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Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-05-2008, 02:58 PM
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Posted By bobjohnston
ContiSport Contact 2 245/40r18 tire FS

See my ebay auction: www.ebay.com
search for item : 180294695603

Thanks!
Bob
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-02-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By bobjohnston
Well, the details are all at the link, but I...

Well, the details are all at the link, but I might as well list them out here, too!

This is a set of Dunlop Winter Sport M3's 205/60/15 on Mercedes factory 8 hole aluminum rims. The rims are...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-02-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By bobjohnston
Dunlop Winter Sport M3 205/60/15 and 8 hole wheels Indy

I have a set of used snow tires and wheels for local pickup only in the Indianapolis area. See my craigslist ad: http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/pts/496204341.html

Thanks,
Bob
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-08-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By bobjohnston
Differential Bushing Kit 124 v8 e 420

Brand new set of differential bushings and new bolts, nuts and washers to install them. This fits 94 E420 and probably others.

See Ebay:...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-08-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By bobjohnston
Camshaft seal tool M119 for sale

This allows installation of new camshaft seals on the M119 motor without damage. I'll throw in a set of new seals that were purchased for my 94 E420, but never installed.

I think that failing...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-08-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By bobjohnston
Flywheel locking tool for sale

This holds the flywheel/ crank in place so you can loosen the damper bolt. This is a lifesaver. Used only once. It is designed to work with 6 cylinder cars, but I was able to wire it in place to use...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-08-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By bobjohnston
M119 Camshaft locking tools

Used only once. Holds the camshaft sprockets in place during timing chain/ guide work on M119 motors. Worked great on my E420.

See Ebay:...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-08-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By bobjohnston
Sir Tools Coil Spring Compressor for sale

Only used twice. Seems to be a high quality unit. Was originally $510 from Performance Products.

See the ebay auction:...
Forum: Tech Help 11-18-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By bobjohnston
Tool help request differential mount E420

I'm getting ready to swap the diff again on my car. I thought I might as well replace the mount bushings while I have it out. I bought the SIR tool for the 124, but now notice in the shop manual that...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-05-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By bobjohnston
Free 15 holes with worn snow tires

I have a set of the original 15 hole rims with some fairly worn snows that are free to the first person who comes and gets them. I really don't have the time now to prepare them to ship. The finish...
Forum: Tech Help 01-05-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By bobjohnston
But all those channels make everything look soooo...

But all those channels make everything look soooo pretty ;-)

Anyway, I went ahead and ordered the Kingsborne- at $152 it's a bargain- they seem to use quality wire and Beru hardware, so we'll see....
Forum: Tech Help 01-05-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By bobjohnston
The M119 motor is a litttle more difficult to...

The M119 motor is a litttle more difficult to install wires on due to the extensive series of channels and guides, etc, as compared to the 6 cyl cars, hence my concern about the lenghths. About...
Forum: Tech Help 01-04-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By bobjohnston
Which brand spark plug wire M119 E420

I'm getting ready to replace my plug wires. I looked through the EPS, and it only lists parts to make the wires. Fastlane has Bosch and Beru. Has anyone personally installed either of these, or some...
Forum: Tech Help 01-04-2006, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,346
Posted By bobjohnston
May I inquire how you were able to use an...

May I inquire how you were able to use an oscilloscope on the secondaries? Do you have some sort of inductive pickup? Was is a standard electronic oscilloscope or is it an automotive specific scope?....
Forum: Tech Help 12-05-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By bobjohnston
Thank you for the reply. Believe it or not, I...

Thank you for the reply. Believe it or not, I resorted to using the homemade DTC code reader described by Jim F and Arthur Dalton, etc., and that WAS able to reset the codes that the fancy pants...
Forum: Tech Help 12-03-2005, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By bobjohnston
Help Clearing EA/CC/ISC Codes E420 (124)

Can anybody point me towards instructions/ trouble shooting to clear these codes from my EA/CC/ISC unit? I just replaced the ETA unit (with 190,000 miles, my car had a fluctuating, then finally...
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2005, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By bobjohnston
wow, that's easier than I thought it might be. ...

wow, that's easier than I thought it might be.

Thanks
Forum: Tech Help 08-24-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By bobjohnston
bump (this forum is so busy that it seems a...

bump (this forum is so busy that it seems a question disappears into the "old stuff" fast)
Forum: Tech Help 08-24-2005, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By bobjohnston
How is air bled from cooling system M119?

Is the best way to bleed the air from the cooling system on an M119 (E-class 124) to fill through the upper radiator hose as it's disconnected at the radiator or ????

I completely drained the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-12-2005, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By bobjohnston
May I add another wrinkle to this question? If...

May I add another wrinkle to this question? If one is using a vaccuum pump to draw down the system after a part replacement, both valves are open on the gauge set during the vaccuum. After the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-27-2005, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By bobjohnston
Evap replacement W124 how much PAG?

I'm ready to buttton up my evap install. I have the new receiver dryer. Plan is to connect new evaporator, connect vac pump, quick install receiver dryer and fire up the pump.

Now the big question...
Forum: Tech Help 07-25-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By bobjohnston
ATF vs. oil chirpy blower motor

Anyone have personal knowledge/ experience on best lubricant for blower motors? My 94 E420 (W124) very occasionally makes a slight chirping over the last few years, then goes away. I'm in deep with...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-24-2005, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By bobjohnston
I'm pretty sure those are for a S class (or maybe...

I'm pretty sure those are for a S class (or maybe an earlier E?). I have changed struts and shocks more than once on more than one 86-95 W124 sedan, and the ones pictured above definitely won't fit....
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-23-2005, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By bobjohnston
Uhhhh. These are not for any W124 that I have...

Uhhhh. These are not for any W124 that I have seen, neither the front nor back look even close to this.
Forum: Wheels & Tires 03-19-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By bobjohnston
I have run 225/50/16's on a 87 300e and a 94...

I have run 225/50/16's on a 87 300e and a 94 E420. No rub whatsoever, but they do tend to wear a little fast.
Forum: Wheels & Tires 03-19-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By bobjohnston
I have been through 2 sets of Yoko dB's. On set...

I have been through 2 sets of Yoko dB's. On set of the original design, and one set of the S2's. Both sets wore poorly after about 60%. They would feather, then begin to cup. Became very noisy and...
Forum: Tech Help 03-19-2005, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By bobjohnston
My 94 E420 has done this since I bought it at...

My 94 E420 has done this since I bought it at 62,000 miles. It now has 177,000, and no signs of worsening. I have tried both conventional and Red Line Synthetics. No difference. I sure would be...
Forum: Performance Paddock 12-04-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,328
Posted By bobjohnston
Update on my Euro Sport 420 setup: (in response...

Update on my Euro Sport 420 setup: (in response to an emailed question about the rear springs.)

Actually, I originally purchased the wrong rear spring set- it was for the E420 euro sport with auto...
Forum: Tech Help 10-30-2004, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By bobjohnston
My E420 has been doing this on and off for about...

My E420 has been doing this on and off for about a year or more. I replaced the vent check valve under the tank, and the gas cap. No help. Anybody solved this yet?

Bob
Forum: Wheels & Tires 10-25-2004, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By bobjohnston
Luke and others, Thanks for the opinion...

Luke and others,

Thanks for the opinion about the Graspic. What, then, about the comparison between the Dunlop Winter sport M3 vs. the Pilot PA2's?

Not so sure about the Nokian's. I usually...
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