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Welcome to Z's Motorcade

I love vehicles–cars, trucks, vans, weird old SUV–love them.  This blog is my outlet for that sort of thing.  Rambling about cars, putting up pictures, and so on. 323 more words


Even more new parts

I have bought a lot of parts lately, and even more was delivered yesterday. Here are a few pictures.

New Bosch headlight lenses and gaskets… 28 more words


Fahrerflucht ist Scheiße

Es lohnt wahrscheinlich wirklich nicht, sich über feige Idioten aufzuregen, die erst beim Ausparken mit Ihrem mutmaßlich weißen Van in meinen am Straßenrand stehenden Mercedes rauschen, dann einmal Kotflügel und Tür solide touchieren und sich daraufhin ohne Um- oder Nachricht aus dem Staub machen. 290 more words

Mercedes Benz

Mounting the front springs

It is time to tackle the front springs. First thing, get some proper tools. The correct way of changing front springs on a w123 (and many other MB models) is with the original (or copy of the original) spring compressor. 324 more words


Aluminium parts looks brand new

It is amazing how good old aluminium parts can look after blasting them with glass. Here are some pictures of the parts before I mount them on the car.

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Painted the sandblasted parts

Some of the parts I sandblasted needs to be painted, else they will rust in no time. So for the exhaust manifolds I used heat resistant paint. 58 more words


Rebuilt one headlight

A long time ago I got some brand new Bosch headlights from a friend. Problem is, I have Hella headlights on my car, and Bosch headlights was without the vacuum height adjustment. 233 more words