Started on Jan. 22 by W124_Karl

1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 Sedan

My beloved daily driver. Purchased in August of 2011, with a scant 21K miles on the odo, this was the lowest mileage W124 for sale in the country at the time. Even so, as anyone with an older Mercedes can attest, there was plenty of work that needed to be done. So far, I’ve done: Lots of fluid changes - oil, transmission, coolant R&R of HVAC blower motor R&R of HVAC blower motor New water pump New serpentine belt New valve cover gasket and related other stuff New spark plugs (indexed, of course) New battery New voltage regulator New over-voltage protection relay (a.k.a. “OVP”) Replacement cruise control/idle speed control brain (a.k.a. CC/ISC or “eGas”) box Replacement throttle body

Latest updates
July 30
Other fixes

It got a new radiator a few months ago. Now she purrs down the road, …

Jan. 25
Our default family workhorse.

I put a trailer hitch on it, for use with a bicycle rack. It’s a …

Jan. 25
Reassembly after paint

I’d learned, maybe from GRM, to catalog EVERY nut, bolt, washer, or piece of plastic …

Jan. 25
Before the repaint

In summer of 2013, I pulled the trigger on having the entire car repainted. I …

Jan. 25
With its stock wheels, and (mostly) original paint

A previous owner had gotten the top third of the car repainted…poorly. I eventually figured …

Jan. 25
As it was when I bought it

I found this car on cars.com, after looking for about three months for the “right” …

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