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Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 16th May 2019, 08:02 PM
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Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Car of the week

Don't park it outside in the rain or under a sprinkler. With a bent boot lid like that it'll fill up with water.
Forum: MECHANICALS 16th May 2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Engine swap-M102 in W123 230E

Hope so, Bryce.

Donor engine had done 222,000 km (documented) and was good to go!
Forum: MECHANICALS 16th May 2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By 6.9forever
Engine swap-M102 in W123 230E

Hi All -

My son has a 1984 230E. Great car, champagne gold metallic. Alas, its engine suffered a blown head gasket and he was pretty despondent. We found a donor car in Rose Bay (Sydney). It was...
Forum: MERCEDES W107 11th May 2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Sunshine on Citrus Green

The 14 x 6.5 Fuchs bundts bolted straight on. Nice and fresh from House of Styria, two with good Michelin tyres. I added new Febi lug bolts and new centre caps, bought in the UK last year at The SL...
Forum: EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS 10th May 2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By 6.9forever
The duo

Nella scuderia, which means "in the stable".
Forum: MERCEDES W107 10th May 2019, 06:29 PM
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Views: 510
Posted By 6.9forever
Sunshine on Citrus Green

Hi All -

SLC in sunshine a few days ago ...

Fuchs bundts care of House of Styria :)
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 15th March 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Icon Gold 450SEL in good condition

Yep:

https://www.carsales.com.au/cars/details/Mercedes-Benz-450SEL-1979/SSE-AD-5980010/?Cr=4
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 14th March 2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By 6.9forever
Icon Gold 450SEL in good condition

One of the better examples in recent times in Oz:

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/798702637174405/
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 3rd March 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 56,520
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Car of the week

Regarding
https://www.theslshop.com/showroom/1978-mercedes-benz-450-sel-1931
... the 6.9 at the SL Shop in the UK, I saw this car last July when I went there to buy some bits for the SLC.
It was...
Forum: EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS 20th January 2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,783
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Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 1st October 2018, 12:47 PM
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Views: 2,170
Posted By 6.9forever
Aus 6.9 - aud135,000

https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=peter%20lennox
Forum: CAR SHOW PHOTOS 1st October 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,104
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: 6.9 40th Birthday Cruise

I'm interested in the quoted figure of 55 x 6.9s in the first 1978 shipment to Australia. Did MB provide this data?
Forum: MECHANICALS 3rd September 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,252
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: 6.9 ride height

Hub centre to top of arch:
Rear 350 mm
Front 340 mm
Forum: MECHANICALS 16th August 2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,217
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Forum: MECHANICALS 12th August 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,217
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Australian 6.9 low in rear but OK in front; also goes to High position at front

New rear connecting rod fitted to levelling valve block and torsion bar. Car rose up! Now to purchase promised spheres.
Forum: MECHANICALS 12th August 2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 29,287
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Sphere longevity

New rear connecting rod fitted to levelling valve block and torsion bar. Car rose up! Now to purchase promised spheres.
Forum: MECHANICALS 5th August 2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,217
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Australian 6.9 low in rear but OK in front; also goes to High position at front

Today was a day of discovery.
My 6.9 has sat on the floor for a while now in a very confined space while I was so caught up (and still am) in work-related pressures that are unrelenting, with...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 24th June 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,969
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Hydropneumatic Gas Cell Package

MB Spares simply told me that they weren't in the parts biz any more. There are other local sources of 6.9 front and rear acculuators for under $400 each, but Febi-Bilstein only. Lemfoerder NLA. Or...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 18th June 2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,969
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Hydropneumatic Gas Cell Package

This could prove to be very useful info, Mark.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: MECHANICALS 17th February 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,217
Posted By 6.9forever
Re: Australian 6.9 low in rear but OK in front; also goes to High position at front

Thank you, Michael.

I'm packing to travel again in the morning but will be able to lift the bonnet/hood again on Friday and try this out. There used to be good resistance when turning the disk...
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