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  1. rowdie
    11-22-2014 04:03 PM - permalink
    rowdie
    If there is an abbreviation you don't understand just ask. Hell I have used google for some of them. EGv107 refers to the sticky at the top of the main 107 forum page. A wealth of DIY (Do It Yourself) threads. It will help if you complete you profile with location and vehicle model.
    There are two other moderators. I am the junior one. The other two deserve all the credit for organizing the forum. I really just limit myself to the for sale wanted forum rules.
  2. gcibelli
    11-22-2014 12:50 PM - permalink
    gcibelli
    Hi Rowdie, Seems your the moderator. Please bear with we while I learn to use your site. Is there a list of abbreviations used on it?
  3. Aussiemerc
    08-20-2014 11:59 PM - permalink
    Aussiemerc
    Hi Rowdie,
    I've a small favor to ask. I've been looking at a 1983 380SEC with very low mileage (60,000 m) in excellent condition and wonder if you could check out the numbers for me
    Vin WDB 126 043 2A 082675
    Eng 116 963 2203 6200

    SEC's bring big money here and most of them are high mileage (no winter storage)

    My old 126 is a later model but over 200,000 miles now and really needs paint and a timing chain job which will cost more than the car is worth.

    Hope you can tell me it's original delivery detail

    Cheers
    Graeme (Aussiemerc)
  4. Rufus.1948
    07-14-2014 07:09 AM - permalink
    Rufus.1948
    Hey Rowdie
    Finally removed the 560 Badge If you send me your address I will get the badge to you
    Regards
    Rob
  5. rowdie
    07-06-2014 10:33 AM - permalink
    rowdie
    Jack. PM sent
  6. Jack Rushing
    07-06-2014 09:59 AM - permalink
    Jack Rushing
    Hi Rowdie, I hate to bother you with questions, as I know you are very busy moderating the Forum. I would post it, but usually get a lot of flak from a few of the other members.
    It's about temp sending units. I know there is one on the front of the engine, right above the thermostat, but is there another one on my 500SL? I think it is called a timer sensor, or something like that. If so, Do you know where it is located? Thank You, Jack
  7. paolo1956
    05-14-2014 06:34 AM - permalink
    paolo1956
    grazie
    per avermi spostato in un altro forum
    paolo
  8. rowdie
    04-02-2014 06:05 PM - permalink
    rowdie
    Barry,
    The master rectangular head ignition key should unlock everything. There is also a valet key, oval head that should unlock all but the trunk and glove box. You ordered a key from Mercedes for your VIN and it will only operate the ignition?
    Edit: April 4 I just checked an '81 280SL parts car. It requires two keys. Could be the ignition has been changed in this one because the keys are totally different designs.
  9. Barry Harms
    04-02-2014 05:03 PM - permalink
    Barry Harms
    I see you have a 1984 280SL, I too have a gray market model and have a problem with the keys. The serial number gets me an ignition key but the trunk. both doors and glove box locks do not work. Did the Euro models require two keys?
  10. ben7
    02-02-2014 09:27 AM - permalink
    ben7
    You must be Mercedes fanatic with 21,018 Posts...Wow, Impressive! From avatar looks like you're in OK, I'm in Texas just wanted give a shout out since you posted on thread for selling Hirschmann antenna.

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    1986 560SL: '84 500SL: '84 280SL 5 speed: other 107s
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12-27-2014
02:32 PM - rowdie quoted hotshoe in post Hoist for Hard Top ...
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12-26-2014
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I did a similar hoist on my garage back i...
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12-25-2014
05:05 PM - rowdie quoted Gumpy in post Color code question for 500sl euro model
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12-23-2014
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12-22-2014
07:02 AM - rowdie quoted Weather Man in post Trying to price some repairs on a prospective 560
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12-21-2014
03:32 PM - rowdie quoted hetz136 in post WTB 1972 350 SL FUEL INJECTION
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01:21 PM - rowdie quoted Wrench It in post 560SL No Start
If the distributor is adjusted...
12-19-2014
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10:19 AM - rowdie quoted littlecody8 in post New '87 560SL Owner
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12-18-2014
06:39 PM - rowdie quoted PanzerPuff in post OT: Gasoline price per gallon or per 3.75 liter near your home?
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12-16-2014
04:33 PM - rowdie quoted Fonzi in post Found this 107 on Craigslist/Ebay/etc.
Yeah. I can't remember wh...
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12-15-2014
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