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Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By 71Rcode
Red face Hey guys, thanks! Johnathan, I've begun my...

Hey guys, thanks!

Johnathan, I've begun my research regarding how to handle the faded maple. It's going to be a big job. I called this place in Califorinia (starts with an "M") that specializes...
Forum: Tech Help 04-17-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Here ya go: ...

Here ya go:

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o319/71Rcode/MB/20090001.jpg

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o319/71Rcode/MB/20090002.jpg
...
Forum: Tech Help 04-12-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Paul is right. Not sure if any MB dealer will...

Paul is right. Not sure if any MB dealer will print out a VMI for you -- you may have to have some work done there. I've got a friend who is a MB mechanic, and he was pulling them on all cars I was...
Forum: Tech Help 04-08-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Hey Jim, thanks for the note and vote of...

Hey Jim, thanks for the note and vote of confidence ;) That's exactly how I explained the VMI to my wife. And is exactly what the case was with my 960 volvo... the dealer repair receipts from the...
Forum: Tech Help 04-08-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Hey guys, just wanted to update you. I'm flying...

Hey guys, just wanted to update you. I'm flying from Dallas to Alabama tomorrow a.m. to pick up a three-owner 2002 E320 Special Edition (silver/silver) with 77k. The price is just at $10k. She has...
Forum: Tech Help 09-22-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Your insight has inspired more questions -- hope...

Your insight has inspired more questions -- hope you don't mind.

I think the M113 ends up being more reliable because it doesn't have to work
as hard - that's why there is very little fuel...
Forum: Tech Help 09-21-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Kent, thanks for the note. Good idea on the cats....

Kent, thanks for the note. Good idea on the cats. I have a friend that works for a local MB dealership (repair) -- I'd get him to handle it.

Arkie, great information. Thanks for relaying it. My...
Forum: Tech Help 09-17-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 55,163
Posted By 71Rcode
John, just sent you an e-mail. Chris

John, just sent you an e-mail. Chris
Forum: Tech Help 09-17-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Thanks, Jcyuhn. I wasn't seriously considering...

Thanks, Jcyuhn. I wasn't seriously considering and ML... my friend mentioned them, possibly getting one for himself. The more I read about them on various sites and this one, the more red flags that...
Forum: Tech Help 09-17-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,761
Posted By 71Rcode
Arthur, thanks for helping me about four+ years...

Arthur, thanks for helping me about four+ years ago.... Your patience and pdf files were always appreciated. Let us know where you're going ;)

Larry, nothing to offer? No way, man. Lots to offer.
Forum: Tech Help 09-17-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
EXCELLENT input, everyone. Thanks for taking the...

EXCELLENT input, everyone. Thanks for taking the time to post it all.

------ Question: are the engine/trannies in the W210 series the same as in the W163s (similar years/models). For example:...
Forum: Tech Help 09-16-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Paul, long time no see! Glad to know you're still...

Paul, long time no see! Glad to know you're still on this forum.

Raymond, I read your post as a "don't do it!".

----------- I was looking back at my posts from a few years ago. The how tos I...
Forum: Tech Help 09-14-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,909
Posted By 71Rcode
Considering coming back -- Which is the best W210 E320?

Hi everyone, long time since I've been here (sold my wife's '95 E320 a few years ago - she still misses that car). This was always a great site.

OK -- here goes. I'm seriously considering a...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-03-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By 71Rcode
Exclamation the rest of the images: ...

the rest of the images:

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o319/71Rcode/for%20sale/0706MBneutralsafetyswitch.jpg...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-03-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By 71Rcode
Exclamation Sold my '95 E320 W124 -- selling all new spare parts cheap (pics)

Hi all,

Sold our '95 E320 last year ago. I have a bunch of new parts that I no longer need, that I am selling for dirt cheap.

1) Air filter - MB OEM in box -- $12
2) 1 liter of brake fluid,...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-29-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By 71Rcode
Hey Jim, I'd be glad to sell you what you...

Hey Jim,

I'd be glad to sell you what you wanted. No problem!

Just send me an e-mail at 71Rcode@verizon.net, and we'll work out the details. Chris
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-27-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By 71Rcode
bump

bump
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-21-2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By 71Rcode
Ah --- I want to say $9k -- that or $8k. It...

Ah --- I want to say $9k -- that or $8k.

It was a great car, as I'd done just about everything imaginable to it (preventative maintenence). But I just needed to make the change.

Yes, the 960s...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-21-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By 71Rcode
Hey Paul, Man, kicking myself for not...

Hey Paul,

Man, kicking myself for not making a *formal announcement* ;)

Well, we did a dual swap. I sold my Volvo 945T and bought a '96 960 wagon. I sold my wife's E320 and bought her a .......
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-21-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By 71Rcode
Thumbs up Sold my '95 E320 W124 -- selling all new spare parts cheap

Hi all,

Sold our '95 E320 a few months ago. I have a bunch of new parts that I no longer need, that I am selling at approximately 75% of what I paid. For the genuine MB/OEM parts, much lower than...
Forum: Tech Help 03-07-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 55,163
Posted By 71Rcode
Dadgumit! Thanks, Larry. I forgot contacting you...

Dadgumit! Thanks, Larry. I forgot contacting you late in the game. I appreciated your words of wisdom and suppport more than you may know.
Forum: Tech Help 03-07-2006, 05:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 55,163
Posted By 71Rcode
My previous posts regarding replacing the head gasket

Hi, all. These are just a few of my posts before and during the head gasket replacement. You might find some helpful information here.

Discussions regarding which sealant to use for the front...
Forum: Tech Help 03-06-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 55,163
Posted By 71Rcode
(continued - page 3 of 3)

Timing chain tensioner: Before you can pull the tensioner, remove the AIR pump. Or at least, pull the top bolt on the AIR pump, loosen the bottom one, and slide it out of the way. Of course, you need...
Forum: Tech Help 03-06-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 55,163
Posted By 71Rcode
(continued)

Timing gears: (cam gear). One mistake I made was not turning the engine to TDC before starting this process. So, with a 27mm socket/ratchet, turn the engine over by hand clockwise until you are at...
Forum: Tech Help 03-06-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 55,163
Posted By 71Rcode
My head gasket replacement notes (long) - M104 '95 E320

For MB board: Ok, these are my notes on the head gasket replacement for my 98k ’95 E320 M104 engine. Now before you pull the head or any of the other components described in my writeup, I recommend...
Forum: Tech Help 03-05-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,891
Posted By 71Rcode
new oil leak dripping on the alternator

Arthur, thanks again. Reseated the tensioner correctly - I had it cross threaded :rolleyes: -- and thankfully, I was able to save it. 59 foot lbs on the tensioner housing and she sealed right up. No...
Forum: Tech Help 03-04-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,891
Posted By 71Rcode
Arthur, Yes -- I see it now on the drawing....

Arthur,

Yes -- I see it now on the drawing. 80Nm tensioner housing / 40Nm end cap. Thanks for straightening me out on that.
Forum: Tech Help 03-04-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,891
Posted By 71Rcode
chain tensioner torque specs?

Thanks, guys. I was able to source the alumimum o-rings from the MB dealer. However, and I feel like an idiot for this - but I cross threaded the tensioner housing as it goes into the block. I...
Forum: Tech Help 03-04-2006, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,891
Posted By 71Rcode
Thanks, Arthur. I've got the workings of the...

Thanks, Arthur. I've got the workings of the tensioner down. I've just got to find an aluminum O-ring.
Forum: Tech Help 03-03-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,891
Posted By 71Rcode
Help! Oil spewing from timing chain tensioner / aluminum washer area

Can anyone suggest where I can get another aluminum washer for my timing chain tensioner?

Just started the engine for the first time after the head gasket replacement (M104 '95 E320) and oil is...
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