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Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-25-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By strelnik
THESE GUYS ARE 100% RIGHT ABOUT AINT-SEIZE!! ...

THESE GUYS ARE 100% RIGHT ABOUT AINT-SEIZE!!


BE ADVISED: There are different grades of anti-seize. One grade is to 900 degrees, the other to 1300 degrees. Use the higher temp version for the...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-19-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By strelnik
350SDL performance

I can tell you that the 350SDL, when properly tuned, easily goes over 110 no problem.


I had one but drove another one on a test track out west in Arizona, and with T-rated tires, the only...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-19-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By strelnik
I have a whole car you can have including running...

I have a whole car you can have including running 603 engine. I am moving my 28 cars out of storage and consolidating everything as I get married and retire. No more room for extra 126s Had fun with...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-19-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By strelnik
If Pelican Parts is financing this forum, how...

If Pelican Parts is financing this forum, how come they are not jumping on this to address it?
Forum: Restoration Projects & Long-Term Builds 11-09-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By strelnik
One friend of mine bought this and got rid of it...

One friend of mine bought this and got rid of it soon after.


1. You can't jack up to full extent, it's just too flimsy.


2. We built 5" tall platforms out of 2x12s to place under each tire...
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 11-06-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,127
Posted By strelnik
BUMP to get more Michiganders to respond

BUMP to get more Michiganders to respond
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-05-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By strelnik
What is your location?

What is your location?
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 11-05-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,127
Posted By strelnik
Updated version of Detroit-area Service locations

This is a 2020 version of what has been done earlier and never updated.


Here's what I have so far:




BORO AUTO SERVICE
Address...
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 11-04-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By strelnik
New thread for dependable MB indies in Michigan

The title says it all.


I am looking to make a consolidated list of indies and maybe dealers who service our cars without making it an agonizing experience.


So far I have half a dozen or so...
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 11-04-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,492
Posted By strelnik
Is Boro still in business? The line is always...

Is Boro still in business? The line is always busy.
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 11-04-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,492
Posted By strelnik
Mr. Heinz is the reason I am reinvigorating this...

Mr. Heinz is the reason I am reinvigorating this list, because we need people to work on cars.


Right now I am in the middle of selling two houses, buying another one, getting married, and being...
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 11-04-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,492
Posted By strelnik
Yes, she was great. She's running a big Honda...

Yes, she was great. She's running a big Honda dealership in NY state or NJ.
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 11-04-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,492
Posted By strelnik
in 2019- 11 years later-- my experience was 180...

in 2019- 11 years later-- my experience was 180 degrees. BUT-- all new mechanics there and a very good customer service write-up guy.


However, Demetrius at MB SLC still gives discounts if you...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-29-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By strelnik
I have to take issue with you on that from...

I have to take issue with you on that from personal experience.


While my son was at college, some other folks trapped a feral cat and in mid-winter, stuck it inside a construction cone and left...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-27-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,125
Posted By strelnik
My '67 200 gas car had a woven ground wire under...

My '67 200 gas car had a woven ground wire under the car. In the old days, the Germans used two ground wires: one from the (-) post to the frame and another from the frame to the engine.

...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 10-01-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By strelnik
I think it might sell better if you told us what...

I think it might sell better if you told us what you want for it
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-29-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,170
Posted By strelnik
I wonder if my issue is the shifter. I get...

I wonder if my issue is the shifter.
I get neutral and 3rd gear but cannot shift into anything else.


Or could that be something else?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 09-03-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By strelnik
Sorry to hear of your accident. Fortunately,...

Sorry to hear of your accident.
Fortunately, the suffering does not seem to be permanent.
I think you should sue the old man, being that he got three citations.
The value of your car as appraised...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 09-02-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By strelnik
How do we know the seller didn't attempt to flip...

How do we know the seller didn't attempt to flip the land and the other bidders wanted him not to succeed in selling the land at a higher price?


While house hunting, I just looked at an...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-18-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 933
Posted By strelnik
Daily clean out and weekly wash of the box. ...

Daily clean out and weekly wash of the box.


Plus fresh litter. And a sprinkling of eugenol oil for freshness.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-30-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By strelnik
Certain countries required these before Euro...

Certain countries required these before Euro traffic regulations were homologated to make them similar.


Plus, some people, especially dealers, added some strange lights to the 220 series cars.
...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-30-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By strelnik
I can tell you for a fact that Mercedes, if they...

I can tell you for a fact that Mercedes, if they replaced the engine in a used car, would sometimes take the plate off the old block, then put it on the newer block, to give a sense of continuity.
I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-22-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By strelnik
I stay away from ether in these circumstances,...

I stay away from ether in these circumstances, but WD40 will work too.


Get a spray can that does not have propellant, warm it in hot water to about 80 degrees, have someone start the engine and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-22-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By strelnik
rather than a hair dryer, you need a heat gun....

rather than a hair dryer, you need a heat gun. The hair dryers are all made to be super safe and not hurt your delicate skin.


The heat guns soften layers of paint and other substances, so they...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-20-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By strelnik
Which vehicles, what is the application?

Which vehicles, what is the application?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-15-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By strelnik
I have no personal experience with these two...

I have no personal experience with these two sources, but the first is well-known and helpful:


http://www.jegs.com/i/Mopar-Performa...oductId=747036...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-14-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By strelnik
I think the time in the crock pot is used to...

I think the time in the crock pot is used to tenderize the charred parts...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-14-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By strelnik
If you read the FSM on the 180.947 engine, it...

If you read the FSM on the 180.947 engine, it should list what the testing tension on the springs should be at given lengths. You can use this info to get new springs.


Good luck I did this...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-13-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,611
Posted By strelnik
This certainly explains why Europeans sell eggs...

This certainly explains why Europeans sell eggs in cartons of ten.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-13-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,611
Posted By strelnik
Before SAE established the parameters of the...

Before SAE established the parameters of the so-called inch/SAE system, saying "the bolt measures" 3/4 of an inch" could mean over 20 different things.
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