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Old 12-09-2003, 09:46 AM
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W126 brakes on a W123

Hi all - I have heard that it is possible to fit W126 brakes onto a W123.

I have a 230TE (UK wagon)...

Can I "just" order the rotors and calipers and do a straight swap or am I being too naive?

A complete list of the required parts in order to complete the job from anyone that has (?) would be a godsend.

Also - what brake pads do people use? I have just put reasonably cheap ones on, and to be frank I am not impressed (more fool me?)

cheers all


1984 W123 230E Saloon/Sedan! (82k miles - Ice Blue as new)
1985 W123 230TE (96K miles - stinkingly nice!)
1995 W124 E320 Wagon (130k miles)
Future projects:
Sportline Suspension W124, W123 TE restoration, A/C, cruise & powered seats retrofit!

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