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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 01-16-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
Wow this is an old thread. As far as I can...

Wow this is an old thread.
As far as I can remember the procedure above is what I set for the timing.
My car is still running incredibly strong!
The idle problem was purely leaking injector seals....
Forum: Tech Help 09-28-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By OzC36
Automotive locksmith will fix in a jiffy...

Automotive locksmith will fix in a jiffy...
Forum: Tech Help 07-19-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By OzC36
Probably E not C.

Probably E not C.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 07-19-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,898
Posted By OzC36
Many references indicate that Ethanol may damage...

Many references indicate that Ethanol may damage engines and fuel systems of Mercedes Benz cars manufactured prior to 1986. This use to be a direct quote from Mercedes Australia...but subsequent...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-06-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
An old thread, but... Even though I had the...

An old thread, but...

Even though I had the injectors serviced, we finally discovered that the repairer had failed to put new seals on them. The old seals had partially failed on the inside...
Forum: Tech Help 05-31-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By OzC36
Many thanks Tankwagon!

Many thanks Tankwagon!
Forum: Tech Help 05-31-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By OzC36
Is that the VR or the OVR?

Is that the VR or the OVR?
Forum: Tech Help 03-10-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By OzC36
No, you must loosen the alternator. It would be...

No, you must loosen the alternator. It would be impossible to apply the required pressure to the chain tensioner to refit it with the alternator in place.

It just requires one very large bolt (14...
Forum: Tech Help 02-10-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,925
Posted By OzC36
K&N filters are widely reported on the various...

K&N filters are widely reported on the various Mercedes forums as the cause of MAF/MAS oil contamination from the filter. It's good to hear that you have had positive experiences with K&N on your...
Forum: Tech Help 02-09-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,925
Posted By OzC36
Drop-kick the "K&N drop-in air filter and a...

Drop-kick the "K&N drop-in air filter and a 6-pack of iridium NGK spark plugs" into the closest garbage dump.

Replace with standard AMG air filter and AMG original copper-core spark plugs.
Your...
Forum: Tech Help 01-08-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By OzC36
Yes. Once the pin is released, the chain...

Yes.

Once the pin is released, the chain guide on the tensioned side relaxes and the chain tensioner will take up the slack.

Kestes is correct in saying that, "the tensioner has a one-way...
Forum: Tech Help 01-05-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,285
Posted By OzC36
Wives get extremely excited when someone wants to...

Wives get extremely excited when someone wants to talk to them...

...perhaps we should talk to them more often?

Nah! Just kidding chaps!
Forum: Tech Help 12-29-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By OzC36
It sounds like the timing chain tensioner. ...

It sounds like the timing chain tensioner.

If you take it out, you will need to reset the chain tensioner before refitting it (one-way tightening only). This takes a bit of knowledge of the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-24-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,542
Posted By OzC36
Unhappy A lot more people in the world might go hungry as...

A lot more people in the world might go hungry as the arable land that now grows food crops starts being diverted to feeding cars rather than to feeding people... :(
Forum: Tech Help 10-24-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By OzC36
Sounds like an ignition problem with unburnt...

Sounds like an ignition problem with unburnt fuel.

Could be plugs, connectors, ignition wires, coils, engine wiring harness or ECM..?
Forum: Tech Help 08-27-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By OzC36
My guess is a non-operational fan clutch.

My guess is a non-operational fan clutch.
Forum: Tech Help 07-05-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,707
Posted By OzC36
Multi-Purpose Relay/Combination Relay; 13-Pin...

Multi-Purpose Relay/Combination Relay; 13-Pin Relay 2028204626

Try Google Auto haus or any online carparts seller to see the relay
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 07-05-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,524
Posted By OzC36
According to my owners manual, for the C36, only...

According to my owners manual, for the C36, only setting 1 or setting 3 is to be used depending on the use of 98 RON or 95 RON octane rating fuel.
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-07-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
Hello JayRash, I am going to set my timing...

Hello JayRash,

I am going to set my timing the same as yours (as you previously suggested), unless you have found an even better setting.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-07-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
Hello taint, Yes I had the injectors...

Hello taint,

Yes I had the injectors serviced, and new seals. Also the throttle body was completely cleaned.

I have some information on timing that indicates I am still a bit off on my settings...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 05-28-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
Strangely enough, the low down pull is very good...

Strangely enough, the low down pull is very good and seems to improve above about 3000 RPM and then goes very strongly all the way to 6300 RPM. I will live with the uneven idle for a few more weeks...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 05-26-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
Hello JayRash, Thank you very much for your...

Hello JayRash,

Thank you very much for your post and information. It makes sense to me as I have come to the conclusion that my uneven idle is caused by having set my inlet and exhaust too far...
Forum: Tech Help 05-17-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By OzC36
Sorry I may have breached a peachparts protocol...

Sorry I may have breached a peachparts protocol here in using a link offsite...
Forum: Tech Help 05-17-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,349
Posted By OzC36
BAD300 reread tjts1 quote above. Your engine...

BAD300 reread tjts1 quote above.

Your engine is liquid cooled. This means fluid absorbs heat fron the combustion area of the head and block and is pumped into an air-cooled radiator. The fluid is...
Forum: Tech Help 05-17-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By OzC36
The engine is supported by two engine mounts, one...

The engine is supported by two engine mounts, one at each side and a third one at the rear on the transmission.

Engine mounts:...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 05-10-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
The engine still surges about +/-150 RPM at...

The engine still surges about +/-150 RPM at idle...and it is obviously not yet perfect...

I even emailed AMG, but nothing useful in reply as yet.

Any gurus out here that may be able to help?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 04-13-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
Timing Setup Procedure for the 1996 C36

OK, after much research, I have come up with the following setup procedure. My car is running beautifully with this setting. So I believe it is perfect...or pretty damn close!

Set the crankshaft...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 04-12-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
If you set the sprocket to the "correct" mark, it...

If you set the sprocket to the "correct" mark, it would be retarded and defeat the purpose that AMG mofified the sprocket to advance the cam.

Also it would move the sprocket half of one tooth (5...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 04-12-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
Hi JayRash, The exhaust cam sprocket has a...

Hi JayRash,

The exhaust cam sprocket has a slotted modification for the attachment bolts. With the cam set on the dowel AMG modified hole marked "U", it is rotated clockwise compared to standard....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 04-12-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,298
Posted By OzC36
Hi M.B.DOC, Many thanks for your personal...

Hi M.B.DOC,

Many thanks for your personal attention and expertise!

As I understand the AMG engine, the exhaust cam is stock standard with the C280. But AMG has slotted the three attachment...
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