Tag Archives: W115

Replaced the Rear Sway Bar End Links on the Mercedes Benz 220D W115

As you can see the sway bar end links on my 220D were well past their best and not functioning. The free floating sway bar gave a nice clunk over any bumps. They would need to be replaced.

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Paint and Bodywork on the done on the Mercedes-Benz 220D

So the Mercedes Benz 220D needed a bit of bodywork. The driver’s side fender was really, really bad. Fortunately the parts car had a decent replacement fender that could be used with minimal repair.

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Two minor victories today on the Mercedes Benz 220D

Two minor victories today. First the car now has usable rear seats. Second a bit of white grease on mechanism and now the passenger door locks and unlocks smoothly. Amazing considering it would hardly budge before. I did the rest … Continue reading

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Rear shock replacement on a Mercedes Benz W115 / W114 /8

Here is a quick couple shots to show the shock replacement on my 1970 Mercedes 220D but should work pretty much the same on any W115 or W114 chassis. This is actually quick an easy DIY job that almost anyone … Continue reading

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Latest Project – 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D

Here is my latest project car and my first diesel vehicle; a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D sedan in an attractive blue colour (Biscayne Blue I believe). To make the low powered diesel at least palatable it has the four speed … Continue reading

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