Author Topic: Project W111 on the road!!  (Read 5619 times)

perry113

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Project W111 on the road!!
« on: September 19, 2011, 01:04:37 »
It has been awhile since I have posted an update on Project W111. She has been run for nearly 700 miles since her resurrection from 3.5 V8 parts victim to a low nose 6.
This is my first experience spending time behind the wheel of a W111 chassis. These cars are wonderful to drive! The handling is impeccable for a vehicle of such size. They are smooth and fluid and wreak of royalty. I've driven both Silver Clouds and Shadow's and find them to be no match against this car's uncompromised build quality and drivability. Nice job to the engineers who designed these cars!
Yes she is somewhat underpowered when matched against her former glory as a 3.5 V8. Its not all about speed that makes a good cruiser. Its the feel and the style.
I find the W111's to be every bit as charming and glamorous as the W113. It's a treat to now have a choice between the two within the family stable.
Cheers
Peter
« Last Edit: September 19, 2011, 01:10:11 by perry113 »
Peter Perry
1970 911T Bahia Red
1972 911T Albert Blau
1963 220seb coupe barn
1965 230SL Light Ivory automatic
1966 230SL Havana Brown 4 speed Barn Find
1970 280SE living 3.5 donor car

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Re: Project W111 on the road!!
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2011, 12:09:42 »
Congratulations....Enjoy it !

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Project W111 Living Donor Car Update
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2013, 20:50:03 »
I am reluctant to say that Project W111 ex 3.5 living donor car is availible  for purchase.
My father and I have too many cars in our collection.
I have driven her just under 5000 miles since her re-commisioning and the car runs and drives beautifully.
Contact me directly at 518-210-1869 or email peterperry911113@gmail.com
Cheers
Peter
Peter Perry
1970 911T Bahia Red
1972 911T Albert Blau
1963 220seb coupe barn
1965 230SL Light Ivory automatic
1966 230SL Havana Brown 4 speed Barn Find
1970 280SE living 3.5 donor car

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Re: Project W111 on the road!!
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2013, 22:09:57 »
Your Pisasweb link is broken. Any other site where one can look at photos?
Alfred
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1966 230SL automatic 334G light blue (sold)
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Re: Project W111 on the road!!
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2013, 04:06:28 »
I will be taking some new recent shots of the car. She now rides on 4 freshly powder coated 14 inch steel rims (correct).
Here is the link to the car's story

https://plus.google.com/photos/111355593055710048515/albums/5441867854415670625?banner=pwa
Peter Perry
1970 911T Bahia Red
1972 911T Albert Blau
1963 220seb coupe barn
1965 230SL Light Ivory automatic
1966 230SL Havana Brown 4 speed Barn Find
1970 280SE living 3.5 donor car