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Forum: Performance Paddock 06-06-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,408
Posted By Squid
Yeah, but is it fast? Heheheh... just...

Yeah, but is it fast?

Heheheh... just kidding. It looks gorgeous. That is one honking big snail! I wonder how the tranny/powertrain is going to hold up?
Forum: Tech Help 10-12-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By Squid
Mr Gilly, you were right! The switch tab was...

Mr Gilly, you were right! The switch tab was broken. I did get the switch to work, and now I managed to reset the FSS. That also fixed the problem I was having with the power lock not working. ...
Forum: Tech Help 10-11-2006, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By Squid
Gee, Gilly... I never thought about a broken door...

Gee, Gilly... I never thought about a broken door switch. I'll check that one out.
Forum: Tech Help 10-10-2006, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By Squid
Difficulty resetting "Service Due Now" on 99 Wagon

I followed the direction on the manual to a "T", and even followed all the other advices mentioned on this forum like:
1) close all doors
2) wait for hibernation mode of the car to kick in before...
Forum: Tech Help 12-19-2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By Squid
The motor mounts did the trick. The car is...

The motor mounts did the trick. The car is smooth when Drive is engaged, and the "thunk" I hear upon starting the engine has also disappeared. :)
Forum: Tech Help 12-19-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,606
Posted By Squid
I just replaced mine this afternoon. 2 hours was...

I just replaced mine this afternoon. 2 hours was more like it. Both sides were equally hard to remove. For the driver side, you need to remove the AC unit to be able to remove the mount (based on...
Forum: Tech Help 12-14-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By Squid
Talking The car's got 95K on the odometer and rides like...

The car's got 95K on the odometer and rides like a dream for a station wagon. Power from a torque perspective is better than my W124. I'll go ahead and change them out... thanks for the...
Forum: Tech Help 12-14-2005, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By Squid
Unhappy E320 Wagon VIBRATION IN COLD IDLE & GEAR IN 'D'

Hi,

Just bought a used 99 E320 wagon and I'm getting vibration only when the car is on D or on lower gears (but not P, R or N). It gradually improves as the car warms up. I did a search and an...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-02-2004, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Squid
US orange, I think. The whole lens is...

US orange, I think. The whole lens is amber-colored.
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-01-2004, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Squid
Pair of W124 front Side Markers OEM (Bosch)

$50 or best offer. Thanks!
Forum: Tech Help 12-18-2003, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By Squid
Can someone give a brief summary of what they had...

Can someone give a brief summary of what they had to do to replace the head gasket, as well as which parts were replaced? I did a search already, but no has seem to have done this yet. Thanks!
Forum: Tech Help 12-18-2003, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By Squid
89 300CE: Blown Head Gasket Confirmed

Well, now it's blowing white smoke through the tailpipe, and the oil is milky. I think I'll go ahead and do the work myself, and I do have a CD manual as reference (which I haven't looked at since I...
Forum: Tech Help 12-15-2003, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By Squid
Will this engine/tranny work on my 89 CE?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=33615&item=2447538123

Thanks!
Forum: Tech Help 12-13-2003, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By Squid
Cost IS a major factor. In the Miata world, 1.6...

Cost IS a major factor. In the Miata world, 1.6 and 1.8L engines are interchangeable without altering the drivetrain a whole lot. We can even slap certain Kia and Ford engines with minimal...
Forum: Tech Help 12-12-2003, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By Squid
Curious: What engines can fit in a W124 Chassis?

Just wondering if I can install a more powerful engine, and even more appealing would be to convert it to manual transmission. I have a 300CE, and my engine looks like it's shot (see other post). ...
Forum: Tech Help 12-12-2003, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Squid
The filter was done a year and a half ago, as...

The filter was done a year and a half ago, as well as the regulator and pump, so I am almost certain it isn't fuel delivery. Besides, constant loss of water would indicate a blown head gasket,...
Forum: Tech Help 12-12-2003, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Squid
I just filled it with water, and started it back...

I just filled it with water, and started it back up. Oil pressure is good at the moment (engine is cold) but my exhaust smoke is grey-white.
Forum: Tech Help 12-12-2003, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Squid
300CE Engine on it's last legs

My 300CE is dying (I think). First, I noticed the oil pressure was lower (2.5 bar during highway driving versus pegged, 1 bar at idle and 0 when idling and on drive), and then I've been losing water...
Forum: Tech Help 04-08-2003, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By Squid
Well, I had the same issue you went through Ray,...

Well, I had the same issue you went through Ray, except mine creeped in while I was on a 550mile trek back from Las Vegas to the Bay Area. :mad:

Just like you mentioned, my SRS light came on...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-11-2002, 12:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By Squid
W124 (1989) Fuel Pump for sale

This is usually sold as a pair. I'm selling a brand new one because it seemed like the car only needed one replaced. It's brand new and retails for $200. I'm selling for $150.
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2002, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Squid
I just looked at the Fastlane catalog and they...

I just looked at the Fastlane catalog and they show a picture of the fan bracket with a pressed bearing inside. Could it be that this is what broke, and can I just replace this as opposed to...
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2002, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Squid
I just removed the fan assembly, and I also...

I just removed the fan assembly, and I also removed the belt. It's not the viscous clutch that has play, but the whole pulley instead! I just saw an exploded diagram using a parts catalog, and it...
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2002, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Squid
Engat, I'm afraid that's what I was...

Engat,

I'm afraid that's what I was talking about. The clip looks like a flat washer with two tabs. I have the MB service manual on disc but couldn't find an exploded diagram.

Ron
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2002, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Squid
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2002, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Squid
Viscous Fan on 300CE is loose! Help!

I did some work on the car, and I replaced the belt and tensioner in the process. However, when I put everything in place, I forgot how the viscous fan clip was installed and I ended up depressing...
Forum: Tech Help 03-20-2002, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Squid
Thanks, Doc. That being the case, it appears I...

Thanks, Doc. That being the case, it appears I still have too much neg. camber for the rear tires. What can I do now, install a camber kit? Is there even one for the rear?
Forum: Tech Help 03-20-2002, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Squid
Could be a number of things, but I had the same...

Could be a number of things, but I had the same problem on my car. Turns out that my fuel pressure regulator was going south. Try checking your fuel pump first (change the filter while you're at...
Forum: Tech Help 03-19-2002, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Squid
Alignment Spec for 89 300CE

I just had my car aligned after changing my tired shocks and struts with Bilstein sports. I have H&R springs that were in the car when I got it 2 years ago. Last year, an alignmnet was done without...
Forum: Tech Help 02-05-2002, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By Squid
Benzmac's right... However, you may...

Benzmac's right...

However, you may check your fuel pressure regulator. I'm only saying this because I had similar problems on my car and after replacing a couple of parts, addressing this...
Forum: Performance Paddock 02-02-2002, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,639
Posted By Squid
A 3 on a scale of 1 to 10. Should take you less...

A 3 on a scale of 1 to 10. Should take you less than 3 hours, tops! No need to compress the old shocks.
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