Hello everybody ! - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-13-2012, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Newbie
 
Date registered: Mar 2012
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Smile Hello everybody !

I'm a "new" member, a medic, so, not a professional of mechanics/body work/conversion but dropped inside in the cradle...
Born in Brussels just after WW II, raised in Europe, living World Wide. Mercedes Benz's user since 40years.
280SE end sixties, Universal SW 230S converting to 280SE early sixties, 280S seventies, Unimog 404 ex belgian army ambu, 300SE SW 4matic 80ties, VW LT35 4x4 Iglhaut (the best of the best in german van AWD conversion) high top medium lenght van ( Sprinter sistership) factory motorised 2.8Litres 4cyl TDI MWM & now Mercedes 903series Sprinter 312 TD 4x4 PU Twin Cab long bed, still all factory, dutch origin & a 2d 312 similar but van, UK origin (right hand drive) for parts, or ?
Meanwhile, my preferred everyday vehicle is a VW Transporter short base, low top, fast, manageable, just big as a regular car. Bigger, no way to find a parking place in the crowded cities. During the winter time syncro drive, fulltime AWD: fantastic !
The 312: for fast, far trip purpose, fast on the highways & enough traction on tracks & bad grounds, not a true truck for an off road use vs Unimog for instance. I'll try to keep the vehicle's rough conversion as low as possible to keep a low consumption at high speed: anyway not a big/high camper in the back...
Members they have/are concerned in such a 312 4x4 or Sprinter/Sprinter clone AWD factory or conversion up to 7.5Ton, or even AWD the same use (Steir-Puch, Iveco, Renault, Dangel, etc...) welcome on the forum.
For the moment, I'm not busy with heavy trucks: the reason why: high fuel consumptions, high taxes & limits in speed, acces, etc... But I love them, especially those with off road capabilities.

NB: I understand Fr & Nl too. Sorry for some language's errors: Engl is not my mother's language...

The Survivor.
The Survivor is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-14-2012, 05:17 AM
Outstanding Contributor
 
eric242340's Avatar
 
Date registered: May 2007
Vehicle: Zotye Auto 1.5T T600 2016
Location: The wild west of the Far East
Posts: 52,163
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Quoted: 291 Post(s)
Welcome to Benzworld

ERIC.

___________________________________________
"I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend, if you have one."
- George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill.

"Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second ... if there is one."
- Winston Churchill, in response.
eric242340 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-14-2012, 06:50 AM
BenzWorld Extremist
 
jks2007red230's Avatar
 
Date registered: Feb 2012
Vehicle: 2007 Mercedes-Benz C230, 2007 Chevy Equinox, 2003 Saab 9-3 2.0t, 1996 Chevy Tahoe, 2000 Ranger R83
Location: Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Posts: 862
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Welcome to the forum.
jks2007red230 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











  • Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
     
    Thread Tools
    Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
    Email this Page Email this Page
    Display Modes
    Linear Mode Linear Mode



    Posting Rules  
    You may post new threads
    You may post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are On
    Pingbacks are On
    Refbacks are On

     

    Title goes here

    close
    video goes here
    description goes here. Read Full Story
    For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome