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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...
  3. 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. ...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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,...
  9. 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:...
  10. 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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    Re: Off she goes!!!!!!

    Hi Dr Bob,
    Its a very exctiing time, so I hope all goes extremely well for you.

    My personal experince with Pot metal rechroming is that it rarely works and l have always ended up replacing pot...
  13. Thread: Weber carbs

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    Re: Weber carbs

    If you are confident that it is not ignition or timing, then from my recent similar expereinces I would suggest Vacuum Leak, either from the Brake Booster or more likely from a failure of the inlet...
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    Re: Carburettor brace

    Hi Martin,
    No I am running Weber DCOE40's. The support brace is desinged to be used with the air log, but as I am still working on my carbs and manifofld, I am not installing the log until I am...
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    Carburettor brace

    Gentlemen,

    As am still working on my caburettors and inlet manifold, I do not have the airlog fitted. However I am keen to support the carburettors nevertheless, but cannot seem to track down the...
  16. Re: Soft Mounts - Thackeray Washers seem to have been dropped

    Hi Jack,
    The Thackery Washers are a type of spring washer that is compressed when tightened. The idea is that you leave some of the gap (around 0.5mm) between its rings , so it retains some of its...
  17. Re: Soft Mounts - Thackeray Washers seem to have been dropped

    thanks Coy, Appreciated.

    regards
    jeff
  18. Re: Soft Mounts - Thackeray Washers seem to have been dropped

    Thanks for the terrifically informative response, Coy. Greatly appreciated.
    The soft mounts I have are the thicker plastic type supplied by Redline, with seperate individual O-rings, rather then...
  19. Soft Mounts - Thackeray Washers seem to have been dropped

    Gentlemen,
    When I first installed my Weber DCOE40 carbs, they came with RedLine Soft mounts that used Thackeray Washers, which are designed to be partially tightened to provide additional ...
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    Re: Remflex - should I add a shim as well?

    No, I have not checked the manifold with a straight edge as yet, but plan to do that on the weekend. Yes, I'm ready with the step washers, and belvie I have my head around the process.
    As I am...
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    Remflex - should I add a shim as well?

    Gentlemen,

    I have been chasing various issues with my car, ranging from no idle, poor running, hesitation under acceleration and poor brakes, which have all taken up a lot of time as I am...
  22. Re: Does the Air Log support bar need modifying when used Webers?

    Thanks Francesco,
    At least I am not the only one have trouble with the support brace.
    I'll modify mine over the weekend and report back if that solves my problem.
    regards
    Jeff
  23. Does the Air Log support bar need modifying when used Webers?

    Gentlemen,
    Over the weekend I re-installed the standard Air Log, as I now had the Webers and softmounts in and running beautifully. I suspected that this last step would be minor and simple, as I...
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    Re: Any Poppet Valve removal advice?

    I'll be your very first customer. Just let me know when and how much.

    Can you put my name down on a list that is sure to grow rapidly?

    regards

    Jeff Edwards
    jedwards@obj.com.au
    Perth,...
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    Re: Any Poppet Valve removal advice?

    Hi Wheeler,
    You certainly have my attention regarding an inproved valve and housing. Pleaee put my name down for one as soon as you have soemthign you are ready to sell.
    I got my Poppet valve...
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