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Forum: Performance Paddock 12-04-2005, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 800
Posted By Ron Brooks
What was in the Brabus package for 2000?

There's a model year 2000 320 for sale by me with the Brabus package. I know it was approximately 15,000 in 2000 but I was hoping someone could tell me what was in the Brabus package. I can see the...
Forum: Tech Help 09-09-2005, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ron Brooks
Thanks for the reply. It looks like the...

Thanks for the reply. It looks like the "powerlead" to your cap broke. I'll take a look at mine. I see you have a 911. I had an '83 944 for 7 years. It was without a doubt, the BEST vehicle I...
Forum: Tech Help 09-09-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ron Brooks
1988 300SE Enginge Just Cuts Out

My 1988 300SE has been running and starting fine. Last week while driving my son to the bus stop in the morning, the engine just cut off like I turned the ignition off. The tach went right down to...
Forum: Tech Help 08-13-2005, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Ron Brooks
Sensor to make cooling fan come on at lower temp?

I was wondering if there is a switch/sensor that I can change to make the cooling fan come on at a lower temp. On my old 944 there was a sensor on the plastic radiator side housing that controlled...
Forum: Tech Help 08-13-2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Ron Brooks
Where does condensed moisture drip from?

I have a 1988 300SE and I can't seem to find where my condensed moisture from the A/C drips from. Obviously there's an issue here because I should be able to answer my own question by seeing the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-26-2005, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Ron Brooks
Question 88 300SE Front ABS Sensor Cleaning Question

I want to clean the front sensors. I sprayed the outside of the sensors to clean them off. After removing the small allen bolt, I gently pulled the sensor housing away from the portion of the brake...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 02-26-2005, 02:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 904
Posted By Ron Brooks
SHOULD I REMOVE THE REST OF THE PLASTIC "BOX"?

I finally received my new head unit and installed it in my 88 300SE. I installed 6x9s in the rear storage and first aid boxes and they sound very good. My question is should I remove all of the...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 02-12-2005, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ron Brooks
Thank you all for your replies. I did run my own...

Thank you all for your replies. I did run my own wire from the new 6x9s that I installed in the rear. When I had trouble with no sound, I then even just ran a line right from the head unit through...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 01-31-2005, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ron Brooks
Question Anything I could have done incorrectly?

I spent a few hours going through prior posts on doing a simple radio replacement on my 1988 300SE and putting 6x9s in the first aid box and storage compartment on the rear shelf. I ran new wire...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 01-24-2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By Ron Brooks
Thanks for the replies. I tried the spray but it...

Thanks for the replies. I tried the spray but it didn't work for me. My wife found a receiver and 6x9s which together were only about $200 so I'll install them when they arrive. At least for as...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 01-23-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By Ron Brooks
6x9 rear shelf install question

I took the plunge and decided to just replace the receiver and rear speakers. In a while I'll change the fronts as well. While everything is on order I have a question about the rear speaker...
Forum: Tech Help 01-18-2005, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By Ron Brooks
Mike Tangas

You replied, "would also pull the ABS pick-up sensor at the wheels and clean them with brake cleaner." Where are the ABS pick-up sensors? Do I pull the wheel off and access them? What do they/it...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 01-17-2005, 11:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 865
Posted By Ron Brooks
6 1/2" - Will they fit without cutting?

I'm changing the rear speakers on my 88 300SE before tackling the receiver. I got to my factory speakers easy enough but they are mounted on a plastic spacer that slightly aims them forward. ...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 01-15-2005, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By Ron Brooks
Are Benzi Box universal for each manufacturer?

My '88 300SE is getting tired and may only be with me for another 1-2 years. But the stereo is driving me mad. The original (and last) owner had the factory unit replaced with an Alpine unit...
Forum: Tech Help 12-31-2004, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By Ron Brooks
'05 Resolution - FIX ABS problem 1988 300SE

So far I've had my car to three shops and no one can determine the problem. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Here are the symptoms on my '88 300SE:

At speeds above say 15 mph, the ABS always...
Forum: Southeast - US (AR,AL,FL,GA,KY,LA,MS,NC,SC,TN) 08-20-2004, 10:17 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,809
Posted By Ron Brooks
Need shop near Suwanee GA open on WEEKENDS

Just moved in a few weeks ago and I have a problem. I need the rear muffler on my '88 300 SE changed and also the car is running rich. I know part if not all of the problem is the lambda setting. ...
Forum: Tech Help 05-24-2004, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Ron Brooks
Thanks! The Gods are smiling :) Now I have...

Thanks! The Gods are smiling :) Now I have somethiong else to look forward to. I can't wait to get my baby in the hands of people who know what they're doing!
Forum: Tech Help 05-23-2004, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Ron Brooks
Need a Shop in Suwanee or Cumming, GA

My family and I are relocating from Long Island, NY to a home in either Suwanee or Cumming, GA in July. We are leaning towards Suwanee. I need a recommendation for a private shop to bring my 1988...
Forum: Tech Help 11-22-2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Ron Brooks
Thank you! I saw that listing but didn't think...

Thank you! I saw that listing but didn't think it was the correct one. Now I can place my order and see what happens when I replace it.
Forum: Tech Help 11-22-2003, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Ron Brooks
Any one know the name of this part so I can order it?

1988 300SE

My problem is that the duty cycle on the lamda reading is a constant 20%. I posted a question asking what this fault code meant.

ctaylor738 was kind enough to reply: "Full load...
Forum: Tech Help 11-16-2003, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Ron Brooks
Of course I have to ask...

What and where is the full load switch? That is something I've never read or seen in any post.
Forum: Tech Help 11-15-2003, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Ron Brooks
Question Fixed Lambda Redaing of 20

My 1988 300SE has a fixed duty cycle lambda reading of 20. I've searched the archives but can't find anyone who asked this before. What does this reading indicate? The O2 and coolant temp sensors...
Forum: Tech Help 10-22-2003, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By Ron Brooks
I actually never thought to check the O2 sensor...

I actually never thought to check the O2 sensor because it's only a about 5 months old. But, I suppose if the car has been running rich, the O2 sensor could be blown. I'll check it out.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-19-2003, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By Ron Brooks
Rear speakers for my 1988 300SE - Opinions?

I'm going to replace the factory rear speakers and according to a search on old postings, the largest I can go without cutting anything is a 6 1/2". The factory head unit was replaced with an Alpine...
Forum: Tech Help 10-19-2003, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By Ron Brooks
Unhappy Trying to adjust Lambda but this makes NO sense!

Car: 1988 300SE

I suppose I should preface it with, "it makes no sense to ME" which may not be saying all that much!

With the car running and my duty cycle meter connected pos. to #3 pin and...
Forum: Tech Help 10-18-2003, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Ron Brooks
Thank you. It is the subframe bushing. And lucky...

Thank you. It is the subframe bushing. And lucky me only about $100 for all 4 parts so that's OK. Now I'll check the old posts to see how to change them. If they have to be pressed in I'll have to...
Forum: Tech Help 10-16-2003, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Ron Brooks
Question What is this part and is it hard to change?

On my 1988 300SE I need to change all 4 of these parts. The lower portion of the front suspension (control or trailing arms?) attaches vertically through two rather large rubber bushings. There are...
Forum: Tech Help 10-13-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Ron Brooks
Thanks Jay.

Thanks Jay.
Forum: Tech Help 10-13-2003, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Ron Brooks
Can I adjust Lambda with car running?

Hopefully just a quick yes/no question: I'm all set to adjust the lambda on my 1988 300SE. I've got my duty cycle equipped meter but I never asked if I adjust lambda while the car is running or if I...
Forum: Tech Help 09-14-2003, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By Ron Brooks
Any suggestions on hesitation from standstill?

I posted this in the General Discussion form earlier today instead of here.

My '88 300 SE has had a hesitation problem for about two months now. Once rolling at 20mph or higher it is fine whether...
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