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Forum: WEBSITES AND LINKS 30th October 2020, 04:49 PM
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Posted By c107
Re: British Cars 1958

I think it will only work if you have a facebook account.
Forum: ARTICLES 24th October 2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By c107
Re: In-Depth guide to 6.9 emission control

Sounds interesting, but it has not attached to TK properly`
if you like you can email it to me and I will attach it.
Forum: MERCEDES W126 21st October 2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,100
Posted By c107
Re: 560sec ece

A friend of mine in the MBCNSW put me onto them after he showed me the nice new seal in his 420SEL. The seals are not expensive, but the shipping is quite expensive for one seal. Works better if...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 21st October 2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,100
Posted By c107
Re: 560sec ece

Its not the full windscreen seal, its the one that seals against the bottom of the window against the plastic cowl covers.

I got it, and the wiper shaft boots from carus parts in germany.

The...
Forum: MERCEDES W126 21st October 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,100
Posted By c107
Re: 560sec ece

For the SLS, I just used fuel hose. I found people on the forums who had good luck with it, and MercedesSource reccomend it.

On the SLS cars its quite a short length from the reservoir to the...
Forum: MOTORSPORTS 20th October 2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 153
Posted By c107
Re: 500SLC CanAm Race Car

Bit of a difference from the north american version of the 5.0 that could only crack 184hp :eek:
Forum: MERCEDES W126 19th October 2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,100
Posted By c107
Re: 560sec ece

I've now got the SEC back on the road after a number of jobs done:

1) Monovalve elimination kit installed:

https://www.classicjalopy.com/2020/09/w126-monovalve-eliminator-part-1/...
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 19th October 2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By c107
Re: Fuelstar - petrol

I have no evidence but I am very skeptical of these sort of units.
My thinking is that if they worked that well, the manufacturers would include them as a matter of course.

They do care about...
Forum: ROAD TESTS 19th October 2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By c107
Re: W109 6.3 vs Daimler Double Six S1

This video covers the series 2, not the series 1, but it also compares it to the 6.9.

Well worth a watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMaOtaaI4Yk

nMaOtaaI4Yk
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 19th October 2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 93,530
Posted By c107
Re: Car of the week

They must have been a revelation in their day. 185hp DOHC six when most other cars on the market didn't have half that.
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 18th October 2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 93,530
Posted By c107
Re: Car of the week

The /8 has never been my favorite Mercedes but the pre facelift 280E is definitely the one to have, even more than the coupes. love the colour too,
...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 18th October 2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 93,530
Posted By c107
Re: Car of the week

Here is a nice looking 300D in the same colour!

https://www.lloydsonline.com.au/LotDetails.aspx?smode=0&aid=19309&lid=2475208&pgn=2&pgs=100


https://i.postimg.cc/gkwJ0qgC/3590187.jpg...
Forum: SNIPPETS, ODDITIES AND TRAVEL 18th October 2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By c107
Re: Mercedes wreckers

its a shame they have been left like that. Many previously good parts are now probably unsalvagable.
Forum: EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS 16th October 2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By c107
Re: W116 Full Body Kit Spotto

Yes, I had a 250SE some years back that had been done up to look like a 280SE. Even had the M129 changd out for an M130.
Forum: EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS 16th October 2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By c107
Re: W116 Full Body Kit Spotto

Interesting that the rear bumper looks 126 esque
Forum: MECHANICALS 5th October 2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,541
Posted By c107
Re: 6.9 Transmission Upgrade

Personally I wouldn't want to lose the LSD with all that torque. Even a 450 can be a be a bit of a handful with an open diff.
Forum: MERCEDES W116 2nd October 2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,642
Posted By c107
Re: 6.9 Every Day Driver

Thats good to hear. These cars thrive on regular use and run much better when not left sitting.
Forum: MERCEDES W116 2nd October 2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,642
Posted By c107
Re: 6.9 Every Day Driver

To resurrect and old post.

Back in 2011, it wasn't uncommon to see these old Benz's doing daily duties.

Now, it is very rare. There are still a few W123s and W126's doing daily duties, but...
Forum: MERCEDES W116 1st October 2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By c107
Re: Merc 6.9 Euro idler pulley and bracket

Do you know that this is unique to the euro engine? If its shared with the aussie one or even the 450 might be easier to find.
Forum: ROAD TESTS 29th September 2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By c107
Rover SD1 Vitesse

This is a great video of an interesting car:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXJJoP4pFM0

JXJJoP4pFM0
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