Tag Archives: Mercedes Benz 3-0-0 B

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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Right

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 .

A day out

The Queensland Mercedes club has a clever idea, where owners who do their own maintenance or just interested in the workings of their cars get together every few months to chat .

It was a nice day so i took a customers car for a road test to diagnose an engine noise.

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3-0-0 B Adenauer .In almost original condition ,it has undergone a complete engine rebuild  .

Here are a few pics of the variety of cars which turned out.

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