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Forum: Tech Help 01-19-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,632
Posted By haYnBenz
Thanks for the suggestion, Pooka.:)

Thanks for the suggestion, Pooka.:)
Forum: Tech Help 01-18-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,606
Posted By haYnBenz
do a pre purchase inspection

Since this is your first MB, you should definitely have someone who knows the brand look at the car. Pre purchase inspections can be relatively cheap (under $200) and should be considered a...
Forum: Tech Help 01-18-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,632
Posted By haYnBenz
2003 s430 rear end whine coasting@ 55 mph

Greetings everyone,

So my 2006 S430 was the best car I ever owned. When that lease was up a bought a Lexus LS430 because I thought I wanted more refinement (smoother and quieter at idle).

But...
Forum: Tech Help 08-05-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By haYnBenz
Thanks for your replies! Will visit my dealer...

Thanks for your replies! Will visit my dealer tomorrow and see what they say.
Forum: Tech Help 08-05-2006, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By haYnBenz
2006 C280 premature center armrest wear

Greetings everyone,

My friend has a 2006 C280 and is experiencing what appears to be premature wear on the center armrest. She has the standard interior with leather inserts on the seats.

I...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 02-20-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,471
Posted By haYnBenz
Try looking on eBay

Try this link. I find a lot of great stuff on eBay.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1981-380-SEL-MERCEDES-EMBLEMS_W0QQitemZ8039369519QQcategoryZ33643QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Good...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 05-28-2004, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By haYnBenz
Cool I've had great success with chrome polish and a...

I've had great success with chrome polish and a cloth.
Forum: Tech Help 04-14-2004, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,101
Posted By haYnBenz
Guy, Maybe it was just my experience, but my...

Guy,

Maybe it was just my experience, but my 1998 E320 wagon was the reason I am now driving a BMW......

I have owned almost half a dozen MBs and love the make but, the only car to ever, ever...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 04-09-2004, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By haYnBenz
Cool I vote for lip and star!

Just my $0.02.
Forum: Detailing and Interior 04-04-2004, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,999
Posted By haYnBenz
touch-up paint

Try PaintScratch.com

My favorite place for OEM touchup paint.
Forum: Tech Help 03-31-2004, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,266
Posted By haYnBenz
Reset window switch?

Hey git0,

Did you find your problem? Does your window go all the way up and then come back down on its own or not all the way up at all? If it is the former, maybe you have to reset or...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 01-26-2004, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By haYnBenz
Next to peanut butter, you might want to try P21S...

Next to peanut butter, you might want to try P21S or S100 wax. I use it on the textured black plastic rub strips on my car and it brings out the black without those nasty white stains that other...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 01-26-2004, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,456
Posted By haYnBenz
For volosong: Some internet tire guys will...

For volosong:

Some internet tire guys will drop ship your tires to a local shop. I think Tire Rack does this. Try their website. Kumhos are excellent tires BTW.

Good luck!:)
Forum: Detailing and Interior 01-26-2004, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,094
Posted By haYnBenz
T, I hear two things about "wet" carpet...

T,

I hear two things about "wet" carpet cleaning but am not an expert so take it for what it's worth....

1) "wet" cleaning like shampooing can get the carpetbacking wet. When this happens,...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 12-16-2003, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By haYnBenz
I have also tried the finger test. Leather...

I have also tried the finger test. Leather wrinkles whereas Tex doesn't. Try it sometime on your seats. It actually works and holds for all cars, not just MBenz. The only issue with MBs is that...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 08-25-2003, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By haYnBenz
Greetings MG, The reason for the difference...

Greetings MG,

The reason for the difference in feel between your upholstry and that of a Lexus is that most (if not all) the 190's in 1992 came equiped with what is called Mercedes Benz Tex. It...
Forum: Tech Help 08-22-2003, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,360
Posted By haYnBenz
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Tech Help 08-22-2003, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,360
Posted By haYnBenz
'93 190E Hard shift from 1st to 2nd gear

I am considering the purchase of a 1993 190e 2.3 special edition (the green ones). The speakers are shot and the engine idles a little rough but my main concern is a hard (both physical and audible)...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-22-2003, 04:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 734
Posted By haYnBenz
Car inspection in Kansas City, MO

I'm thinking of buying a car in Kansas City , Mo. and I live quite a distance away. Does anyone know of a good auto inspector in the area? The car is a 1993 Chrysler (stop laughing) and it is...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 06-26-2003, 01:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,624
Posted By haYnBenz
Benzwood, Mine is a Larkin model SUV 7000...

Benzwood,

Mine is a Larkin model SUV 7000 3.5 ton capacity. Like I said, mother of all jacks. I just use it for jacking and then place jack stands under the car.
Forum: Wheels & Tires 06-23-2003, 04:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,624
Posted By haYnBenz
Absolutely awesome job! Here's a link to...

Absolutely awesome job!

Here's a link to some of the nut covers you were looking for on eBay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2419917671&category=33749

You are...
Forum: Tech Help 06-18-2003, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By haYnBenz
Suginami, Thanks for the link. Cool. I saw...

Suginami,

Thanks for the link. Cool. I saw a car just like this on EBay about a month ago. I was wondering about the 8-hole rims, headlight wipers and leather interior. I think there's a 190E...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 06-17-2003, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By haYnBenz
Paintless dent repair. Two methods. One...

Paintless dent repair.

Two methods. One uses a suction system with braces, the other actually pushes the dent out from the inside with special tools. The only bummer with the second method is...
Forum: Tech Help 06-17-2003, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By haYnBenz
Thanks Gilly, Just a key? My should be that...

Thanks Gilly,

Just a key? My should be that simple....

I actually had the fear that you mentioned so I made sure that I took all the keys to the dealer. And you are right, the new keys look a...
Forum: Tech Help 06-15-2003, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By haYnBenz
S, Had the same problem with my '98 E320. ...

S,

Had the same problem with my '98 E320. Had it towed on two occasions because of the no-start condition and because I had the extended warranty.

The first time, they placed fault with the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-29-2003, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By haYnBenz
D, I too had an issue with the A/C on my '98...

D,

I too had an issue with the A/C on my '98 E320. Couldn't seem to get the car cool. Seemed like the fan was shuuting down too early or the thermostat was about 10 degrees off. I took it in to...
Forum: Tech Help 05-23-2003, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By haYnBenz
Dent, Unfortunate but true. Same as in my...

Dent,

Unfortunate but true. Same as in my '98 E320. It is a hard rubber piece that helps to keep moisture out of the door panel. You COULD trim it, but then you would be defeating the purpose...
Forum: Tech Help 05-21-2003, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,027
Posted By haYnBenz
Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm, Maybe you could get a part...

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm,

Maybe you could get a part number from your dealer and then see if you can get one online here.
Forum: Tech Help 05-20-2003, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,027
Posted By haYnBenz
Get both in one......

D,

Maybe you can hit two birds with one stone. Get an armrest console with BOTH the phone and cupholders. The attached image is from a 1999 S320V. I gotta believe that the center console from...
Forum: Tech Help 04-23-2003, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,618
Posted By haYnBenz
S, Try a search for [instrument removal] and...

S,

Try a search for [instrument removal] and you'll get a lot of ideas as well as pictures to boot!

Here's another link for when I removed my instrument cluster:
...
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