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Old 23rd June 2009, 13:00   #1
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Cool My 1982 Mercedes W123 : Completely restored

this is my 1982 model mercedez benz,excellent condition and completely restored
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Old 23rd June 2009, 19:53   #2
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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...
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Is this a Mercedes 250 ? If so I know this car. It was originally red
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Is this a Mercedes 250 ? If so I know this car. It was originally red
this is a200 petrolthis car was owned by my dealer friend joshi the old bangalore auto electrical
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Lovely 123. She seems in great shape. How about a detailed thread on how you got her into this pristine condition with pictures in tow?
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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.
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The car looks wonderful, unusual but attractive colour. Those MBs from the early 80s have a special aura and appeal all their own.

Congratulations and enjoy this wonderful car.

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Just for fun I checked Wikipedia, it turns out that 1982 was the last year of these headlights. In September 1982 they got the rectangular ones!
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Good,solid look and with the "built like a tank design".This W123 really looks good.A 200 petrol so it has 109 ps and 170 nm of torque(according to wikipedia).
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nice car. very nice restoration job. please post some more pics. and write some details about the restoration job.
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it looks stunning, congrats g1_gold.
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Nice looking car you have there g1_gold!! Waiting to see and hear more.

(Its interesting to see how many W123s are atypical colours, like orange, green, yellow, peach. Quite funky!)

Do a search for "w123" on team-bhp and you'll find quite a few threads.

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Just for fun I checked Wikipedia, it turns out that 1982 was the last year of these headlights. In September 1982 they got the rectangular ones!
Why check wiki-pedia?? If you wait a bit, soon enough Gogi-pedia will be in this thread

(And personally i definitely prefer the euro/rectangular headlights vs the round sealed beams, but there are quite a few others who feel the opposite way!)

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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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this is my 1982 model mercedez benz,excellent condition and completely restored
awesome looking machine.just noticed its LHD. I love this version of the MB most. one fine day i'll buy it and restore..
recession murdabad!!
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(Its interesting to see how many W123s are atypical colours, like orange, green, yellow, peach. Quite funky!)

Why check wiki-pedia?? If you wait a bit, soon enough Gogi-pedia will be in this thread
You read my mind

123s somehow always manage to pull off these psychadelic colours. Most were offered from the factory. There is a superb original bright yellow car down the road from me, yet it manages to look very stately.

Incidentally a colour very similar to this orange car was offered on VW for years, called Coral Red.

EDIT - what a coincidence, on your profile page I see you own an orange Beetle too. Do share some pictures of that as well.

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