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CAR IS SOLD

For sale is my pride and joy 1976 Mercedes 300D W115.

Due to my upcoming wedding at the end of May, I am looking to find a suitable owner for my not so stock Benz post-ceremony: looking to make the sale arrangements in May and deliver the car in June.

Viewings can be arranged in the Kitchener/Waterloo area weekday evenings and weekends, as well as in the Mississauga/Oakville area through the week.

This car has been a true joy to work on. Everything is very easy to disassemble and modify. A great project car. A head turner wherever it goes. I can't go a day without somebody wanting to talk to me about it; be prepared for plenty of attention and strangers approaching you with questions.

The details:

Engine
3.0 inline 5 cylinder diesel
New injectors
Is unbelievably reliable

Transmission
3 speed automatic

Interior
Cream MBtex
Black dash and accents
Black carpets (cream carpets included)
Hidden manual air valves located in ash tray
W114 steering wheel
Large, deep sounding air horn

Suspension
Full custom air ride suspension
Stock located front shocks, springs replaced with Slam Specialties RE5 air bags
Remote mounted rear monroe short shocks, springs replaced with Slam Specialties RE6 air bags
Internal bump stops on the SS bags means you can drive comfortably on good roads completely aired out
5 gallon air tank
100% duty cycle chrome VIAR 480c compressor

Exterior
Main body painted two years ago in money green (Pantone 555c)
Top painted in an older Hyundai off-white, cream colour
European bumpers
European headlights with retrofitted HID projectors
W114 tail lights
New bodyline trim
New front and rear window rubber
Passenger side dorky W115 mirror deleted
Driver side dorky w115 mirror deleted and W114 mirror installed
Deleted trunk antenna
Deleted side markers front and rear
Deleted trunk emblems except for MB emblem

Wheels
Your choice of one set of wheels:
1 - Two tone 16" multipiece BBS style wheel in 5x130 bolt pattern with adapters included
2 - Chrome 17" Player wire wheels (SUPER strong) with two styles of center knock-offs

Stereo
No stereo to be included in sale
With *large* empty spaces behind the front kick panels, this could be a great stereo car

$8200
A 1976 300D parts car with engine and transmission included in price. Parts car also has all glass and many other useful parts.

Full build thread on the VWVortex Air Suspension forum here

Picture of car with the wire wheels



Picture of car with the multipiece wheels



Youtube video showing air ride


It was also featured on the TV show How It's Made

 

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hands down the coolest car with the most character in all of ontario...

sad to see it leave the hands of an awesome owner

good luck with the sale randy!
 

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Whoever buys this car is one lucky guy!!! the pictures do not do it justice, and a w115 in this condition is extremely rare..
Seller is legit too glws

ps. if I did not have 3 this would definitely be mine :D
 

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Here is some pics from Spring Fling, I emailed my dad hopefully he will pick this up if he is in the right mood, He loves this car, he had a brown one in Germany back in the 80's....



 

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Can i still guess the amount of jelly beans in the glass jar to win the car?

Very cool ride, GL with the sale!

Ben
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The prize was the beans, not the car :laugh:

It does have A/C, but I never bothered to charge it because I prefer to drive with the windows down. So I couldn't tell you the state of the A/C system, sorry. But it's there if the next owner wants to try it.
 

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Thanks Tristan. It will be a sad day.

Lots of interest so far. Still looking for the right buyer :thumbup:
 

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Car is SOLD.
Deposit received this afternoon in an ikea parking lot :laugh: :thumbup:
 

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Ikea parking lot.....how romantic!

Hope She went to a good home...
;)
 
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