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#236350 - 9th Jun 2008 12:14pm Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 ***
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Hello. I thought Iíd show everyone my new 1989 190e 2.0. I bought her for the grand total of £510 with 12 months tax and 2 months MOT (but I am assured there is nothing to worry about when itís up), which I thought was an absolute steal!
By the looks of things she has been garaged most of her life, there is not a scratch on bodywork and no rust what-so-ever. The only small problems I have found so far is a slightly worn driverís seat bolster (which is expected) and the rear driverís side window gets jammed after about 1cm of movement. You can hear the motor buzzing, but nothing happens?
There is 171,000 on the clock, but it has been serviced regularly and drives lovely. I have service History up to 150,000.
Iím just getting my head around the fact the lights are in an unconventional position and the indicator stalk is on the opposite side. And it took me ages to find the windscreen wiper controls.

Why a saloon? I have a kid on the way and space will be everything.

All it needs is -40mm and some new rims. Also the cosworth spoiler.













The ebay photos donít do her much justice, Iíll get some better photos up once Iíve clayed her.


Gary

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#236351 - 9th Jun 2008 12:16pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: GaryB]
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that shape merc reminds me of the old old shape volvos .. am not too into them cus of the shape very manish ... but ur a lad so obv uz will all drool ova it lol smile v.nice thou smile
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#236356 - 9th Jun 2008 12:27pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: xX_Jennie_Xx]
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Cheers.

Here're some examples of what they can look like with very little effort.



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#236357 - 9th Jun 2008 12:31pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: GaryB]
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...the Coswroth one is droolable wink
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#236365 - 9th Jun 2008 12:38pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: StuyMac]
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Should look good once you change them wheels

Better than the clio with the exhaust hanging off anyway lol




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#236385 - 9th Jun 2008 1:13pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: BMW Joe]
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lol

The exhaust was only hanging off because I was using the karibina that was holding it to the car for climbing. I fitted back on before I drove off.

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#236387 - 9th Jun 2008 1:22pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: GaryB]
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me like the white one swit swoooooo lol ..... i wasnt thinkin bout wehat it wud luk liek dun up smile i shud av bin thats what every 1 dus now laugh lmao smile
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#236388 - 9th Jun 2008 1:46pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: xX_Jennie_Xx]
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Please Please Please Please make it look like the Cosworth....It would be Truly Awesome...

You know deep in your heart its what you want to do bowdown
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#236400 - 9th Jun 2008 2:41pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: MGCraig]
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Ive got some merc rims,

S-class rims are the best coz they are 8.5" wide!!!!! with stretched 205 tyres ,look foooookin sweeeeet
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#236406 - 9th Jun 2008 2:53pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: golfvr]
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Love the stretch. Will be getting the golf done as soon as the Baby spending is over.

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#236875 - 11th Jun 2008 1:05pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: GaryB]
GaryB Offline
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Do I put these wheels on or not?? Any photoshoppers?



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#237185 - 11th Jun 2008 8:12pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: GaryB]
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they wont fit the merc,
Golf 4x100 - Merc 5x112
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#237212 - 11th Jun 2008 8:35pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: golfvr]
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Aren't the ones on the golf multifit jobbies?

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#237486 - 12th Jun 2008 6:53am Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: GaryB]
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no they look like

4x100 (vw vaux Bmw e30 mazda,etc)
and
4x108 (ford)
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#237799 - 12th Jun 2008 3:54pm Re: Gary's Mercedes 190e 2.0 [Re: golfvr]
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Love these cars weld the diff up lower it and come drifting matey withthat

What plans have you got for it is it auto or man-stick
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