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Forum: SNIPPETS, ODDITIES AND TRAVEL 12th March 2020, 08:55 PM
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Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Nostalgias of yesteryear

Yes Styria...... mass hysteria . is a fever.....All had its roots in the humiliation of Germany by the Allies after the first World War. Hitler was influenced by the defeat and also in the the...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 12th March 2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By sean sherry
Exclamation Re: Is the market flat?

Car values down ???
Hopefully not like the Share market! Maybe near the bottom, Broker has a Buy on all the Banks except CBA ? CBA down from $90 to $65 in a couple of Weeks !!!......The Peoples...
Forum: RECOMMENDED SUPPLIERS 11th March 2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: Automatic Gearbox Additive

Converter Oil drain has been the bane of Transmissions for a long time now. I can't remember when the Drain Plugs were discontinued ( to save money ) !!
We always drilled an 1/8 th hole in the...
Forum: RECOMMENDED SUPPLIERS 10th March 2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Automatic Gearbox Additive

200ks ? The cost accountant's transmission has had an exceptional run !
Forum: ARTICLES 9th March 2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Tire pressures

Yes Patrick, it has taken nearly a year to get everything sorted to my satisfaction Previous owner had to much trust in the Workshop for book Servicing. I am never happy with Cars unless they are...
Forum: ARTICLES 9th March 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Tire pressures

Hi Patrick, a 4 hour mixed Drive including the last run Home at 100/ 110 KPH Tires just luke warm . Feels fine switching Lanes etc.
Forum: ARTICLES 9th March 2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By sean sherry
Talking Welding Strap

Panel Beaters never learn..... Two cars on Friday at mates Rick Shop with zero Ks on the Odometer..... after body welding repairs. One a Captiva not to difficult to reset to correct Ks... the other a...
Forum: ARTICLES 9th March 2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: chasing Noise knocks

Suspension Bolts accessed on a Four Post Hoist Michael. Transmission Oils are all blended to suit the Friction coefficient of the material of the Clutch Plates, that is my belief. e.g., in some cases...
Forum: ARTICLES 8th March 2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By sean sherry
Question chasing Noise knocks

After replacing faulty Ball Joints and Sway Bar Links an annoying Knock over my Driveway still persisted Everything re -checked twice. nothing. Then a last gasp ... check the four bolts attaching...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 8th March 2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Is the market flat?

:cool:Them were the Days !! I recall a cartoon many years ago when Detroit was making so much Money they did know what to do with it all.
Wizard of ID asking how to turn base metal into Gold........
Forum: RECOMMENDED SUPPLIERS 6th March 2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Automatic Gearbox Additive

Like Engine Oil additives I don't see the need for Transmission Additives. In the past there was a problem with the then quality of the seal material. An additive helped keep them pliable. Of course...
Forum: ARTICLES 3rd March 2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Tire pressures

Following Patrick's suggestion I have been running 30PSI on the 18 inch C250. Not wafting like R.R. but quite acceptable on a Car engineered for high Speed Autobahns
Forum: ARTICLES 2nd March 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Tire pressures

No not an American Patrick ,though I have lived and worked there and also traveled widely for Business over the years. But still an Irish man at heart who has lived happily in Aus for at least 50...
Forum: ARTICLES 2nd March 2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Tire pressures

As past Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser once said 'Life was not meant to be easy " Road Test article when Car was new commented that the Ride was spoilt by the Wheel Tire combination. The spec I...
Forum: ARTICLES 2nd March 2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Tire pressures

Ah yes I did not think of that... Car is a C250 CGI built Nov. 2110. I guess a
2011 Model I have always felt that any Sports version of a Mercedes spoilt the Car. I will see if I can find the...
Forum: ARTICLES 2nd March 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By sean sherry
Question Tire pressures

Little Wifey says stick with and put up with the 18 inch Wheels and low profile Tires. Cost reasons switching to 17s But me running 34 PSI in the front did not help. How low could I safely go with...
Forum: ARTICLES 2nd March 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 247
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: We get What we pay for

Quite so Styria, it is horses for courses and cost benefit.
Forum: ARTICLES 2nd March 2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 247
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: We get What we pay for

No problems Michel.... Hopefully the Wurths Wheel Silver will be ok as I understand that it is a German Formula O.E. specifically for Mercs.. Audis ..etc.
The White paint is also German and a...
Forum: ARTICLES 2nd March 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 247
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: We get What we pay for

Ah , it has just occurred to me that the two people who don't admire my Paint handy work are the professional Workshops in our ranks. But from a couple of metres ;)back it is no so bad !
Forum: ARTICLES 2nd March 2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 247
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: We get What we pay for

Front Suspension woes are down to annoying knocks ( not rattles ) over slow speed bumps.I know noise travels and are often hard to pin down, still chasing.:confused:
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