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!

Latest blog post

  • Rear Brakes Rebuild

    13th Feb 2021 by

    This update is a little late, it should have been up some time before Christmas but it is a busy time of year and I am only just playing catch-up. Sorry about that, but finally the braking system overhaul is complete! So having completed the front brakes (some time ago now), it was finally time… Read more

  • Front Brakes Rebuild

    18th Sep 2020 by

    With the engine now running and the car able to move under it’s own steam it is time to make sure it can also stop again. So I have turned my attention to overhauling the braking system, starting with the front calipers. Under first inspection the calipers were rather dry and crusty and full of… Read more

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