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  1. Repair or Replace ? W124 Front fender - Rust damage

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    I've got 2 spare sets: the first is as bad as yours and will be used for welding practice. The second set has no rust and will be going on the car after painting. My advice: get a rust free replacement set but repair the ones off the car. Sent using AutoGuide.Com Free App
  2. 1995 E320 Valve Lifter Noise,Intermittently

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    same symptoms here I know this is an old thread, but the symptoms described above best describe my experience a couple of hours ago. My 1995 M104 E280 has been on an extended break as I hadn't taken it out for about 8 days. So I fired her up, and for the first time in a year of ownership, it...
  3. How do you turn on the light wipers?

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    I'll file that under 'Questions you always wanted to know....' Now I know why the SE's light wipers never seemed to work :)
  4. What did you do with/to your 124 today?

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    fluids change - Engine oil castrol GTX 10w/40, Tranny - Lucas ATF Dextron III
  5. 124 Sportline Springs

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    I see. Thanks.
  6. 124 Sportline Springs

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Is it me or... Silly question - why does the blue 'longer' spring have 10 coils against 11 coils for the red 'shorter' one? Looks shorter too, possibly down to the pics?
  7. What did you do with/to your 124 today?

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Brake pads changed all round...
  8. What did you do with/to your 124 today?

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Flushed out old brake fluid, there was a marked improvement in braking performance. Next up.... pad/disc replacements this weekend
  9. E36 AMG on ebay UK

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Needs work, could clean up nice... Mercedes E36 AMG W124 Very Rare - 12 Produced, only 3 known to exist - E500 500E | eBay
  10. How to take apart a W124 Front Seat Tutorial

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    wish I had this info last year when I wanted to R&R the electric seats for my E280. Good Job!
  11. Engine knocking sound from around water pump.

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    pics are always good, adds to the knowledge base... :thumbsup:
  12. Fuel rail removal

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    if you're working on an M104: for the oil filter end -short 6mm hex (and a ring spanner for added leverage) for the water pump end - 6mm ball headed hex key (long) plus lots of patience. It's a tight fit, I know
  13. What did you do with/to your 124 today?

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Engine Pull! I've been stripping my parts car, need to it get off the driveway. So pulled the motor over the weekend. Took a bit of maneuvering in a tight space, but landed the fish in the end!
  14. Valve Spring Tool Kit M104

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    This one worked perfectly for me: There are 2 large sizes. You need the larger one, for DOHC heads
  15. MB citric acid cooling system flush - Anyone know the recipe???

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    I remember someone over in the W126 section once did this by the book as above.... he left the acid in too long and it blew out his engine core plugs, so best not to leave it in there too long.
  16. Key stuck in Door **SOLVED**

    W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class
    That's what I thought too at first. However there should be just enough space for it to drop out, IIRC. Good luck!
  17. How to rewire an M104 Throttle Actuator

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Exactly what I did! Getting the Cable Securing pin out is the key...
  18. M104 Chain Tensioner Reset

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Seating the plunger correctly into the tensioner body will allow the clip to engage with it's retaining groove in the tensioner body. this will happen when the spring pushes the plunger all the way in...
  19. Timing chain Stuck (And so am I...)

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Good call! I was going to install the timing cover before inserting the pin with a punch, however I inserted it before the cover. All went well; no problems. Hope to fire her up tonight!
  20. Timing chain Stuck (And so am I...)

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Thanks again for helping out the 1st pic shows the view between the chain, the 2nd shows the view down the lower guide rail (drivers side for you). Seems to be still on the pin to me..
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