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Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By philipminion
It needs to be recalibrated and I'm not sure what...

It needs to be recalibrated and I'm not sure what else. The worst part was just pulling out the cluster. It was so hard to pull out. I just don't want to deal with this again in the future. It is...
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By philipminion
Where can I get one like that?

Where can I get one like that?
Forum: Tech Help 07-07-2004, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By philipminion
I tried to install colored face guages and ruined...

I tried to install colored face guages and ruined my speedometer. Here is the oem faceplate.

http://img184.echo.cx/img184/3269/dsc011580hw.jpg
Forum: Tech Help 07-06-2004, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By philipminion
Question Speedometer

I need a new speedometer for my 1989 300ce. The Mercedes dealer says that the 1988 will not fit nor will a 1990-up. Is this true? My car is a Canadian model and the part number on the front of the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-19-2002, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By philipminion
The plastic is taped directly onto the paint, but...

The plastic is taped directly onto the paint, but the car has mild scratches all around so it needs a paint job anyway. I really can't tell if there was a lot of water damage or not. It looks real...
Forum: Tech Help 05-18-2002, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By philipminion
300CE Vandalized

I found a 300ce for sale that has been vandalized. It needs all glass, headlights, taillights, wheels+tires.

The body has small scratches and one fender has a 2 dents, and one quarter panel has...
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2002, 12:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,688
Posted By philipminion
Thanks SIlver Boat I will remember to check...

Thanks SIlver Boat
I will remember to check with Phil at Parts Shop and Benz Bin when looking for parts.
I actually drove a 280se like yours years ago and remember the car being great. It had ABS,...
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2002, 12:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,688
Posted By philipminion
To Dan Younes, I know all about the rear end...

To Dan Younes,
I know all about the rear end sliding from an old car that I used to own that had a 65% to 35% weight distribution front and rear respectively (BMW) and boy was that a lot of fun at...
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2002, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,688
Posted By philipminion
Re: euro 500sel

bribrenz:

So you're 82 500 has a 120,000 miles and going strong...that's great to hear and reassuring. You mentioned you did some repairs in respect to the transmission and exhaust and they were...
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2002, 11:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,688
Posted By philipminion
Old Blue: I have heard from many european...

Old Blue:

I have heard from many european sources that they prefer the 500 engine over the 560 (in euro trim), so that is why I am considering this car. I have driven both a 560SEL and 560SEC and...
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2002, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,688
Posted By philipminion
Thanks SIlver Boat I will remember to check...

Thanks SIlver Boat
I will remember to check with Phil at Parts Shop and Benz Bin when looking for parts.
I actually drove a 280se like yours years ago and remember the car being great. It had ABS,...
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2002, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,688
Posted By philipminion
Thanks mbtjc I appreciate all the info. I'm...

Thanks mbtjc
I appreciate all the info. I'm glad someone else feels the same as I do about the euro cars. I have been warned so many times about the parts issue, but honestly, I don't buy used...
Forum: Tech Help 04-25-2002, 10:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,688
Posted By philipminion
1986 500sel EURO Good or Bad?

Hello everyone,

I am looking at buying a 1986 500sel euro car that has about 120000 miles and still has the german inspection for this year. Is there any major differences in the US version that...
Forum: Tech Help 04-25-2002, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By philipminion
Question Awful noise from heater/climate control

Has anyone ever had this problem before?
Everytime I turn on the heater at any setting I hear a weird annoying high pitch noise that sounds awful. The noise is constant, but the level of noise...
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2002, 01:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,907
Posted By philipminion
Re: Advice on 1984 AMG 1000SEL

I promised you information on the 1000sel and it did take me a while to get it. I have a problem though....I cannot get the pictures to fit. If you have any suggestions please let me know. I have...
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2002, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By philipminion
That is factory paint and I have an original...

That is factory paint and I have an original brochure for the 1989 s class lineup and there is a picture in there for a 300sel with the exact same color and the moldings and bumpers are not grey.
...
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2002, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By philipminion
Re: MB OF CANADA DISHONEST PARTSMAN!!!

No problem...glad I can help.

Let me know if you need anything else.

That's what this forum is all about...helping each other
Forum: Tech Help 03-23-2002, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By philipminion
Every model car has different requirements to...

Every model car has different requirements to comply with Transport Canada's regulations.

You should call Transport Canada first if you haven't already done so to find out what other modifications...
Forum: Tech Help 03-23-2002, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By philipminion
W126 Bumpers and Molding Color

I was wondering if someone could tell me what year it was that the W126 came with the same color bumpers and moldings as the car (instead of the grey color), or was that an option?

Thanks
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By philipminion
Re: ABS Light Gone on ?????????

BB :

I have a 190 2.3 and I don't have ABS so I'm not sure about your light. I do know that a friend of mine had this problem with his 300e and was told it would be costly to fix it and so he...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 04:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,907
Posted By philipminion
Re: WOW!!!

realneal:

Glad I can help. Like I mentioned in the earlier post, just give me a few days to make some calls to get you the rest of the info. Most people don't believe this model exists. I'm not...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 03:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,907
Posted By philipminion
Re: Re: Advice on 1984 AMG 1000SEL

Hi realneal, PART 2

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Date: Sun, 9 May 1999 09:41:53 -0400
From: <charles_hart@ibi.com>
Subject: M116 & a manual transmission

After watching a 350slc parts car...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 03:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,907
Posted By philipminion
ADAM BOURASSA : (Wow, I thought it was a...

ADAM BOURASSA :

(Wow, I thought it was a joke! 1000SEL????? What does that mean? 10 Liters? Must be a gas guzzler but cool anyway.)

I believe the engine is out of a 500 or 560. I'm working on...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,282
Posted By philipminion
Re: Recommended ATF for 190E 1988 2.3

Saqib Ali:

The dealer I spoke to recommends Mercon-Dexron III. They carry Valvoline at their parts counter. Haynes manual recommends Mercon-Dexron II, and the owners manual recommends MB...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By philipminion
Thanks jeffsr I'll try cleaning it. Is there...

Thanks jeffsr

I'll try cleaning it. Is there a way of knowing if it is no good for sure?
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 02:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,907
Posted By philipminion
Re: Advice on 1984 AMG 1000SEL

Hi realneal, PART 1

From mercedes-veterans.com!owner-mblist-digest Sun May 9 12:24:17 1999
Return-Path: <owner-mblist-digest@mercedes-veterans.com>
Received: (10400 bytes) by ns1.vrx.net...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 02:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,907
Posted By philipminion
Re: Advice on 1984 AMG 1000SEL

Hi realneal,

This is an advertisement from a Canadian Auto Trader.

www.autotrader.ca

Year: 1985
Make: MERCEDES-BENZ
Model: 1000
Model Detail: SPECIAL EDITION
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 02:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,907
Posted By philipminion
Re: Advice on 1984 AMG 1000SEL

Hi realneal,

I have some info for you. I have only ever been in one 1000SEL which was owned by someone who bought the car from a prince of saudia arabia. I will work on getting pics and specs for...
Forum: Tech Help 03-17-2002, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By philipminion
Help please! Warning/ Hazard Light Always On

Hi everyone,

My hazard light flasher is always on and I cannot shut it off unless I disconnect it. What I mean is the lights aren't actually blinking on and off, but the switch is always lit up...
Forum: Tech Help 03-14-2002, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,465
Posted By philipminion
Re: Bilstein Shocks

I replaced my shocks recently with Bilstein Heavy Duty on W201.
They are really rough compared to the oem (we have bad roads)
I think I may put Eibach springs to compliment them. I just want a...
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