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Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 09-03-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By wbain5280
The labels for the intake and exhaust at the...

The labels for the intake and exhaust at the lower right are reversed. The arrows on the head diagram are correct. The black arrows are correct for the exhaust and the white arrows are correct for...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-14-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,570
Posted By wbain5280
What is a 1987 Hymer?

What is a 1987 Hymer?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 07-14-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,256
Posted By wbain5280
Mercedes came up with the 230 which had an M180 6...

Mercedes came up with the 230 which had an M180 6 cyl. Several modifications were done, the radiator was moved forward and an expansion tank used. As for you performing an engine swap, a modern day...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-29-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,526
Posted By wbain5280
It's called a W112, wink wink.

It's called a W112, wink wink.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 06-17-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By wbain5280
Get it all. It 'should be' a bolt in operation....

Get it all. It 'should be' a bolt in operation. The exhaust pipes may not bolt up to the existing manifolds. Check them, they may need new headpipes.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 03-05-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By wbain5280
These cars are not drag racers. They are highway...

These cars are not drag racers. They are highway cruisers.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-14-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By wbain5280
BTW, there is supposed to be a slight looseness...

BTW, there is supposed to be a slight looseness in the steering which is controlled by the steering damper.

The steering gear adjustment is opposite of other cars, unscrewing it tightens the...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-14-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By wbain5280
Please check everything in the steering linkage...

Please check everything in the steering linkage first. This includes the idler arm and steering damper as well. Make the the alignment marks on the bottom of the box are aligned. There is a small...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-09-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,443
Posted By wbain5280
I use Duplicoror Truck Bedliner. Great stuff. ...

I use Duplicoror Truck Bedliner. Great stuff.

BTW, the kingpin bushings need to be reamed not honed.

M-100 Message Board - Kingpin questions...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-07-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,694
Posted By wbain5280
The Italian tune up won't do anything to clean...

The Italian tune up won't do anything to clean the injectors. The injection pump operates at approx 250 psi and there are small screens inside the injectors. It would be best to remove the injectors...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-07-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,694
Posted By wbain5280
2 door or 4 door?

2 door or 4 door?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-06-2013, 11:27 PM
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Views: 4,694
Posted By wbain5280
The electric fuel pump at the rear must also whir...

The electric fuel pump at the rear must also whir and pump the fuel. You will also need to replace the rubber fuel hose coupling sections and make sure the fuel filter canister is clean and free of...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By wbain5280
This page: Pagoda SL Group Technical Manual...

This page:

Pagoda SL Group Technical Manual :: Fuel / Injection (http://www.sl113.org/wiki/Fuel/Injection)

shows the 280SL pumps as R20 and higher.

Good luck.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By wbain5280
My technical data book for 1966 only had engine...

My technical data book for 1966 only had engine types 129.980 and 981. It does not list a 982. and does not have the 250SL. The sedan injection pump had the 18 suffix.

I suggest you go to Welcome...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,443
Posted By wbain5280
What bushings. Please elaborate.

What bushings. Please elaborate.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-04-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By wbain5280
Check the engine number. If it's an M130, it's...

Check the engine number. If it's an M130, it's correct. If it's an M129, it's incorrect.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-03-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,173
Posted By wbain5280
Don't turn the knob especially when the engine is...

Don't turn the knob especially when the engine is running. Don't adjust any stop screws, on the injection pump or venturi.

Please see Welcome - Mercedes Benz 230SL, 250SL, 280SL Pagoda Group...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 02-01-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By wbain5280
Hi. Please tell us the year and model. A picture...

Hi. Please tell us the year and model. A picture would help. Thanks
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-17-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By wbain5280
This true. The insulation tends to crumble to...

This true. The insulation tends to crumble to environmental regulations and heat. This was later fixed. This happened to my 1986 Volvo.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-12-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,739
Posted By wbain5280
You could replace that fan with a big honkin...

You could replace that fan with a big honkin electric fan. Your car would be much quieter and not use so much power to coolit.

The viscous coupling must be stored vertically.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 01-01-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,443
Posted By wbain5280
The rear interior light is controlled by a rocker...

The rear interior light is controlled by a rocker switch on the dash.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 12-24-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,720
Posted By wbain5280
The M127 is a 4 main bearing engine. Later M129...

The M127 is a 4 main bearing engine. Later M129 and M130's are 7 main bearing.
Forum: Site Feedback 12-14-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 62,655
Posted By wbain5280
RIP Phil! I can tell all of you that there...

RIP Phil!

I can tell all of you that there were signs. I had bypass surgery in Feb 2011. My signs were: Being tired, slight chest pain, shortness of breath.

I saw my doctor, he gave me an EKG...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-29-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,186
Posted By wbain5280
Typically, the longer V-8 chains require frequent...

Typically, the longer V-8 chains require frequent changing. The shorter chains don't. To check, align your timing marks on the crank and the camshaft front bearing. Check for the offset due to wear,...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-15-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,758
Posted By wbain5280
The fuel pump (and sender) are being replaced in...

The fuel pump (and sender) are being replaced in my Crown Vic. The fuel gells and locks the pump. The solution is to drive it often.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-15-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By wbain5280
Better to check the technical section of Welcome...

Better to check the technical section of Welcome - Mercedes Benz 230SL, 250SL, 280SL Pagoda Group (http://www.sl113.org).

It's the same MFI for 230/250/280SL, 220SEb, 250SE, 280SE/SEL, 300SE/SEL.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-08-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By wbain5280
Please check The International M-100 Group...

Please check The International M-100 Group (http://www.m-100.cc). There are forums and you an check the 6.3 forum to get an idea of what people do to get their 6.3 running properly.

Find a...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-05-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By wbain5280
Welcome, the Ponton models have a large...

Welcome, the Ponton models have a large following. The Ponton group, Mercedes-Benz Pontons (1953-1962) www.mbzponton.org (http://www.mbzponton.org/), are very knowledgeable about the car. Please...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-20-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,847
Posted By wbain5280
That's a chassis number not a VIN. VIN's didn't...

That's a chassis number not a VIN. VIN's didn't come out until the early 80's.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-16-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By wbain5280
The ad mentioned hydraulic suspension.

The ad mentioned hydraulic suspension.
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