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Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   04-03-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,379
Posted By HardwayMB
The final chapter was finished yesterday as the...

The final chapter was finished yesterday as the car was picked up by the shipping company. The car is going to an enthusiast owner in Jamestown NY.
I appreciate everyone's comments on the...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-21-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By HardwayMB
I think that is the right move. Ya never know,...

I think that is the right move. Ya never know, might go for many more years and miles. Enjoy the drive!
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-21-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,379
Posted By HardwayMB
The final chapter is being written. The car just...

The final chapter is being written. The car just went live on BAT. Hoping it goes to an enthusiastic new owner.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1988-mercedes-benz-560sec-12/
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-21-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 70,069
Posted By HardwayMB
Mine just went live. Very reasonable reserve...

Mine just went live. Very reasonable reserve given the condition, mileage, options, and maintenance I have done. Would love to see it go to a fellow enthusiast on here.
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Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-11-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,427
Views: 1,359,232
Posted By HardwayMB
Wanted to thank bsclifton for the mirror he sent...

Wanted to thank bsclifton for the mirror he sent me. It arrived quickly and just as described. Unfortunately, the US mirror and Euro mirrors are completely different. I was hoping I could just...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-06-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By HardwayMB
MBL87560SEC what kind of springs are you running...

MBL87560SEC what kind of springs are you running in that picture? Do you like them?
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-06-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By HardwayMB
I used NGK BP7ES spark plugs in my 1988 560SEC...

I used NGK BP7ES spark plugs in my 1988 560SEC when I re-did everything as non-resistor Bosch plugs cannot be found. No complaints, cars runs strong and smooth. I ordered them from my local...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,427
Views: 1,359,232
Posted By HardwayMB
The driver side comes up on Amazon from time to...

The driver side comes up on Amazon from time to time but they sell out very quickly. I bought mine there. Bought once, order was canceled. Waited a week, saw it again, ordered, and it arrived in 3...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-05-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By HardwayMB
Autohausaz has the best price on them at $24.66...

Autohausaz has the best price on them at $24.66 each. I used the generic install kit that was under $8. The genuine MB kit is $20. Recently did this on my 1988 560SEC and everything went together...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-05-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7,427
Views: 1,359,232
Posted By HardwayMB
Since the L/R function works I will give you the...

Since the L/R function works I will give you the $30 for it. I believe the motors and gimble should be the same. The 5-pin connector is for the heated mirro option. I may also pick up another...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-05-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,427
Views: 1,359,232
Posted By HardwayMB
I was able to get the gimble off the mirror...

I was able to get the gimble off the mirror chassis but did not feel confident going further. If I can get another mirror that works I will use my original mirror as an educational opportunity.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-04-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By HardwayMB
Good news maybe, my driver and passenger side...

Good news maybe, my driver and passenger side exit lamps light up as expected. May just live without the rear dome for awhile. Got bigger fish to fry with my passenger side mirror. Thank you again...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-04-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7,427
Views: 1,359,232
Posted By HardwayMB
I can help bsclifton I did some trouble...

I can help bsclifton I did some trouble shooting and have provided the diagram below. That way you don't have to worry about getting to the wire colors. I just watched your videos. Looks like...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By HardwayMB
You are certainly on the right track Gogi. Best...

You are certainly on the right track Gogi. Best to see what was done before doing anything else. The seat belt buckle also turns off the "fasten seat belt" strobe in the dome light and depending on...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-03-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7,427
Views: 1,359,232
Posted By HardwayMB
WTB: Passenger Side Power Door Mirror - 1988 560SEC

Looking for a complete heated power passenger side door mirror for my US spec 1988 560SEC in gray metallic is possible. My searching at the local salvage yards have only turned up incorrect or...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-03-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By HardwayMB
I agree with MBL87560SEC, best to get the rear...

I agree with MBL87560SEC, best to get the rear cushions out and see what is going on at the control box behind the panel. Take the extender off to see if power is getting to the extender motor as...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-03-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,379
Posted By HardwayMB
Over the last several days I have been...

Over the last several days I have been troubleshooting my dome light. I have a separate thread for it at the link below. As of today I am 95% there as I now have a working front dome light and seat...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-03-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,379
Posted By HardwayMB
I crossed off another to-do item on the 560SEC. ...

I crossed off another to-do item on the 560SEC. When I bought the car, the previous owner had removed the windshield washer tank as he had recently installed a new battery and never put the tank...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-03-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By HardwayMB
Thank you for the PDFs and info MBL87560SEC I...

Thank you for the PDFs and info MBL87560SEC I just confirmed I am getting power at fuse 15 and the fuse itself is good. My driver's side seat belt extender does have a mind of its own more than...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   03-02-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By HardwayMB
Thank you for the info above MBL87560SEC As you...

Thank you for the info above MBL87560SEC As you indicated above and I thought as well, the switch itself is bad. The time delay circuit and other related components on the board go out. I took the...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   02-27-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By HardwayMB
Thank you for the diagrams MBL87560SEC I have...

Thank you for the diagrams MBL87560SEC I have confirmed that fuses 2 and 6 are getting power when they are supposed to. The door switches are activating the relay in the fuse box. I pulled the...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   02-27-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By HardwayMB
Troubleshooting Dome Light in 1988 560SEC

Over the past week I believe I have read every post I could find related to dome light issues. From my understanding the dome light, seat belt flash/strobe, and key in buzzer are all related. ...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   02-26-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,379
Posted By HardwayMB
Now remove each Phillips head screw one at a...

Now remove each Phillips head screw one at a time, disconnecting the top wire to the switch, and put the screw back in. Now you are ready to remove the interior panel. Pull it forward some to get...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   02-26-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,379
Posted By HardwayMB
With Radwood behind me I wanted to focus on some...

With Radwood behind me I wanted to focus on some of the smaller projects that need to be done on the car. Several months ago I replaced the driver's side seat belt presenter gear and wanted to do...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   02-26-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,379
Posted By HardwayMB
For those that love the cars, style, and music...

For those that love the cars, style, and music from the 80's and 90's, Radwood Austin was the event to be at! I got there early and I was glad I did as those that arrived at the requested time of...
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