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Forum: Site Feedback 12-26-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 65,148
Posted By gs sparhawk
Life is cuel

Phil----Gone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!????????????

I just logged in after my own health crisis became somewhat resolved , to find a very large empty space in my heart from the news.

Phil and I had...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 04-23-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 235,162
Posted By gs sparhawk
Red face Oh, I wondered why the /8 nomenclature. Thanks. ...

Oh, I wondered why the /8 nomenclature. Thanks. And, please excuse the dopy post listing the "150 and 180". 250 &280, of course.

So many "good" ideas,---so little actual facility to carry them...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 04-23-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 235,162
Posted By gs sparhawk
So, why, Al, should you be the only guy with...

So, why, Al, should you be the only guy with regrets? ;) Heck, about half of my 'impulse" MBs have been about a day too soon. (before I slep't on it)

For instance: 1969 150SE w/ 180 motor &...
Forum: Tech Help 04-14-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By gs sparhawk
So, here it is from the German operator's manual:...

So, here it is from the German operator's manual: engine is a 102.980 2.3 fuel injected gasoline engine. Has kjet injection. I noticed the WUR seemed different from the 70s era 450s & 6.9s. Still...
Forum: Tech Help 04-13-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By gs sparhawk
VIN is 1232431A---------. it has the 2.3motor...

VIN is 1232431A---------. it has the 2.3motor with appears to be a kjet system with a couple of different things not on others I've seen. This one will start but won't rev. pump pressure is in 80s...
Forum: Tech Help 04-13-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By gs sparhawk
Euro 123

I have a 1984 Euro 123 with 243 engine. Seems the injection is unique and I have some probs getting it to run off idle. Is mechanical injection on the 190 four cyl engine. Next year or so they went...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-13-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,241
Posted By gs sparhawk
123 shifting

the 123 has the vacuum switch that places the tranny in 1st gear when you floor it---then shifts to 2nd. can do with the shifter lever too. usuall starts in 2nd when in Drive but will down shift to...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 08-04-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,987
Posted By gs sparhawk
Wink Before condemning the whole 6.9 car for having...

Before condemning the whole 6.9 car for having lost it's support, it would be best to have a look around under the car and determine it's specific ailment.

It may even be essential to get a...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-29-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,980
Posted By gs sparhawk
Certainly could use whatever would match up and...

Certainly could use whatever would match up and turn the various parts to unlock the wheel & shifter, maybe? your 84 may be a little more sophisticated than mine.

Right now, I'm still using the...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-28-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,980
Posted By gs sparhawk
Panda guy----84-early? See previous for 67. A...

Panda guy----84-early? See previous for 67. A good locksmith can do some great things--check around for sombody who has a "reputation"

I can't imagine that you couldn't have obtained a new key...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-28-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,980
Posted By gs sparhawk
Bought a '67 Fintail MB from Texas. No keys. Got...

Bought a '67 Fintail MB from Texas. No keys. Got a new key from MB. (sent the "title" and my driver's license) They said currently no blanks for the outside keys but it would fit all the other...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-28-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,472
Posted By gs sparhawk
Did my '79 6.9---a tight fit in there. A buddy's...

Did my '79 6.9---a tight fit in there. A buddy's lift was the biggest blessing. rotated the steering box down and away from the coupling after disconnecting the coupling from the box shaft. Then...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-28-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By gs sparhawk
I have three K-jet cars---all with the white...

I have three K-jet cars---all with the white plastic air adjustment screw. Stuck on one of mine also( a 1980 450 sel)---and, like the poster, i'm afraid to break it. used penetrating oil to no...
Forum: Tech Help 07-06-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By gs sparhawk
Thanks, that will help. I'll post a result. The...

Thanks, that will help. I'll post a result. The injctors do need min. pressure to pop. I do appreciate the people that are willing to share. BTW---what is the fix if I don't get pressure to the WUR?...
Forum: Tech Help 07-06-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By gs sparhawk
84-2.3 issues

I've been through most of the posts on similar threads & can't yet get a handle on my problem. This euro 84 230CE has the 2.3 injected motor used in the 190s It is not electronically controlled. I...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 05-09-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 28,043
Posted By gs sparhawk
Mr. Hunter, thanks for the post and the sites. ...

Mr. Hunter, thanks for the post and the sites. I've perused john twist's site and have been helped. I thought he also had a video of tuning the 150/175CDs Maybe it was someone elses. I'm about...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 02-08-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By gs sparhawk
Still for sale? Interested. Sparky

Still for sale? Interested.

Sparky
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 02-08-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By gs sparhawk
Need

WTB: Stromberg 175 CD lower adjusting jet into fuel bowl. not wired (small) is preferrred but shut off version may be acceptable. Need for '78 230 sedan.

sparky
Forum: General Information 02-04-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 29,499
Posted By gs sparhawk
Talking Heart Palpatations

i've towed plenty of MBs and other things for many miles upwards of 80MPH at times and some went along like they were'nt even there but others nearly put me in the ditch. one got a strap loose from...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-29-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By gs sparhawk
Man, just my opinion and not intended to...

Man, just my opinion and not intended to insult----- but you know that car is not going to a museum and no collector is going to pay the cost of doing a complete technical "restoration". Why not...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-29-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 235,162
Posted By gs sparhawk
Oh, Al. Now you have gone a little over the line....

Oh, Al. Now you have gone a little over the line. Due to go to about zero for the high on Mon. up here in the freezer. Right after we were "teased" with 39 degrees yesterday.

Would you...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-29-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 235,162
Posted By gs sparhawk
----and we of the Frozen North just have to sit...

----and we of the Frozen North just have to sit and read the paper till Spring.

Sparky
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-28-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By gs sparhawk
Wink Also, this one is NOT like any others used in...

Also, this one is NOT like any others used in Britt cars or any others that I know of. Maybe a 1978 Yugo???? ( Experimental at that time, I think.)

Sparky
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-28-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By gs sparhawk
1978, VIN-12302312099641, Sorry, no wire leading...

1978, VIN-12302312099641, Sorry, no wire leading out of the seat. I've had it in and out many times. No moving parts, no springs, no wire or place to connect it. I know that the local MB dealer...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-28-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,868
Posted By gs sparhawk
Maybe we are not supposed to recommend another...

Maybe we are not supposed to recommend another supplier---and I support that since it may compete with the current parent of this site and I have not one single reason to abandon Peach Parts who have...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-28-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,868
Posted By gs sparhawk
Hmmm, auto plus haus plus az?

Hmmm, auto plus haus plus az?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-28-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,868
Posted By gs sparhawk
Wow, the astrisks blew the address away. ...

Wow, the astrisks blew the address away. (********** dot com)
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-28-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,868
Posted By gs sparhawk
Just got a reply from the old source to try...

Just got a reply from the old source to try www.**********.com. Might be just the thing.

Sparky
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-28-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,868
Posted By gs sparhawk
Pain

Oh, man. we NEED those parts. They are out of HMW plastic and I'd try to turn some on a lathe if I got the dimensions.

Sparky
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-28-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,951
Posted By gs sparhawk
Well, maybe I'm just a whore but I'd look for a...

Well, maybe I'm just a whore but I'd look for a good body --if there is such a thing, and put later running gear in it. Better brakes, tranny, powerful engine and rear suspension. Heck, a better...
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