1980 W123 230 Restoration Project

Welcome to my blog. This is a little space on the web I have carved out for myself as somewhere to record and document my progress in restoring this 1980 Mercedes Benz W123. And of course if anyone is interested in these cars and wants to follow what I get up to then that is a bonus!

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  • Engine Cooling System Overhaul – Part 2

    4th Jun 2020 by

    At the end of my last update – Engine Cooling System Overhaul – Part 1 – you may remember that all my hard work had been thwarted by a tiny little pinhole in the radiator. Finally it is time to address that and finally tick off this part of the restoration as complete.But first up,… Read more

  • Engine Cooling System Overhaul – Part 1

    17th Mar 2020 by

    It has been a long time since my last blog post, nearly three months! Back in December last year I got the engine running, briefly, until a burning drive belt highlighted a seized water pump! Fast forward a few weeks and I set about removing the water pump. Removing the radiator to thermostat hose and… Read more

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