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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 08-13-2005, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By andy day
I bought my 500E here in Dubai for US$9000 3...

I bought my 500E here in Dubai for US$9000 3 years ago. It was a single owner, full dealer service history, 85,000 mile car and beautiful inside and out. It's just an ordinary 124 chassis to most...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-28-2005, 02:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,252
Posted By andy day
driver's seat broken

Hi all, It feels as if the driver's seat back is broken. If I motor the seat through it's full range of movement, in certain positions, the back of the seat looks uneven and the inside top corner has...
Forum: Tech Help 03-09-2005, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By andy day
It's 15mm. I bought a combo spanner and heated...

It's 15mm. I bought a combo spanner and heated the open ended end 90 as close to the jaws as possible, this did the trick. You might also like to try a 3/8 drive crows foot spanner. It's tight...
Forum: Tech Help 10-17-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By andy day
I guess it is like comparing apples with oranges....

I guess it is like comparing apples with oranges. My good friend here in Dubai just bought an Audi S8 quattro, 1998, 120,000 kms. A real beauty of a car but he this week took it to the shop with what...
Forum: Tech Help 10-17-2004, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By andy day
4Matic + high milage = oil all over the drive . ....

4Matic + high milage = oil all over the drive . . . . Don't touch !
Forum: Detailing and Interior 09-30-2004, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By andy day
Part number for the Daimler Benz windscreen...

Part number for the Daimler Benz windscreen sticker is 115-584-06-40
Forum: Tech Help 09-23-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By andy day
Many thanks guys, that is a big help. My present...

Many thanks guys, that is a big help. My present display goes to 240 KMS/PH which is about 147 MPH. I think I shall get the US spec. one and see how it goes. Again, many thanks for your help !
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Forum: Tech Help 09-22-2004, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By andy day
MPH/KPH Speedo face

I am soon going to strip and sort out the internal lighting on my '91 500 SEL. instrument cluster. It presently has the speedo reading background in KPH only. Would anyone be able to supply the part...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 09-09-2004, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,444
Posted By andy day
Congratulations indeed Toby, I guess 500e's are a...

Congratulations indeed Toby, I guess 500e's are a rarity in the UK, especially with petrol at nearly 4 a gallon. I can personally recommennd Andreas Reinacher for 500e parts, he is fair, quick and...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 08-28-2004, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,393
Posted By andy day
Replaced both my shocks and accumulators at 85000...

Replaced both my shocks and accumulators at 85000 miles. The shock mounts were fine, just clonked due loss of oil.
Forum: Tech Help 08-08-2004, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,881
Posted By andy day
For my money, checking tyre pressures means...

For my money, checking tyre pressures means checking them cold which means doing it on your drive before you use the car, not driving to a dealership. Usually by the time you get there, they will...
Forum: Tech Help 07-25-2004, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By andy day
Glad it is sorted but without getting into a big...

Glad it is sorted but without getting into a big one to one on line, you can e mail me using the private mail address if I can help any more. I bought the 2 service manual library CD's, Phil at the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-25-2004, 06:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By andy day
The recirc. button turning off after about 25/30...

The recirc. button turning off after about 25/30 minutes is normal, just press again !
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2004, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By andy day
You are most welcome, just let us all know how it...

You are most welcome, just let us all know how it goes. As you know it is far too hot here at the moment to do much work on cars myself. I have been using these guys ever since they set up shop more...
Forum: Tech Help 07-23-2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By andy day
You certainly do not need a 14 volt battery for...

You certainly do not need a 14 volt battery for your car. I had a 300CE Euro and it had the normal 12 volt Bosche in it ( capacity I cannot recall ) I would be interested to hear who in Dubai is...
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2004, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By andy day
I believe they are available at...

I believe they are available at www.************************ have at look at their online catalogue
Forum: Detailing and Interior 05-10-2004, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By andy day
You might contact jonathan@mbz.og or...

You might contact jonathan@mbz.og or 1-800-741-5252, they have them. The site is www.*************** probably only a few dollars each
Forum: Tech Help 05-05-2004, 01:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,010
Posted By andy day
That's a great story Larry, one I will follow...

That's a great story Larry, one I will follow with great interest, I take my hat off to you. I know what you mean about the creeper, I turned 50 last year and I think my days of crawling under cars...
Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2004, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,098
Posted By andy day
I have this weekend just finished a full brake...

I have this weekend just finished a full brake overhaul on my 500SEL, including a new set of front calipers, pads and discs, new booster unit and new master cylinder. You do not need to bench bleed...
Forum: Tech Help 04-15-2004, 05:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 699
Posted By andy day
engine shock struts

Done the search and came up empty. Car is a 1991 500SEL ( WDB1260371A wz 117965 engine ). I need to change both the engine shock dampers and the dealer has given me 2, part # on the packet is G123...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 03-19-2004, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,380
Posted By andy day
Hi Dave, yes you are quite right on that, I ended...

Hi Dave, yes you are quite right on that, I ended up with a few nuts and bolts but on the whole I had all the bits I needed. I presently use BP visco 2000 20/50 and change the oil and filter every...
Forum: Tech Help 03-10-2004, 05:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,955
Posted By andy day
....My 500E has this feature too !

....My 500E has this feature too !
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 02-24-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,380
Posted By andy day
Neil, please check your e mail . . . . Again, I...

Neil, please check your e mail . . . . Again, I think I have answered my own question. After further digging in the service discs, I have located section 18-1110, "Function of the oil filter". It...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 02-23-2004, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,380
Posted By andy day
Michael Curcio was kind enough to send me the...

Michael Curcio was kind enough to send me the parts list some 9 months ago. It all fits together fairly well, the only guide I really had was the CD service manual under the section of changing the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 02-23-2004, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,380
Posted By andy day
500E oil cooler.

I have finally managed to fit the OEM oil cooler I have had sitting in the garage for some while. There was not much room for the new filter bowl but it is now all installed. I think I have read...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 02-17-2004, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By andy day
...Nice car, looks like he has the headlight...

...Nice car, looks like he has the headlight rotary switch on upside down though !
Forum: Tech Help 02-02-2004, 12:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,910
Posted By andy day
Interesting thread and some interesting comments....

Interesting thread and some interesting comments. I recently changed the accumulators and the struts on my 500E and it made all the difference in the world, like driving a new car and worth the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-18-2004, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By andy day
Shawn . . . He's good isn't he ?

Shawn . . . He's good isn't he ?
Forum: Tech Help 12-08-2003, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By andy day
Do not leave it there, every time you drive it,...

Do not leave it there, every time you drive it, you will see a picture of the ring in your mind's eye and never know !
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 11-26-2003, 04:58 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 71,767
Posted By andy day
Just read through the whole of this great post...

Just read through the whole of this great post and forgot to register with you Michael ! Hope I am not too late

Pearl black/black 500E ( US spec )
81,000 miles, full dealer history, 1 previous...
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