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Forum: Tech Help 02-05-2004, 02:27 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 75,095
Posted By FireWalker
Wow....what a benz that is...is that yellow a...

Wow....what a benz that is...is that yellow a standard color or is it aftermarket? Love those lights too! woooo woooo! Man..the life of a fireman! All the glory..the girls...and a Benz....god has...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 01-30-2004, 12:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,415
Posted By FireWalker
I thought I would post an update on...

I thought I would post an update on cleaning/painting my mercedes wheels, I just painted the wheels on my 1986 560 SEL. For the rear tires I used a dremel tool to basically sand the baked on brake...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-26-2004, 08:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,841
Posted By FireWalker
LRG- Wow...thanks for the advice...I will do just...

LRG- Wow...thanks for the advice...I will do just that as soon as we get out of our deep freeze we've been in for a few weeks. I plan on taking the sls unit off and cleaning it out very well, at...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-26-2004, 12:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,841
Posted By FireWalker
Thanks for replying Dennis. I do plan on purging...

Thanks for replying Dennis. I do plan on purging the system of hydraulic fluid, cleaning everything, replacing the filter in the resevoir and cleaning the actuator (load leveler) The fluid is dark...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-25-2004, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By FireWalker
Hoopster, I have a 1986 560 sel with the same...

Hoopster, I have a 1986 560 sel with the same problem as yours, did replacing all of the components finally help? If not, I may be replacing my self leveling system with KYB-Gas-a-just shocks and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-25-2004, 09:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,841
Posted By FireWalker
Well...for a while there I was waiting and...

Well...for a while there I was waiting and holding my breath to find out if someone could take off the self leveling system and in its place install the KYB-Gas-A-Just shock. I read on this thread...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 01-17-2004, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,415
Posted By FireWalker
I am in the process of re-finishing my aluminum...

I am in the process of re-finishing my aluminum wheels, the 15 hole variety. Yes, Brake dust is the bane of the Mercedes wheel, however, I found a way of removing the old, burned on brake dust...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-16-2004, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By FireWalker
Self Leveling Suspension

I am looking for a rebuild kit for the self leveling actuator. I got a mercedes part number off of this site but no one carries it. The part number is 000 586 00 32. Any ideas, I have tried the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-09-2004, 01:52 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 94,843
Posted By FireWalker
I bought a 1988 300E with 109K miles...immaculate...

I bought a 1988 300E with 109K miles...immaculate for $5000 on ebay....its a wonderful car, needs a front transmission seal and a timing chain gasket but the car looks and drives like new. Even...
Forum: Tech Help 01-01-2004, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,128
Posted By FireWalker
I recently purchased a 1986 560 SEL and it is...

I recently purchased a 1986 560 SEL and it is awesome, however the rear end of the car is lower than the front...sort of like Im traveling with a football team in the trunk. I checked the Hydraulic...
Forum: Tech Help 12-31-2003, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,522
Posted By FireWalker
Changing the bulb for gear selection is quite...

Changing the bulb for gear selection is quite easy and contrary to what some have said, for the 560 SEL it is not fiber-optic. Simply pull out the ashtray, remove the interoir of the ashtray (shiny...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-20-2003, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By FireWalker
Thank You! Dealer had both for under 30 bucks! ...

Thank You! Dealer had both for under 30 bucks! Thanks for the tip..I figured they wouldnt be able to get them for a 1988 model but I was wrong! Jeff
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-12-2003, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By FireWalker
Needing parts for 1988 300E

I am trying to find sunvisor clips (light grey), also looking for the interior trim piece that covers the passenger side view mirror. I cant find this stuff anywhere! Interior color is light gray. ...
Forum: Tech Help 10-23-2003, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By FireWalker
Thank you to all that responded, I am amazed at...

Thank you to all that responded, I am amazed at your kindness. I will check the things all of you have mentioned and will report back what I find ( so if someone else has these problems they can...
Forum: Tech Help 10-12-2003, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By FireWalker
How concerned would you be?

Hi guys...first off...I am a new Mercedes owner...and I am smitten. I bought a 1988 300E and it is pristine. It looks and drives like a new car, only a few things concern me and I am looking to see...
Forum: Tech Help 10-01-2003, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,200
Posted By FireWalker
Transmission leak 300E

I too have a very small transmission leak. Each morning I end up wiping a very small puddle (no more than a dozen drops or so) up from the garage floor. The car shifts as smooth as a new car in all...
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2003, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By FireWalker
I had the same problem with my 1988 300E, I...

I had the same problem with my 1988 300E, I checked all the lights, the high and low beam, fog lights, all 3 rear brake lights,license plate lights etc. All looked good but still that darn indicator...
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