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Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   03-27-2019, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Mercy107
450SL with odd but specific starting issue:

1973 450SL D-JET - Fuel pressure great at 30PSI at injectors (correct PSI for this model). Last time I checked a few months ago, it held fuel system pressure just fine after car is shut off.

I...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   03-27-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Post-repair update for those researching similar...

Post-repair update for those researching similar driveline vibration issues;

I ended up taking the car to a really good Indy who only works on older Merc's.

The main source of the vibration...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   03-27-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
I may take you up on this next time I need a...

I may take you up on this next time I need a lift! I'll bring the beer, if you drink of course.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-18-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
Autohaus Ruffner in League City. He has 6-7...

Autohaus Ruffner in League City. He has 6-7 various year 107'S in his shop now. Has a cherry 280SL Manual trans grey market in one of the bays. I will check out your shop. Thanks
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-18-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
Autohaus Ruffner in League City. I will check...

Autohaus Ruffner in League City. I will check out your shop. Thanks
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-18-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
Awesome..I will PM you.

Awesome..I will PM you.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-18-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
I hear you my friend. This is going to be a good...

I hear you my friend. This is going to be a good hit against the savings account. I would normally DIY this entire list, but much of it is under the car in tight spots, especially the sub-frame...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-18-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
He will be removing the diff and mount entirely....

He will be removing the diff and mount entirely. The mount is sagging and the diff howls loudly at 60mph +. So remove old diff and diff mount. Then install new diff and diff mount. He would need...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-18-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
Thanks for the reply. Yes it has had the...

Thanks for the reply. Yes it has had the subframe kit installed already. I called the shop asking why so high on simply replacing the diff...his response was that on this p[articular early model...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-18-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
That's what I am thinking. They are very...

That's what I am thinking. They are very thorough. I am normally DIY'er on most repairs on this car, but time is my issue right now. These aren't necessarily hard jobs, just time consuming. And I...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   02-18-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Mercy107
Am I being ripped off? Indy shop prices

Hello,
I finally found a shop that specializes in older Mercedes. Very good reputation. They had me come to the shop and go over what they found with me under the lift so that they could show me...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class 'For Sale/Trade/Buy' Forum   02-13-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Mercy107
WTB: Differential for 1973 450sl

WTB: Differential for 1973 450sl

Rebuilt or in good operating condition.
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-12-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Thanks for the advice. What my be 'strong' to me...

Thanks for the advice. What my be 'strong' to me may not be that strong of a vibration to others. I tend to obsess and listen too hard at times about every sound this car makes. I will try to...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-11-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Good idea on using ramps for the front...I was...

Good idea on using ramps for the front...I was using jack stands in the front and in the rear....spooky!
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-11-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Do I need to completely remove the exhaust from...

Do I need to completely remove the exhaust from the car?
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-11-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Hmm..now I am confused as ever. Most are saying...

Hmm..now I am confused as ever. Most are saying that the photos do not show enough wear to cause the vibration! I was hoping that it would be definitive proof. So the only other possibility would...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-11-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Anyone have an opinion on the center bearing and...

Anyone have an opinion on the center bearing and transmission mount? Does the center bearing look normal? Is the play shown in the video normal? Does the transmission mount look ok? I would love...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-11-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
The problem was not noticeable when I purchased...

The problem was not noticeable when I purchased the car. I drove it from Dallas to Houston and did not notice it. It has gotten much worse during the last two drives. We only take it out on...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-10-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Mercy107
Do you hear the fuel pump prime up when you turn...

Do you hear the fuel pump prime up when you turn the key? Have someone turn the key to on but do not start, you should hear the pump prime the system. If you do, then the fuel relay is good.

Not...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-10-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Finally found time to get the car off the ground...

Finally found time to get the car off the ground and get underneath it. Thank you for the replies, you folks helped me to the next step. I think I know the answer but check the photos and video...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-06-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Thanks for the tips! I see how to inspect the...

Thanks for the tips! I see how to inspect the flex discs, how hard is it to check the center bearing and what should I look for?

Thanks,
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   12-06-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mercy107
Strong vibration during acceleration

Hello!

I have just about all the gremlins worked out in the new (old) '73 450SL. I am sure this questions has been asked many times before but I can't seem to find a thread that answers my exact...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   11-01-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Mercy107
A/C high pressure gauge reads zero but AC is cold.

I recently acquired an '73 450SL. The a/c blew at room temp but the compressor engaged as it should. The PO stated it only needs a recharge because it has set in a garage for the last 10 years.
...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   10-19-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By Mercy107
Thank you! That thread is gold! I am replacing...

Thank you! That thread is gold! I am replacing the injector fuel lines today with correct 7.5mm and 13mm norma clips. I will check the fuel pump to see if its the correct one. But I don't think...
Forum: R/C107 SL/SLC Class   10-18-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By Mercy107
You aren't kidding! I just got finished searching...

You aren't kidding! I just got finished searching for the injectors. The injectors are easy to find, but the rest of the kit (seals, nozzles, etc) for this particular year are hard to find (at least...
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