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Forum: R129 SL-Class   05-15-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Rudi Raaths
Hi, could you post photo of which fuse and where...

Hi, could you post photo of which fuse and where situated
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   03-14-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,826
Posted By Rudi Raaths
No tools needed, just take an old sparkplug with...

No tools needed, just take an old sparkplug with you next time. If it doesn't want to start, take off any plug lead from any sparkplug in the engine and put that lead on your extra sparkplug, ground...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   03-10-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,826
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Sorry to hear, have you figured out if it is fuel...

Sorry to hear, have you figured out if it is fuel or spark, mine turned out to be the coil, it showed no symptoms but replaced with the correct blue high voltage Bosch coil from Diesel-Electrick and...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   02-15-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,826
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Starting Issues

Hi, where did you buy the ignition control box from ?

I have the same motor in a G-Wagon and am experiencing similar problems. After short drive, switch off and wont start, no spark !
Here is my...
Forum: R129 SL-Class   09-10-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By Rudi Raaths
How would new LED technology globes compare ? ...

How would new LED technology globes compare ? Made a huge dfference just replacing the globes with LED's on my old G-Wagon.
Forum: R129 SL-Class   09-06-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,082
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Thanks for the reply but couldn't find any...

Thanks for the reply but couldn't find any mention of that in the owners's manual.
Forum: R129 SL-Class   09-04-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,082
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Sorry for this hi-jack (no pun intended) , but...

Sorry for this hi-jack (no pun intended) , but please tell me how do I lock the suspension like you suggest.
Forum: R129 SL-Class   07-14-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Bart, give me a call zero eight 3 595 2...

Bart, give me a call

zero eight 3 595 2 double 5 9
Forum: For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway   07-14-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Rudi Raaths
That's quite understandable. Just decided over...

That's quite understandable. Just decided over the weekend that I'm getting too old for getting in and out of my car.

Good luck hunting down the right car.

Rudi
Forum: For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway   07-14-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Would you consider a car in South Africa

Would you consider a car in South Africa
Forum: W203 C-Class   01-31-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Reply to an old posting. Have you resolved...

Reply to an old posting.

Have you resolved the jerking steering problem and how ?
Forum: W203 C32 AMG, C55 AMG   01-31-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,106
Posted By Rudi Raaths
I see this is an old post but have you solved...

I see this is an old post but have you solved this jerking problem and how?
Forum: R129 SL-Class   10-05-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Call me 083 595 2559

Call me 083 595 2559
Forum: R129 SL-Class   10-05-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Keep me posted I also need that hood...

Keep me posted

I also need that hood insulation, maybe can share shipping.
There's a guy stripping one in Pta but also not cheap. What else do you need ?
Forum: R129 SL-Class   10-04-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Rudi Raaths
KleinSkelm The answer I was given on the...

KleinSkelm

The answer I was given on the same question is that we in sunny RSA did not have unleaded petrol when our cars were brought in when they were new - so they came in without CATS. If...
Forum: R129 SL-Class   02-22-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By Rudi Raaths
To see if the IR light is working check it...

To see if the IR light is working check it through a cell phone camera. The IR should flicker continuesly when pressing the button. Hold it 1cm away from door lock and press for at least 10...
Forum: R129 SL-Class   12-23-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,504
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Would be quite interesting to hear the answer on...

Would be quite interesting to hear the answer on the above question regarding timing chain for M120.
Forum: R129 SL-Class   12-20-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,504
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Well, you guys are giving me the best Christmas...

Well, you guys are giving me the best Christmas feeling.

I have changed the wiring harness and one throttle body (ETA) and hoped that that was the only shortcoming of this great car. When I was...
Forum: R129 SL-Class   12-17-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,504
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Thanks for the explanation Eric. Is this a...

Thanks for the explanation Eric.

Is this a normal maintenance item on the maintenance schedule of these m120 engines ?

Can this be done without removing the engine ?

Should the cylinder head...
Forum: R129 SL-Class   12-17-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,504
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Eric Surely a double chain on a high...

Eric

Surely a double chain on a high performance V12 Mercedes should last longer than a rubber timing belt on a VW Golf ?

In changing this chain what is opened on the engine and what else...
Forum: R129 SL-Class   12-17-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,504
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Dean You remember I have a 600SL and a...

Dean

You remember I have a 600SL and a Swedish friend who is regarded in our MBCSA club as knowing a lot asked me as to the kilometers on my car and when i replied that it is only 110 00 he...
Forum: R129 SL-Class   10-23-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By Rudi Raaths
On my 1995 600sl the widows do not drop that...

On my 1995 600sl the widows do not drop that little bit. I was told that it is only a function from 1996
Forum: W140 S-Class   10-20-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,257
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Ever got any pics or diagrams on this ?

Ever got any pics or diagrams on this ?
Forum: R129 SL-Class   09-17-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,907
Posted By Rudi Raaths
Justin How about an update on your progress...

Justin

How about an update on your progress ?

Rudi
Forum: R129 SL-Class   07-27-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,753
Posted By Rudi Raaths
My '95 600sl has the same problem, however I was...

My '95 600sl has the same problem, however I was told that it did not have that feature as it is not explained in the manual that came with the car.

If however there is a solution I would also...
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