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Forum: ARTICLES 17th November 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs down Re: Car industry trends towards SUV

Interesting Bryce how the Market is shifting away from Regular Sedans.
Price wise it seems so I was quoted $37,000 for a new VW Caddy Van.!!
And for an immaculate 85,000 Ks Turbo C Class 2010...
Forum: ARTICLES 14th November 2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By sean sherry
Lightbulb Re: Still learning

Another boost.....:D this time by Shakespeare " Alcohol increases the desire but lowers the performance "....
Forum: ARTICLES 14th November 2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Still learning

Increasing the Turbo Boost does not equate to a Power increase. Apparently increased Boost increases Air Temperature which the Std Inter Cooler cannot cope with. Hot air reduces the air molecules ,...
Forum: MERCEDES W116 5th November 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,836
Posted By sean sherry
Question Re: Fangio and the 6.9

My fading memory needs some help...... I recall seeing Fangio and Moss driving
Mercedes Cars with Air Brakes at the Dundrod Circuit in Nth Ireland. Must have been in the early Fifties. What Cars...
Forum: MOTORSPORTS 4th November 2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs down Re: The End of V8 Supercars?

Lost interest when Leo Geogan in his Mustang and Norm Beechey in his Chev departed. ++ Jimmy Richards in his Rotary Mazda. No variety... a procession with two vehicles both built to a rigid...
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 3rd November 2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: British Cars 1958

Clothes maketh the Man....
I do recall, when our Daughters were Teens, berating them for going out looking like something the Cat dragged in. Seemed to have sunk in, our Garand Daughters... their...
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 2nd November 2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: British Cars 1958

I understand where you are coming From Patrick and I'm with you all the way.:)
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 1st November 2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: British Cars 1958

Thanks for the memories Michel there is scarcely a Car there that I have not worked on over the past 70 years...... and not forgetting the Yanks when I lived in America. From my first Car a 1932...
Forum: ROAD TESTS 28th October 2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: 2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG

I'll stick with our W204 Turbos..... half an Hour each side for the Hydraulic Front Mounts from underneath. :D
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 28th October 2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By sean sherry
Question Re: British Cars 1958

All I get is Rod Bean on Facebook ????:confused:
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 25th October 2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Fuelstar - petrol

Snake Oil ? any Car should start and run well when property maintained.
I.e.. , Battery and Starter and positive and Negative Leads ....Tick
Points and Condenser, Cap and Leads ...Tick
Clean...
Forum: ARTICLES 20th October 2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Pressure and Vacuum

I notice that the Engine is running about 3% hotter on the open Road maybe 87/88 % More heat .. more pressure in the combustion Chamber to push the Pistons down. the Fuel consumption is down from...
Forum: ARTICLES 20th October 2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By sean sherry
Question Re: Pressure and Vacuum

Boost Gauge fitted and tried on both the C 250 and the C200.. Max reading is 10 PSI both Cars... I can't achieve the 19 Psi achieved on the USA C250
They have emission testing .. we don't. I have...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 18th October 2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 99,491
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Car of the week

Them "wus" the Days ...... Back in the Seventies I bought a new 280 E every couple of years and got my money back each time when sold. I was living in Brisbane then and sold the cars to a Sydney...
Forum: ARTICLES 18th October 2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Pressure and Vacuum

The Australian GFB Boost Controllers ( reputed to be the best quality) are marketed by "Tornado Tuning".... a major supplier of tuning equipment. They have run a GFB controller on their own C 250...
Forum: ARTICLES 17th October 2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Pressure and Vacuum

I new I could rely on you Patrick ..... Both labels are Air Flow. I also now understand the continuous Loop system in a Vacuum controlled Turbo Charger.
The Boost Control Valves, now on both our ...
Forum: ARTICLES 12th October 2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By sean sherry
Question Pressure and Vacuum

Perhaps for Patrick...... thinking about fitting a Turbo Boost Gauge .....
Is Pressure and Vacuum actually the same thing in the inlet manifold ?? and or the inlet tube before the Air Flow Meter ?...
Forum: MERCEDES W116 7th October 2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By sean sherry
Exclamation Re: Merc 6.9 Euro idler pulley and bracket

Styria .....3.40AM Post .......:rolleyes: perhaps sleeping Pills may help !!!!!
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 5th October 2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: Bentley V12 Engine Assembly

:)Looks like Mercedes are sold on Turbo Charging.....The new Four Cylinder Turbo Charged Engine is now the most powerful on the Planet.
The Twin scroll Turbo Waste Gate is now more accurately
...
Forum: MECHANICALS 5th October 2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,289
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: 6.9 Transmission Upgrade

Interesting observation on how to decrease the value of a Car by modifying it.
Even restoring one can be a money pit...... friend who rebuilds/restores wooden Bodies of Post War Riley's, is...
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