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Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-20-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Stole the ABS module out of Delilah, and all is...

Stole the ABS module out of Delilah, and all is well. Found a used one on E-bay for $60.00. Now I just need to work on the coverings under the dash.
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-18-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
ABS light is on. This might be something very...

ABS light is on. This might be something very simple like I never connected the 2 large wires the tie it in to the main wire harness. Other than that nothing was touched on the ABS system. I haven't...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-17-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
So after getting it on the road and evaluating I...

So after getting it on the road and evaluating I found 3 things that don't work.

1) Oil level light stays on at all times. I checked the oil level and found it fine. I tested the switch and found...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-14-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Back on the road

Back on the road
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-14-2020, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By Roncallo
I cut out the ceiling beams in the area where the...

I cut out the ceiling beams in the area where the high part of the car would be.

See the pictures.

Notice the cut ceiling beams in the second picture. Also notice the microlam beam under the...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-14-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
This is what happens when you try to install the...

This is what happens when you try to install the heater vent cable first and then try to install the duct with it installed. The tool I made worked well to install the cable with the duct in place...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-11-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By Roncallo
I had ~9' 6" garage with an 8' door, but the...

I had ~9' 6" garage with an 8' door, but the center was about 14'. I was able to remove some ceiling joists in the area where the cars would be high. I had to reinforce those areas using microlam...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-11-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Starting to close up. I would love to put the...

Starting to close up. I would love to put the instrument cluster on and take it for a spin. But I will wait until tomorrow and give everything a good check out. I don't want to have to take it out...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-09-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By Roncallo
I haven't used these but for about $300 - $400...

I haven't used these but for about $300 - $400 more you can get a mid rise https://www.gregsmithequipment.com/Atlas-TD6MR-Portable-Scissor-Lift

or a two post.
...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-06-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Good painting weather today so I decided to touch...

Good painting weather today so I decided to touch up my interior parts. All painting is now complete except for the center console.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 11-06-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By Roncallo
They are showing up all over eBay here both new...

They are showing up all over eBay here both new and used. And they are showing up right here on Peach parts. I bet they are still available in France. I would try another dealer.
...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-02-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Roncallo
The best bang for the buck if your doing to out...

The best bang for the buck if your doing to out fit an entire shop is pallet racking.

I have a small shop, so I use 2' wide uprights with 2' deep shelving. Unfortunately the 2' wide is rare so you...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-02-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By Roncallo
My take on this. Full disclosure I have a Bendpak...

My take on this. Full disclosure I have a Bendpak 4 post.

If you need to store cars and work on cars at a more leisurely rate, 4 post is the way to go.

If you are going to make money with the...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-02-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Time to get back to work. Is the garage clean...

Time to get back to work. Is the garage clean yet, no but the table is. I now only has parts that need to go back into Samson. Tomorrow I start designing brackets and cleaning up parts to be...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-29-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
It already has an air bag. I will install it when...

It already has an air bag. I will install it when I done taking off the wheel.
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-29-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
I haven done anything on Samson for a while and I...

I haven done anything on Samson for a while and I wont do any more until I can clean the mess. I have no place to put all the little bits of hardware I had to purchase to do the AC and main wire...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-23-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Took Samson out for the first drive in 3 months....

Took Samson out for the first drive in 3 months. Of course I had a fire extinguisher with me. Still not ready to install the dash but all the really hard carp is complete. What's left are little...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-18-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Didn't get it started yet but the fuse/relay...

Didn't get it started yet but the fuse/relay block is mounted in position. I had to stop because the wife is coming home. I may continue after about 9:30 tonight. It will probably require several...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-16-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-16-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
At this time all wires are cut, labeled and...

At this time all wires are cut, labeled and terminated ready to install into the fuse/relay block. Fabrication of the fuse block mount is complete with exception of paint drying. Tonight I will turn...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-07-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
A day of wiring from hell. I got as far as I...

A day of wiring from hell. I got as far as I could go and then ran out of terminals. One of the sets of terminals I ordered did not fit into the blocks. Apparently the smaller terminals from...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-05-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Getting Down to the Wire Literally

A mock up of the fuse/relay block mount is complete along with the mounting points in the car put in place. The pictures shows the mount. This one is extra long to be able to accommodate two extra...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 10-01-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Fitting of the footplate module box did require...

Fitting of the footplate module box did require one more iteration, involving moving one mount over 1/4" to clear wiring. With that complete I added chaffing strip around the perimeter of the plate....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 09-30-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Roncallo
Mercedes Relay Mounts

I had a requirement for some Mercedes Type universal relay mounts. I only needed 2, but of course I had to get 15 cut. To I have several available. I will offer these up for sale at $10.00 each...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 09-24-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Aerospace Engineer 25 Years with Sikorsky...

Aerospace Engineer
25 Years with Sikorsky Aircraft, 7 years with Honda Aircraft. Now retired.
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 09-24-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Fun with Crimping I just received a new tool...

Fun with Crimping

I just received a new tool for crimping the open barrel terminals required to terminate all the parts for the fuse block. I tried it out today with some terminals that have the...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 09-23-2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
The thing is a piece of crap, not worth the time....

The thing is a piece of crap, not worth the time. Plus the only thing that hold those terminals in place is those rubber seals that go in the back. They have no locking tabs. When you install a fuse...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 09-22-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Fuse/Relay block came in today. All except all...

Fuse/Relay block came in today. All except all the terminals that go into it and the mini relays I will be putting in the center section. This is a modular unit made by Little Fuse. They are called...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 09-21-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Hood (Bonnet) closed today. That means all under...

Hood (Bonnet) closed today. That means all under hood work is completed. There are still about 5 more items that can be addressed before I am done with the 107 wire harness. Things like vacuum lines...
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 09-18-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,010
Posted By Roncallo
Yesterday I ran the car and got it up to...

Yesterday I ran the car and got it up to temperature. Tested the lights and all that can be tested with the dash out. So far all seams fine. So now I'm at a point where I started the problem is fixed...
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