Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Vintage Mercedes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #31  
Old 07-09-2018, 08:56 AM
CTD's Avatar
CTD CTD is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 260
Just finished up a number of big things, ending this past weekend. I replaced the windshield wiper linkage, which required the removal of the glovebox, radio, center tunnel carpet, and the heating/ventilation system (heater core unit and both ducts). It took about two days to do it.

While I had the heater cores out, I noticed that the hoses which connected the heater cores to the engine bay were all original, and 50 years old at that! Surprisingly, none of them were leaking. They were replaced with new ones upon re-assembly.

I then took the Heckflosse on a 1,500 mile road trip across the eastern seaboard this past weekend. The car performed excellently except for a few instances of vapor lock in the fuel system. I think my average fuel economy was in the low 20s.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page