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Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 11-09-2004, 12:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,344
Posted By odelag
143

It does have a serpentine belt, so I am going to give this solution a try.

This is actually the second alternator swap I'm doing on this car. I swapped out the original 65 amp alternator for a...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 11-09-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,344
Posted By odelag
143

Does anyone know if the 143 amp alternator will bolt on in a 1985 190e 2.3 without mod (other than replacing the pulley and rotating the rear housing)?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 07-16-2002, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By odelag
What is the recommended octane for a 1985 190E...

What is the recommended octane for a 1985 190E 2.3 8v?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 07-10-2002, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By odelag
Unhappy Really bad mileage 1985 190E 2.3 8v

I finally got my car all back togehter and running reasonably well when I noticed that my mileage really sucks -- I mean, 12 MPG city driving and only about 18 on the highway. Obvioulsy, something is...
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2002, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By odelag
Another possibility -- and I speak from recent...

Another possibility -- and I speak from recent experience -- is your electrical system. If your alternator isn't charging your battery properly, or if your battery has trouble holding a charge, your...
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2002, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By odelag
Question Shipping a car to the US

Does anyone have any experience in shipping a car into the US from abroad? I may be relocating to the US and I would like to bring my 1985 190E with me. As far as I can tell, the car was originally...
Forum: Tech Help 06-23-2002, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By odelag
You are not alone -- intermitent stalling is a...

You are not alone -- intermitent stalling is a common problem with these cars. The most common causes seem to be bad fuel pump relays, fuel pumps, overload protection relays, fuel filters, fuel...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 06-19-2002, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By odelag
I replaced my instrument cluster lights with...

I replaced my instrument cluster lights with Xenon charged bulbs and it's a noticeable improvement. You can find then on e-Bay, there's an auction going on right now: Item # 1837912165. Or try...
Forum: Tech Help 06-19-2002, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By odelag
Actually, I would be thrilled if someone could...

Actually, I would be thrilled if someone could tell us the part number for this thing. Anybody??
Forum: Tech Help 06-19-2002, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By odelag
Hmm, not sure if it's a Euro car. The speedo is...

Hmm, not sure if it's a Euro car. The speedo is in miles, and everything in the car is in English (other than the stuff that's in German, of course!). I think the car was brought from the US, as M-B...
Forum: Tech Help 06-19-2002, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By odelag
Question Want to replace cloth door trim

The cloth door trim that goes around the door openings in my car -- 1985 190E 2.3 8 valve -- is looking really ratty and faded from the sun. It's an upholstered piece (one for each door) that matches...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-18-2002, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By odelag
Thanks, I will take your advice and clean the...

Thanks, I will take your advice and clean the lenses when I replace the bulbs.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-18-2002, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By odelag
No, no -- I'm in Miami right now, I go back and...

No, no -- I'm in Miami right now, I go back and forth a lot. Can you give me some details on Puma?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-18-2002, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By odelag
True -- but I've only got to buy two new Navra or...

True -- but I've only got to buy two new Navra or Sylvania H4 bulbs at something like $15.00 each -- if I can find an online supplier, so much the better.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-18-2002, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By odelag
The lenses look fine, actually. New bulbs gotta...

The lenses look fine, actually. New bulbs gotta be chaper than new lenses, right?
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2002, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By odelag
Question Need help with part numbers 1985 190E 2.3 8v

Can anybody tell me the part number for the weatherstripping that goes around the door openings in my car. I'm not talking about the rubber seals on the doors themselves, but rather the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-15-2002, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By odelag
Yeah, I'm in Peru, that's true, but the car is a...

Yeah, I'm in Peru, that's true, but the car is a US model, not the Euro model (the speedpmeter is in miles, for example, and the car once had a catalytic converter).

Thanks to everyone for the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-15-2002, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By odelag
Question Yes, I like the way these headlights (Euros)...

Yes, I like the way these headlights (Euros) look, but really they don't illuminate ery well at all. Are there two bulbs inside this housing (hi/low beam), or just one? What is the brightest ...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 06-14-2002, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By odelag
Question Better headlight illumination for 1985 190E 2.3 8 valve

I'd like better headlights on my 1985 190E 2.3 8v. I'm not talking about the appearance, because I like the way my lights look (see attached piccture). I just want a lot more illumination. I believe...
Forum: Tech Help 05-29-2002, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By odelag
Question Part number for tow hook cover

Can anybody tell me the part number for the tow hook cover that fits on the front bumper? It's for a 1985 190E 2.3 8v. Thanks.
Forum: Tech Help 05-24-2002, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By odelag
My car doesn't have an airbag -- it was only...

My car doesn't have an airbag -- it was only offered as an option in the 1985 model -- and I don't want to replace it with an airbag steering wheel (if that's even possible). I'd just like one...
Forum: Tech Help 05-23-2002, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By odelag
Question Options for new steering wheel 1985 190E 2.3 8v

I'd like a slightly smaller, more modern looking steering wheel for my 1985 190E 2.3 8v (no airbag) -- can anybody give me some sugestions how what will fit and what looks good? Thanks.
Forum: Tech Help 05-15-2002, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By odelag
Question Aux pump/aux fan question - 1985 190E 2.3 8 vlv

The shop is putting my 1985 190E 2.3 8 vlv back together after a complete engine and transmission overhaul ($17.00 per hour here in Peru), and I have two general questions about the function of trhe...
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