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Old 30th June 2014, 09:54 AM
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Only imagine the cost of the Mercedes parts and the cost of the restoration?!

In saying that the 280CE looks like a brand new car.

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Neuwagenproje...item43cb93e25f
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Old 30th June 2014, 10:00 AM
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Sorry Tim it is a brand new car. Well the body shell is it has never been on the road. While restoring his car owner bought brand new body shell. Saw it last night.
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Old 30th June 2014, 10:02 AM
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New body shell which has never been on the road.

The cost of the body shell?

That is one superb 280CE!
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Old 30th June 2014, 10:05 AM
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10500 Euros but it would have been NOS (New Old Stock).
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This raises the question of whether MB still has a few W116 shells in their vaults...
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Old 2nd July 2014, 02:50 AM
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Yes I was thinking that after reading add.
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Someone should ask......
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It would be interesting to know.
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I'll check tomorrow ,

That 280ce resto is unbelievable
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Years ago I priced a bare 6.9 cylinder head for a bit of fun.... $11K ea !!!
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Years ago I priced a bare 6.9 cylinder head for a bit of fun.... $11K ea !!!
I'm sure it's still there... on the shelf... and its probably now $15K
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That 280ce resto is unbelievable
W116 body shell part # 1166000710/0810 comes up as unknown part in MB Australia database.
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Thank you Helmet.
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What about OS??
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