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Forum: Tech Help 07-16-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,593
Posted By afmcorp
are these numbers compatable with 87/88 420sel?? ...

are these numbers compatable with 87/88 420sel??

also looking at the ICV it appears to be nothing more than a 12v open/close solenoid valve. is this correct???

tks
much
craig
Forum: Tech Help 06-08-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,002
Posted By afmcorp
87 420sel tune up

JNT and the forum....i've been searching for a tune up proceedure for my daily 87. i'm just wrapping it up from new water pump & new radiator & thermo, new chain, guides & tensioner, vaccum pots...
Forum: Tech Help 05-28-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By afmcorp
thanks dave for ur reply. that's exactly what i...

thanks dave for ur reply. that's exactly what i was thinking. so i feel confident now. i'm thinking of using 18-8 stainless and using studs in other locations of the pump too. the gasket looks...
Forum: Tech Help 05-26-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By afmcorp
1987 w126 420sel

on removing the water pump is there some trick to getting that bottom bolt out without removing the harmonic balancer? there is a cut out on the balancer but it's way too high. it's completely...
Forum: Tech Help 05-24-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By afmcorp
1988 420sel

i've never experienced this.

the car has sat for 2 or 3 years after a major amount of work. so now i would like to start it and put it inside [had some vandalism last nite]

trouble is the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-21-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By afmcorp
wooble

had a similar problem on my 87. that turned out to be a tierod end. changed it out and no more problem. my syptoms was a terrible shaking at above 65 slow down and it smoothed out. when i got...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-11-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By afmcorp
white 126 w/ light gray btm molding

hello

i'm looking for the guy that has a white 420/560. he had removed the wipers and filled in the piece under the headlight. it also had light gray btm molding. does anybody know who i'm...
Forum: Tech Help 11-05-2005, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By afmcorp
well i think u have two choices and 1 isn't...

well i think u have two choices and 1 isn't jbweld

first is to try the pointy thing. get urself a center punch, get close to one of the points meaning off center so when you strike the punch it...
Forum: Tech Help 11-05-2005, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By afmcorp
yes the lighter yellow should be the US version. ...

yes the lighter yellow should be the US version. the darker i've been told is an euro version [saw a set on one of our guys conversions here ages ago. i also have a few euro jpegs which do seem to...
Forum: Tech Help 10-22-2005, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By afmcorp
thanks guys. that's kinda what i was thinking...

thanks guys. that's kinda what i was thinking but i've bent the on the left almost in half and i can't quite get it to lay down right. i keep getting a kink in the middle.

there's a little stud...
Forum: Tech Help 10-22-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By afmcorp
do you know where or how these fit?

1987 420sel

i'm finally getting the 87 back together but it's been a very long time since i took these 2 plastic pieces off. they come from the cabin and i think the foot well.

does anybody...
Forum: Tech Help 10-20-2005, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,621
Posted By afmcorp
hello brian do u have a part number on the...

hello brian

do u have a part number on the baum tool??
tks
craig
Forum: Detailing and Interior 10-18-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,407
Posted By afmcorp
no i don't think it will. i used it very wet on...

no i don't think it will. i used it very wet on a cloth and saw nothing but dirt come off my black seats. when you're done be sure to wipe it down with plain water. this combo is just to clean...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 10-16-2005, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,407
Posted By afmcorp
ammonia and alcohol

the ammonia and alcohol mixture is to clean the amourall or other silicon based treatments. it is to wipe the grease [oils] off the leather so the leatherique can penetrate and do it's job.

this...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-30-2005, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By afmcorp
107

Joe,

thanks for the compliment. i really can't say but most of the 70's sl had the factory mag kinda looks like a roulette table. i don't particulary care for that style myself. in fact it was...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-30-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By afmcorp
nothing down property

on a nothing down deal you must realize that 99% of the properties listed are not suitable for nothing deals that sheets is pushing. they are non assumable, have due on sale clauses that preclude...
Forum: Tech Help 08-08-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,511
Posted By afmcorp
Bad Drivers

well i really don't believe education is the problem. i really think it is accountability. how many of us have seen "blood on the asphalt [or highway??] is that movie on your mind today. likely...
Forum: Tech Help 07-12-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By afmcorp
folks i don't feel or think it pushes the privacy...

folks i don't feel or think it pushes the privacy limits to at least note that you are in new zealand, london or the midwest but that's a seperate discussion.

now... i've seen larry go to the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By afmcorp
info

IMHO larry i think it should be a requirement to have your location and your vehicles listed. it should be required info on your profile. i know about privacy but what would it hurt to list...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 06-15-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By afmcorp
a couple of suggestions

hello

1. 150-220 grit is considered roughing steps. you must finish at least 400 or maybe 800 if you're anal like me.

2. know that the quality of paint you're buying. 1.00 to 2.99 $ paint...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-13-2005, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By afmcorp
insurance

when you set up for insurance from the movers be sure to get replacement cost. otherwise you'll be paid by the pound. the companies i worked for in the past were paying so i did full replacement. ...
Forum: Tech Help 04-01-2005, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By afmcorp
ball stud replacement

the price is about 16 to 18 $$ each. 16 pcs at 20 is only 320. the oil tube kits are like < 10 $ so 20$. and 2 new valve cover gaskets are about 15. so for about 355$ you won't need to worry for...
Forum: Tech Help 03-22-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,649
Posted By afmcorp
timing chain and chain tensioner

do a search on thomspin. by far the best in the business. he has a website too and for something like 30 bucks you can have all the info with pictures you need.
Forum: Tech Help 03-08-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By afmcorp
torque wrench

well i make my living using tools and i have several for different operations.

my main #1 is a craftsman clicker excellent performance

#2) is a proto 1/4" driver in inch pounds non ratching. ...
Forum: Tech Help 03-02-2005, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,722
Posted By afmcorp
euro wipers

Hello David

for now they will be used on the 88. everything i've bought over the last 2 years will be installed or finished as soon as i can drive the 87.

thank you for the offer and if...
Forum: Tech Help 03-02-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By afmcorp
Seats

i'm pretty sure they are 107's.

set them up with the chrome facing out. on the driver's seat on it's right side push in and see if you can feel the nut that is used for the arm rest.

only...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 02-04-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By afmcorp
new sounds for the 88 420sel / 126

i'm starting to consider what deck to use in the 88. i just come across a kenwood model DPXMP4070 stating it is a double din cassette, cd, cd-R, mp3 and wma compatible.

ok it looks like it'll...
Forum: Tech Help 02-02-2005, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By afmcorp
since you've asked

your car has some age so i would be doing the vaccum dash pots. you just need to replace the rubber diaphrams so it's about 40$ plus maybe the popper tool for another 12.

of course if you've...
Forum: SL Forum 01-29-2005, 03:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,066
Posted By afmcorp
my72350sl

here is our 72 350sl i will be done with it this summer so i'll be posting again. got a europa radio, original style 72 350sl floor mats.
Forum: SL Forum 01-22-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By afmcorp
SL in snow maybe but not mine!

if i was to use my 72 in those conditions i would only run studded snow tires if my state allowed their use. you get a decent amount of traction and when the road permits you can run freeway speeds...
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