w123

brake upgrade w114/w115

Been talking to the builder of the w114 om606 coupe with air-suspension (Dan) http://mbturbo.com/car/w114om606/ He feels he needs more stopping power, and got ahold of vented front discs for his w114 that i suspect are either from one r107 or perhaps a w126 gen1. Anyhow, have been thinking about the posibility to do the w126 […]

3.07 differential w123 torn/used

Bought a 3.07 to put in a friends car, with what i was told a low mileage, about 250000km (low mileage to be a 300tdt w123) dont know if the oil has been neglected, started the regular cleanup, and was about to swap the sealrings/dichtrings: A0039978347 but i left it be, it will probably run […]

s123 touring om605 722.6 Rack & pinion from w210 in a w123

Got some pictures from Brad over at Benzworld.org (1884benz) from when he installed a rack and pinion from a w210 in the same w123 he puts a LS1 engine in build thread here: http://ls1tech.com/forums/conversions-hybrids/1774303-1982-300td-benz-lm7-4l60e-swap.html I am looking to go down the same route regarding stearing on both the s123 280TE with om605 aswell as the s123 200t […]

w123 om606 HX40 8mm Mynä Airfilter issue w123 om606 Super Hx40

The old AEM-dryflow doesnt do its thing anylonger, boost doesnt go above 1.7bar something, compared to old 3.4 something when new and without filter 3.7bar Testfitted a mushroom HKS Super Power Flow Mushroom filter, it behaved quite a lot better, and was back at atleast 3.2 bar of boost althout tracktion was a problem and didnt […]

w123 om606 HX40 8mm Mynä flexdisc/hardydisc failure

The flexdisc of the w123 om606 8mm mynä wasnt to happy, swapped it out for another old used one to keep the car roling, hope that it will keep together for atleast a couple of runs, ought to get the larger flange+flexdisc in place somewhere in the near future, but feels “unnecesary” to build a […]