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Forum: ARTICLES 1st August 2020, 06:32 PM
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Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Transmission Kick Down

Better not to use Kick Down, as it usually triggers full throttle,,,, not always needed nor wanted..... I use the gear lever to select a lower Gear and then :)the Throttle as necessary. If the...
Forum: ARTICLES 1st August 2020, 12:25 PM
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Posted By sean sherry
Talking Another trueism

Tires attend to Stop and also Go...... The Tires stop the Car.. the Brakes only slow the wheels down. :)
Forum: ARTICLES 29th July 2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: A flighty Rear End

My cure..... a lighter Right Foot on greasy Roads:o
Forum: ARTICLES 28th July 2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: A flighty Rear End

Yes Helmet, I also recall that most Motor Vehicles accidents are caused by mechanical failure..... the Nut behind the wheel gets loose !!:)
Forum: ARTICLES 27th July 2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: A flighty Rear End

Tires are pliable, and good, and less than 6 years old..... I had the same issue, from new, with a new 107 380 S L I bought in 1981. Back then Mercedes were fitting Continentals which were hard...
Forum: ARTICLES 27th July 2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up A flighty Rear End

Our C 250 CGI is very twitchy in the wet using more than light/ medium throttle taking off.:cool: The Traction Control Light goes berserk. The cure I remember was from the 1950/55 Morris Oxfords in...
Forum: ARTICLES 22nd July 2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Transmission Kick Down

Most Kick down issues are a result of lack of Pedal travel ie the Pedal hits the floor. Just plain old wear and tear. With a Rod system it can be sorted by just pulling the Pedal up to bend it some...
Forum: MERCEDES W107 22nd July 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,212
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: C107's C107

Shift Points Bryce... I have always found that it a case of suck it and see. The Factory settings may have been ok when in a new condition. Just raise a couple of turns and road test.. Make sure that...
Forum: MERCEDES W107 21st July 2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,212
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: C107's C107

And Bryce don't forget the Points Dwell ... set the idle screws Then .. a vacuum check to ensure that you have at least 18 inches .....re ignition timing. Then the Automatic Trans. will thank...
Forum: ARTICLES 20th July 2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Without Sin

Yes I have installed LEDs for the Reversing Lights, complete with Resisters to balance the current Draw ,. If not, the Dash will flag a fault. The indicators have a special staggered Pin fitment so...
Forum: ARTICLES 20th July 2020, 08:40 AM
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Views: 106
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs down Without Sin

Is Mercedes without Sin ? I think not. The Rear Light wiring and the Bulb Holder Assemblies on the C Class W204 from 2007 to 2012, plus some others I suspect,, was not up to standard.
The Ground...
Forum: ARTICLES 18th July 2020, 03:37 PM
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Views: 86
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up C 250 v C 200

Our C 250 CGI lacked the throttle response of the lower H.P. of our C 200 CGI.
I had tried all the usual maintenance procedures and even resetting the ECU.
Must not have worked , so I gave it...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 8th July 2020, 12:38 PM
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Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Car of the week

Perhaps the ignition was retarded ? These DOHC engines perform very well when in proper tune. ie 36% BTC at mid thirties RPM ..:) Vacuum disconnected.

98 octane Fuel ??
Forum: ARTICLES 5th July 2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: BMW will charge owners a subscription fee to use features like heated seats

Hi Styria... we cynics should stick together.... I'm with you.
Except that Australia has always been a Net importer of Capital. There is no real money here. Like our Houses, ;)the whole Country...
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 4th July 2020, 04:31 PM
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Views: 176
Posted By sean sherry
Question Re: It's never to late

Did you miss the point Styria ??? A Father at 89 !!
I have heard of Super Glue .. maybe there is Super Viagra as well.:rolleyes:
Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 4th July 2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By sean sherry
Cool It's never to late

At the virility age of 89 young Bernie has not retired from Formula 1 activity just yet. Another young claimant to his Fortune !!!
One does wonder ;)
Forum: ARTICLES 3rd July 2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: BMW will charge owners a subscription fee to use features like heated seats

Fewer Car Sales ... yes the writing is on the Wall...
I recall reading years ago that the the Western World is saturated with cars.... white goods on Wheels. So manufacturers have little growth.......
Forum: ARTICLES 3rd July 2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By sean sherry
Re: BMW will charge owners a subscription fee to use features like heated seats

It is a fact of life today that everybody is into your pockets......
Yesterday my Home insurance increased by $510 just via:eek: a notification by Text. No paper contact... well I have learned to...
Forum: TALKING TORQUE 3rd July 2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs down Re: 2002 500E Airmatic

Well Mark MB may not be so bad..... I recall asking GM for some Parts for a 11 year old EH Holden, only to be told that after 10 years parts were absolute and no longer available . :eek::eek::eek:
Forum: ARTICLES 1st July 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Viva Italia

Yes Styria......just as long as we have Irish Music !!!!!:D
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