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Forum: W163 M-Class   08-10-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 196
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looks like all ruskies websites are down, can no...

looks like all ruskies websites are down, can no longer use ilcats.ru or autoparts spb. something going on.
Forum: W201 190-Class   04-19-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,935
Posted By javimx5
have same problem on 2.6 , I have changed fuel...

have same problem on 2.6 , I have changed fuel filter and checked resistance on the 2 pin temp sensor, at 80 degrees I get 900 ohms, time for a change.

Anyhow, this 2 pin sensor is 4 times more...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   11-23-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,560
Posted By javimx5
a really nice job, we d-jet owners know how well...

a really nice job, we d-jet owners know how well these engines run when all is in place, better that K or L jetronic
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   11-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By javimx5
presure should be 38lbs. if injectors remain too...

presure should be 38lbs. if injectors remain too much time open check MPS, when faulty ECU go to fail mode and open injectors completely.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   10-08-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,866
Posted By javimx5
problem is those turkish repros are worst than...

problem is those turkish repros are worst than original in bad condition. Better try to find a good used one even if they are not that perfect, you can always use some sealant for the small windows. ...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   10-08-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,111
Posted By javimx5
Itīs a common problem on these old cars, the...

Itīs a common problem on these old cars, the gearbox is quite easy to fix. From my experience on benzīs, normally they get stucked inside the gear box, just need to remove the top gearbox cover,...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   10-08-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,866
Posted By javimx5
Those seals are no longer available at Benz since...

Those seals are no longer available at Benz since 5 years ago, same with the W110 and W111 ones. So far no repros, front ones are also on the 150$ range new if you are lucky to get one.

Try to...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   10-08-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By javimx5
Well, the w114 230 was initally fit with a single...

Well, the w114 230 was initally fit with a single 175CD carb but you wonīt get much improvement with dual webers on that 4 cyl engine. you may try the Solex 4A1 installed on the W116 280S or W123 230...
Forum: W210 E-Class   05-29-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By javimx5
Rear suspension problem E420 hydr.

How does affect the ADS system? I have replaced accum and add new fluid on my car, still hard on the ride. My car is fitted (W210 420) with adjustable suspension, just replaced front shocks to non...
Forum: W140 S-Class   05-29-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,909
Posted By javimx5
How does affect the ADS system? I have replaced...

How does affect the ADS system? I have replaced accum and add new fluid on my car, still hard on the ride. My car is fitted (W210 420) with adjustable suspension, just replaced front shocks to non...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   05-04-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,267
Posted By javimx5
try to find a repair set for it, one of the seals...

try to find a repair set for it, one of the seals is broken.
Forum: Europe   05-04-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,734
Posted By javimx5
Arrow Restorer and classic Benz south Spain

I met this guy in Marbella, Spain (garajeantiguo). Although he no longer does full restoring he is full classic benzīs mechanic and knows the job quite good. he restored me a couple of Adenauer carbs...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway   02-05-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By javimx5
Needed Trailing arm W107 300SL

Hi All

Iīm in the search of both lower trailing arms for a 300SL, also valid are the ones from a 420 and 560SL. these ones are different from the ones installed on the 280 or 450 SL.

If anyone...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   10-04-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By javimx5
start with the heating openning valve, on engine...

start with the heating openning valve, on engine compartment wall, check a hose comming onto the wall and a black vacuum operated valved attached to it.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   10-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,704
Posted By javimx5
If your Zenith top plate is bent you may use a...

If your Zenith top plate is bent you may use a thicker gasket but better to fix it, I have some spare ones in case you need them. Donīt over tighten the air filter housing, itīs te main cause of...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   10-02-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By javimx5
Check your heating knobs on the center dash...

Check your heating knobs on the center dash control, they should be full down. If you move them just a little a switch come into action and opens the heating valve onto the engine bay, you will get...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,704
Posted By javimx5
I use original ones from Mercedes, in case they...

I use original ones from Mercedes, in case they donīt have the ones I need then I look for ones made in Germany or Italy.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,704
Posted By javimx5
those gaskets for the base between the carb/fuel...

those gaskets for the base between the carb/fuel plate/manifold you can do it at home. You may get some of that gasket paper in any warehouse or car parts shop, just cut it and thatīs it, plain easy.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-29-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,704
Posted By javimx5
Restoring is not that difficult if you have the...

Restoring is not that difficult if you have the tools, the liquids and the knowlegde. That one was completetly stucked, no movement on the butterflies, nozzles full of carbon inside, rust on iron...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-29-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,704
Posted By javimx5
Here an example of a Solex 32 PAATI installed on...

Here an example of a Solex 32 PAATI installed on the Ponton 220a, itīs the worst Iīve ever restored but itīs running good on a nice 220a in US.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-29-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By javimx5
Not the first one, not the last....

Not the first one, not the last....
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-29-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,818
Posted By javimx5
Good to hear that my advices worked out. As I...

Good to hear that my advices worked out. As I told you itīs better to start from zero and check everything is working fine.

These boiling/ice trick works really good on AAV on old stucked...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-26-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,704
Posted By javimx5
Well , no need to say where Iīm from or what I...

Well , no need to say where Iīm from or what I drive. If you like the post, read it, if not buy HELLO Magazine to get the latest news on who is flirting with...

"to straighten the top plate , put...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-25-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,704
Posted By javimx5
here some photos of a Zenith 35/40 INAT I have so...

here some photos of a Zenith 35/40 INAT I have so you may see how is inside. This one I restored a couple of weeks ago, was in really bad shape, bent butterfly, no second stage working, clogged...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes-Benz   09-25-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,704
Posted By javimx5
Where is the fuel comming from? the injection...

Where is the fuel comming from? the injection pump nozzle?
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