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Forum: ARTICLES 11th July 2018, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Oversize
Worlds First Production Turbo Diesel

Was a W116 of course!! Motor Manual Christmas 1978....

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Forum: MERCEDES W116 11th July 2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,724
Posted By Oversize
Re: Fangio and the 6.9

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Forum: MERCEDES W116 11th July 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,724
Posted By Oversize
Re: Fangio and the 6.9

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Forum: MERCEDES W116 11th July 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,724
Posted By Oversize
Re: Fangio and the 6.9

Seek & Ye shall find!! An article probably not seen since 1978.... And no sign of any other car!!

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Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 11th July 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By Oversize
Re: Australian Police Adopt BMWs, Chryslers and Kias Oh My

‘Interceptor’ criteria is based on many factors and not purely speed or agility. If it was based on looks the Kia or new ‘Commodore’ wouldn’t get my vote!

I wouldn’t rule out the Benzes for...
Forum: MECHANICALS 11th July 2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By Oversize
Re: 6.9 Levelling Valves

I’m surprised MB detailed any valve repair whatsoever. I thought they were replace-only parts? If there was an official overhaul procedure for the valves could that suggest something similar exists...
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 11th July 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Oversize
Re: 10-Speed Transmission

10 is probably getting excessive (more moving parts = higher cost & more to wear out), but the transmission is becoming more & more important as the years go by. I think the engine is no longer the...
Forum: MECHANICALS 5th July 2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,094
Posted By Oversize
Re: Hydropneumatic Suspension (HPF) Series 2

I just received a large package from Germany & finally have all the parts I need to get the 560 back on the road (apart from new cells). Plus I have another full S2 system earmarked for something...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 4th July 2018, 10:37 PM
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Views: 116
Posted By Oversize
Re: Free 280SEL in NSW

Rust free doors would be a huge bonus! They can be hard to find & if you do they’re never cheap!
Forum: MERCEDES W116 4th July 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,724
Posted By Oversize
Re: Fangio and the 6.9

Cross fingers.... 🤞🏻🤞🏻
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Forum: MECHANICALS 3rd July 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,094
Posted By Oversize
Re: Hydropneumatic Suspension (HPF) Series 2

Pity the hydro has been removed & it’s now modified. Pix supplied for after the link disappears:


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Forum: MECHANICALS 2nd July 2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,268
Posted By Oversize
Re: 6.9 Transmission Upgrade

Seems more questions than answers & PCS was mention by the people I’ve consulted. Apparently they supply OEM with little after sales support. Calibration, mapping & tuning are the big issues here....
Forum: MECHANICALS 2nd July 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,268
Posted By Oversize
Re: 6.9 Transmission Upgrade

FYI here’s the Benz box and ratios that were considered:

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Forum: MECHANICALS 2nd July 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,268
Posted By Oversize
Re: 6.9 Transmission Upgrade

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Forum: MECHANICALS 2nd July 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,268
Posted By Oversize
Re: 6.9 Transmission Upgrade

My people are telling me the Benz 5sp is far too hard with programming the controller the main hurdle. Currently looking at a GM 6L90E 6sp trans which is normally mated to the HSV LSA engine so it...
Forum: MERCEDES W116 2nd July 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,724
Posted By Oversize
Re: Fangio and the 6.9

And this is what hit the papers the following year:

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Forum: MERCEDES W116 2nd July 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,724
Posted By Oversize
Re: Fangio and the 6.9

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Forum: MERCEDES W116 2nd July 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,724
Posted By Oversize
Re: Fangio and the 6.9

Went to the State Library a few days ago & checked the archives. Sadly ‘The Sun’ micro film was damaged and in the process of repair (since 2011)!!!! Not a lot to report apart from the fact the PM...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 2nd July 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Oversize
Re: Hydropneumatic Gas Cell Package

Evidence it is possible!

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Forum: MECHANICALS 1st July 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,094
Posted By Oversize
Re: Hydropneumatic Suspension (HPF) Series 2

Another one just popped up... Sadly the hydro has been removed.:confused::(:eek:
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