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Started by Neil4speed, 31 January 2022, 03:46 PM
Quote from: BCK1963 on 19 April 2022, 12:55 PMEven in Euro the price is still 6-digit: 109.000 €.I had a look at the car on the Techno Classica. Admittedly in very good condition. In particular the new paint is stunningly even without any orange peel surface.But there is nothing special about the car which the ad or the salesguy would have mentioned: No restoration, no celebrity ownership, etc.
Quote from: BMA on 07 September 2022, 10:13 AMdid you get the center caps with the mercedes star included?
Quote from: UTn_boy on 31 January 2022, 06:29 PMYou haven't been looking hard enough. Pictures are all over google, and here is a link to a thread on this very forum showing pictures: https://forum.w116.org/interiors-and-exteriors/15-inch-bundts-available-from-classic-center/Fuchs, the original manufacturer of the Bundt wheel, doesn't make a 16" version. Only aftermarket companies do, so buy 16" Bundts at your own risk. 16" Bundts will fit on a W116, but may rub the inner wheel wells in the front when turning the steering wheel very sharp. Spacers would help in this case, and make sure the offset isn't too different or they'll scrape the outer tie rod ends and the outer part of the upper control arms. 16" wheels will often require a wider tire, too. Having said that, ride quality will suffer a bit, but to what degree is subjective to the brand of tire and how well the driver is in tune with things like this. The trade off is that there is more surface area of tire on the road giving better handling. Traction will suffer when on wet roads, though.
Quote from: Rolo on 16 September 2022, 03:01 PMThen I discovered Kuhmo is now making a decent 14" tire.
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