Nice example of S-Class in 199 Black-Blue Paint.
Around 210k miles on clock (335k km),
LHD, 5.0 V8 M119 engine (119.970),
4 speed automaic gearbox (722.370) damaged.
Full black leather interior, very good for age and mileage.
18" genuine W140 wheels (tyres need replacing due to
I'm new here as I need some help and advice on a car I'm currently looking at: 1997 W140 S280 with 59K on the clock. It looks nice, with minor blemishes on the front wings and an (almost) immaculate interior.
I currently have a 1987 R107 300SL, a 1990 C126 500SEC, and a...
So, it's finally time that I've decided to restore my W140. There are a number of problems with it such as:
Over the next 2 weeks, I'll be getting a full on service changing everything needed to get it back into s healthy state. I feel the car drags rather than driving...
I want the whole car gone. Don't really want to break it as I haven't got the time but may consider it depending on what is required.
It doesn't start AA report said it was starter motor.
£750.00 ono collected from leicester
I had a W140 S280 years ago, downgraded (that's the way I saw it) to a used W220 S320 that turned out to be a bit of a lemon, and have been through plenty of contemporary cars since (mainly company cars) including Volvo XC90, Ford Mondeo 2ltr estate Titanium X, Toyota milk float, Renault Megane...
I was after a photograph of the rear badge in its correct factory position. It would really help if someone could place a measuring tape against it so can get the spacing etc. correct.
Central Locking pump for W140 S Class which I purchased in error (wrong part number) a few weeks ago from a specialist dealing in used Mercedes parts. They don't refund so up for sale to retrieve some of the original cost.
The part number is 140 800 2848 but do check that this is...
Looking for the vacuum pump that controls the central locking for my 1998 W140 S Class. The specific part number is A 140 800 32 48. Located in the UK. Also if you know of a parts supplier or re-manufacturer that would be helpful. email@example.com
W140, S500, 1996 (five speed): Driving in 'W' mode feels smoother and lighter than the 'S' mode for a reserved driver like me. The vehicle starts out in 2nd gear and shifts up earlier too.
Could it harm the gear or the engine in any way if always driven in W mode.
W140, S500, 1996
While stopping at long red signals or otherwise, I usually shift the selector from 'D' to 'N'. It happened twice that when I shifted it back to D, the RPM hardly went beyond 1500 and car took acceleration extremely slowly even when I floored it. And neither did it shift up...