I wonder who built this - it looks like a professional conversion, and of the period. I've never seen one like this - looks like something more likely to be seen on an old Dodge van. I want to like it - it begs for a money pit labor of love full remodel/resto-rod - put something high hp under the engine cover,… » 10/23/14 12:30pm Yesterday 12:30pm

Since I was a kid, I've liked the 380SEL. A well proportioned small scale W126 is hard to find, and HW did it as well or better than anyone at the time - which is saying something, as I generally preferred other brands then. But I had a thing for these cars even when I was a kid, and this was a must have, I had… » 10/23/14 12:15pm Yesterday 12:15pm

Nice find. I like this casting. It entered the range in 1961, and was made for a number of years, with several box and model variations. Here are my examples, early run models - the variations being a white and off white bottle load: » 10/23/14 12:11pm Yesterday 12:11pm

The woody is supposed to be a '40 Ford, I think. I had a couple variants when I was a kid, I think one might have been a Real Riders. I had a thing for woody wagons. It might sit oddly because of the rear end. I am sure you noticed, but just in case, the rear ride height can be adjusted - just pull the rear… » 10/22/14 9:39pm Wednesday 9:39pm