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Forum: Tech Help 09-02-2004, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By NormanB
Hey well done Tim - you are the man! I...

Hey well done Tim - you are the man!

I thought that stray was taking you for a sucker!

Respect.
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By NormanB
I have never done this job and have the deepest...

I have never done this job and have the deepest respect for anyone who tackles it.

However, looking at your pictures and the text I have retained here from your original post, I have this: Is this...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-21-2004, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By NormanB
I believe these are still available as...

I believe these are still available as accessories from the dealer.
Forum: Tech Help 08-03-2004, 08:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,751
Posted By NormanB
Larry You are going great I am hooked on...

Larry

You are going great I am hooked on your progress and really looking forward to the next instalment.

All the best

NormanB
Forum: Tech Help 06-30-2004, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By NormanB
Well I would use my spare key;)

Well I would use my spare key;)
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2004, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By NormanB
Hi It could be that your battery is on its...

Hi

It could be that your battery is on its last legs.

But you are right also to suspect the charging circuit and it will pay to check out said charging circuit is performing to spec even if you...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2004, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By NormanB
Re: PLEASE HELP!!!!

If it were mine I would do exactly that - but make sure the somebody is a MB specialist.
It may be a sensor/instrument fault but it is not worth taking the risk.
However, at your mileage you will...
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,243
Posted By NormanB
OK Stu Its buried deep!;) NormanB

OK Stu

Its buried deep!;)
NormanB
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2004, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By NormanB
Hi If you have not got the kit and have a...

Hi

If you have not got the kit and have a concern that is niggling you , my recommendation would be to find a good independent specialist who can put a test gauge on the system to verify the truth...
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2004, 03:48 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,243
Posted By NormanB
Hi Stu I do not want to be 'like a dog with...

Hi Stu

I do not want to be 'like a dog with a bone' over this but what in particular did you not agree with - copper leaching?

NormanB
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By NormanB
Your oil pressure is OK. Just keep up with...

Your oil pressure is OK.
Just keep up with regular oil and filter changes to keep it sweet.;)
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2004, 05:10 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,243
Posted By NormanB
1. Hi. 2. Please enlighten us what do you not...

1. Hi.
2. Please enlighten us what do you not agree with and why?
3. For info I cross posted the link on MB Club from here (yesterday evening 7 pm ish) - we really are in a global village.:D
...
Forum: Tech Help 06-21-2004, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By NormanB
no it has to be angry AND teenager ;)

no it has to be angry AND teenager ;)
Forum: Tech Help 06-21-2004, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By NormanB
Good - but I do not want to be the harbinger of...

Good - but I do not want to be the harbinger of bad news prematurely but the latch mechanisms have been known to stick/fail - try a search on this forum.

It might be useful to have an angry...
Forum: Tech Help 06-21-2004, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By NormanB
Hi Open both rear doors and look inside the...

Hi

Open both rear doors and look inside the door shuts just where the door lock engages and you will see a sort of mushroom headed pin on each side of the car. I cannot remember if you push or...
Forum: Tech Help 06-15-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,243
Posted By NormanB
Yeah I know where you are coming from ;-) ...

Yeah I know where you are coming from ;-)

.........and I agree with you. :-)

One thing though this thread certainly attracted attention :-)

It has been a good discussion.
Forum: Tech Help 06-15-2004, 07:57 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,243
Posted By NormanB
But they do exist.

But they do exist.
Forum: Tech Help 06-15-2004, 09:26 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,243
Posted By NormanB
But not much of a point. Brake hoses are...

But not much of a point.

Brake hoses are made of rubber too and they allow air/moisture to migrate across cell boundaries.

Also, most motorcycles have a similar brake reservoir arrangement to...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2004, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By NormanB
No - sorry, I was not clear. Once the...

No - sorry, I was not clear.

Once the tongues at the front end disengage - take the centre console out.

I was just concerned about the care required to prevent damage!
NormanB
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2004, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By NormanB
Yes, remove the ashtray insert, remove screws...

Yes, remove the ashtray insert, remove screws underneath.
Prise up and remove the plastic trim form around the gear selector. Two screws above that through the veneer (lay on the seat and look up...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2004, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By NormanB
No help now sorry but it does not need to be so...

No help now sorry but it does not need to be so hot - just not cold - hand hot is good enough - say 100 deg F.

Have fun.

PS: Hope you have not damaged the thread (unlikely).
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,243
Posted By NormanB
Re: Re: It isn't that the brakes aren't any good -

The brake reservoir is at atmospheric pressure at all times and just provides a small head to the master cylinder where the pressure is developed. The piston being moved to develop this pressure is...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2004, 11:58 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,243
Posted By NormanB
You do not need have to flush out every 2 years,...

You do not need have to flush out every 2 years, it is just a recommendation.

But brake fluid is hygroscopic in that it will absorb moisture (via the breather hole in the reservoir) over time, the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-07-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By NormanB
I bet you will be really pleased you saved $xx...

I bet you will be really pleased you saved $xx when the quality of the work turns out to be a crock of *****.

I would go for - reputation (real customer recommends) and warranty - As to price well...
Forum: Tech Help 06-07-2004, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,200
Posted By NormanB
Hi If you are interested in getting someone...

Hi

If you are interested in getting someone who really knows Mercedes, will do what is necessary and will not rip you off then you can do no better than using the services of Andy Gayle.

The...
Forum: Tech Help 03-29-2004, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By NormanB
Googling

Hi Steve

Sorry to hear this.

Did a bit of googling too - it isn't this fella is it?

Leo (http://www.va.gov/biographies/Mackay.htm)

NormanB
Forum: Tech Help 03-12-2004, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By NormanB
Steering Damper?

Steering Damper?
Forum: Tech Help 03-11-2004, 09:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,580
Posted By NormanB
Hi Autori I hate cockneys with a passion! ...

Hi Autori

I hate cockneys with a passion!

Let us know the result of the 'top overhaul'

Good Luck

NormanB
Forum: Tech Help 03-11-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,649
Posted By NormanB
Re: NormanB---

Hi Troverman

Okay understood. I was getting my logic confused ;-)

Yes I see plenty of Landies, but over here they tend to be used by serious off roaders/country folk while the Range Rovers are...
Forum: Tech Help 03-11-2004, 12:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,580
Posted By NormanB
Hi Autori To coin a very old British...

Hi Autori


To coin a very old British expression - Crikey!

It seems that your specialist sees you less as a valued customer and more like an income stream!

You certainly have issues with...
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