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Old 21st December 2013, 17:20   #1531
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Spotted this lovely SL enjoying a crisp Sunday morning while we were enjoying our Fiat drive

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Spotted this lovely SL enjoying a crisp Sunday morning while we were enjoying our Fiat drive

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Timeless Classic ! impressive ! thanks Karl!

at Bangalore , Mercedes Benz India Owners breakfast drive is scheduled on this Sunday 22-12-2013 (TOMORROW!) - breezy drive to Nandi, Chikkaballapur and back , meeting point 6-30 a.m. Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal, Bangalore.

Hope to see more SLs and Vintage Mercs there! Participants please contact Nandish Pal by PM

"MERRY CHRISTMAS , HAPPY NEW YEAR AND IMPORTANTLY, HAPPY MOTORING TO ALL !"

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Beautiful Pagoda top. Lovely colour too.
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Beautiful Pagoda top. Lovely colour too.
Sorry Boss, this is not a "Pagoda". Pagodas are those SL's of 1963 to 1971, W113. Very desirable cars, relatively few to be found in India.

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Sorry Boss, this is not a "Pagoda". Pagodas are those SL's of 1963 to 1971, W113. Very desirable cars, relatively few to be found in India. Cheers harit

Ok. Thank you. Thought it looked like a Pagoda.
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One from a series of poignant pictures "Children of Bombay"
courtesy: http://thisispaper.com/Dario-Mitidie...dren-of-Bombay

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....poignant pictures "Children of Bombay"
This appears to be a later tourist taxi, not from the Asian Games stock. It is LHD, and seems to be a later model.
Notice the temporary registered Premier in front of it.

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a friend here needed a complete set of mercedes model w116's glass windshields & glass panes. has any T-bhpian come across any 'donor/parts car' or has any information on this?
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A lovely Merc from Kochi during last year's Kochi-Muziris Biennale. Got this pic from a friend who attended the event.

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A very well maintained / restored W108 Mercedes S Class.
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A very well maintained / restored W108 Mercedes S Class.
Brilliant. Saw a similar fine example of W114/5 near Haji Ali. Dont remember much apart from the fact that it was maintained by Swadi auto, had the sticker at the usual place.

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This appears to be a later tourist taxi, not from the Asian Games stock. It is LHD, and seems to be a later model.
Notice the temporary registered Premier in front of it.

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Harit -Ditto your comment, it seems on a taxi permit, notice the MH01 G given to taxis. This is at Grant road, near the now Sheetal Design studio.

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This was posted on the Super car link on Team bhp. It's a 600 limo but not a Pullman and mentioned as spotted on Jubilee hills . Full credit to the photographer . Can we have some history on this car Cheers
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HAPPY NEW YEAR MERC LOVERS!

I want to share with you , this new year, i find myself passionately beginning new projects , restoring my:

w116 350SEL (1976) ,
w123 200D (1983)
and
Chevrolet Caprice (1990) , with patience and determination!


all needing fair work on getting interiors back to complete originality.

where is MBTex type upholstry material available in the market ?

I felt it may be a good idea to change wiring harness with another sparingly used or a new one .

I need all help from all of you, especially regarding telephonic contact numbers of firms/people from whom you have already been sourcing needed parts at reasonable rates from Dubai/US/other markets , without overpaying nor getting cheated in the past.

On the other hand , it would be great if any of you have spotted any local 'donor' car with original interiors ,and when / if you come across one, please help me by informing me of where you have sighted them.

I hope I complete all this by end of 2014!

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HAPPY NEW YEAR MERC LOVERS!

I want to share with you , this new year, i find myself passionately beginning new projects , restoring my:

w116 350SEL (1976) ,
w123 200D (1983)
and
Chevrolet Caprice (1990) , with patience and determination!
Love old Mercs, but they are a dime too many.
But the Caprice, that;s one thing rare in here.
Waiting for the pics.....
BTW, is it the box one with single lights or the bathtub whale model?
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i have posted a picture of a similar car in the catalogue Dicky! i am photographing the work as it is getting done , but will post them much later , when the car renovation approaches completion.
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