Long way home:
From factory Stuttgart to US. Then back to Germany, Berlin. Then to Frankfurt and finally to Finland.
Ab Werk Stuttgart nach US, dann zurück nach Deutschland, Berlin. Dann nach Frankfurt und schließlich nach Finnland.
Poor Ol'e9, the finest driving machine I ever had and here it is collecting dust while yours truly is busy tinkering with all sorts of old Benz-mobiles and E-types. I really have my priorities F**ked up this time, sorry : )
280SE 5.0 -a little story how (not?) to swap a 5.0 m117 light alloy engine followed by a four speed slush box into a vintage Mercedes, 280SE w108. To make things more ticklish the whole procedure will be carried outdoor during the winter months. OK, admitted under a roof -Oh boy aren't spoiled?
Found some for sale ads dating from 2006. That's before the financial crisis. Amazingly there are cars that given the benefit of hindsight would have made unbelievable bargains, such as this 250 Lusso 295.000$