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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-13-2005, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,422
Posted By michaelsellars
WTB: fuel injector Bosch # 0280150036

Hello... I need one fuel injector for a '73 280sel 4.5 (Bosch #0280150036) I can buy a new one for $50, but maybe somebody has a good used one for sale? Thanks -Mike
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-13-2005, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By michaelsellars
Hello, I need one fuel injector for a '73 280sel...

Hello, I need one fuel injector for a '73 280sel 4.5 (Bosch) #0280150036 Thanks -Mike
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-01-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By michaelsellars
WTB:Window Regulator-left/front -73 280sel 4.5

Hello - Still looking for a power window regulator for a model 108 = 73 sel 4.5
Driver side front.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-16-2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By michaelsellars
Electric

Electric
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-15-2005, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By michaelsellars
Yes, it is the 108 model.

Yes, it is the 108 model.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-14-2005, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By michaelsellars
WTB:Window Regulator-left/front -73 280sel 4.5

Hello, I need a window regulator (driver side,front door) for a 1973 280SEL 4.5. Anybody have an extra one? Also, I might need one for the front passenger door, too. Thanks.
...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 11-07-2004, 11:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 788
Posted By michaelsellars
Which tire for a 73 280SEL 4.5?

Hello, I need new tires for a 1973 280sel 4.5. It currently has Michelin 205-70 -14 whitewall radials that appear to be quite old. This car will never be driven in the snow and I kind of want to...
Forum: Tech Help 07-07-2004, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By michaelsellars
SUCCESS!! -Finally purring on all 8 cylinders

Put a different ECU in today and finally all eight cylinders are firing and the car runs like a charm. Thank you to everyone who has helped me, especially Steve Brotherton. It took a few months &...
Forum: Tech Help 06-18-2004, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By michaelsellars
I also should have asked: If I have low fuel...

I also should have asked: If I have low fuel pressure can that be the cause of 4 cylinders missing or is that a seperate problem? Thanks -Mike
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2004, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By michaelsellars
Low fuel pressure - Regulator bad?

Hello,

I only have 19psi of fuel pressure on a '73 280sel 4.5 (Should be 30psi). When I turn the adjustment bolt on the fuel regulator there is no change in pressure. The service manual says...
Forum: Tech Help 05-31-2004, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By michaelsellars
Will this ECU work in my 73 280SEL 4.5?

Hello,
Will an ECU from a '72 280SE 4.5 (Part # 0 280 001 005) work in my '73 280SEL 4.5? Thanks -Mike
Forum: Tech Help 05-30-2004, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By michaelsellars
So if I understand correctly, since at idle the...

So if I understand correctly, since at idle the throttle valve switch should be closed, it may be out of adjustment or the wires/connections or switch itself may be defective instead of the ECU? ...
Forum: Tech Help 05-30-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By michaelsellars
BAD ECU ??- no change with mixture adjustment

Hello,
In an effort to find exactly why my car is running on only 4 cylinders, I may have found at least some proof my ECU is kaput. While the engine is idling, if I turn the mixture...
Forum: Tech Help 05-25-2004, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By michaelsellars
The trigger points are sending the signals to the...

The trigger points are sending the signals to the ECU. I have not yet figured out why the fuel pressure is low. Could subpar fuel pressure cause 4 cylinders to work, but not the other 4?
Forum: Tech Help 05-24-2004, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By michaelsellars
Engine Miss -- 1973 280sel 4.5

Hello again,

Recap: Engine missing on four cylinders. Replaced plugs,wires,cap,rotor & trigger points. Compression, dwell & timing all good.

Update: While idling: (1) Fuel pressure only 18psi...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-18-2004, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By michaelsellars
Hello, I have a 73 280sel 4.5 and...

Hello,
I have a 73 280sel 4.5 and it's missing on 4 cylinders. One of the few things I have not replaced is the ECU because that would be an expensive guess. If the ECU is working and is...
Forum: Tech Help 04-07-2004, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
Stinger, There is no felt pad...

Stinger,
There is no felt pad under my rotor, if that matters. However, the only thing I think that could be wrong with the distributor is the lobes on the shaft that open and close...
Forum: Tech Help 04-07-2004, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
No play in the distributor shaft. -Mike

No play in the distributor shaft. -Mike
Forum: Tech Help 04-07-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
I pulled the distributor and lined up the #1 wire...

I pulled the distributor and lined up the #1 wire with the alignment notch and then checked the timing. The timing is perfect at 5 degrees ATDC, but runs a little rougher. Whoever had the car before...
Forum: Tech Help 04-05-2004, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
Steve, If I don't figure this out,...

Steve,
If I don't figure this out, a 1000 mile trip to Florida isn't sounding that crazy to me anymore. -Mike
Forum: Tech Help 04-05-2004, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
I put in new rotor, plugs, dist. cap, trigger...

I put in new rotor, plugs, dist. cap, trigger points & wires so I can eliminate those. Timing , dwell & compression fine. -Mike
Forum: Tech Help 04-05-2004, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
Stinger. The car runs the same...

Stinger.
The car runs the same if all plug wires are attached or if I take off 2,4,7 & 8 at the distributor. Runs rough at idle. -Mike
Forum: Tech Help 04-05-2004, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
Steve, When you said you have seen...

Steve,
When you said you have seen many 4 cylinder failures because of the controller, did you mean the electronic control unit( $800)?

I am running out of ideas. The car has...
Forum: Tech Help 04-04-2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
If cylinder 1 fires at 5 degrees ATDC, but the...

If cylinder 1 fires at 5 degrees ATDC, but the rotor is approx. 40 degrees off from lining up with the alignment notch on the distributor housing, aren't the trigger points opening/closing at the...
Forum: Tech Help 04-04-2004, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
I have the timing set to 5ATDC. - Mike

I have the timing set to 5ATDC. - Mike
Forum: Tech Help 04-04-2004, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By michaelsellars
Engine Missing - Timing notch on dizzy

Hello,
I put new trigger points in this weekend only to find out they were not the problem causing my engine missing on 4 cylinders. I did notice something that I cannot beleive I...
Forum: Tech Help 03-20-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By michaelsellars
I switched the 4 injectors in the working...

I switched the 4 injectors in the working cylinders with the injectors in the non-working cylinders. No effect. At least I know the injectors are not the problem. -Mike
Forum: Tech Help 03-17-2004, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By michaelsellars
By this weekend I will do exactlty that. If...

By this weekend I will do exactlty that. If moving the injectors does not change anything, it's time to buy new trigger points. -Mike
Forum: Tech Help 03-16-2004, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By michaelsellars
Cylinders 1,3,5,6 & 7 have the correct Bosch...

Cylinders 1,3,5,6 & 7 have the correct Bosch injector (0 280 150 036). Cylinder 4 has Bosch (0 280 150 015). Cylinders 2 & 8 are blue injectors with no part number and are made by BRET, not Bosch!...
Forum: Tech Help 03-16-2004, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By michaelsellars
I did not copy down the numbers when I could have...

I did not copy down the numbers when I could have done so easily, DUHH! Tomorrow, if weather permits, I will do so. -Mike
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