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Forum: Tech Help Today, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By lsmalley
Get the 17" AMG monoblocks and be done with...

Get the 17" AMG monoblocks and be done with it.
Forum: Tech Help 09-15-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By lsmalley
Rand190E, send me a PM.

Rand190E, send me a PM.
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By lsmalley
https://www.startekinfo.com/StarTek/outside/12264/...

https://www.startekinfo.com/StarTek/outside/12264/Program/124avi2.htm
Forum: Tech Help 08-23-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By lsmalley
Ditch the dealer and just use r152a. Less than...

Ditch the dealer and just use r152a. Less than $20 to fill your system and it's environmentally friendly.
Forum: Tech Help 08-04-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By lsmalley
My guess was eha as well. To test, simply unplug...

My guess was eha as well. To test, simply unplug the eha and see if your car runs. Also, try the air flow potentiometer....just try tapping it. Do one at a time and test do you can find out which one...
Forum: Tech Help 07-13-2020, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By lsmalley
Short answer: No. Best bet is to turn to Google...

Short answer: No. Best bet is to turn to Google and hope someone posted about this problem on another site. Once you figure it out, it might be best to do what us 201 owners do and disable the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-12-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By lsmalley
Go with the 600 watt newer C/E/S class fan. I did...

Go with the 600 watt newer C/E/S class fan. I did this set up about 2 years ago and my car will sit at about 90*C, with the a/c on, not moving, with an ambient outside temp of about 117*F. You can...
Forum: Tech Help 07-09-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By lsmalley
Lol. So basically, no part can be trusted.

Lol. So basically, no part can be trusted.
Forum: Tech Help 07-05-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By lsmalley
Confirmed. I also have a Febi transmission mount...

Confirmed. I also have a Febi transmission mount I bought, it's still in the plastic, but my guess is that this must also be a reboxed SGF.
Forum: Tech Help 07-04-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By lsmalley
I've not had any issues with either. I actually...

I've not had any issues with either. I actually have 2 brand new flex discs for front and rear I just received about 2 weeks ago that are Febi. Just make sure you don't mix up the front and rear.
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By lsmalley
why not try the simplest solution first? Do and...

why not try the simplest solution first? Do and transmission fluid change and see if that helps.
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By lsmalley
Sounds like the fan isn't working. Start up,...

Sounds like the fan isn't working. Start up, condenser hasn't really heated up yet, but once there it seems like the heat isn't being dissipated during stop and go traffic, unless you are moving to...
Forum: Tech Help 06-03-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By lsmalley
I'm guessing it's like that to prevent too much...

I'm guessing it's like that to prevent too much force. Also notice the plastic spiral inside other end. Seems like that too is there to break up the amount of force/pressure flow of coolant. However,...
Forum: Tech Help 03-21-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By lsmalley
check out cquence dot net

check out cquence dot net
Forum: Tech Help 03-03-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By lsmalley
I agree. I was one of those that put HID lights...

I agree. I was one of those that put HID lights in my stock 201 and was embarrassed every time someone flashed me. I ended up correcting the problem, albeit it took several years to test and correct...
Forum: Tech Help 02-11-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By lsmalley
Need help with power seat wiring

I have a 1990 w201 and my car has the weird relay for the head rear power seat. I am trying to by pass this relay apparently they got rid of the relay for most other years/models and mine keeps...
Forum: Tech Help 02-03-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By lsmalley
I have disconnected the aux pump and put the...

I have disconnected the aux pump and put the connector on a 12v light source and the same problem occurs. If I use another ground wire that is constantly grounded then the aux pump works fine, but it...
Forum: Tech Help 02-03-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By lsmalley
Need help with climate control short

Whenever I turn the climate control dial to max heat the aux water pump turns on and immediately shuts the blower/heater off. I have to turn off the ignition and turn back on for it to work again. If...
Forum: Tech Help 11-24-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By lsmalley
Exactly what I was thinking. Otherwise MB must...

Exactly what I was thinking. Otherwise MB must really be going downhill.
Forum: Tech Help 10-24-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By lsmalley
random a/c cut off after about 2 seconds

My a/c shuts off after about 2 seconds after turning on engine. Noticed that the ac was cycling off randomly and the engine temp was only at about 80C. Then the ac would cycle back on randomly and...
Forum: Tech Help 10-23-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By lsmalley
Optimal-German parts

Anyone ever heard of Optimal German auto parts or have any experience with them? Looks like their website and even warehouse/hq is in Germany, but I don't know much about them or the quality of the...
Forum: Tech Help 10-01-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By lsmalley
722.4 w201 no reverse

I want to fix my no reverse issue myself. This will be my first time attempting to drop a tranny and open it up. How far into the tranny is the failed friction disc materials for the reverse or K3...
Forum: Tech Help 09-29-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By lsmalley
Did you try adjusting the vacuum modulator?

Did you try adjusting the vacuum modulator?
Forum: Tech Help 09-09-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By lsmalley
Long 3mm or 4mm hex key works fine. However, do...

Long 3mm or 4mm hex key works fine. However, do whatever you feel is your best option, but use a better quality clutch. For critical parts always use the best quality. Something like an interior trim...
Forum: Tech Help 09-09-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By lsmalley
Seeing that you could do that job yourself, I...

Seeing that you could do that job yourself, I would get a better quality fan clutch and skip the cost of having a mechanic do it. On my 201, I'm able to remove and install a fan clutch without taking...
Forum: Tech Help 09-09-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By lsmalley
I have not bought the Uro fan clutch, but I have...

I have not bought the Uro fan clutch, but I have bought other Uro brand parts and my personal experience is that the majority of the parts that are in high stress/load locations fail prematurely,...
Forum: Tech Help 09-04-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By lsmalley
Just add some silicone oil to it. If you want, I...

Just add some silicone oil to it. If you want, I have a heavy duty clutch that I used to run in the summer before upgrading to the electric fan. I think I put in 2500 cst silicone. When it engages...
Forum: Tech Help 08-07-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,176
Posted By lsmalley
Interesting info about the resistor. I ran my car...

Interesting info about the resistor. I ran my car with the resistor and monitored more than a dozen fill ups and also did the same thing without the resistor using only 91 octane. Lowest combined...
Forum: Tech Help 08-07-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,176
Posted By lsmalley
Quick way to pass, since your O2 sensor is 33 +...

Quick way to pass, since your O2 sensor is 33 + years old replace that, then go get yourself a new cat. You should be able to get one for a few hundred dollars. They're relatively inexpensive.
Forum: Tech Help 08-04-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By lsmalley
Took only a few hours to make these using all...

Took only a few hours to make these using all German parts. Works amazing and didn't have to spend several hundred dollars. One tip if anyone wants to do this is to try to keep the length of the...
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