Dan,

Thanks for the referral. I'll put it to good use.

I'm single, kid out of college, mid life crisis long over.. time for a nice
Coupe turbo diesel Mercedes.. Likely the last I'll need, ha.

Well... maybe Kaleb will trade me that Cuban Gull Wing..we all know he
scored... ;))

Grant...

On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 4:12 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes <
mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> Grant,
>
> You might try chatting up Randy Steele at EPS, Ltd. You can google that to
> find his web site and contact info.
>
> Randy has a warehouse full of NOS stuff, but I don't know how much of it
> is W123 related. Can't hurt to ask.
>
> Tell him I told you to contact him. That will make the prices go up, I
> suspect.
>
> I had a W123 coupe once. An 85 model, it was fully dressed out and I
> tweaked it as much as possible. Despite being a diesel, it would haul *ss
> big time. Great car, horribly impractical with two growing boys. Sometimes
> you just gotta take the plunge so you can have the experience, however....
>
> Dan
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> > On Jul 22, 2015, at 1:14 AM, G Mann via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Rick,
> >
> > Will do. I'm only just starting on the project, first baby steps, so the
> > punch list will grow exponentially as I do triage tear down.
> >
> > I suspect finding OEM rubber bits will be a true challenge, as well as
> > things like new factory tail lights and trim bits, so I'm starting early
> to
> > source such things.
> >
> > At the moment, I lean towards doing a build blog site, which hopefully a
> > computer literate friend will set up and run, just to keep a running
> > commentary and parts source list for the build. I'll advise you if that
> > gets up and running.
> > My thought is it would be a handy place to house progress pictures, etc..
> >
> > Owning a fully restored Coupe has been on my Mercedes bucket list for
> > years. Found this one here in AZ which has been lovingly owned and is
> body
> > perfect, so it's the right candidate to become "The Coupe".
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 9:24 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes <
> > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >
> >> ‎Grant writes:
> >>
> >>> Re-assembly will require all the >rubber bits, glass, and
> >>> interior, including recovering the >dash pad.
> >>
> >> Grant,
> >>
> >> Please document all your work AND parts sources. I have a coupe that
> will
> >> need rubber bits, also. I would prefer rubber made by elves in the Black
> >> Forest, as opposed to lamp black bits made in Xing Wao.
> >> ‎
> >> Rick
> >> Sent from my BlackBerry Z10
> >>
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