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Old 24th June 2009, 11:26   #16
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great looking car, did you paint her recently can you share details of this Colour code with us? Quite unusual but very appealing.
The car is in original paint,except for few touch ups,

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Nice Merc buddy!!!
But one pic wont do, please post more pictures with a detailed writeup of the restoration process, before and after pictures (if you have any), costs etc...
am just uploading more pics of the benz,take a look nd reply

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this is a200 petrolthis car was owned by my dealer friend joshi the old bangalore auto electrical
i never know whether this car was owned by any dealer ,this is entirely restored by myself.
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Old 24th June 2009, 16:04   #17
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the dashboard of the vehicle is been well maintained without any kind of alterations etc
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well i couldn't maintain the original seat covers since the cushion was hard,have done up the entire upholstry with napa leather.
door pads are original.
123 is known for its seating comfort nd the spring action
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Old 24th June 2009, 16:14   #19
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Congrats G1_gold

you got a great car there and looks lovely.

Please post more details about the restoration part and interior pics too

Did you do anything regarding the engine/transmission too or just servicing.


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thanks for your compliment.the engine and the gear box is a sealed one ,not undergone any repairs . its in a immaculate running condition ,excellent suspensions .
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great buddy!!!
I just can't help admiring your vehicle
Just looking at the seats makes me wish to put them in my safari!!!


If I were your neighbor you vehicle would have been truly

Neighbor's Evny, Owners Pride
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Nice restoration job. Congrats! The color woulld have been better though. Still feel white or black is the color for this car. We have it in our society premises. The owner ain't letting it go for less than 2 Lakhs.
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Great car you have there. A W123 is built like a tank and will serve you well as long as its kept in good nick.
This colour is definitely an original one coz i remember my cousin had a similar car 1977 model 220 bought in when he migrated from Iran in 77. This colour was carried on from the W114/5. I remember seeing a W115 240D American spec in Peddar road owned by the Amarsons people. It was an immaculate LHD Gujrat number car.

The interiors although remade are very tastefully done and the dash and all fittings are perfect.

This is how a car should be kept guys.

Nice work once again.
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The car is in original paint,except for few touch ups,
Great colour how about sharing the Colour code (just for research) with us it should be on a plate in the engine compartment above the radiator, the code will be DB-**** Thanks
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i also own a E220 merc 97 model silver colour ,posting a pic of both my mercs face to face.
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well restored & maintained.To be frank,i didn't like the color.Black or White would look more elegant.
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IMO, black, grey or white are the colors of 'now' i.e. the present; while as far as the W123 is concerned, the Orange paintjob totally does justice to the (correct me if I'm wrong) disco era of which 1982 was a part.
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Excellent piece, how much has she done? and do post more pics from under the hood.
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Well maintained, the colour too looks chick.

good job on the upholstery as well.

The only regret the door pads come too plain in this model
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@g1_gold: The red car looks immaculate, especially the Instrument Panel and the interiors. Please give more details on the drivetrain and do post more pictures.
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g1 gold:beautiful restoration,congrats,but 1 suggestion-please,please remove the steering cover,it looks awful and cheap.get leather steering cover stitched from the same guys who did your upholstery.
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