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Forum: Tech Help 07-28-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 114,684
Posted By dtkw
My 86 560SEL has 177,XXX miles on right now. So...

My 86 560SEL has 177,XXX miles on right now. So far I have replaced the tranny, timing chain, front shocks, water pump a couple times, brake rotors a few times, and a few other things. So far the...
Forum: Tech Help 04-13-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,143
Posted By dtkw
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 07-06-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,529
Posted By dtkw
Yep, the owner Jorn is very knowledgeable about...

Yep, the owner Jorn is very knowledgeable about Mercedes. He has been taking care of my car for years.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-05-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 609
Posted By dtkw
Alpine N850A update?

I have an Alpine system installed into my 560SEL. It has been working great until yesterday. While I flipped open the display of the navi, a blue screen showing that it's updating the software and...
Forum: California / SouthWest - US (AZ/NV) 09-11-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,008
Posted By dtkw
How about in Flagstaff? We are planning to move...

How about in Flagstaff? We are planning to move there next summer. Any suggestion?
Forum: Tech Help 09-10-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By dtkw
Thanks, took care of it today already. I don't...

Thanks, took care of it today already. I don't have all the tools required to get the job done right. So I had the car towed to my ind MB mechanic to change it. I watched him doing it, I'm glad I...
Forum: Tech Help 09-09-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By dtkw
W126 belts replacement

My alt belt broke off and I need to replace it. But I don't know how to access to it. Don't know which nut to loosen what. It seems that I have to loosen a bit of things before I could access to...
Forum: Tech Help 04-16-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By dtkw
I am not going with higher wattage. I just...

I am not going with higher wattage. I just wonder if the white light would be hard to see in wet surfaces. Right now I have Orasm sp? silverstar in my car. They are bright yet not as bright as I...
Forum: Tech Help 04-16-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By dtkw
European Headlight bulbs

Which H4 is best? Silverstar or Hella for my 86' 560SEL?
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 08-14-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By dtkw
If you have the factory phone from 1994, most...

If you have the factory phone from 1994, most likely it's analog phone made by Oki. You could do a few things but I am not sure which is better for you. Mikbox or bluetooth unit like the Motorola...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-04-2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,185
Posted By dtkw
Right now my 20 years old 560SEL has gone thru...

Right now my 20 years old 560SEL has gone thru around 142,000 miles.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 12-04-2005, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 914
Posted By dtkw
How are those compare to the WS-50?

How are those compare to the WS-50?
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 01-26-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By dtkw
Really? the carkit was installed by Cingular for...

Really? the carkit was installed by Cingular for GSM phone. But when the V600 cradle was broken, I disconnected the cable to use it. The only thing I lost was the antenna feature. And just for...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 01-25-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By dtkw
Cellphone antenna

I am switching from my GSM phone to CDMA phone in the car. It already had the Cingular GSM carkit installed. The Motorola carkit works with both except the cradle. I am wonder if I swtich to CDMA,...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 12-12-2004, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By dtkw
Do you have a phone in the car? Usually that...

Do you have a phone in the car? Usually that only came on when you are using the factory phone and it mute the music.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 12-12-2004, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By dtkw
It depends on which phone you want to use and how...

It depends on which phone you want to use and how you want it installed. If you want to install as the factory's config. there is a way but you might want to rewire the whole thing which I think is...
Forum: Great Lakes - US (IL,IN,MI,MN,OH,WI) 11-21-2004, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,983
Posted By dtkw
I used to take my cars to the dealer in Indy,...

I used to take my cars to the dealer in Indy, they're just ripoff who didn't know ****! Messed up my cars more often than fixing them. I live in Southern IN, Bloomington and I found a very good...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 11-21-2004, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By dtkw
The only one I'd trust to do it would be Steve K....

The only one I'd trust to do it would be Steve K. from Holland. He travels to the states quite often. You can go to MBenzNL.com to see what he has. Most likey to one to work now is for the Nokia...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 08-01-2004, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By dtkw
You can get it from anywhere that sell Alpine. ...

You can get it from anywhere that sell Alpine. In fact, I have a 95 and the CD changer cartridge is exactly the same as Alpine's. I have put the Alpine's into the Mercedes's changer and it worked.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-22-2004, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By dtkw
Yeah, I think Alpine is the only one so far, and...

Yeah, I think Alpine is the only one so far, and yeah, the mobile hub is not cheap plus the Alpine unit to use with. Over all, if you plan to keep the car long, it worths to consider it. I have...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-20-2004, 11:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 819
Posted By dtkw
Alpine and Bluetooth

Is there any Bluetooth adapter would work with the Alpine DVA1900 or IVA1006 out there in the market? I am very interested in it because that would enable me to use the bluetooth phone without...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 12-11-2003, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By dtkw
Okay, you have a phone in the car that integrated...

Okay, you have a phone in the car that integrated with the system. But not activated to use yet, is that rigth?

What kind of phone is it? CDMA or GSM. If not sure, what brand and model #. That...
Forum: Tech Help 10-30-2003, 01:50 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 18,862
Posted By dtkw
It is only fair to compare something new out of a...

It is only fair to compare something new out of a box to see if it's made with the same quality or not.

It's not fair to compare something that had subjected to all kind of abuses, from driving...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-18-2003, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By dtkw
Thank for your reply. I ran the setup but didn't...

Thank for your reply. I ran the setup but didn't know what to change. There is a list of topics, DVD, General, System, and Display. I went thru General and System a few times and checked phone is...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-17-2003, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By dtkw
Alpine Mobile Hub (? for Scott of La Jolla)

Hi, Scott,

I installed the Alpine IVA D900 with the Alpine Mobile Hub for 6310i into the W140 coupe. Everything works fine except that when using the phone, there is no sound from the speakers. ...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-14-2003, 02:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,159
Posted By dtkw
Pretty much like you get for what you paid for. ...

Pretty much like you get for what you paid for. I beleive Scott and Cleeve are very professional and would do a great job on my car if I live in CA, I would let them take care of my coupe. Scott...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-06-2003, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By dtkw
Okay, thank for your quick reply. Will order one...

Okay, thank for your quick reply. Will order one today and get ready to install them.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-05-2003, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By dtkw
Another Question for La Jolla Guru

Another question for La Jolla Audio guru.

Can I use the Mercedes non fiber optic cd changer with the Alpine D900? If yes, do I need to have a harness to connect them?

Thank in advanced.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-05-2003, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By dtkw
With a fiber optic headunit, you'd need a fiber...

With a fiber optic headunit, you'd need a fiber optic CD changer.
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2003, 02:40 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 114,684
Posted By dtkw
My 18 years old 560SEL has been doing well after...

My 18 years old 560SEL has been doing well after I spent 1.7K to fixed up what had gone bad 4 years ago. My family bought the car in 1986 and I inherited it since my mother cannot drive anymore. ...
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