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Old 14th May 2016, 13:26   #166
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While it was at the dealership for service.It sure can compete with the latest cars.
Comfort wise it is way ahead.
It is good to see you active on this forum again, Nandish.

How did you acquire the monoblocks for W140 ? Is there any interesting story behind it ?
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Old 14th May 2016, 23:55   #167
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While it was at the dealership for service.It sure can compete with the latest cars.
Comfort wise it is way ahead.
Seriously dude, those monoblocks make a world of difference how the car looks! Same question here, how did you get them and what was the tyre make/size you put in?
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Old 19th May 2016, 18:25   #168
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Thanks Ravindra M.
The monoblocks on the w140 were sourced from a tbhpian from Delhi.
18" staggerred 8.5 & 9.5 J.
The tyres on the 140 are 245 45 18 pirelli's.
The monoblocks on the w124 were a sheer luck, somebody from chennai had it on his w203,it was fitted from the dealership as an extra accessory.
while he sold his w203 he had removed the wheels. I was lucky to find them in almost new condition.17 " 7.5 all round.

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Same question here, how did you get them and what was the tyre make/size you put in?
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Hello,

I am based at Mysore, Karnataka, and interested in buying a W126. Will you please advise me on your ownership experience, and how you manage to get the car serviced/maintained? Are spare parts (headlights, bumpers, ORVMs) available?

I will be buying this car only for occasional use so the actual running will be quite minimal. It will be more of a museum piece, as I will be displaying it with my scale model collection of Mercedes-Benz cars in a dedicated building.

I will be happy to hear from you at your earliest convenience.

Many thanks.

Neil D'Costa.
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Old 20th August 2017, 23:53   #170
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Hey Nandish, looks like you finally got your hands on a '95 s600 and you've put it up for sale? How come?

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