Mercedes 609DA42

Mercedes 609DA42

It’s been a long time coming but here is a post to present my own workvan, my trusty 1988 Mercedes-Benz 609DA42. Bought just before corona hit in 2020, it is a 609DA delivered new in France. For the French market, the DA means that it’s a 3.5T van as...
BMW e39 6-speed swap. Part 2.

BMW e39 6-speed swap. Part 2.

Thank you for joining me again on this second part of the 6-speed gearbox swap on my BMW e39 Touring. If you haven’t read the first part and the introduction of the vehicle, I invite you to read it here and here. Replaced shifter seal on GS6-37BZ I haven’t spoken too...
1972 Mercedes 508D collision repair

1972 Mercedes 508D collision repair

I met Julien Navarre through the Mercedes 508D fan page on facebook. We were both in Bordeaux at the same time so we decided to meet up. My girlfriend and I were in our 608D, but Julien’s 1972 Mercedes-Benz 508D was in the garage for repairs. He told me that earlier...