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

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> On Aug 31, 2015, at 1:08 PM, G Mann via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> 
> 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 <
> mercedes@okiebenz.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?
>> 
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