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Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION Yesterday, 05:58 PM
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Posted By sean sherry
Smile freeing up exhaust

I used to be a fan of this but I fear today's cars don't respond to any interference with the back pressure.
Inlet, firing, and exhaust are now a designed continuous loop, computer controlled....
Forum: ROAD TESTS 16th December 2018, 08:46 PM
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Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: 300 Adenauer

Just for information Bryce, the Torque Converter in the 300 has an internal
Friction Clutch which supplies a direct drive to the rear wheels bypassing the Transmission internals. a direct...
Forum: ARTICLES 16th December 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,877
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Auto Transmissions

A common test Bryce, and a simple check to see that the converter is multiply Torque
A Stator sits between the Impeller and the Turbine and its job is to redirect the unspent fluid back to multiply...
Forum: ARTICLES 15th December 2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,877
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Auto Transmissions

Yes Mark, Engine Tune is always the first place to start, before blaming the Transmission. Another essential is a Stall Test to eliminate the Torque Converter. A slipping Sprag Clutch is not...
Forum: ARTICLES 5th December 2018, 01:33 PM
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Views: 10,877
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Auto Transmissions

Yes, the principle is the same There would still be a mechanical linkage connection to the Transmission, with the non Electronic controller transmissions.
Helmet would know how the later...
Forum: ARTICLES 4th December 2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,877
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Auto Transmissions

I would look at the linkage connecting from the Carb end running down to the Transmission. The modulator controls the Line pressure via the throttle Valve .
The linkage controlling the up shifts...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 28th November 2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,414
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Technical Threads

Yes, I do understand and I appreciate your incite. or should it be insight ?
No wonder people have difficulty with English,when it is not their first language.
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 28th November 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,414
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Technical Threads

Do people read Tech. Threads ? Or as a friend says Cheque Book mechanics?
A mixture of both i suspect. But for me I'm all Technical !
I guess it is like a comparison between Italian and German....
Forum: MERCEDES W116 28th November 2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Transmission

Proof of technical article .... Friend complained of Flare ... checked Engine vacuum and needle was dancing... a bad plug lead... Flare now fixed.
Vacuum Modulator and hence Throttle Valve Pressure...
Forum: ARTICLES 23rd November 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,877
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Auto Transmissions

Having had a couple of queries on the subject
.........To set up any make of Auto Transmissions it is imperative that, firstly the Engine is in a good state of tune and in good condition, not with...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 13th November 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,748
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: 560sec ece

I have for the asking,an American produced Automatic Transmission Manual which solved my problems choosing the correct Vacuum Modulator for my 107 280 SL. The Transmission was a "306" with first Gear...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 10th November 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs down Re: project cars in South Australia

A buyers premium of 15%..... Sims metal would not even be interested for free !
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 5th November 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By sean sherry
Question Re: lug bolts for W126 'manhole cover' wheels

Try Styria, I gave him a set of studs off a post 2010 alloys Maybe they will fit ?
Forum: SNIPPETS, ODDITIES AND TRAVEL 22nd September 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Coke and Cannabis WT...

I do recall that Coke a Cola failed the Poisons Act when introduced into the UK some time in the past.
Forum: MECHANICALS 11th September 2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: K jetronic service

PH: (02) 9453 0035 | 9-13 Cook Street Forestville NSW 2087.
Bowerpower.

This is the company who has all the bench test facilities for K Jetronic.
Most of the workshops send the components to...
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 11th July 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: 10-Speed Transmission

Very impressive piece of Engineering.......
But there is always a but..... A needle Row bearing fails and the bits go through the multiple Planetary sets all the Fuel savings in the world would not...
Forum: ARTICLES 8th July 2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Hybrids made easy

These Computer mysteries are more challenging to me than any Hybrid. !!!
Forum: ARTICLES 7th July 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Hybrids made easy

file:///C:/Users/Sean/Downloads/9789811042706-c2%20(1).pdf

Copy and paste on to Google. it won't open from here ???

How it all was developed and now works.

Engine speed... with Gen. 2 are...
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 26th June 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,769
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: 21st century

No more Hybrid I hear you say..... one last Post I promise....
The Electric Power Steering is a revelation.. well to me anyway.
Loads up and down according to the driving conditions...... corrects...
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 25th June 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,769
Posted By sean sherry
Exclamation Re: 21st century

Also from my research, all on USA Sites, ... there is no Maintenance on the Hybrid System !!!! Just the usual Oil change and checks on the Engine once a year.
Don't listen the local Dealers !!!!
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