My W126 500SEC. Any ideas?

Discussion in 'Euros' started by StreekG, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. StreekG

    StreekG New Member

    Hey guys, i sold my C123 280CE a few months back due to becoming a serious money pit of stuff to fix up, so i bought a good second gen 500SEC W126 and sold the 123 afterwards. All i've done on the car so far is the sound system, some work to the exhaust system for a nice sound, and a K&N filter. I have eibach springs on the way soon, hopefully after i get back from my holiday next week sometime.

    Any ideas guys on what i should do aside. I like the wheels on it currently, but am looking for something else too... not sure what though.

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    Last edited: Feb 10, 2008
  2. DriftGirl

    DriftGirl Banned

    gotta love the old Benz coupes! :runcoold:

    if it were mine id do Euroline DH in 19's. It kinda keeps with the old school style of the car but updated at the same time, being bigger and having a more aggressive offset and stance.

    cant go wrong with that car...classsic:biggthumpup:
     
  3. StreekG

    StreekG New Member

    The Euroline DH is an awesome wheel that i would love. Just finding a set is what i need to figure out.
     
  4. piolazz

    piolazz New Member

    i would go bbs le mans 18"....19" looks to big on that car...starts 2 look like a donk..:pat:

    ...anyway...be carefull wit that baby...don't spoil her...she's a beauty
     
  5. kreasims

    kreasims New Member

    Merc collector & very rare indeed, P plater with S class! :biggthumpup:
     
  6. kreasims

    kreasims New Member

    19" too big on S class??? :smiley-rofl:
     
  7. ebruce2

    ebruce2 New Member

    I wanted this car so bad when I was a teenager. Very clean.

    While you're waiting for your springs, I would buff the yellowing out of the headlights and fogs.
     
  8. piolazz

    piolazz New Member

    ....sure you can put a 22'' onnit.....and to be exact---it is NOT a s-class,it's a CL,126 SEC
     
  9. kreasims

    kreasims New Member

    Hahaha. My bad. Did not pay enough attention... Anyhow, 22" is too much....
     
  10. StreekG

    StreekG New Member

    Thanks guys. I think 19" is a good size, for a big car like the 126, i wouldn't want any bigger though.

    ebruce2: i'm planning on spraying that plastic inside the headlights black, like i did with my W123 coupe. Really makes a difference in appearance.
     
  11. chrispy

    chrispy Active Member

    +1 for some wide Euroline DH's or similar dish style. I love how DH's look on german cars.
     
  12. UberE500

    UberE500 New Member

    Buddy put the Wald kit on that car, absolutely stunning, just need to mod the w124 coupe for a W126 coupe cause there ain't no kit for the W126 coupe

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  13. elpresidente

    elpresidente Administrator

    How about an AMG kit and euro healights/tails..or a retrofit headlight plus the clear corners? Plus some wheels to maybe look like this chop I just made:
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    I also paint matched the outer portion of the grill.
     
  14. IMO that style benz looks best when left alone.
     
  15. widebody_Q

    widebody_Q VSC Super Moderator

    Slam it and get some AMG hammers and call it a day.
     
  16. chrispy

    chrispy Active Member

    I love it. Makes me want to go find myself one of these.
     
  17. StreekG

    StreekG New Member

    The chop looks awesome! I love it.
    I ordered my Eibach springs today, so i should have the car lowered next week.
     
  18. RollingDeep

    RollingDeep New Member

    Looking good mate love those whips:runcoold:

    here's an idea for you from one of my fave flicks (have to do it for my self one day)

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