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Forum: MERCEDES W126 16th July 2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,403
Posted By Oversize
Re: W126 Exhaust Performance Upgrades

You may be onto something there! Iím not 100% on the external differences BW S1 & S2 but it appears like the rear bars on S2 had a lower skirt, hence the need for the cutout?? Perhaps S1 had no...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 16th July 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,403
Posted By Oversize
Re: W126 Exhaust Performance Upgrades

New tips will definitely be an improvement!

Seems most of the rear bumpers had offset cutouts where the pipes from the rear muffler required sharp bends. However the AMG exhaust was straight out...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 16th July 2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,403
Posted By Oversize
Re: W126 Exhaust Performance Upgrades

A bit of trivia for info fans is the current AMG logo is a combo of the original company letters, plus the Mercedes Sportline identifier indicating merger of the two companies...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 16th July 2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,403
Posted By Oversize
Re: W126 Exhaust Performance Upgrades

I didnít want to use generic tips & the quality is first class stainless! The photo doesnít do them justice, but that mightíve been taken before polishing. The spot weld marks were actually polished...
Forum: INTERIORS 16th July 2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,435
Posted By Oversize
Re: What do YOU do with the audio system of a new acquisition?

Hereís another W126 door card that has the factory sound system upgrade. Pity we never got them in Australia. It doesnít seem an ideal location to me since the mid range speaker is firing at the side...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 16th July 2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,403
Posted By Oversize
Re: W126 Exhaust Performance Upgrades

Yep these are mine:

https://i.postimg.cc/Cxk9BhjC/41-A0-E01-A-8823-4-B96-865-F-0694-A7814428.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: INTERIORS 14th July 2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Oversize
Boost Gauge & Steering Wheel

Great way to incorporate a boost gauge into the factory W126 cluster on a turbo 500SEL! And I noticed it also has a late model steering wheel fitted. Anyone know if the splines are the same??
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Forum: MERCEDES W126 14th July 2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,403
Posted By Oversize
Re: W126 Exhaust Performance Upgrades

Beautiful construction, but just cause it looks good doesnít mean it works well...

https://i.postimg.cc/Rhb2RnxR/3-D99-AB4-A-4-AAA-45-C8-9-FFF-C511413443-F6.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
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Forum: MERCEDES W126 11th July 2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Oversize
Re: Whatís better than a RUF 560SEC?

SEC inspiration!
https://i.postimg.cc/hj7rMQh8/496-EB9-E2-B1-E1-461-F-8960-FC7821-B4309-E.jpg (https://postimg.cc/2brhS6Q3)
Forum: MECHANICALS 11th July 2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,313
Posted By Oversize
Re: Mercedes V8 Inlet Manifolds

Inspiration...

https://i.postimg.cc/MT4Lp8f5/63-F47-EE5-F8-F7-4181-8-B56-103-F00-DE5-DD2.png (https://postimg.cc/8JR4Z9Hf)
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Forum: MECHANICALS 8th July 2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,616
Posted By Oversize
Re: 6.9 exhaust

Up until recently I could still view the first series of pictures in this thread. Now I can’t see anything; what’s happened?
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 8th July 2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Oversize
Re: Bentley T2 and Turbo R

The guy that had the twins (burgundy 560SECs) also has several BMWs, Bentleys incl twin turbos) & an E Type!! Quite the collector....
Forum: MERCEDES W126 7th July 2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Oversize
Re: Whatís better than a RUF 560SEC?

One will be sold. The other with the low comp replacement engine (which was originally an ECE) will the final resting place for my 5.0L M119 & trans. I just couldnít find a decent 450SE anywhere...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 7th July 2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Oversize
Re: Whatís better than a RUF 560SEC?

Itíll be interesting to see how many parts arenít interchangeable from the sedans. Anyone know if fuel tanks & rear subframes are the same for coupe/sedans?
Forum: MECHANICALS 7th July 2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,313
Posted By Oversize
Re: Mercedes V8 Inlet Manifolds

Still batting on with the manifold, with lots of hurdles & some compromises in the way. I managed to complete some updated calculations to accomodate additional mods, but it fortunately didnít change...
Forum: MECHANICALS 7th July 2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,616
Posted By Oversize
Re: 6.9 exhaust

AMG original but obviously using old theories & ideas....

https://i.postimg.cc/xjPgGg8d/ADB7-BF46-864-D-4528-8063-4-DA843-E3267-C.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: MERCEDES W126 7th July 2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,403
Posted By Oversize
Re: W126 Exhaust Performance Upgrades

Hereís an original AMG setup...

https://i.postimg.cc/xjPgGg8d/ADB7-BF46-864-D-4528-8063-4-DA843-E3267-C.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: MECHANICALS 7th July 2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,313
Posted By Oversize
Re: Mercedes V8 Inlet Manifolds

AMG inlet manifold??

https://i.postimg.cc/BbwS9HS1/FD902174-7-FD4-49-CA-99-BA-92-A6-A5-D451-BF.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: MECHANICALS 7th July 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,313
Posted By Oversize
Re: Mercedes V8 Inlet Manifolds

Definitely not what had in mind...


https://i.postimg.cc/q7t29xp2/6-C98-A7-C9-BCD8-4-FFE-912-E-52-F9-E908-C62-A.jpg (https://postimg.cc/R3B3tf60)
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Forum: ARTICLES 7th July 2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,037
Posted By Oversize
Re: Another Project

Looks fantastic! Nothing better than fresh paint!!
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