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Forum: ROAD TESTS Yesterday, 04:04 PM
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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 Yesterday, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
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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
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Views: 180
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: 187
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: 187
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
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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: 187
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: 187
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: 187
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
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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
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Views: 122
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
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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...
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 5th October 2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Bentley V12 Engine Assembly

What a waste of materials.. and what for .. to make money...The wasteful society.
And as I suspected the standard Mercedes A Class system can't be improved on my fitting an AMG Exhaust Just more...
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 5th October 2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: The "Screw Driver" test

Thank you Michael . Our Irish Spelling differs some what !!!:)
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 4th October 2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: The "Screw Driver" test

If there was a truer word spoken it has to be .....:(" Caveat Emperor"
Forum: ARTICLES 30th September 2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By sean sherry
Lightbulb Re: Battery cost

Thanks Styria , :)it is hard to know what to buy at times.....
No ..No Michel I did not buy a BMW ! Forty years ago I bought a 3 0 S kept it for 3 months and traded for a far better car.... A...
Forum: ARTICLES 29th September 2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs down Battery cost

Batteries for your shinny new BMW..... $1500 !! Apparently they have a Micro Chip installed. :eek: Average life of most Batteries today about 3 years
Forum: ARTICLES 23rd September 2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Turbo Charging

Good results keep coming... On a run with 100 to 110 KPH Motorway Speeds today I averaged 7 litres/100K. down from 8.3 on the same conditions. Similar Traffic and Temperature etc. Turbo now spools...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 21st September 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Wanted T350 Transmission

Should not be a problem.... I assume that you mean a Turbine 350 the big brother of the so called Holden Trimatic (Real name the Strasberg Three speed) Made in Strasberg France for 4 cyl. Opels...
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 12th September 2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 29,285
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs down Re: M117 Timing Chain Replacement - Pictorial

History repeats !! the C Class DOHC W204 from 2008 on (?) has the same issue with the Timing Chain and the Pulleys/ adjusters. 100/120 thousand Ks seem to be the critical point. A Rattle on cold...
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