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floyd111

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Building a NOS instrument panel
« on: 27 August 2020, 03:24 AM »
Since my ultra-rare R107 M110 NOS instrument panel was stolen, and there's none to be found anywhere online, I am forced to try and build one from NOS parts.
However, I am beyond confused after checking all the parts I could find, with missing numbers, VDO Numbers and MB numbers.
Would anyone be able to list the component numbers that make up a M110 instrument panel with either clock/RPM counter combi?
That way, at least I'd have a long shot at achieving such a feat.

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Re: Building a NOS instrument panel
« Reply #1 on: 27 August 2020, 03:42 AM »
Send me the VIN Stan, I'll check Xentry for you over the weekend.
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Re: Building a NOS instrument panel
« Reply #2 on: 27 August 2020, 04:37 AM »
Not sure I can get the vin for you. I think all the paperwork is with the car. It's a 79 280S. Would the VIN matter at all? As far as I know, all the post-1976 M110's have the same panel, and the share it with the R017 M110

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Re: Building a NOS instrument panel
« Reply #3 on: 27 August 2020, 05:50 AM »
Not sure I can get the vin for you. I think all the paperwork is with the car. It's a 79 280S. Would the VIN matter at all? As far as I know, all the post-1976 M110's have the same panel, and the share it with the R017 M110

Making any sense of what Xentry shows can be a daunting task at times without the full VIN.
I'll check by the chassis type.
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Re: Building a NOS instrument panel
« Reply #5 on: 27 August 2020, 10:48 PM »
Thanks a mille!
One of the parts I found was 001 542 61 16. Xentry shows the 001 542 60 16.
Is there a way of finding out whether that is a simple matter of a succession number?

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Re: Building a NOS instrument panel
« Reply #6 on: 28 August 2020, 01:49 AM »
NOS instrument cluster found and bought! :D 85 euros!

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Re: Building a NOS instrument panel
« Reply #7 on: 28 August 2020, 02:22 AM »
Good find, you would be lucky to find a used one for that in Aus...
1975 280S - Australian delivered

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Re: Building a NOS instrument panel
« Reply #8 on: 28 August 2020, 04:11 AM »
Yeah, not only are they rare, but mostly go between 350 and 550 usd.
Still, this is but the left cluster. I already have the RPM counter, -if I can get that needle back in place-. Still need the speedometer and the housing, as well as the housing seal. That one is quite illusive.
So, not quite there yet.