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Forum: R230 SL-Class   07-10-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By nobogy
Nice wrap! I like the contrast of black and grey,...

Nice wrap! I like the contrast of black and grey, I certainly gave it a second look. What matters is that you like it.


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Forum: R230 SL-Class   05-17-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By nobogy
I like it. My favorite the blacked out front...

I like it. My favorite the blacked out front grill.


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Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-17-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By nobogy
FXformat, 30 minutes! That is excellent. I used...

FXformat, 30 minutes! That is excellent. I used a universal joint with extension and still had a hard time. I couldn’t spin the mounts with my hands because bolt had a lot of blue lock tite the...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-17-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By nobogy
Yes I viewed the video you linked, there were...

Yes I viewed the video you linked, there were mechanical differences between the two vehicles that prompted me to go the route that I did. I actually used the method used in tavarish’s youtube,...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-16-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By nobogy
Yeah can imagine having to work on the V12, I’d...

Yeah can imagine having to work on the V12, I’d wait til complete failure before fixing. Be interested if anyone here has done a motor mount DIY on a V12.


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Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-16-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By nobogy
Motor mount replacement - PITA

I replaced my motor mounts and transmission mount today and it was a big PITA. I first removed the engine covers and intake air tube followed by lower motor mount bolts. I then jacked up the motor...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-13-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By nobogy
Thanks for showing the data, very impressive. ...

Thanks for showing the data, very impressive. Why does horse power increase while torque is dropping off? Obviously, I have a lack of understanding when it comes to dyno data.


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Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-12-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By nobogy
No cage. After severe crash and death of a fellow...

No cage. After severe crash and death of a fellow racer at the Grand Nationals in California I hung up my helmet the following year. A cage and restraints might have saved his life but that’s a...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-12-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By nobogy
All this talk about speed brings back memories of...

All this talk about speed brings back memories of my shifter kart racing days, my butt 1” off the ground and speeds of 127 mph on a road course. Not a big risk taker these days but fun times back in...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-10-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By nobogy
Finished the front suspension rebuild this...

Finished the front suspension rebuild this weekend after a delay in my replacement pin/ball joint. I had -2 degrees of camber in the front and I preset it to 0 degrees in anticipation of new wheels...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   03-02-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By nobogy
Front Suspension Rebuild

Well it is time for my contributions to this site since it has been extremely helpful to me, particularly, with the shift repair post, thanks to Richrider and Rudeney for your detailed documentation....
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