I looked at tirerack.com. Where can I get OEM 8-hole alloy 16 inch
wheels that will fit my 126 300SEL? Do I need spacers or anything else
like that?? Also, I want to get a wheel that will allow the OEM star to
fit the wheel. That is my hesitation with tirerack.com...do they have
the star center cap?
I don't know if they're the same, but I have at least 4 extra wheels
for my 1979 300SD, 1981 300SD, and 1982 300SD. All of the wheels are
the same, and take either 195 RR 14 70 or 205 R 70 tires. All have
the star caps.
Here is my previous post on what I have:
FS: MERCEDES Classic 300 D Turbo Diesel, 1982. Best running and
fastest TurboDiesel I ve had, and I've had 3. Only 170K miles (low
for these cars!). White with very good interior. Needs some body
work, but very little rust. Only $1250! (I have about $2000 in it.) I
also have a complete parts car for anything extra that might be
needed. Located in New Smyrna Beach, FL (near Daytona Beach/Orlando).
Call Dave @ 386-235-4276; or e-mail email@example.com.
Body is series 123. Extra wheels available, since I have a 1981 300 SD
(series 126) in very good shape I am using as a parts car (only thing
major wrong with it is the crankshaft, which won't turn the belts
anymore.) Also have 4 good extra tires (195-14s). The motor was
rebuilt in 2000. Since then I bought plenty of brand new parts for
it, which should fit on the 300 D or other 123, 116, or 126 series,
including brake calipers, motor mounts, motor shocks, oil lines,
starter, etc. 300SD body parts are excellent, gold paint.
I also have major very good body and interior parts, including
windshield wiper motor, mirrors, doors, trunk lid and hood, black
seats, bumpers, etc. from a 1979 300SD (series 116), silver.
If you need a parts car, engine, body parts or other little expensive
Mercedes parts for 123, 126, or 116 series, or other Turbo Diesels,
please contact me!
On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 03:27:13 GMT, "Chirag D. Chauhan"
Since no 126 chassis vehicle came factory equipped with 8-hole rims or
16" rims of any kind, the whole OEM thing seems moot. And you're not
very likely to find them in on a 126 in a boneyard yard either. Your
best bet is to simply purchase some "look-alikes". Quality is good,
appearance is good, lug bolts and Mercedes center caps and are
included. They are widely available.
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