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    1. This weekend will hopefully be the last weekend...

      This weekend will hopefully be the last weekend to get the 190c going!

      Got the motor all plumbed up and connected. Only thing missing is the fuel tank which were ready to swap over once we figure...
    2. Getting a hookup on a digital copy of a W115...

      Getting a hookup on a digital copy of a W115 engine/trans workshop manual from a Benz enthusiast across the pond. I'm probably going to need to mirror image everything if it covers UK/RHD models...
    3. Can't go wrong with Hellas! Oh definitely....

      Can't go wrong with Hellas!

      Oh definitely. There is a very small, disconnected enthusiast community with cars of this vintage. People like-minded. There's probably more enthusiasts restoring these...
    4. First phase of the 220D/190c heart transplant is...

      First phase of the 220D/190c heart transplant is over. An OM615 currently resides in the bay.

      Due to the complications of eyeballing the transmissions, we incorrectly guessed that the W110 trans...
    5. Oh wassup! I recognize that car! Oh hi...

      Oh wassup! I recognize that car!



      Oh hi Gabby!
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      Just 8v things. ...

      Just 8v things.

      https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5624/22899188531_33a8c1c821_h.jpg

      https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/678/22700037820_2a500d00b8_h.jpg

      and for Mk4 content, header/test pipe/2.25"...
    7. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/25/fd89c87b60...

      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/25/fd89c87b6062121e1a15ea9099de72f6.jpg

      Shop space is cleaned up. Cherry picker has been borrowed. Last step is get the non runner out to the shop and the swap...
    8. Life is too short to drive boring cars! Go...

      Life is too short to drive boring cars!

      Go give it some Benz love!

      Sent from my Galaxy Note 5
    9. The best worse case scenario I do what I did with...

      The best worse case scenario I do what I did with making the carb adapt and adapt the relocation kit... Since it should be the same concepts and I have plenty of room just not straight down haha
      ...
    10. Hahahaha, they're few and far between. Most are...

      Hahahaha, they're few and far between. Most are nonrunners for those prices. These two examples are diamonds in the coal mine that is all the beyond restoration cars :(

      Find one you want out my...
    11. Called O'Reillys yesterday and they confirmed...

      Called O'Reillys yesterday and they confirmed their website vehicle fitment. I checked around Amazon and saw it wasn't listed as fitting the OM615.

      Just got off the phone with the manufacturer...
    12. Well number #1 issue faced was oil filter. And...

      Well number #1 issue faced was oil filter.

      And I may have just solved it.

      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/21/f1dfebedd5a663bfa074a283cc960291.jpg

      Google search of OM615 oil filter...
    13. It wouldn't surprise me! As the motor sits right...

      It wouldn't surprise me! As the motor sits right now, its using a 121 passenger motor mount unaltered. The driver side mount looks custom.

      And absolutely I will. I'm pretty sure the 73+ W115s...
    14. Yup! Started as a 200D, converted to a 190c 10...

      Yup! Started as a 200D, converted to a 190c 10 years ago, and will soon be a 220D :D

      The nice thing is because its a 220D W115 motor I'll be able to find more info and parts for

      Sent from my...
    15. Back again with big news! A friend of mine...

      Back again with big news!

      A friend of mine found a 1964 190c for $500. The kicker is the original 190c motor seized and had water in the cylinders. The PO took a running OM615 2.2L and 4spd from a...
    16. Back again with small updates! ...

      Back again with small updates!

      https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/v/t1.0-9/11855800_10153530565349921_3219566896179346501_n.j pg?oh=1e6b1111108acc5a8a98fe9833e1787c&oe=5636A80F
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    17. http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k289/mabbonizio1...

      http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k289/mabbonizio189/IMG_0352_zpsbtvqjxrx.jpg

      This is one of the coolest things I've ever seen!

      Don't hate me if I use this as inspiration for something similar...
    18. My next project for the Benz: retrofit the 61-64...

      My next project for the Benz: retrofit the 61-64 tails with the chrome fin trim pieces. I have to remove the top trim piece as seen here (pre-facelift didn't have it) and the bottom trim pieces...
    19. Yup!! Well I used a razor blade to poke holes to...

      Yup!! Well I used a razor blade to poke holes to poke the studs through and then cleaned up with the razor. I didn't clean up the outside edge but the inner barrel is flawless!

      Updating about...
    20. Only noticed it because my buddy was setting the...

      Only noticed it because my buddy was setting the electric choke while we were at a 3 day Datsun show and the guy camped next to us noticed my carb was rocking. I checked, moved it back and forth...
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