This is my STOCK Mercedes-Benz 300E 4MATIC, for those of you unfamiliar with Mercedes 4MATIC simply means all wheel drive, but it is not all-wheel all the ti... Show moreme, it only turns on when rear wheel slipping is detected through the ABS system.
This car has been restored and it entirely stock except for the stereo, which died several years ago and a stock one could not be found.
New rims have been purchased because one wheel received some curb rash when the vehicle was lent to a close friend.
I will add more pictures when the Canadian winter is finished. These are just photo's I had from a previous year.
I see far to many exotics and luxury sedans being treated like tuners. Please don't try to turn a classic exotic into a tuner, there are tons of other garbage cars for that. Show Less
1. Purchase Pictures2. Reassembly Pictures3. Project 11474. Project 1147 Cont'd5. Status as of July 15/20106. Suspension Upgrades7. Engine Rebuild ... Show moreUpdate Mar 17/2011I can assure you the engine is a long ways from where it will end up but for now I am running a 275deg cam/.240" lift. Plan is to get into the 290 range with around .300" lift. I'm going to run a pair of sidedraughts ro switch to itb's and go efi. But here is what this rebuild entailedLatest Engine Rebuild:-3 angle valve grind with backcut intake valves-Head Skim to boost the CR to 9.75:1-Bronze Valve Guides-Move up to ABT needles from BO to richen up the top end a bit. -Port and Polish as per Neil Collingwoods guide Show Less
This is a student project car, it will never be the prettiest car, or the shinniest(at least until I get a real job). The term student project means that the... Show more budget is tight, so the majourity of the mods and fabrication will be done by myself.I purchased this car from a local seller who claimed everything was in the box and the car simply need to be put back togethor. The Body had already been sandblasted and primed, but had sat outside for some time, meaning it had some surface rust but nothing majour. Being a student and having lots of time and patience, I purchased the car. Personal labour is much cheaper then buying a nice car, but a TON of work. Show Less
- Car also received a Golf Radiator Conversion with Thermostatically controlled electric fans to drop about 20lbs from the front end and improve cooling... Show more. Single fan has proved to be enough to keep it at 180F in traffic. No reason to add the weight of a second. System is also self purging of air. Show Less