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    Re: starter v solenoid help

    HI Michael,
    What makes you so sure it is not the battery?
    Measuring the resting Voltage alone will not tell you, and you need a proper professional current test to really know if your battery is...
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    Re: Hard top / end rail cap

    Try the User Manual in the Tech Info section. Page 10 and 11 should give you some guidence.

    best wishes
    Jeff
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    Re: Space problem with Air-log

    You could try thinner soft mounts, which I did and I found them much easer to fit properly.
    Quite thin but very good. I beleive they would solve your problem.
    ...
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    Re: Where to buy a 123 ignition

    I have a 123 pre-programmed Distrubutor and I love it.
    Those considering which model to buy may wish to read this post:
    ...
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    Re: Jacks Re-Visited

    this might be helpful.

    http://forums.190slgroup.com/showthread.php?754-Jacks

    regards
    Jeff
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    Re: Bouncing Fuel Gauge

    I'm with Tom on this. The movemrnt of my fuel gauge is quite rythmical, as it follows the wave of fuel surging forward and backwards and left and right.
    If my gauge's behaviour was due to poor...
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    Bouncing Fuel Gauge

    Gentlemen,
    My fuel gauge oscilated backards and forwards as the fuel sloshes about in the tank during driving.
    If the car is stationary, the gauge is rock steady as well. I cleaned the sender...
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    Re: Very quiet Turn Indicator

    Success. Really easy to do.
    Frank was correct that a standard 12 volt mechanical relay was idea. I ran a wire from the blk/green/white wire at the front of flassher unit, to one side of the...
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    Re: Very quiet Turn Indicator

    Hi Garry,
    Yes the flashing Red light is there, but I like the reassurance that the indicatro lights are actually on, so the addtion of sound is very reassuring for me.
    I once read that an extra...
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    Very quiet Turn Indicator

    Gentlmen,
    I have the Turn Indictor flasher unit that came with the car when I bought it. It works exactly as it should, however the Clack, Clack, Clack sounds is not really audible when I drive....
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    Correct Tool to retorque Head bolts

    Gentlemen,
    My apologies in advance for what will seem to many, to be a really dumb question.

    I need to retorque my head bolts now that I have travelled 100 miles on my recently rebuilt...
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    What grade engine Oil during Running-In

    Gentlemen,

    I'm looking for some advice on what Engine Oil weight to use during Running in a newly rebuilt engine?
    She has just over 100 miles on the clock now (about 160 klms) so is still very...
  13. Re: 1956 Upholstery Seats, carpet, door panel experience with German Auto Tops

    I support Mark's comments. I purchased full leather upholstery and carpets sets from German Auto Tops and found that everthing was very good quality and turned out better than I had hoped. John was...
  14. In an ideal world, are Solex or Webers better suited to our cars.

    Gentlemen,

    I was wondering what the view of this august group is on which carburettors are better for our engines and use with our modern fuels .
    My reason for asking is that I now have my car...
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    Re: Weber fuel lines

    Many thanks Gerry,
    I've ordered that and will now be able to reuse my new original lines. Perfect.

    Many thanks and have a great weekend

    regards
    Jeff
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    Weber fuel lines

    Im looking for orignal looking fuel lines for my webers, but the last post on this subject, back in 2014/2016 repaorted that they were NLA.
    is anyone aware of where I might aquire a set, silair to...
  17. Transmission Fluid - is it safe to bend ?

    Gentlemen,

    There are a considerable number of discussions on this forum in regards to Transmission Fluid.

    The consensus is that ATF is the right way to go and is recommended by Mercedes. ...
  18. Re: Adjusting Linkages to Idle stop verse WOT stop

    Success!!
    Hesitation gone, starts on the button, idles faultlessly and lots of mind-range power. Could not be happier.

    Well gentleman, with all the help and guidance of this forum, I now have...
  19. Re: Adjusting Linkages to Idle stop verse WOT stop

    Hi Jim,
    I appreciate all you say and agree that this more of an art than a science.
    One suggestion you made has me questioning my understand of how the DCOE works, so could you help clarify this...
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    Re: electronic ignition

    I went overboard and installed a 123 Electronic Distributor plus a MSD Street Fire multi-spark ignition box.
    I have zero concerns about my igntion system and expect it to remain that way for a very...
  21. Re: Adjusting Linkages to Idle stop verse WOT stop

    Thanks Walt,
    I have the larger pump jet recommended by Jim on order.

    I beleive it is working, as I can hear the pump injecting when the engine is off and I move the linkages. A couple of pumps...
  22. Re: Adjusting Linkages to Idle stop verse WOT stop

    Hi Jim, Walt and Tom,

    Many thanks for your input and advice. I have new jets on order.

    Yes I have been through various issues, but the engine was fully rebuilt by a retired Mercedes Mechanic,...
  23. Re: Adjusting Linkages to Idle stop verse WOT stop

    Hi Jim,

    I purchased the Redline K241 kit, which was supposedly set up specifically to suit our 190SLs.
    This kit provide the DCOE 40 type 151 carbs:
    According to Redline, these are jetted as:...
  24. Adjusting Linkages to Idle stop verse WOT stop

    Gentlemen,
    I "appear" to have resolved by manifold vaccum leak at last, and are now moving onto the Weber Linkages, a subject well covered in this excellent Forum.
    However, I am having trouble...
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    Manifold Nut Torque recommendations

    Gentlemen,
    i purchased a Remflex 24-001 Header Gasket for my 190SL, as I habe had a persistent vacuum leak between cylinder #1 and #2 and had high hopes for a perminent soltion, following the...
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