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post #81 of (permalink) Old 05-06-2019, 09:26 AM
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Date registered: Dec 2017
Vehicle: 1999 C280 (sport), also 2001 SLK230
Location: Redding, CA (for now) Boston, MA, & Mexico City
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Well, I'll bet you're excited about getting your baby back on the road!

I noticed that your pulleys are quite rusty. If I were you, I'd take a wire wheel to them and then repaint them, or at least put something like a very thin coat of, say, linseed oil on them. I have an old Toyota pickup that just used to positively eat fan belts (the old style ones). It was quite a mystery until I figured out that it was the rust on the pulleys destroying them. Once I cleaned up the pulleys, it stopped eating fan belts.

Cheers and keep up the good work!

Kim G
Redding, CA
Where I really ought to get around to changing the coolant in my SLK.
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