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Old 10-07-2006, 01:59 AM
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Old 05-08-2015, 09:58 PM
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I have dealt with these guys.... and run into others accidentally in this are who really liked them.. from a yelp post....they are East of Austin off Hwy 71....

"""they moved! awesome huge new warehouse =)
6063 FM 535 (pierce lane changes into 535)
new number: 512-332-2423

still love these guys three years later! go see their new spot! so pretty!
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Old 10-29-2016, 12:14 PM
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I am selling my 1980 240d and checked to see if John could put new valve stem seals on it... as I am no longer able to bend over for extended periods...

I had to correct this posting..

the guys I had dealt with are still over near Cedar Creek....

their phone was not working the other day...

and I accidentally got hooked up with an MB mechanic which lives closer...
finally figured it out this morning...
I had met this guy 15 years ago...
not sure what I am going to do...
will update...

Last edited by leathermang; 10-30-2016 at 01:40 PM.
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Old 12-14-2016, 10:10 AM
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not sure what I am going to do...
will update...

Why stem seals? Excessive oil consumption? Having been there, and done the stem seals, I would suggest a leakdown for additional information first.

If you can get out to the Dripping Springs area, I have just the guy to go from diagnosis to repair. We have two W103 motors apart at the moment if you would like to take a look.

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