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Started by nathan, 24 July 2017, 08:20 AM

TJ 450

It's not so much the quality of the steel as such, but the carbon content among other properties. The steel would have been chosen for the particular area of the body. I think it is more that rust preventative measures were less than ideal at the time, and thus applies to many makes and models too.

Tim
1976 450SEL 6.9 1432
1969 300SEL 6.3 1394
2003 ML500

nathan

1978 Australian delivered 6.9 #4996 $29,900 on carpoint. Ikon gold!
1979 116 6.9 #6436
2018 213 e63
2011 212 e63
2011 463 g55
2007 211 e500 wagen
1995 124 e320 cabriolet
1983 460 300gd
1981 123 280te

TJ 450

That one looks pretty nice in the pics, reasonable mileage too.

Tim
1976 450SEL 6.9 1432
1969 300SEL 6.3 1394
2003 ML500

robertd

Icon Gold has grown to be my favorite colour for the 116, very nice

Rob
116   1978 450SEL 6.9 #  4848
116   1979 450SEL  6.9 # 5884
116   1979 450SEL  6.9 # 6225  SOLD
116   1978 450SEL  6.9 # 5128  SOLD
116   1979 450SEL  6.9 # 5884  SOLD
116   1974 450SEL  DJet

nathan

the gold Shannons auction 6.9 on P2 sold for 25k I see!
1979 116 6.9 #6436
2018 213 e63
2011 212 e63
2011 463 g55
2007 211 e500 wagen
1995 124 e320 cabriolet
1983 460 300gd
1981 123 280te

nathan

I really like this, its my sort of car!  popped up on carpoint for 4k.  Australian yorkstar car 1979. id love to burn around town with this car exactly like this for a week!
1979 116 6.9 #6436
2018 213 e63
2011 212 e63
2011 463 g55
2007 211 e500 wagen
1995 124 e320 cabriolet
1983 460 300gd
1981 123 280te

rumb

4K for  a set of bumpers?
'68 250S
'77 6.9 Euro
'91 300SE,
'98 SL500
'14 CLS550,
'16 AMG GTS

TJ 450

Lol, the forest in the back seat area adds to the patina.

Tim
1976 450SEL 6.9 1432
1969 300SEL 6.3 1394
2003 ML500

robertd

for a week Nathan?
The cops would grab you for growing couch in the back.  this is the best I've seen
116   1978 450SEL 6.9 #  4848
116   1979 450SEL  6.9 # 5884
116   1979 450SEL  6.9 # 6225  SOLD
116   1978 450SEL  6.9 # 5128  SOLD
116   1979 450SEL  6.9 # 5884  SOLD
116   1974 450SEL  DJet

nathan

I note this blue 6.9 has popped up on carsales (what happened to carpoint by the way, carsales sucks).
I think it was for sale a year or two ago and did not sell but im not at home to check.
nice looking original car interesting he asks 50k for a 350k/200mile car.  like the colour and leather probably done a little while ago.
good on them for putting up plenty of pics
car in Victoria
1979 116 6.9 #6436
2018 213 e63
2011 212 e63
2011 463 g55
2007 211 e500 wagen
1995 124 e320 cabriolet
1983 460 300gd
1981 123 280te

slfan


This blue one looks very nice.
1978 - 450SEL 6.9 - 3170
1978 - 450SEL 6.9 "Parts Car" - 2973

rumb

Interesting that the VIN is 5610 -  year 1979 and the chassis is 43 built in 1975.  I would love to know the story behind that.  Must have sat in the factory somewhere for 4 years.
'68 250S
'77 6.9 Euro
'91 300SE,
'98 SL500
'14 CLS550,
'16 AMG GTS

TJ 450

Hi Rumb,

Where are you getting the 1975 from? This looks like a later car to me.

Stranger things have happened though, as my blue 6.9 is a July 76 build and was sold sometime around 1980, and has an Aus compliance date of 1-78 and has a USA 1977 engine from the factory according to the data card.

I like this blue car though... although it's a lot of money it appears to be a good example.

Tim
1976 450SEL 6.9 1432
1969 300SEL 6.3 1394
2003 ML500

Max-NL

Didn't they reset the chassis number every year (not the vin but the one on the options tag)?
1971 R107 350 SL (Dad's)
1975 W116 280 S (Dad's)
1975 W116 450 SEL 6.9 #140 (Dad's)
1977 W123 230 (Mine)
1992 W124 230 CE (Mine)

rumb

Production   World   North America
1975   474   0
1976   1475   0
1977   1798   462
1978   1665   437
1979   1839   576
1980   129   317
1981   4   0
Total   7380   1816

chassis 43 would have been made the first year.  (on the radiator support tag)
VIN 5610, just add up # made each year to see where it falls.

Chassis and VIN numbers are usually fairly close to the same, but I think it would be very rare if the same.
'68 250S
'77 6.9 Euro
'91 300SE,
'98 SL500
'14 CLS550,
'16 AMG GTS