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    First Steps for Gracie (Hellblau 353, Grey Interior)

    First Steps in Gracie's resurrection have been fitting her early Pirelli P4 tires to her (sandblasted and POR15-sealed) early slotted rims, relocating her to her new home, and draining the stinky...
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    Re: Correct Tool to retorque Head bolts

    Hi Jeff,

    Per https://www.engineersedge.com/hardware/_metric_socket_head_cap_screws_14054.htm an M8 SHCS takes a 6mm hex driver.

    ejboyd5 is right, a set of hex drivers (socket bits) is cheap...
  3. Thread: fasteners

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    Re: fasteners

    Wow, gpeirce, YTM! Thanks!!!!!! You've covered the two specifics I received, including a response to a PM. Hear hear!

    If anyone knows of any other LH thread on the 190 SL platform say on...
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    Re: fasteners

    Just starting to wade through historic posts, having gotten our '57 relocated to newly-built garage after ~35 years storage (from roadability), I saw a warning (6-17-2016 post to the thread Re: Frame...
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    Re: Hemmings 1971

    1971: Swan song of sound money thanks to then-President Nixon.
  6. Re: What grade engine Oil during Running-In

    Agree, André: how many miles would you recommend for break-in before upgrading? ejboyd5's 300?
  7. Re: What grade engine Oil during Running-In

    Why non-synthetic??? I've seen, on a bespoke extreme pressure coefficient of friction test, empirical support for why Amsoil can guarantee oil change intervals of 25,000 miles, and why their testing...
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    Re: Front hood and an exhaust manifold.

    See PM just sent re. Exhaust Manifold
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