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Old 02-23-2001, 12:20 AM
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The gas pedal on the 300se that I have in the stable is so heavy that I have thought of some modifications on the K-opening beneath the air-filter. The modification I was thinking of is to replace the cable mechanism with ball-bearings.

Has anyone done this?
... Kerry

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Old 02-23-2001, 09:51 AM
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Lubricate everything that moves. If it is a cable, you can get a device at a motorcycle shop that allows you to spray lubricant down the cable too. Just don't go crazy with it, as you know where the other end of the cable resides.
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Old 02-23-2001, 10:30 AM
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Pedals on all three of MB's that I've had were so stiff that the first thing I did to them was to remove coil spring about 6" long from mechanism down low on engine side of firewall. Drove 80 240D 185kmi without it; the 91 W126 has been without it for 65kmi; the 81 W123 has been without it for 12kmi. Pedals still have plenty of resistance; 'have never had a prob. with "throttle" return; they're just not so stiff that I have to work right leg so hard all the time holding the pedals where I want them. Pedal sure feels better to me not so stiff!!
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