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Forum: Wheels & Tires 12-18-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By PaulG
Could be a simple matter of too much toe-out.... ...

Could be a simple matter of too much toe-out....

If you can't find any obvious play, have the tracking checked, it'll be the cheapest fix, so that's the one to start with.......
Forum: Tech Help 05-22-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By PaulG
No Spark on '93 320CE

Need some help here please....

Car is refusing to start, despite turning over same as always.

Haven't got very far, but confirmed there's no spark.

I'm suspicious of the immobiliser,...
Forum: Tech Help 11-19-2003, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,664
Posted By PaulG
The mechanical bits are straightforward enough,...

The mechanical bits are straightforward enough, but itt usually involves specialist tools.

I've never rebuilt a MB axle, so this may not apply, but I'd be surprised if you can do it with just a...
Forum: Tech Help 11-19-2003, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By PaulG
Make sure it actually IS the fuel pump before...

Make sure it actually IS the fuel pump before spending money.

The first check should be electrics (have you got a spark?), then fuel pressure (Tee-into the fuel pipe).

These can both be done...
Forum: Tech Help 11-19-2003, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,664
Posted By PaulG
mbtjc, Sounds horribly like you need to get...

mbtjc,

Sounds horribly like you need to get your hands dirty.

The LSD is behaving like an ordinary one.......both wheels should definately spin together if it was working ok. For the amount...
Forum: Featured Cars 09-15-2003, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By PaulG
mbracer, I'm impressed, Autocar magazine got...

mbracer,
I'm impressed, Autocar magazine got between 7,000 and 10,000 miles out of the front Perilli P-Zeros.

I guess things are different when you're not buying them yourself.
Forum: Performance Paddock 09-12-2003, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By PaulG
Run.exe, The Company I work for (Thales)...

Run.exe,

The Company I work for (Thales) have recently bought Garmin...............but I've checked, NO staff discounts for now :( .

Unless that changes I guess I'll just have to stick to...
Forum: Featured Cars 09-12-2003, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By PaulG
Don't buy one if you don't like understeer 'cos...

Don't buy one if you don't like understeer 'cos that's all they do..........

Get used to being on first-name terms with your local Tyre depot ;)
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 09-08-2003, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By PaulG
If you're keeping the volume down, the amp won't...

If you're keeping the volume down, the amp won't mind the low impedence.

Even if you're not, the output stage will be protected electronically...................

If you're still windy, use...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 09-04-2003, 01:14 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,300
Posted By PaulG
"Why ponder life's complexities when the leather...

"Why ponder life's complexities when the leather runs smooth on the passenger seat?"

---Morressy, from "This Charming Man".


I think that sums it up.
Forum: Tech Help 09-04-2003, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,212
Posted By PaulG
I'll bet you've got a vacuum pipe fallen off or...

I'll bet you've got a vacuum pipe fallen off or split.
Forum: Tech Help 08-29-2003, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By PaulG
dirtysocks asked: is there a simple way to...

dirtysocks asked:

is there a simple way to determine if the problem is my valve guide seals?

Good way that won't get you dirty................

Find a steep hill and drive down it on no...
Forum: Tech Help 08-28-2003, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,096
Posted By PaulG
Carrameow, Maybe its just time to reduce...

Carrameow,

Maybe its just time to reduce your workload.

I'm 50m now, but I've always bought cars that have depreciated enough for me to be able to afford them, but not enough to keep me under...
Forum: Tech Help 08-28-2003, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By PaulG
Hocky, The problems you're describing are...

Hocky,

The problems you're describing are due to the extra weight in the car causing the suspension to sit too close to the bump-stops.
This restricts the available travel in the suspension and...
Forum: Body Repair 08-21-2003, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,027
Posted By PaulG
Wjm, Take the front wheels off and look...

Wjm,

Take the front wheels off and look around the top of front shock absorbers. The area of chassis/body immediately around the rubber gaiter is very likely to have pitted areas.

Mine went...
Forum: Body Repair 08-21-2003, 04:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,027
Posted By PaulG
Guys, Further to the other rust posts, if...

Guys,

Further to the other rust posts, if you've got a W124, and you live in a place where it rains, you've almost certainly got some rust starting on the inside of the front suspension turrets...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-14-2003, 08:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,560
Posted By PaulG
Robert Mowbray wrote: "Why have the British...

Robert Mowbray wrote:

"Why have the British never invented a computer system? Because they haven't figured out a way to make it leak oil!!"

Nice line......but I can't let it go by without...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-14-2003, 07:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,560
Posted By PaulG
The Greatest thing about old British roadsters is...

The Greatest thing about old British roadsters is their simplicity.

If they break, chances are that anyone with an ounce of common sense could fix them. The parts are generaly available too,...
Forum: Performance Paddock 08-13-2003, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By PaulG
You could always do it the old fashoned way with...

You could always do it the old fashoned way with a length of string down the spark-plug hole, then bring it up to TDC.

I'm sure there are very clever levers, clamps and extractors to do the same...
Forum: Tech Help 08-07-2003, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By PaulG
JetForeman wrote: And yes it rotates...

JetForeman wrote:


And yes it rotates freely, much freer than the working one which is odd.

---------------------------------0-----------------------------------

That should give you a...
Forum: Tech Help 08-05-2003, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By PaulG
Vronsky, If you're talking about an auto...

Vronsky,

If you're talking about an auto transmission, 1.9 litres is way too little. I seem to remember the capacity is about 6.5 litres.

Check the level again using the procedure recommended...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 08-04-2003, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,237
Posted By PaulG
JSlabotsky Wrote: ............. I'm...

JSlabotsky

Wrote:
............. I'm getting married at the end of September, so I can't really spend the money on the new stuff I want just yet........................
__________________

This...
Forum: SL Forum 08-04-2003, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,083
Posted By PaulG
KenSilver, If you even KNOW what a bad ride...

KenSilver,

If you even KNOW what a bad ride is (that is, you're not a 17 year-old) you will be irritated by the switch to 18inch wheels.


You've got to put up with a lot for thesake of a...
Forum: Tech Help 08-01-2003, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By PaulG
Nick, Do you get through a lot of oil? ...

Nick,

Do you get through a lot of oil?

Does it smoke on acceleration?

If no to the above, you could be ok for many more miles, some amount of smoke from this hose is normal, that's what...
Forum: Tech Help 08-01-2003, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By PaulG
May just have got exceptionally hot and blew past...

May just have got exceptionally hot and blew past the shaft seal.

It could be a one-off, but generally this is a warning of trouble to come...........

Keep a close eye on the temperature gauge...
Forum: Tech Help 07-31-2003, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By PaulG
320CE (W124) Throttle return Spring

Guys,

I need to get to the return spring on my 93 320CE. I can't see it on the mechanism where it joins the Transmission cable, so it must be somewhere out-of-sight.

It looks like a lot of the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-31-2003, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By PaulG
Check that the tensioner actually tensinns the...

Check that the tensioner actually tensinns the belt, it may have siezed.

If it's ok, just buy the next size belt down.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-29-2003, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,934
Posted By PaulG
Kelly, Obviously, being in England, I see...

Kelly,

Obviously, being in England, I see hundreds of Discos driving around everyday.............

I tend to agree with the majority of posters, that the basic mechanics are pretty well-built,...
Forum: SL Forum 07-14-2003, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By PaulG
Damian, Yes, you need a special primer if...

Damian,

Yes, you need a special primer if the matel is galvanized.

The surface is slightly "oily" so normal primer won't do.....
Forum: SL Forum 07-08-2003, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,461
Posted By PaulG
This looks like it's set to run and run...... ...

This looks like it's set to run and run......


A quid is a pound, (also a sov and a knicker, I'm sure there's more)

Do you still call dollars bucks? It's similar.

You'll be pleased to know...
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