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Forum: Tech Help 09-13-2003, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,938
Posted By mithra
Update.....Situation Solved (for me).....

The car has been in the dealer's shop since my last post. It is still not running, no one... the dealer, MB Canada, and whomever else they have contacted, has been able to solve the problem.

I had...
Forum: Tech Help 07-06-2003, 12:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,938
Posted By mithra
Un F@&*ing believable...

I'm starting to get p*$$ed.

I've got just about 1000 miles on the MAF sensor harness repair, and had to get my friendly neighbourhood towing co. to float the car back to the dealer.

Gentlemen,...
Forum: Tech Help 07-02-2003, 02:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,836
Posted By mithra
dare ya

My problem is with the officer in the cruiser beside me at the light when I'm in the SL 600. The "I dare you look" is tough to ignore.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-02-2003, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By mithra
In your opinion, which car

had the best sounding exhaust .....stock from the factory.

My vote goes to the '73 Mustang Mach 1. (Diamonds Are Forever)

And which had the worst.

My vote goes to a 72 toyota corrolla...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 07-02-2003, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By mithra
Not 100% sure

for your 1994 sl, but our '93sl has the becker 1432.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-02-2003, 10:39 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,995
Posted By mithra
In the early 1960s Brampton Ontario had over 10...

In the early 1960s Brampton Ontario had over 10 miles of greenhouses, now they just have houses.
Forum: Tech Help 07-02-2003, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By mithra
Got the answer

The Sl forum gave me the answer, thanks guys.
Forum: SL Forum 07-02-2003, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By mithra
Thanks

Bobw, thanks for the reply, I'll visit the local dealer and pick some up. And thanks for the part #.
Forum: Tech Help 07-02-2003, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By mithra
noise

John, I'll give this a try,... do you possibly have a wheel bearing going south? Does the noise change with road speed or engine speed? Does the noise change if you are turning right or left, or...
Forum: Tech Help 07-02-2003, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By mithra
bump.. Should the rubbers/seal be...

bump..

Should the rubbers/seal be wiped/treated with silicone or the like?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Tech Help 07-02-2003, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,955
Posted By mithra
Reply(s)...

It is very easy to become frustrated both with the car and yourself when you end up with seemly endless problems, one after another. And, when you try to get help, and you get no answer or the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2003, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By mithra
Good Deal..

Considering the reputation that some of the Canadian tire service centres have, it sounds like you did extremely well.
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By mithra
Hardtop Seals .....sl600

Should the hardtop seal/gasket/rubber be treated with anything before the top is reinstalled?

I am specifically looking at the seal that meets the body and at the top of the windshield.

Thanks...
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2003, 11:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,938
Posted By mithra
Got her back...testing begins

The tech worked late friday and came in early Monday(yesterday) to finish the job after the parts arrived on Friday. I had 200 miles on the car by last night, and apparently all is well at this...
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2003, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By mithra
Patience..

Spotty, I feel for you. I just went thru an issue with my 93 600sel and I hope it is fixed (just got the car back). I'm doing the "test drive" thing now. I managed to keep my cool, realizing that it...
Forum: SL Forum 07-01-2003, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By mithra
Hardtop seals...

Should the hardtop seal/gasket/rubber be treated with anything before the top is reinstalled? I am specifically looking at the seal that meets the body and at the top of the windshield.
Thanks in...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-01-2003, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By mithra
Interesting....

My understanding of the automatics (in a car) was that they were more consistant in their shifts for an "average driver", but a "very good driver" in a manual would be quicker.

As far as "big...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 07-01-2003, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By mithra
Run a search on "cd changer"....you should come...

Run a search on "cd changer"....you should come up with several threads dealing with factory and aftermarket decks. There should also be some discussion on how to adapt other units (if it can be...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-26-2003, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By mithra
Amazing

Some of these trucks make me think of a woodstove that has morphed into something mobile.

The cost of the mods on these must be astronomical, and who the hell polishes them?

In the business I'm...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-25-2003, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By mithra
Good answer !

LOL....I didn't even see that one coming.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-25-2003, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By mithra
Congratulations

I can't imagine having that many posts to my credit; I just went over the 100 mark largely due to the recent grief I had with the sel.

Now if the number of posts are directly related to the amount...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-25-2003, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By mithra
They got BAGDAD BOB !!!!

http://www.mirror.co.uk/

Apparently the US got him last night.

Maybe life will become more exciting again, now that Bagdad Bob is with us.
Forum: Tech Help 06-25-2003, 01:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,938
Posted By mithra
Waiter, check please...

Actually, at this point in time, there has been no discussion of the bill. There had been a go ahead from......MB CANADA....(yes!!!, hurray!!!) to do the substitution thing.

That is the other...
Forum: Tech Help 06-25-2003, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,938
Posted By mithra
Absolutely frustrating....

It would have been very easy to slag the tech for his ability or lack thereof, but having taken the time to understand and see what he went thru.... well, what can you say.

In retrospect, a major...
Forum: Tech Help 06-25-2003, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By mithra
Most Likely

Imperial.....It raises a lot of eyebrows when I tell people that my 600sel gets 26.5 to 27mpg at 120 kmh (70mph) but you have to remember that is in imperial gals (20% larger gallon, I think). Hell,...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-24-2003, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By mithra
Nice !

gorgeous.
Forum: SL Forum 06-24-2003, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By mithra
93 sl600

Cassette holder, no cup holder
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-24-2003, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By mithra
V 12s

Another issue to consider, depending where you live, is whether or not there are capable repair/maintenance facilities. As indicated in the earlier posts, by and large the 12s are not typically more...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-24-2003, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By mithra
Armour All

I have used Armour All on the 2 cars, wife loves it in the SL. In the SEL (my daily driver), I have found that Armour All takes the skin off my fingers and hands wherever I get it on me. When I got...
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2003, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,938
Posted By mithra
Thanks Mike

At this point the complete computer box is out of the car, that is how far we went looking. And yes, I agree, I prefer the repair that you have done...much superior.

Thanks again
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