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Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 02-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By mbtjc
Sorry no pics... I looked and looked and can't...

Sorry no pics... I looked and looked and can't find any and the car is 1200 miles away. Non-running is technically correct. I would at least change all fluids and battery before starting. As far...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 02-18-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By mbtjc
Bump. Still available...

Bump. Still available...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 02-07-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By mbtjc
Damn guys...sorry! It hasn't been notifying me...

Damn guys...sorry! It hasn't been notifying me that I've been getting posts. It has pushbutton automatic A/C just like US cars.

As far as pics, I've gone through all sorts of old pictures in...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 01-30-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By mbtjc
1986 420SE Euro for sale

Wow…this is the first time I have posted in this forum in at least 5 years!! :eek:

Ok, here is the deal. I own an 86 420SE Euro car that my dad bought new in 86 in Germany. He drove it out of...
Forum: Tech Help 10-16-2004, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By mbtjc
In order to do the doors, you have to peel back a...

In order to do the doors, you have to peel back a small amount of the weatherstripping on the other side of the door and there will be a small hole there. You will have to use a 1/4" drive socket, a...
Forum: Tech Help 09-27-2004, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By mbtjc
I have noticed that my outside temp readout goes...

I have noticed that my outside temp readout goes blank at a certain temp...for example if I am sitting parked on hot blacktop on a high summer day....so yes, it does have a high reading. What's the...
Forum: Tech Help 09-27-2004, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By mbtjc
I have a bad sensor or a bad sampler motor? It...

I have a bad sensor or a bad sampler motor? It seems I can't get anything from either since I don't feel any suction AND the A/C doesn't behave differently when I blow into the temp sensor. I find...
Forum: Tech Help 09-27-2004, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By mbtjc
I took out my glovebox, and the little motor sits...

I took out my glovebox, and the little motor sits right there on the right, ya really can't miss it. It's got a electric plug-in and a rubber line which goes to the temp sensor.

Here are my...
Forum: Tech Help 09-22-2004, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By mbtjc
Thanks for the responses. I will try the fan...

Thanks for the responses. I will try the fan first, since it is easier. Mark, so you removed the switch panel unit and took it apart and resoldered the joints? Can you be a little more specific...
Forum: Tech Help 09-20-2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By mbtjc
I take it this little fan is up there somewhere...

I take it this little fan is up there somewhere in the area of the dome light? I guess I will pop that out and see what I find. Thanks for your help, and I might try the diesel forum.
Forum: Tech Help 09-20-2004, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By mbtjc
w126 erratic A/C

My A/C is quite erratic. First, when I start the car, it takes a good 10-15 minutes of driving to start blowing hard and to get cold. Then when it gets there....it may blow cold and hard for 5...
Forum: Performance Paddock 08-26-2004, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By mbtjc
Yeah, ya may be jokin, but sounds good to me! A...

Yeah, ya may be jokin, but sounds good to me! A rebuilt 116/117 from Metric Motors will run ya somewhere in the area of 7 grand. For 6 grand you can get a crate LS1, all aluminum so the weight...
Forum: Performance Paddock 08-26-2004, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By mbtjc
High-comp pistons

Well on euro models starting in the '88 model year, they bumped compression on all motors (incl. the 116) to 10:1 from 9:1 where the US models stayed at 9:1 all the way through the end of the model. ...
Forum: Tech Help 08-09-2004, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,336
Posted By mbtjc
2 weeks ago I rebuilt my entire w126 front end,...

2 weeks ago I rebuilt my entire w126 front end, plus H&Rs. I also put new sway bar links on the back and changed diff fluid, I had already put new subgrame bushings and diff mount on last year. I...
Forum: Tech Help 06-08-2004, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,406
Posted By mbtjc
Sorry for the late response, but I am not able to...

Sorry for the late response, but I am not able to get on the internet nearly as often as I used to. Here is my biggest problem. What transmission shop do I take it to? I took it to a "Import...
Forum: Tech Help 05-21-2004, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,406
Posted By mbtjc
Can anyone tell me this: In order to totally...

Can anyone tell me this: In order to totally narrow it down, what are all the components on the control side of a transmission?
Forum: Tech Help 05-20-2004, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,406
Posted By mbtjc
I just changed the fluid and filter not even 2000...

I just changed the fluid and filter not even 2000 miles ago. Nothing much in the pan. Only very very faint flakes, but I had to hold it in the light and tilt it side to side in order to see them. ...
Forum: Tech Help 05-19-2004, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,406
Posted By mbtjc
Stuck valve in valve body. Does this sound reasonable?

I've posted on here about my tranny troubles and took it to a shop and wondering if what they said sounds reasonable. To make a long story short, my transmission does not want to shift into 4th...
Forum: Site Feedback 05-06-2004, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By mbtjc
My "dream" would either be a '91 560SE (1252 ever...

My "dream" would either be a '91 560SE (1252 ever made) or 560SEC or an 89 300SL.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-06-2004, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By mbtjc
I doubt it's a joke. In a truck magazine of some...

I doubt it's a joke. In a truck magazine of some sort, I remember reading about a SWB 4x2 Dakota that they stuffed a Cummins in and rodded it and it ran some insane numbers. I just found an article...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-06-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,908
Posted By mbtjc
All we can do here is speculate, there's really...

All we can do here is speculate, there's really nothing we can conclude other than the guy was in a world of hurt. It would be nice if we could find an accompanying newspaper article or something...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-06-2004, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,908
Posted By mbtjc
You being part of the latter group? ;) ...

You being part of the latter group? ;)

Really though, this post is about a guy getting creamed by a granny in a Benz....not mindless political yammering. Dontcha think we got enough of those...
Forum: Tech Help 05-05-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By mbtjc
Well if the port size is different, would it hurt...

Well if the port size is different, would it hurt if a bigger manifold port was mated to a smaller head port? I assume that spacing is the same. Also, is the deck heigth any different? Would there...
Forum: Tech Help 05-05-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By mbtjc
Will 117 dual manifolds work on a 116?

I have a euro car, but from before they started putting true duals on my model (88 I think). I have a set of european true dual exhaust manifolds from a 500. They need a little reconditioning, but...
Forum: Tech Help 05-04-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By mbtjc
I got my 126 engine and chassis (2 vol) manuals...

I got my 126 engine and chassis (2 vol) manuals from them. The chassis manuals were bound and look original MB, and the engine manual was in a 3 ring binder. The binder itself is very nice and...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-29-2004, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By mbtjc
Fixable???

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2476360977&indexURL=3#ebayphotohosting

A real shame....low miles, looked to have BEEN in perfect shape, great color...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-28-2004, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By mbtjc
The red plastic looks like airhorns! Whyyyy?

The red plastic looks like airhorns! Whyyyy?
Forum: Tech Help 04-27-2004, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By mbtjc
I just got done doing this not too long ago. ...

I just got done doing this not too long ago. Apparently, there were two different water pump manufacturers and they put the thermostat in 2 different locations. If the piece on the left of your...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-26-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,178
Posted By mbtjc
JL W7=$$$$$$$$$$$ :cool: But I guess like...

JL W7=$$$$$$$$$$$ :cool: But I guess like everything else you get what you pay for.
Forum: Tech Help 04-26-2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,334
Posted By mbtjc
I already diconnected the wire to the switch...

I already diconnected the wire to the switch under the pedal with no change. When I get my car back from the body shop I will disconnect the solenoid at the transmission and see what that does. ...
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