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Mercedes 300SEL 6.3 garden find.

6.3 #2206 has been removed from  my neighbours front yard to go off to her new owner to get the restoration she deserves.

W112 Mercedes 300SE Lang ( Long wheel base)

All the way from W.A is this horizon blue 300SE with some serious rust problems. Not so unusual in a finny but serious enough to require a lot of work to rectify.

IMG_0056 (1) IMG_0057 (1) left rear Jack point has basically rusted right away,as someone has found in the past when attempting to lif the car .

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iIMG_0061 (2)Left rear boot box floor ,a normal rust spot and no worse than others .IMG_0062 (2) Rear box section ,no seriouis rust outs. 
IMG_0069 (1) Right front chassis strengthening member rusted out . Rain water gets inside this section and if the lower drain holes are blocked,they eventually rust away . This particularly bad as that is the air cleaner visible in the center.

IMG_0075 (1) Inner left boot box side .

IMG_0077 (1)inner left rear chassis mount.

IMG_0080 (1) Left rear anti dive link mount

IMG_0070 (1) Inner side of left front sill section .Showing sever rust. this will all be replaced .

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Steel spring installation where the air springs have been removed .

Mercedes Benz 250S for sale.

IMG_0053250 S in very straight condition. Been off the road since 2010 due to a minor fault. This is a project car and will require normal work to get registration etc . There is very little rust in the right front sill front and the rear boot box bottom,right hand side. IMG_0052

No rust in the doors or floors!! no dash cracks ,and the MBtex seats are still very good. Original boot mat is in very nice condition . IMG_0056IMG_0065 (1)IMG_0069IMG_0070IMG_0058 (1)IMG_0057IMG_0067 (1)IMG_0068 (1)IMG_0064 (1)IMG_0081IMG_0082IMG_0079IMG_0080IMG_0087IMG_0084IMG_0054IMG_0055IMG_0059 (1)IMG_0060 (1)IMG_0061 (1)IMG_0066 (1)IMG_0073IMG_0074IMG_0075IMG_0076IMG_0077IMG_0078IMG_0083IMG_0085IMG_0086IMG_0088IMG_0089IMG_0090IMG_0092IMG_0093IMG_0094IMG_0095IMG_0096IMG_0097IMG_0098IMG_0099IMG_0101IMG_0100IMG_0102IMG_0103IMG_0104IMG_0106IMG_0107IMG_0108IMG_0109IMG_0100IMG_0102IMG_0103IMG_0104IMG_0106IMG_0107IMG_0108IMG_0109IMG_0111IMG_0112IMG_0113IMG_0114IMG_0116IMG_0117IMG_0119IMG_0121

Mercedes Benz 300SEL 6.3 restoration Project

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This is RHD 6,3 #2206 . The engine is incomplete and the drivers side sill/rocker  is rotten but the rest of the car is surprisingly sound but in need of a full restoration .RHD 6.3’s are too rare to part out and i would rather restore this car anyway….. or build a historic racer for weekend fun.

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A great score!

For my own 6.3 I needed a new radiator and had thought of eitherr making a newer one out of alloy but then i found this on ebay..

A brand new old stock 6.3 radiator for .  Not $5000 AUD , Not $2500 USD as demanded for a new one but …………. $275.  Still in it’s original box.

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300 SEL 6.3 up and running

A short video showing the 6.3 up and running to check it’as C/O level at hot idle .

300SEL 6.3 progress…

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The engine is now together and just needs tuning , after the heads were checked an the tappets adjusted.

IMG_0314The shroud was derusted ,then painted with POR15 gloss black .

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