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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 08-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,407
Posted By Lowflyingbird
will 245-45-18 fit a w211 E class without rubbing

I know the car takes a 245-40-18. I can pick up a set of 245-45-18 easy. The sidewall is less than a half inch taller. Anyone running oversize ?
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By Lowflyingbird
18" Six slot S600 CL600 wheels, set of 4.

Set of the 18" version 6 slot wheels orig from either a S600 or CL600. Machine finish, minor marks/scratches $600neg. Uploading the pic is failing??? I'm in Queens, NY.
I can be reached at...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-18-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Transmission from a 1999 SLK230 needs work.

Here is the story, I bought the car needing an engine. I put the replacement engine in and drove the car, off the line the car could spin the tires under hard throttle. Driving easy it would shift...
Forum: Tech Help 12-17-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By Lowflyingbird
S420 ratio same as a S500 & S600

This S420 is a very nice 4 valve rev motor, but not a good torque motor. The 500 is a torque motor, the 600 just huge. They do not have the same issue. I find that up to 65-70mph the car drives...
Forum: Tech Help 12-15-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By Lowflyingbird
1998 S420 rear axle gear swap causing limp mode

Hi,
I tried swapping into my 1998 S420 the rear differential from a similiar year S320. The gear change was from 2.82 to 3.45. For several minutes the car was great!!! No more heavy load feel on...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-11-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Tank to fit where spare tire goes diesel WVO

New tank was purchased for a WVO system, sold the car years ago. Cleaning out garage. Has electric level sender, 2, 5/8" hose barb ports. Dimensions; 23.5" dia. 7.25" tall. Open to offers, please...
Forum: Tech Help 11-03-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,069
Posted By Lowflyingbird
???

Idle is good, runs OK, performance is poor. Like there is no timing advance when expected under load conditions/acceleration. When starting it cranks way too long before kicking over. Most times I...
Forum: Tech Help 11-03-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,069
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Not a Key

I have a 98 S420, same issue, but starts. If it were a key the car would not crank. I've been thru that issue with a different benz so have other friends. I also notice my power is not up to par....
Forum: Tech Help 05-24-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 712
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Gear ratio change & speedometer reading

I want to change the gear ratio in my 1998 S420 from it's 2.82 to either a 3.07 or 3.27. As long as I can find a complete center section in one of the dismantle yards I know. I did the same think in...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-12-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Mercedes black leather steering wheel, horn & airbag

Off of my 1999 SLK, also came on C-sport and fits SL, CLK & E. Probably several other model from the mid 90's to early 2000's. Very good condition, no rips tears, or wear thru color.
$200....
Forum: Tech Help 02-06-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,342
Posted By Lowflyingbird
When did Benz resolve the wiring problem in the S class + s420 questions

Hi,
I own a 1995 S320, which I already replaced the engine wiring and throttlebody. Cars starting to run underpowered, thinking of just selling it.

I'm thinking of buying a S420 either...
Forum: Tech Help 06-23-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By Lowflyingbird
2000 same problem

Any ideas? Power not being sent from head unit?
Forum: Tech Help 06-05-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Cable, Air pump, harness

Explain?


Yes, I agree about the air pump. Removal may be the better way if it ends up to be seizing up. I have to check it this weekend.

The harness definitly needs work. most likely the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-04-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Harness and MAF

I'm planning on doing the engine harness, TB harness and a new MAF. My MAF is orig with 118kmi on it. I'd bet on a combination of the two, harness being the true culprit. Tend to lean away from a cat...
Forum: Tech Help 06-03-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Harness

I know about the insulation problem, where it basically crumbles off of the copper wire. I know that to my IAT sensor the insulation was shot. Looking up prices I see that I'm looking at approx $550....
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Wiring

Yes, all orig.
Forum: Tech Help 04-25-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By Lowflyingbird
No codes

No CEL, no codes, or none yet. I'm guilty of using less than premium fuel, but never a ping or knock from the motor. I'm sure it's not in any sort of limp mode. I have cleaned the MAF with the...
Forum: Tech Help 04-24-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Bogs down under throttle, slow to downshift

Car is a 1995 S320, 117 kmi. besides the noted issue it runs great. It has lately been down on overall power. Acceleration is suffering and even putting the pedal to the floor to down shift, feels...
Forum: Tech Help 04-24-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,690
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Hi, OK, Tight on time to read all the posts. I...

Hi,
OK, Tight on time to read all the posts. I have had a C230 and SLK 230 both with the same M62 Eaton supercharger and electro. clutch pulley. Note the newer SLK models have a M45 supercharger...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-17-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Email

Hi,
Email not received. I still have them.
ksilibovsky@hotmail.com
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-13-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Lowflyingbird
27mm?

The injector socket for the 606 is a extra deep 22mm.

Still for sale
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-12-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Delivery valve & Injector sockets OM606

Just posted in the classified section, $50. for the pair.
Please look there for info.
Thanks
Lowflyingbird
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-12-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Lowflyingbird
FOR SALE Injector & delivery valve sockets OM606

I sold my diesels. I have the two sockets I paid about $50 for each. They are perfect and clean. A must have for any OM606 owner. $50. for the pair shipped within the cont. U.S. Shipping will be USPS...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-10-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Need part number for a clamp on exhaust

I have a turbo from either a 1998 or 1999 E300 which I installed on my 1996 E300. There is a V-band type exhaust clamp connecting the rear of the turbo to the down pipe of the exhaust. I tried...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-15-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Map, Inj. pump, waste gate.

Hi,
I believe it has a map, thats the small part on the driver side near the intake where the vac. line is connected?
The 99 turbo did origionally have a vac. waste gate, I changed it to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-14-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Pump, Computer

There is a mechanical lift pump. I put in an inline pump which is also a free flow. It is redundant, but makes filter changes easy, and It eliminates the possibility of air being sucked into the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-14-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By Lowflyingbird
1996 E300 OM606 Limp mode?

This year has the 4 speed auto transmission, and no MAF or O2 sensor. When I bought it, it was in stock form, poor condition. Filthy fuel tank, very dirty filters and strainers, exhaust looked like...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-07-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Lowflyingbird
1996 E300 diesel

Hi,
I believe I need either a glow plug relay, a K40 relay, or there is a small electrical part next to the glow plug relay. I can take a pic of that part to confirm. What do want for all? Im in zip...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-03-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Intercooler

Hi,
If you have a problem fixing your intercooler, Check to see if the C230 kompressor 1999 uses the same intercooler? I have one in my garage doing nothing.
Lowflyingbird
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,218
Posted By Lowflyingbird
Mine's a twin

Black/grey lower panels. I have grey interior.
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