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Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum Yesterday, 12:56 PM
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Posted By meltedpanda
you will need a donor car or someone good at...

you will need a donor car or someone good at welding. it can be done by fabrication, I do not know of after market options
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-10-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By meltedpanda
I love happy endings

I love happy endings
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-05-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By meltedpanda
good point for all of us , I NEVER get under a...

good point for all of us , I NEVER get under a car unless wheels are chocked . No matter what I am doing and when I use a jack I always double support . One reason I bought a set of quick lifts . ...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By meltedpanda
Ahhh looks like they are salvageable Don’t be...

Ahhh looks like they are salvageable Don’t be too quick with a tap. See how the bolt goes first.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By meltedpanda
can you get a saws all metal blade in there?

can you get a saws all metal blade in there?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By meltedpanda
I would do the engine first . The movement of...

I would do the engine first . The movement of the engine cannot really be controlled very well , it will move. I was able to get mine back in alignment by moving with a 2x4 lever arm and the jack. ...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By meltedpanda
try outward pressure on bolt while turning...

try outward pressure on bolt while turning counter clock wise and hope one of the threads catch
any bolt of same size , hardness will do , use of a helicoil -hmmm Id have to think about that
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By meltedpanda
was this a recent addition? Brown is always...

was this a recent addition?
Brown is always ground on the MB so it would seem you have lost your ground? Did they attach it to the radio?

Try running a temporary ground from the dash pod metal...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-01-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By meltedpanda
no , just have to put a block of wood under the...

no , just have to put a block of wood under the oil pan and carefully with a jack unload the weight of the motor from the mounts . Be careful not to raise to high and keep an eye out for any...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-30-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By meltedpanda
I would suggest you obtain a copy of How to Tune...

I would suggest you obtain a copy of How to Tune and Modify a BOSCH Fuel Injection , by Ben Watson .
It will help you understand the Kjet system that you have on that car. The system is very...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-30-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By meltedpanda
Assuming your cold , warm and rest pressures are...

Assuming your cold , warm and rest pressures are correct and the in tank and line fuel filters are clean - id also check your airflow sensor plate and control plunger , if it binds or sticks it will...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-10-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By meltedpanda
K Jet I assume could be a sticking or binding...

K Jet I assume
could be a sticking or binding airflow sensor plate or a binding control plunger , both could just be gummed up from low use, just clean the assemblies see what happens
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-05-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By meltedpanda
The carbs are easy to rebuild. Dialing them in...

The carbs are easy to rebuild. Dialing them in however is tricky. Take pictures as you tear it down and get a good rebuild kit.
Once back on the car repost question about set up. Many threads on...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-05-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By meltedpanda
First and foremost This site sponsor , Rock auto...

First and foremost This site sponsor , Rock auto any of those will work. Some of the big dealers out of Atlanta offer good pricing. Parts should be easy to find
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 12-25-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,104
Posted By meltedpanda
miss mine, like you a daily driver .... have fun,...

miss mine, like you a daily driver .... have fun, enjoy the ride!
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 12-04-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By meltedpanda
I removed mine and replaced without removing...

I removed mine and replaced without removing front windshield would have been easier, granted , but removing front windscreen is a nightmare
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 12-04-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By meltedpanda
there are tons of little fiddly bits holding that...

there are tons of little fiddly bits holding that in. Start by removing all trim rings around switches, remove switches, remove radio, remove dash pod and trim pieces around A pillars . If there...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-10-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By meltedpanda
POR 15 don't get it on anything you want to get...

POR 15 don't get it on anything you want to get it off of, trust me
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-21-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By meltedpanda
lol so many to choose from, my W110 was used...

lol so many to choose from, my W110 was used to make the front buckets so to speak a bench
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-21-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By meltedpanda
I had one like that , or very similar, in my 62...

I had one like that , or very similar, in my 62 220 W114/5
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-17-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By meltedpanda
Can’t go wrong with Jeff. Did mine on my 62 220....

Can’t go wrong with Jeff. Did mine on my 62 220. - like new and kept perfect time
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-14-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By meltedpanda
contact JeffreyNMephis, member here , PM him he...

contact JeffreyNMephis, member here , PM him he can do it , does great work
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 09-16-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By meltedpanda
She is a beauty I had a 62 with the same color...

She is a beauty I had a 62 with the same color scheme. I miss mine Good luck on the auction. Iíll be watching
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 09-05-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By meltedpanda
contact JeffreyNMephis, member here , PM him he...

contact JeffreyNMephis, member here , PM him he can do it , does great work
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 08-22-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By meltedpanda
have you checked timing and adjusted RPM for...

have you checked timing and adjusted RPM for correct idle ?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 08-18-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By meltedpanda
rust and unibody construction do not go well...

rust and unibody construction do not go well together if it is in structural areas , jack point ect think twice. Trunk area , shock attachments and floor boards are other areas of concern, and as...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 08-15-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By meltedpanda
Well itís possible that if you replaced just the...

Well itís possible that if you replaced just the connectors that in doing so you may have caused an old line to crack or if you did not refresh the ends that you are not getting good vacuum Retrace...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 08-14-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By meltedpanda
if you take the VIN and ownership documents to...

if you take the VIN and ownership documents to any MB dealer , they can order you the keys
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-18-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By meltedpanda
good job, here is my steering wheel before and...

good job, here is my steering wheel before and after

If you get bored read my journey under my user name - meltedpanda
Dolly - Finally my Finny
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-14-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By meltedpanda
I think that one pushes in after lock ring is off...

I think that one pushes in after lock ring is off ? Can you snap a picture
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