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Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 09-12-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By 450slcya
Ummmmm...K-Jet is CIS.....

Ummmmm...K-Jet is CIS.....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 03-18-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By 450slcya
^ SLC door glass is taller. It can be installed...

^ SLC door glass is taller. It can be installed into an SL with the upper travel stops adjusted, but SL glass is too short for a coupe.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 09-30-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By 450slcya
A simple case of function over form. Space...

A simple case of function over form. Space limitations and steering geometry relegate the steering gear to a mounting location inboard of the drivers position. A u-joint style steering coupler could...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 07-15-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By 450slcya
The AC line does double duty as a fuel cooler.

The AC line does double duty as a fuel cooler.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 07-03-2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,072
Posted By 450slcya
According to canuck's original post, the tech HAS...

According to canuck's original post, the tech HAS diagnosed the problem. #8 cylinder has a wet fuel condition. The WUR does control the amount of fuel the FD delivers, but does NOT control the fuel...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 07-02-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,230
Posted By 450slcya
Do the dealerships not have the same database as...

Do the dealerships not have the same database as the Classic Center? This excerpt from my data card clearly shows the engine serial number.

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chassis...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 07-02-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,230
Posted By 450slcya
The stamped WDB number is your VIN. The dealer...

The stamped WDB number is your VIN. The dealer can use that number to find out anything and everything about your car. It matches the ID plate on the driver's door jamb.

The plate on the radiator...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 06-28-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,072
Posted By 450slcya
Not to discount all the 'replace the O2 sensor'...

Not to discount all the 'replace the O2 sensor' advice...but in this particular case, according to his post the number eight cylinder is wet. This would not be a sensor issue.

Check the the spark...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 05-25-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By 450slcya
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 05-24-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By 450slcya
My dash light issues centered around the dimmer...

My dash light issues centered around the dimmer rheostat. Pulled the cluster and cleaned the dimmer. Cleaned and checked all the connections and all was good.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 05-24-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,175
Posted By 450slcya
Not a chance. The 117.964, a 5.0, as you pointed...

Not a chance. The 117.964, a 5.0, as you pointed out was never ok'd for US production. ACC was available to buyers of euro spec cars as an option, albeit an expensive choice. This a pic, borrowed...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 05-23-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 133,529
Posted By 450slcya
I'm voting for option A. Good luck, John.

I'm voting for option A. Good luck, John.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 02-16-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,077
Posted By 450slcya
Is that you, Somebeach?

Is that you, Somebeach?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-29-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,745
Posted By 450slcya
It doesn't have to be MB labeled, but it should...

It doesn't have to be MB labeled, but it should be the G-05.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 01-29-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By 450slcya
Kilometers verses miles. Big difference.

Kilometers verses miles. Big difference.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 10-28-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By 450slcya
http://www.mbusa.com/heritage/contact-classic-cent...

http://www.mbusa.com/heritage/contact-classic-center.do
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 10-25-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By 450slcya
Any well equipped shop should have a 'sniffer'....

Any well equipped shop should have a 'sniffer'. If you have smog inspection shops in your locale that's a sure bet.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 10-25-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By 450slcya
The installation of a catalytic converter will...

The installation of a catalytic converter will not resolve an over rich fuel condition. In fact a rich fuel condition will shorten the lifespan of the converter. I'd suggest getting a proper exhaust...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 10-08-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,465
Posted By 450slcya
It is my understanding that to adjust the vacuum...

It is my understanding that to adjust the vacuum modulator it must first be removed.

The threaded portion of the modulator that screws to the transmission has a screw adjustment in the inside of...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 10-01-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,198
Posted By 450slcya
Aerosol vinyl dye does an excellent job on the...

Aerosol vinyl dye does an excellent job on the faded grille slats. I used a satin finish, in several light coats, and it won't peel like paint can.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 09-30-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By 450slcya
Alkraut, The chrome trim is easily removed. ...

Alkraut,

The chrome trim is easily removed.

The squarish piece just aft of the release handle pops off, revealing a screw that retains the chrome. Careful of the plastic, use a knife or the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 09-14-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,211
Posted By 450slcya
Have you looked here? ...

Have you looked here?

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/forumdisplay.php?f=14

Lots of indie listings by state. Since you don't show a location on your profile it's hard to tell if this is...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 09-14-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,228
Posted By 450slcya
R107 300SL was available 86-89, albeit, not for...

R107 300SL was available 86-89, albeit, not for US production.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 09-11-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,211
Posted By 450slcya
Here's a step by step on a website called...

Here's a step by step on a website called Mercedesshop, of all places.:pleased:

http://www.peachparts.com/Wikka/M117TimingChain

It doesn't cover the rails, but is a good primer for the chain.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 08-10-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By 450slcya
Section 10-010 on the Service CD show how to...

Section 10-010 on the Service CD show how to disable the ignition and injection, and gives instructions to attach the remote start.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 07-30-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By 450slcya
Nick, They are all the same. Dave.

Nick,

They are all the same.

Dave.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 04-19-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By 450slcya
The 915-0207 was correct for my C107 rear wheel...

The 915-0207 was correct for my C107 rear wheel bearings.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 03-31-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By 450slcya
Try www.mbpartsonline.com, one of the better...

Try www.mbpartsonline.com, one of the better sources for used MB stuff. Good Luck!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 03-28-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,921
Posted By 450slcya
Very cool ride...Why'd ya put the steerin' wheel...

Very cool ride...Why'd ya put the steerin' wheel on the wrong side? Sorry..couldn't help it! Congrats!
Forum: Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum 03-27-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By 450slcya
Strife, As a thirty year veteran of the parts...

Strife, As a thirty year veteran of the parts game I must commend you on your recognition of the 'partsman's dilemma', lack of valid information. A close second on the list of pet peeves is having...
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