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Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-08-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,179
Posted By Deltacom
Well Stretch, that was an appraisable attempt at...

Well Stretch, that was an appraisable attempt at using your ingenuity!. But if you have access to a tooling shop it might not be that difficult to fabricate one, then list the tool on the “tools for...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,179
Posted By Deltacom
This is not feasible to the DIYers as there are a...

This is not feasible to the DIYers as there are a number of tools (NLA from MB) required for this operation, some of them costing over $2K (if found!). However there are stretchable boots that can be...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,179
Posted By Deltacom
The balance weights are more of “silencers” than...

The balance weights are more of “silencers” than “compensators”.

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp229/Runesblade/MERCEDES450SLC50/DCP_2682_zpsbb42a950.jpg
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Forum: Video Forum 12-29-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,358
Posted By Deltacom
Happy AMG New Year..

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp229/Runesblade/MERCEDES450SLC50/AMG_zps375f4265.jpg (http://youtu.be/eDCSFEX7GJs)






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Forum: SL Forum 08-17-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Deltacom
How to reseal a MB steering gear (Without loosing...

How to reseal a MB steering gear (Without loosing your balls) (http://www.davidpetryk.net/Mercedes/Steering.htm)

Hope it helps

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Forum: SL Forum 04-11-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By Deltacom
It would be wise to replace both flex disks...

It would be wise to replace both flex disks centre bearing and transmission mount at the same time. Prices as quoted here at Pelican parts.

Driveshaft Center Support Febi $19.00
Driveshaft...
Forum: SL Forum 03-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By Deltacom
The washer jets have a V shaped pair of clips....

The washer jets have a V shaped pair of clips. Squeeze them tight with a long-nosed gripers and twist the jet 90 degrees either side. The hood cut-out for the jets have a cross-like shape, slightly...
Forum: SL Forum 01-02-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By Deltacom
For the 107 there are a choice of spring lengths...

For the 107 there are a choice of spring lengths as per data below and their part numbers. Hope it helps.

...
Forum: SL Forum 11-28-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,067
Posted By Deltacom
For the Euro type there are two screw holes on...

For the Euro type there are two screw holes on the front chassis crossmember and
you will need to drill two small holes on the centre tab of the spoiler to match
the screw holes on the chassis to...
Forum: SL Forum 11-25-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,067
Posted By Deltacom
Mike, There are two part numbers for the 107...

Mike,

There are two part numbers for the 107 front spoiler (air dam) and both would fit your Euro model bumpers: 1077900288 and A1077900488. For the Euro type there are two screw holes on the...
Forum: SL Forum 10-14-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By Deltacom
Source all the tools you are going to need...

Source all the tools you are going to need (including spring compressor or a threaded rod bar and plate to secure the springs). A trolley will be ideal to lower the subframe onto and roll in the new...
Forum: SL Forum 07-04-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,168
Posted By Deltacom
Hi Bob, You might wish to take a pic of the...

Hi Bob,

You might wish to take a pic of the actual fuel line you are referring to but I think it might be the fuel line item 531 below PN: A1170702832 (item 7 on last pick) going from the...
Forum: SL Forum 06-05-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Posted By Deltacom
That Pitman arm is really very stubborn and broke...

That Pitman arm is really very stubborn and broke a couple of 2-leg pullers to no avail!!.
Finally obtained the MB puller with a 3-ft long bar and a lot of torque before it succumbed!!.
...
Forum: SL Forum 05-17-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,937
Posted By Deltacom
That was an excellent job you did there Nobby....

That was an excellent job you did there Nobby. Congratulations on the gussets welding!!.



That is true Nobby, for the simple reason that MB do not call it “spring compressor”. It calls this...
Forum: SL Forum 05-15-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,937
Posted By Deltacom
Hi Bill, Yes, but not for 107 model...

Hi Bill,



Yes, but not for 107 model LCA (see video). There is a compressor that would go through the LCA opening but is not made by Klann, it is MB tool (see pic). In any event, the way you...
Forum: SL Forum 05-14-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,937
Posted By Deltacom
Hi Bill, The spring compressor cannot be...

Hi Bill,

The spring compressor cannot be used with the subframe on the car as it would not go through the bottom opening of the arm. I used the compressor with the frame removed and from the top...
Forum: SL Forum 05-14-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,937
Posted By Deltacom
I wouldn’t advise such a procedure if you value...

I wouldn’t advise such a procedure if you value your life!!. Suggest to obtain a threaded rod ¾” 500mm length, nuts & washers and 100X100X6mm steel plate to rest on top the subframe spring housing to...
Forum: SL Forum 04-11-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,554
Posted By Deltacom
Hi Juan and all, Here are a couple of...

Hi Juan and all,

Here are a couple of letters posted by a member in another forum, issued by MB-USA that might assist you to “persuade” MB dealers to replace your subframe (if broken) or to...
Forum: SL Forum 04-10-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,554
Posted By Deltacom
Hi Juan, You are a very lucky individual. It...

Hi Juan,

You are a very lucky individual. It could have been catastrophic!!

Take several pictures of the broken subframe and (ideally) get a letter from a lawyer to send to MB USA. They are...
Forum: SL Forum 03-16-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Deltacom
Hi Paul, Yes Paul, I read your post in...

Hi Paul,

Yes Paul, I read your post in detail and the symptoms would appear to be a case of spider wear and the banging/clonking noise would manifest as well on deceleration, particularly when you...
Forum: SL Forum 03-15-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Deltacom
Paul, Just for your information, note the...

Paul,

Just for your information, note the differences between annular and homokinetic axles.
You will find your 560SL has the annular type.
...
Forum: SL Forum 03-15-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Deltacom
Regards

Regards
Forum: SL Forum 03-15-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Deltacom
Hi Softball60, If you suspect the axleshafts...

Hi Softball60,

If you suspect the axleshafts have some wear and you are contemplating replacing them, the procedure is not too complicated but before you decide to replace them bear in mind that...
Forum: SL Forum 03-05-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,112
Posted By Deltacom
My 107 came originally with a Blaupunkt Toronto...

My 107 came originally with a Blaupunkt Toronto SQR48 radio/tape. Subsequently replaced with a Blaupunkt San Remo CD...
Forum: SL Forum 01-05-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By Deltacom
Wink Only you can decide that DD;). The hose...

Only you can decide that DD;). The hose 2109975382 is an OEM MBZ braided hose for extra protection and I always remind myself that.. "The bitter taste of poor quality lingers long after the sweet...
Forum: SL Forum 01-05-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By Deltacom
Well done! All you need now is a new filter!. –...

Well done! All you need now is a new filter!. – Presumably you are referring to the hoses connecting to the cooling pipe on the return (low pressure) pipe. There are two hoses (see EPC pic) item 38....
Forum: SL Forum 01-04-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By Deltacom
The 65 bar and 82 bar refers to the opening...

The 65 bar and 82 bar refers to the opening pressure of the pressure relief valve and MB warns: “When a pump is replaced, make sure that only a pump with the same opening pressure will be...
Forum: SL Forum 01-03-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By Deltacom
Your 81 380SL requires the cast alloy pump part...

Your 81 380SL requires the cast alloy pump part number 1264601380 65 bar.
It is essential you do not install an 82 bar part number such as 1264601680 which are intended for other models such as...
Forum: SL Forum 10-27-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,079
Posted By Deltacom
Sure thing Ron, you could drop in a Toyota...

Sure thing Ron, you could drop in a Toyota turbocharged 500BHP 5-speed manual..:D

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp229/Runesblade/MERCEDES450SLC50/500BHP.jpg
Forum: SL Forum 08-05-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By Deltacom
Here is video on how to remove the door panel....

Here is video on how to remove the door panel. Mercedes Benz SL 107 R Door pannel check (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPzmdgQ2lqg) As Radiotek mentions there is a screw under the arm rest to...
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