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Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 04-29-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,525
Posted By Doug Wilson
Good deal. Now you can enjoy your car.

Good deal. Now you can enjoy your car.
Forum: Tech Help 04-17-2005, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By Doug Wilson
Question Loss of power

My 75 450 SL will sometimes just lose power driving down the road. It just happened again when I took the car out to warm up a little. I drove about three miles down a highway then flipped a U to...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 04-01-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,525
Posted By Doug Wilson
I agree, the info you can get from people on this...

I agree, the info you can get from people on this site is great. It seems as if someone has had a simliar problem and knows how to fix it and of course all are willing to give their input and...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 04-01-2005, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,525
Posted By Doug Wilson
Thanks, I will put this where I will be able to...

Thanks, I will put this where I will be able to find it (hopefully) in the future.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 03-31-2005, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,525
Posted By Doug Wilson
I would like to see it. Heck it sounds like it...

I would like to see it. Heck it sounds like it is something good to keep for future reference if nothing else.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 03-31-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,525
Posted By Doug Wilson
I do not know if they would be in the same...

I do not know if they would be in the same location or in the same order. I asked that same question and was told it was on the firewall side (left side looking at them) of the bank (two rows of...
Forum: Tech Help 03-30-2005, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,010
Posted By Doug Wilson
I like the sound of experience, as it sure helps....

I like the sound of experience, as it sure helps. I did find a pump at NAPA for about half price and after what you said I'll bet it is not a Bosch but a knockoff.
Thanks
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 03-30-2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,525
Posted By Doug Wilson
On my 75 450SL I had a similar problem. If yours...

On my 75 450SL I had a similar problem. If yours is anything like mine, I took a relay from another location (same part number) and tried it in the fuel pump relay spot which made my fuel pump work....
Forum: Tech Help 03-30-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,010
Posted By Doug Wilson
I don't know if they are the same, however the...

I don't know if they are the same, however the relay for my 75 450 SL was really inexpensive from Fastlane. Since I am having similar problems I also replaced the fuel filter and as a new fuel pump...
Forum: Tech Help 03-30-2005, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,010
Posted By Doug Wilson
Gidpor: Concerning cleaning of the fuel pump you...

Gidpor: Concerning cleaning of the fuel pump you mentioned, did you just do this on the bench making the pump run backwards using diesel fuel? How long did you let it run?
Thanks
Doug
Forum: Tech Help 03-28-2005, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Doug Wilson
Thanks for the info Doc, that was kind of the way...

Thanks for the info Doc, that was kind of the way I thought it would be. It should be worth something to get things fixed up after all the years. I think we should also be proud that MB will even...
Forum: Tech Help 03-28-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Doug Wilson
help 79 450sl

The $500 price tag is of interest to me as well. I have gotten a recall for the same thing on my 1975 and have not taken it in yet. I remember talk of this some time ago, on this site, and I was...
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2005, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Doug Wilson
Odd Plug wire

:D Thanks so much for the info. My orginal thought was it was no longer needed, however I thought it best to check with the experts (the people who are on this site).
Doug
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Doug Wilson
Thumbs up Odd Plug wire

Sorry it has taken so long to get back. Thanks for the input. Here are some pictures if anyone is still interested. I haven't had a chance to try it with out this in line, as suggested, I will be...
Forum: Tech Help 03-19-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Doug Wilson
Odd plug wire

I have an odd #1 plug wire on my 1975 450SL, that I need some help with. It has a sliding rubber thing on it with a wire coming out of it that goes to some sort of electrical socket by the power...
Forum: Tech Help 03-13-2005, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By Doug Wilson
450SL problems

Thanks Abe. I was thinking possible fuel filter, however I thought it odd this to happen right after I replace the relay. I will change both out and get it over with. As for the A-frame, I just...
Forum: Tech Help 03-12-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By Doug Wilson
Fuel issues on 450 SL

I had a fuel pump relay go bad, so I ordered and installed a new relay. Now, once in awhile while driving the car looses power, just as if running out of gas. If I just stay calm the gas must start...
Forum: Tech Help 02-07-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By Doug Wilson
Engine ID

No I haven't tried calling anyone. I have an aftermarket repair manuel that says it is on the rear left side of the engine, however I haven't been able to find it and didn't really know how accurate...
Forum: Tech Help 02-07-2005, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By Doug Wilson
Heater not working

Thank you very much. Since you mention the foam gasket, I do remember seeing them falling off the one under that dash that lets cool air in from behind the hood. Again, thanks for the help.
Doug
Forum: Tech Help 02-07-2005, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By Doug Wilson
Engine ID

Thanks for the info. I will check further.
Doug
Forum: Tech Help 02-06-2005, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By Doug Wilson
Question Engine ID

I have a 1975 450 SL. I was getting ready to order a few parts for the fuel injuectors and FastLand asked for the engine ID range. Where do I find the engine ID? Are they the numbers on the door...
Forum: Tech Help 02-06-2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By Doug Wilson
Heater not working

I have a 1975 450SL that the heater works great, too great as it won't shut off without removing the vacuum line to the heater valve and blocking the valve closed. I found the levers, both drivers...
Forum: Tech Help 01-23-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By Doug Wilson
1975 450SL fuel pump relay

Thanks Steve. I think I had better have Phil, at Fastlane, double check the part number I got against the part number on the orginal relay. I took the old one out, it is a five pin as you mention,...
Forum: Tech Help 01-23-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By Doug Wilson
1975 450 SL fuel pump relay

Thanks Peter. That is the one I was guessing, however the new one is so much bigger it doesn't appear it will fit there. I will give it a shot and maybe move things as needed to get the new one to...
Forum: Tech Help 01-23-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By Doug Wilson
1975 450SL fuel pump relay

My 1975 450 SL wouldn't start. I was not getting the familar buzz when I tried to start it and with the help of folks here on Shopforum we narrowed it down to the fuel pump relay. I ordered the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-25-2004, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By Doug Wilson
I can scan my fuse chart off the cover panel if...

I can scan my fuse chart off the cover panel if you need it, let me know your e-mail address. Sorry, I can't help with the troublshooting of your electrical problem.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 04-20-2004, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By Doug Wilson
No fuel

Thanks for the info. I will check into it and with some luck be driving again soon.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 04-19-2004, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By Doug Wilson
No fuel

My 1975 450 SL will not start. It cranks good, so I checked the fuel at the injectors and found I am not getting gas into the engine compartment from the fuel line. I think in the past when I turned...
Forum: Tech Help 04-18-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 849
Posted By Doug Wilson
Fuel Problems

My 1975 450 SL will not start. It cranks good, so I checked the fuel at the injectors and found I am not getting gas into the engine compartment from the fuel line. I think in the past when I...
Forum: Tech Help 02-22-2004, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Doug Wilson
Thanks Steve, I will dig into it and see if I can...

Thanks Steve, I will dig into it and see if I can squirt a little lube in there.
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