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Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   07-02-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By mclare
Yeah, it's glued down with what I called "The...

Yeah, it's glued down with what I called "The Devil's Glue". I replaced both of mine and in the end thought "Why?"

You have to scrape it off, and then re-glue the new one. To say it's a bitch...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   07-02-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By mclare
Yes, but only the cluster needs to come out. ...

Yes, but only the cluster needs to come out. You can make two hook type tools with metal coat hangers. Put an "L" bend about 1/2" at the end and then insert the tool at the 10 and 2 o'clock...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   07-01-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,681
Posted By mclare
Yes, they will say that for ANY repair to a 126. ...

Yes, they will say that for ANY repair to a 126. The reasoning is they don't stock the repair tools for them anymore, and as you can see, the parts are rapidly drying up. So they don't want to be...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   07-01-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By mclare
The clacking noise may be the gears stripping.

The clacking noise may be the gears stripping.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-27-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By mclare
I did this exact mod in my coupe. It works...

I did this exact mod in my coupe. It works great! Found the module at the yards. $5 bucks I think?
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-27-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,501
Posted By mclare
Ah, okay. Apparently Blue Ridge has...

Ah, okay.

Apparently Blue Ridge has botched several motors!
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-27-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,501
Posted By mclare
They are 24/25's

They are 24/25's
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-27-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 148,663
Posted By mclare
I cannot believe this was almost ten years ago! ...

I cannot believe this was almost ten years ago!

It seems a lifetime ago! and just like yesterday!
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-27-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,501
Posted By mclare
bondavi David, have you been building this...

bondavi David, have you been building this engine?

Or KRH Kim is it you?
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-27-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,501
Posted By mclare
PM me.

PM me.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-26-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,501
Posted By mclare
I had the ECE cams profiled and I can reproduce...

I had the ECE cams profiled and I can reproduce them if needed.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-25-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 27,754
Posted By mclare
Hey Bruce! Things are great out here! I...

Hey Bruce!

Things are great out here! I work for the Navy at PAX River Naval Air Station at 4.0M (Warfare Analysis & Mission Engineering) building software for the Navy, my dream job! I got...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-25-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By mclare
Take a tiny needle and poke the holes. I had the...

Take a tiny needle and poke the holes. I had the same issue.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-25-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 962
Posted By mclare
To the OP: Do you have the service and...

To the OP: Do you have the service and electrical manuals for the 126?

It is CRITICAL that you have these if you are going to do any serious troubleshooting.

The ETM (Electrical...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-25-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 962
Posted By mclare
Agreed! The water sensor on top of the block,...

Agreed! The water sensor on top of the block, (There are two, I forget which one controls the fan, but I can look if you like, the other controls the A/C cutoff) needs to be working. I got a lower...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-25-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By mclare
Great score Mike! Congrats!

Great score Mike!

Congrats!
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-25-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 27,754
Posted By mclare
Yeah, I had one in my coupe too after I put in a...

Yeah, I had one in my coupe too after I put in a brand new oil pan and dented it somehow. Mine was lowered too as some of you may recall. I think I got my from bondavi? David?

I cannot stress...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-20-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By mclare
And I've completely rebuilt mine with pics if...

And I've completely rebuilt mine with pics if needed.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-20-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By mclare
I have the AC manuals if you are interested?

I have the AC manuals if you are interested?
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-20-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By mclare
HPF?

HPF?
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-20-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By mclare
This is correct.

This is correct.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-20-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By mclare
+1 - The heater is NOT used. The compressor IS...

+1 - The heater is NOT used. The compressor IS cycled.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-20-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By mclare
Hey rumb! My CL550 doesn't do that I don't...

Hey rumb!

My CL550 doesn't do that I don't think?
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-20-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,207
Posted By mclare
I love your optimism! I had it once.... I...

I love your optimism! I had it once....

I had the Ventus V12's on my SEC and they are great dry tires, but very slippy in the wet. Also, and most importantly, they tend to "Rail". Meaning that...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   06-16-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By mclare
There's one of them that's all the way under and...

There's one of them that's all the way under and is a total bitch to replace!

I did mine when the unit was removed.
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