15" wheels make all the difference in the world as far as ride and handling. My LWB W123 had 15" wheels, and it drove very differently than a W123 with 14" wheels.
Too bad you don't have a set of 15" bundts. Those things are darned near unobtanium these days. Dan Sent from my iPad > On Aug 31, 2015, at 1:08 PM, G Mann via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > > Yes.. the wheels are from an 87/88 SEL era Mercedes. > > I'm not in love with the polished "bling bling" look, but I did want to > migrate to 15 inch tires. Selection of 14" tires is getting near impossible > to get, but I want to preserve the "Mercedes look" . > > I'm actually thinking of bead blasting the polished set and powder coating > them back to "original" .. or selling them, perhaps.. On reflection, I > think I prefer the stock painted look. > > Just did a count of Bundt style 14" wheels.. I have 25 of them.. anyone > need some? > Also have a set of 4 Centra 15" wheels, with proper hub caps and bolts. > They have some de- lamination of the crome from the aluminum base of the > rim.. I think they will likely go to scrap. > > > > > On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 9:46 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes < > email@example.com> wrote: > >> Are those the SEL-type wheels? I have a set of those too that came with >> one of the SDs, one pair has a good set of snow tars mounted. Note they >> require longer bolts than do the bundts. >> >> Polished and shiny look kinda pimp if that is the look you are going for. >> Yo G! >> >> --R >> >> >> >>> On 8/31/15 12:31 PM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: >>> >>> Mercedes question: I now have 2 full sets [5 rims each set] of 15 slot >>> Mercedes rims in 15 inch. One set has been polished, one has not. Which >>> should I use on my "new CD Coupe" restoration? Or, keep both sets and >>> change them as my mood changes? >> >> >> _______________________________________ >> http://www.okiebenz.com >> >> To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ >> >> To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: >> http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com