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Forum: Tech Help 01-28-2004, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By UKEvo
Rather than me writing reams check out: ...

Rather than me writing reams check out:

http://www.cobra-replica.co.uk/html/cobra_52.shtml

HTH!
Forum: Tech Help 01-28-2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By UKEvo
Do a wet and dry compression test. You could have...

Do a wet and dry compression test. You could have a burnt valve.
Forum: Tech Help 01-28-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By UKEvo
I just want to clarify something nine months...

I just want to clarify something nine months later.. :rolleyes:

My problem was not due to the fabled OVP relay. Rather I had an intermittant harness from the idle speed regulator to the connector...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 01-22-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By UKEvo
Sorry car has gone and I'm in the United Kingdom,...

Sorry car has gone and I'm in the United Kingdom, a bit too far to ship to Los Angeles. :)
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 01-21-2004, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By UKEvo
UK - 190E free to a good home

I have a 1987 Black 190E Auto. It needs the following:

-Tax (ran out Jan)
-MOT (running out in 2 days)
-New Heater matrix
-Rear Seat clips
-Tyres
-A new radiator shortly - it doesn't leak...
Forum: Tech Help 01-21-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,490
Posted By UKEvo
Just a question, but has the Fuel pressure and...

Just a question, but has the Fuel pressure and fuel pressure regulator been checked?

What about the short harness from the idle speed regulator to the mounting point on the intake runner, these...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-16-2003, 08:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,192
Posted By UKEvo
Greg, I've got a 190 Factory Sport...

Greg,

I've got a 190 Factory Sport Evolution. 1 of 502. I'm originally from Oz and was hoping to bring my Evo back with me when I eventually move back to Sydney. Unfortunately as it's LHD I have...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 07-16-2003, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,192
Posted By UKEvo
Additional interior shots up on Benzworld. Excuse...

Additional interior shots up on Benzworld. Excuse the quality taken with my phone! :D

Dave - sent u a PM.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 07-16-2003, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,192
Posted By UKEvo
Hi Dave, Email me at...

Hi Dave,

Email me at ncotty@NOSPAMglobalfreightsolutions.com (remove the NOSPAM bit) - I can send you more info via Email.

Delivery is no problem I work for a frieght company. Car is in...
Forum: Tech Help 07-12-2003, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By UKEvo
Hi all, Thanks for the tips I changed the...

Hi all,

Thanks for the tips I changed the steering lock today. I did find however that it is necessary to remove the steering wheel on my model which is an 87 - pre Taxi style dash in the UK at...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 07-07-2003, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,192
Posted By UKEvo
Mercedes 190 Sport Evolution - for sale

Genuine factory Evolution (1). Factory homogolation special hand built by Mercedes in 1989 for DTM race series. 1 of 502 produced. 105,000mls. 1989. LHD. Located in the UK but will consider...
Forum: Tech Help 07-07-2003, 05:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
So you've checked the distributor cap and rotor?...

So you've checked the distributor cap and rotor? The cap can crack and thanks to the black plastic cover over the cap you can't see this externally. Could be arcing to ground.
Forum: Tech Help 06-30-2003, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By UKEvo
Gilly, Thanks for the advice I'll give that...

Gilly,

Thanks for the advice I'll give that a go. I saw that clamp but couldn't see how to remove it I guess there are bolts on top. Will have another look-see tonight.

Cheers,
Neil
Forum: Tech Help 06-30-2003, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By UKEvo
Hi, I've already removed the lock barrel....

Hi,

I've already removed the lock barrel. We've been using the car for a few months now using a screwdriver to turn the ignition switch. Now I've got to replace the lock unit. I have a new key....
Forum: Tech Help 06-30-2003, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By UKEvo
Removing Steering Lock - 190E

Hi,

I have an 87 190E and I'm trying to replace the steering lock. Can someone tell me how to remove it. I guess a large part of the dashboard has to come off?

Cheers,
Neil
--
87 190E
89...
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2003, 04:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
Sounds good just richen her up a tad to 45-55%...

Sounds good just richen her up a tad to 45-55% and you'll be spot on fingers crossed!
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2003, 07:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
I posted a heap of info on this in another thread...

I posted a heap of info on this in another thread do a search on my username + zero position. I also made reference to a book on bosch FI which will show you how to set the AFM up in pictures.
Forum: Tech Help 05-18-2003, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By UKEvo
Have you tried checking the duty cycle? Do a...

Have you tried checking the duty cycle? Do a search in the archives..
Forum: Tech Help 05-18-2003, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By UKEvo
Hiya, First thing to do is search the...

Hiya,

First thing to do is search the archives. There is a mountain of information on stalling problems. You'll need a good automotive multimeter to test the various fuel injection sensors and the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-17-2003, 07:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
Hiya, I'm guessing the mixture is set too...

Hiya,

I'm guessing the mixture is set too rich to compensate for a failed sensor or incorrectly set AFM plate. Too much fuel when cold will give you a rough idle, bom-bom-bom sounding exhaust and...
Forum: Tech Help 05-17-2003, 07:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
I've read over the posts again. Have you checked...

I've read over the posts again. Have you checked the coolant temperature sensor?

The AFM pot will only influence the ECU same as the temp sensor. I think it might be time to check for continuity...
Forum: Tech Help 05-15-2003, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,470
Posted By UKEvo
Hi Steve, Have you checked the zero position...

Hi Steve,

Have you checked the zero position with the key on? It's like a 1 minute job to remove the air filter and see where the plate is. AFAIK if the plate is too high - which is VERY common it...
Forum: Tech Help 05-15-2003, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,470
Posted By UKEvo
Steve, Have you checked your AFM pot? If...

Steve,

Have you checked your AFM pot? If it's showing infinity at idle or wild resistance variations at idle that could be the problem.

Also make sure you check the zero position of the AFM...
Forum: Tech Help 05-12-2003, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By UKEvo
The auto gearbox in my 1987 190E is nearing...

The auto gearbox in my 1987 190E is nearing rebuild time with 100,000mls on the clock whereas the Getrag 5 speed on my factory 190 Evolution feels like new. It's a little cantankerous when it's cold...
Forum: Tech Help 05-10-2003, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,156
Posted By UKEvo
Check for vacumn leaks, remove and clean idle...

Check for vacumn leaks, remove and clean idle regulator, clean air flow meter and throttle body housing. Check your ignition components - rotor/cap/spark plugs. Check the duty cycle to see if the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-05-2003, 08:40 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 120,395
Posted By UKEvo
Here's my 1989 190 Sport Evolution that's been...

Here's my 1989 190 Sport Evolution that's been testing my patience the last few weeks but finally running pretty well.

http://www.benzworld.org/gallery/pics/36783658654262003121947PM.jpg
...
Forum: Tech Help 04-28-2003, 08:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
Yes replace the pot or the AFM, but make sure to...

Yes replace the pot or the AFM, but make sure to check the zero position and then the duty cycle. Fingers crossed!
Forum: Tech Help 04-28-2003, 08:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
Apparently you can try cleaning it with an...

Apparently you can try cleaning it with an eraser, but I'd just replace it myself. Also apparently, :) you can get a new pot without spring for the whole new airflow meter but it is difficult to...
Forum: Tech Help 04-25-2003, 06:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
Hi Martin, I'm not saying it's definitely...

Hi Martin,

I'm not saying it's definitely the problem, just something to check - fingers crossed tho! Hesitation could be caused by many things such as fuel pressure, injectors, ignition etc.

I...
Forum: Tech Help 04-25-2003, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,861
Posted By UKEvo
Hi, I had exactly the same symptons as you...

Hi,

I had exactly the same symptons as you last weekend when I replaced my Air flow meter. The Zero position of the plate was not set on the new meter and therefore the idle period between that...
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