body work with rust everywhere. I wanted to know, from where can i procure the headlights and taillamps. as they are of a very different shape.
And also suggest me a suitable paint shop for tinkering and paint in Bangalore ?
I will update you all the details, once I procure the car.
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Hi Folks,

How much should i pay for this car? the asking price is 2.75 lacs.
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V-16, what happened to this project? Is it still on? Please update...
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Yes it is still on. The body work is done, seats done, Engine and Gearbox done. Was waiting fr some beedings and other stuff which have now been procured. Awaiting their import.
Work is slow owing to my other cars which are/were lying with him. The Jeep had to be given priority and now its the Dart. But side by side, work is going on. Will update with a few more pics soon. Sorry for the delay guys.
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