Author Topic: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia  (Read 11782 times)

dima

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280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« on: 12 January 2013, 08:26 AM »
Welcome club, has decided to make public his car. RESTORATION continued for two years, the information here:http://www.drive2.ru/cars/mercedes/w116/w116/sergeich77/
« Last Edit: 12 January 2013, 08:42 AM by dima »
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JasonP

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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #1 on: 12 January 2013, 12:27 PM »


Pretty!

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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #2 on: 12 January 2013, 12:35 PM »
No idea about russian langauge, I undesrtand only it's a 1973 car, as mine 450SE.

It seems a beautiful specimen, white W116 are not so frequent to see: very good!


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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #3 on: 12 January 2013, 02:48 PM »
There use to be a saying that Mercedes can only be Black or White.
Being that white is so rare, I forgot how classy a large white Mercedes looks.

I like your "winter modification" seen on the last picture trough the grille.

Welcome, Sergei!
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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #4 on: 12 January 2013, 03:22 PM »
What I'm interested in is how does the old lady perform in the harsh Siberian weather?
Looks really great in plain white.
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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #5 on: 12 January 2013, 04:32 PM »
Hello Sergeich Great to see you here!

It was pics of your car that sprung to mind when I first saw my 280S.

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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #6 on: 12 January 2013, 05:20 PM »
Thank you ,
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What I'm interested in is how does the old lady perform in the harsh Siberian weather?
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I like your "winter modification" seen on the last picture trough the grille.
There are no problems with winter maintenance, as usual: antifreeze density to -40, with the correct oil viscosity, studded snow tires. The radiator in the photo is covered cardboard, because of improper operation of the thermostat. Changed for the second, but the opening is still about 70 *, and must be 87 - acquiring thermostats original production (A1102000515), maybe it's workmanship?
« Last Edit: 12 January 2013, 05:25 PM by dima »
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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #7 on: 12 January 2013, 08:13 PM »
We use to do the cardboard in "harsh" winter to make the engine warm up faster and actually have some heat left for cabin to defrost.

Engine bay may have too much air draught for temps below -10*C hence inability to maintain 80*C and more, specially if you have cabin heating on.

The car actually stands out in snowy background... quite beautiful.
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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #8 on: 13 January 2013, 02:54 AM »
No idea about russian langauge, I undesrtand only it's a 1973 car, as mine 450SE.

It seems a beautiful specimen, white W116 are not so frequent to see: very good!

It really looks great.  I didn't realise white was rare.  My 450SE is white and Tony has a white 280S.

Here is mine from late last week during a quick run in the country.
W114 1973 230/8 - Sold
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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #9 on: 13 January 2013, 03:37 AM »
What is it about show that makes a car so desirable??  Many years ago I saw a Ford Bronco ad that'd been photographed in the snow and for quite a while after that I just HAD to have one!  Thankfully I'm over it now....  But both those W116s look so clean and they're a real credit to their owners
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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #10 on: 13 January 2013, 03:50 AM »
1979 6.9 #5541 (Red Bull)
1978 6.9 #4248 (Skye)
1979 6.9 #3686 (Moby Dick)
1978 6.9 #1776 (Dora)
1977 450SEL #7010 white -P
1975 450SEL #8414 gold -P

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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #11 on: 13 January 2013, 09:31 AM »
No idea about russian langauge, I undesrtand only it's a 1973 car, as mine 450SE.

It seems a beautiful specimen, white W116 are not so frequent to see: very good!

It really looks great.  I didn't realise white was rare.  My 450SE is white and Tony has a white 280S.

Here is mine from late last week during a quick run in the country.


Very good your one, too. Thank you for the picture.

Italians do not leave freedom to their color fantasy when they buy a car: most of the cars are grey (with 2 or 3 version, dark or light), alternative is black, less frequency to blue (dark) and red paint. No green, no beige/maroon, no light blue, no white... or better, it seems in the last years white cars become to increase for a fashion factor. But I never saw a white W116 in Italy...


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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #12 on: 13 January 2013, 01:51 PM »
Very nice.  Welcome to this good forum.  You will make many friends here.  I think your car is the nicest white one in the group so far.

It is good to have someone from Siberia/USSR on this forum.  Please come back many times.
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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #13 on: 13 January 2013, 02:13 PM »
Very nice dima! Welcome to the Forum  ;D

Good to see that W116's can survive in your climate!
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Re: 280S Papirus Weiss from Siberia
« Reply #14 on: 13 January 2013, 03:38 PM »
great looking car!
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