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Forum: W220 S-Class   06-05-2019, 07:14 AM
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Posted By oliverp
Hi John I checked and luckily I have the N63tu...

Hi John
I checked and luckily I have the N63tu engine, so that's good! I don't drive very much at all and I'll be changing the oil twice a year.
Thanks
Ollie
Forum: W220 S-Class   06-03-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By oliverp
Cheers George. I will ship the SDS and the...

Cheers George. I will ship the SDS and the iCarsoft to you. If you don't like the iCarsoft, just send it back. I was able to reset airbag codes with it. Seems good to me.
I won't ask for payment...
Forum: W220 S-Class   06-03-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By oliverp
Jeepers! I have read some horror stories about...

Jeepers! I have read some horror stories about oil leaks and burning oil etc. I'll see how I get on within the warranty period and may trade again before the warranty expires.
Thanks for all your...
Forum: W220 S-Class   06-03-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By oliverp
Hi Doni I was quite shocked too, ever since I...

Hi Doni
I was quite shocked too, ever since I was a kid I have always either had Mercedes in the family (my Dad owned them) or had one myself. I never thought I would get a BMW.
But after test...
Forum: W220 S-Class   06-03-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By oliverp
Items for sale

Hi Guys!

I decided to post this here instead of the regular for sale forum because I wanted to offer these items to the people that have helped me. I have recently traded my W220. I am sorry...
Forum: W220 S-Class   05-06-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By oliverp
I believe 1257 is no refrigerant pressure

I believe 1257 is no refrigerant pressure
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-26-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By oliverp
Replacing all front suspension components

Hi Guys

I am wondering if anyone has done this, and if so, is there a parts list. I would like to replace all front ball joints and bushings on my S500 4Matic, 2004.

I have heard conflicting...
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-25-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By oliverp
The rules here state between 2 and 8 characters. ...

The rules here state between 2 and 8 characters. I'm not sure if that includes a space.

I was at the car wash a few months ago before the winter and a guy had an R129 with the license plate R129....
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-25-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By oliverp
I have 'S500 V8'. I kind of regret it now, and...

I have 'S500 V8'. I kind of regret it now, and wish I went for 'W220 S500'
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-25-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,004
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Posted By oliverp
Thanks T. I was not very keen on the colour at...

Thanks T. I was not very keen on the colour at first, but I bought the car because it was so clean with some history to it. Having owned it for a year or so it's grown on me a lot now. In certain...
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-23-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 38,722
Posted By oliverp
4DGeorge Google + Hood = :) :)

4DGeorge Google + Hood =

:) :)
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-23-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By oliverp
I was chasing a rough idle for almost 12 months. ...

I was chasing a rough idle for almost 12 months. The mounts looked fine. I replaced spark plugs etc.
Finally I replaced the mounts and it made a world of difference. If you don't know if/when...
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-22-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By oliverp
:) :) How did you re-position the wiper arm? I...

:) :)
How did you re-position the wiper arm? I have read in some posts that it's possible to force them down, but I was worried about doing this.

Thanks
Ollie
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-22-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By oliverp
How difficult was it to swap the motor? My...

How difficult was it to swap the motor? My wipers never go fully into the park position and they are always a bit too high. Nothing major but I notice it!
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-22-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By oliverp
Hi Doni (Or Sonny!) I read through that...

Hi Doni (Or Sonny!)

I read through that forum post a couple of days ago. I checked the level sensor as best I could, but I didn't want to unscrew it fully because the bolts looked quite rusty and...
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-22-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,004
  Sticky: Show off your w220
Views: 641,899
Posted By oliverp
Parked next to my boss's truck, with the CN Tower...

Parked next to my boss's truck, with the CN Tower in the background
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-21-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,004
  Sticky: Show off your w220
Views: 641,899
Posted By oliverp
I just took the car back to the mothership for a...

I just took the car back to the mothership for a visit. Even though it was closed I heard my wallet crying
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-21-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By oliverp
Hi Dave Yep, I know I need to get it...

Hi Dave

Yep, I know I need to get it calibrated - I've tried a few times at different indies, but they either don't know how to do it properly, or don't have the right equipment. So I think my...
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-20-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By oliverp
Hi Kraut Is this the Rust Check you use for...

Hi Kraut

Is this the Rust Check you use for the rubber channels?

https://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/rust-check-coat-protect-0477921p.html

Thanks
Oliver
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-20-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By oliverp
Well rightly or wrongly, I installed 3 washers...

Well rightly or wrongly, I installed 3 washers and it's what I would consider normal now
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-20-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By oliverp
I jacked up the car and took off the sensor arm. ...

I jacked up the car and took off the sensor arm. I put it all back and I also added a couple of small washers at the bottom of the control arm to try and make it go down a bit (I know... I shouldn't...
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-20-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By oliverp
Thanks Dave. I will try and have a play with the...

Thanks Dave. I will try and have a play with the linkage and I may have to give in and take it to the dealer if I can't fix it!

Or, I might swap it for a W140 :) :)
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-20-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By oliverp
Thanks Wally. I just sprayed the top and bottom...

Thanks Wally. I just sprayed the top and bottom bolts with some penetrating fluid. I'm going to let it sit for a bit and then see if I can loosed and adjust everything
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-20-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By oliverp
Actually looking closer, I wonder if I need to...

Actually looking closer, I wonder if I need to loosen the bracket at the control arm and rotate the sensor arm counter clockwise a bit?
Forum: W220 S-Class   04-20-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By oliverp
OK here is another update with photos. The bad...

OK here is another update with photos. The bad side does look a bit different. At the very least, the sensor arm doesn't seem to be properly on the ball joint.
Does anybody notice anything else of...
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