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Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By xp190
I got the compressor running last night, it looks...

I got the compressor running last night, it looks like my new front seal is leaking. A lotof oil with dye was thrown all over the front end, back to the drawing board I guess.

I wonder what went...
Forum: Tech Help 07-09-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By xp190
Right, it's a blend of R134a, and R142b, but back...

Right, it's a blend of R134a, and R142b, but back to the issue at hand.

Replaced the drier, and the leak is back.... very frustrating.
I'll fill it with refrigerant and dye and hope for results....
Forum: Tech Help 07-07-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By xp190
Freeze 12 is a mix of R12 and R134a, I wish I...

Freeze 12 is a mix of R12 and R134a, I wish I could get that down here.
All we can get in Canada is RedTek stuff:
RED TEK (http://www.redtek.com/index.html)

and variations of it.

I'm not...
Forum: Tech Help 07-05-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By xp190
Cheap-o Canadian refrigerant is a mix of...

Cheap-o Canadian refrigerant is a mix of propane/butane made by a few companies.
R12, or R134a is illegal here, car dealers may have it, but they charge $150 for a recharge and they won't tell you...
Forum: Tech Help 07-05-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By xp190
I set out last night with bubble formula to find...

I set out last night with bubble formula to find the leak. In the process I opened up some connections, re-lubed the o-rings and closed them back up. To my surprise, this morning the vacuum was...
Forum: Tech Help 07-04-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By xp190
The valves are one of those hard to get to...

The valves are one of those hard to get to places, I can see the one side just fine, but the back, not so much. I was concentrating on that area last night, and I did not see any leaks, but there is...
Forum: Tech Help 07-04-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By xp190
AC Resurrection

Hi fellas

It's been a while since I posted on this great forum, I still see a lot of familiar names, and I visit frequently to read up on interesting issues, however I've been busy with other...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-21-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,601
Posted By xp190
Oh my, I find it difficult to not add to this...

Oh my, I find it difficult to not add to this thread, but I think what will be even more difficult is to list everything I did do mechanically on my car.

Let me give this a whirl

Car is a 1985...
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,649
Posted By xp190
Oh wow I came across my own post while...

Oh wow

I came across my own post while looking around for random stuff.

Myself and a friend of mine converted a vw cabby to a 2.0L 16 valve MS managed engine, tuned it with a laptop on the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-06-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By xp190
w201 e-brake shoe mount

Hi Guys

I'm doing some R&R on the rear end of my 190E. One of the main points is replacing the rear wheel bearings. I got one of the bearings replaced however, the mount for the e-brake shoes is...
Forum: Tech Help 10-30-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 39,211
Posted By xp190
I'm troubleshooting a cold start issue with my 23...

I'm troubleshooting a cold start issue with my 23 year old 190E 2.3L.

I've owned this car since 2002, and done things to it many professional mechanis are afraid of. I can't say I have total...
Forum: Tech Help 09-15-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,022
Posted By xp190
I used an atv jack, it worked real well since it...

I used an atv jack, it worked real well since it was on wheels and rolling the transmission out was a snap, I did have to get the car a bit higher since the jack itself was about 3" off the ground. ...
Forum: Tech Help 09-11-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By xp190
Too bad there is no answer to this since I have...

Too bad there is no answer to this since I have the same problem with my 85 190E 2.3L.

Only when cold, it hesitates on acceleration, then once it warms up it runs perfectly fine. Weather is...
Forum: Bodywork - Repair, Paint, Tools, Tips & Tricks 07-02-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,229
Posted By xp190
I'm not blaming anyone for the failure of the...

I'm not blaming anyone for the failure of the spring perch on a 25 y/o car, however, my dealer feels indifferent to the age of any car.

I had this conversation with them when getting parts for my...
Forum: Bodywork - Repair, Paint, Tools, Tips & Tricks 07-01-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,229
Posted By xp190
Would anyone happen to have the details of the...

Would anyone happen to have the details of the spring perch recall in Canada?

I happen to be in Canada, and I had a spring perch fail on me, the spring broke and the car bottomed out, it happened...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-16-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
Figured it out.... it was the spark plug boot.......

Figured it out.... it was the spark plug boot.... I didn't even know they break.
Forum: Tech Help 06-12-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By xp190
I want a nice even ride. The stock springs were...

I want a nice even ride. The stock springs were really stiff and I got used to them, I can't say they were uncomfortable, but they were definatly not comfortable. I want to get something exactly...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-06-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
Yup, got a new ignition coil on it, new CDI box,...

Yup, got a new ignition coil on it, new CDI box, new Stator and pick up coil, the only thing left is the wiring, and naturally spark plugs have been swapped, but it was probably a plug rated for the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-06-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By xp190
H&R Sports Springs any good? Is there a better...

H&R Sports Springs any good? Is there a better manufacturer?

I'm clueless when it comes to springs, all I know my current ones suck real bad :)

xp
Forum: Tech Help 06-05-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By xp190
Is there a good brandname I should go with? Any...

Is there a good brandname I should go with? Any suggestions?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-05-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
Jim, the engine is completely stock as far as I...

Jim, the engine is completely stock as far as I can tell. I never seen another one of these machines on the road, but in comparison to the manual, everything is there the way it should be, although...
Forum: Tech Help 06-04-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By xp190
w201 springs

Hi Guys

I recently replaced the front springs on my w201 after one of the original springs broke. I got these replacement springs cheap, and I hate em.

The front of the car is hardly off the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-02-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
I got a chance to do some more testing,...

I got a chance to do some more testing, andunfortunately it's none of the electronics parts, since I replaced them all.

It looks like the engine is overheating, I just need to figure out why. I...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-25-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
Well it's not the recitifier, I pulled the part...

Well it's not the recitifier, I pulled the part out and disconencted it, the quad ran off the bettery and the same thing happened.

So I guess if it's not the CDI box, which also checks out, it's...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-23-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
Thanx for all the suggestions guys, keep them...

Thanx for all the suggestions guys, keep them coming, at least this is giving me some ideas as to what to try next because honestly it really is bothering me.

I did some reaserch, and I found an...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-21-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
The ignition system on these is rather simple. ...

The ignition system on these is rather simple.

You have the pick up coil which picks up the tdc mark on the flywheel, you have a CDI box which controls the timing, you have the ignition coild...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-21-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
Sure have, I took the engine apart, timing is set...

Sure have, I took the engine apart, timing is set just like in the book, unless the book or the marks on the engine are wrong.... but how would i test that?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-21-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By xp190
Umm, motorcycle help anyone? :)

Hi guys

I've been looking all over for help with a suzuki atv.

It's really hard to imagine but there are very few technical forums out there, most are "Hey look how shiny my rims are!" and this...
Forum: Tech Help 01-03-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,265
Posted By xp190
The K2 has to come out through the front. If...

The K2 has to come out through the front.

If you look at my pics of the rear cover when all the parts are removed, there is a wall there, right behind that wall is the K2 drum, and inside the drum...
Forum: Tech Help 01-03-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,265
Posted By xp190
51119ajme, looking through my manual, no reverse...

51119ajme, looking through my manual, no reverse indicates that either the B3 clutch is worn out and the servo does not engage it anymore, the B3 seal is leaking, there are actually 2, the big teflon...
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