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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-16-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By hispassion
300E and 300SL Parts

All parts must go! Liquidating my inventory of parts from two Mercedes' automobiles. There are doors, hoods, front end components, wire harnesses, dashboards, tail lights, wiper motors, trunk lids,...
Forum: Tech Help 12-05-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By hispassion
Awesome! I'll see if I can get the part by this...

Awesome! I'll see if I can get the part by this weekend and make it a Saturday project. Thank you!
Forum: Tech Help 12-04-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By hispassion
B1 Piston leaking

Greetings gentlemen!

I'm now down to 1 MB, my '92 300CE (124.051). I stored it late last winter and have been driving my truck instead. While it was sitting, the transmission (722.359) began to...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 10-11-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 941
Posted By hispassion
300SL - Parts

Finally decided that I'm not going to fix it. :(

Any and all parts available.

1990 Mercedes Benz 300SL Convertible (http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/pts/2641451338.html)

PM me for more...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 87,030
Posted By hispassion
Haven't been here in a while, but it's time now...

Haven't been here in a while, but it's time now to replace all the vacuum pods in the dash. Suffered through the summer here in Phoenix with the A/C blowing through the defrost vents. Not gonna go...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By hispassion
Hood Exchange Possible?

Well, I have searched but don't see that anyone has tried this before, or if the have, haven't posted anything about it.

I have a white 1992 300CE and would like to install the sleeker hood and...
Forum: Tech Help 04-05-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By hispassion
Nope. However, she's now for sale and the new...

Nope. However, she's now for sale and the new owner picks it up Wednesday.
Forum: Tech Help 03-29-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By hispassion
1992 300CE M104 Check Engine Light (code 11)

Anyone got any ideas? Where to look or how to test? Thanks!
Forum: Tech Help 03-27-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By hispassion
Vacuum is present at the switchover and diverter...

Vacuum is present at the switchover and diverter valves. However, the Check Engine Light (CEL) comes on about 24 hours after the code is pulled and reset. I have two 300CE's of the same year and...
Forum: Tech Help 03-27-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By hispassion
It's been several weeks and all looks good. I...

It's been several weeks and all looks good. I may check the coolant to see if it is keeping it's properties, even though I believe it is. Thanks guys.
Forum: Tech Help 02-22-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By hispassion
Thank you RichardM98. Your explanation was quite...

Thank you RichardM98. Your explanation was quite helpful.
Forum: Tech Help 02-21-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,871
Posted By hispassion
The large variance in highway to city...

The large variance in highway to city temperatures are likely caused by a failing fan clutch. I have replaced a few. Here in the desert, there's no such thing as a "close enough" repair to the...
Forum: Tech Help 02-21-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By hispassion
You know, I may have unknowingly rolled the seal...

You know, I may have unknowingly rolled the seal upon installation of the cover.

Odd too, because I recall checking and double checking as I was tightening the cover.

Oh well, I guess I'll try...
Forum: Tech Help 02-21-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By hispassion
Another U-Seal failure! - M104

When performing my headgasket repair (coolant corrosion), I found that the U-Shaped seal at the timing cover had split which was causing the oil leak.

At the time, I blamed it on too much...
Forum: Tech Help 02-21-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By hispassion
Unlikely it's been sitting around on a shelf,...

Unlikely it's been sitting around on a shelf, though I don't know. I buy my parts from auto*haus*az (broken to get past the peachpart filter) and have purchased 3 or 4 of these over the past few...
Forum: Tech Help 02-21-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By hispassion
I have been doing engine repair for over 35...

I have been doing engine repair for over 35 years, and have stuck my finger in a few places (including antifreeze) and know how slippery it is.

I am aware of antifreeze having lubricating...
Forum: Tech Help 02-20-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By hispassion
Any oil in the cooling system is a bad thing as...

Any oil in the cooling system is a bad thing as far as I'm concerned with my vehicles.

The hose was new when I did the head gasket 6 weeks ago, so it's not old.

Yes, the hose swells under...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 02-20-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By hispassion
1986 300E W124 M103 Parts Car

I have a nearly complete 86 300E parts car. It does run and has an M103 Engine. The transmission has all 4 speeds forward and reverse and the fluid is in good condition. The engine has a misfire...
Forum: Tech Help 02-20-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By hispassion
MB Part Number A 001 986 21 71

Greetings!

After performing a head gasket repair on my 300CE/M104, I have an oil residue in the coolant tank and suspect oil throughout the cooling system as the upper rad hose has begun to swell...
Forum: Tech Help 01-28-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,411
Posted By hispassion
I have a 1992 300CE with an M104 and my crank...

I have a 1992 300CE with an M104 and my crank sensor is removed since it was broken and was only a plug-in for a test device. So, my question; How does the ignition module know when to fire? Is it...
Forum: Tech Help 01-25-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By hispassion
Thank you Mr. Moderator! I'll begin there...

Thank you Mr. Moderator! I'll begin there tonight and report my findings.
Forum: Tech Help 01-24-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By hispassion
1992 300CE M104 Check Engine Light (code 11)

Well, I scoured this forum for a possible solution to my newest code, but to no avail.

I was able to read and clear the code. The guide that I have states that code 11 is a problem with the air...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-22-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By hispassion
What's wrong with the car? Here's the list of...

What's wrong with the car? Here's the list of problems;

1) Just about every hydraulic cylinder (for the soft top) is leaking.
2) The rear storage compartment cover (behind the seats) is missing....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-21-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By hispassion
Parts car or Restore?

A while back I bought a 1990 300SL to do a little work on and then put on the road. As I began to work on it, I found problem after problem after problem with it and have since lost interest in...
Forum: Tech Help 01-09-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By hispassion
True, but I would categorize this under...

True, but I would categorize this under "compression".
Forum: Tech Help 01-07-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By hispassion
So true. If you don't get air out, you won't get...

So true. If you don't get air out, you won't get air in! Rare problem, but it does happen.

On small engines, this happens frequently as mud daubers like to make homes in the little tail pipes of...
Forum: Tech Help 01-07-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,079
Posted By hispassion
Thanks! I'll stop by Arrowhead Mercedes today...

Thanks! I'll stop by Arrowhead Mercedes today and see if Don has this in stock.

Regards,
Michael.
Forum: Tech Help 01-06-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By hispassion
It take three things to make an engine run. ...

It take three things to make an engine run. Spark, fuel/air mixture, and compression. If one of the three are missing, no run. No magic, just the basics.

I don't like to use ether, unless it's...
Forum: Tech Help 01-06-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,775
Posted By hispassion
GSXR's method IS the fastest way to solve a short...

GSXR's method IS the fastest way to solve a short circuit issue. If it's less than a 10 amp draw you can connect a DVOM between the positive cable and the positive terminal of the battery. With the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-06-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,079
Posted By hispassion
Knowing it's behind me is a sigh of relief,...

Knowing it's behind me is a sigh of relief, however, I'm still stressing over a couple of things... The cooling system won't build pressure, so I'm thinking the radiator cap failed when she blew all...
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