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day started out great,took my car for a ride about 10 miles out of town.did what i had to do,went back to the car,started up fine rolled about 2 ft ,dead!i paniced,but i joined this board a week ago or so and mclare sent me the manuals,so smart phone in hand i started looking throught,nothing i blank,then i see mclares phone number on the email,gave him a call and he took the time to help me out.ended up towing it back to my house.spent 4 or 5 hrs reading post and texting mclare,figured out its the EZL.so,down to the jy this am and the guy sells me one same numbers for 50 bucks.back to the house ,did the insall and fired right up.just wanted to say thanks to Mclare for tking the time and to the board for the great info i have found here.gotta go drive my car,c-ya...
 

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Always Remembered RIP
1990 560sec
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soooo after this i decided that i should make a parts/tool bag for the car.off to harbor freight for some gator clips and a few other things.well,as luck has it i picked up something from the road and it went right though my radiator.geez!holiday w/e and i'm down again.anyone got a line a radiator?
 

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1989 560 SEC,1991 300 SEL, 1985 380 SL-Sold, 1982 300 Turbo Diesel-Parts Car
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I think I may have a used one. $99 plus shipping. Parts.com has it new for $259.20 I can accept Pay-pal (3%) additional. Thx, Denis
 

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Always Remembered RIP
1990 560sec
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i think i found one.radiators.com $177.00 delv same day or next day free shipping.thanks anyway.
 

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1990 560sec
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just an update gents,performance radiator(US) $119.00 free shipping.they have 25 locations nationwide.they have coolant for 9 bucks as well.back up and running!
 

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'82 Euro 500SEL, '85 Euro 500SEC AMG WB Cabriolet,'86 Euro 500SEC RUF
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Hope that coolant wasn't green! Zerex GO5 is what is required(same as MB Coolant), Green stuff does bad things to aluminum engines.
 

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1990 560sec
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yep,its yellow/green.never heard that before.guess i'll find out,read the label said it was safe for all engines.why would the green stuff hurt alum engines?
 

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1991 560SEL (White) - 1982 240D (China Blue)
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Hat's off to Mclare...
 

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1991 560SEC AMG
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I talked to mclare last night. He is VERY generous here with his knowledge, and he has LOTS of it.
 
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