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  1. Thread: Window crank

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    Window crank

    How is the inside door handle and window crank removed? By pushing the door panel in, the base of the crank and handle are exposed revealing a pin of some sort. Is the pin pressed or screwed in? ...
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    Re: Snaps vs Tabs

    A couple of weeks ago, I quit vacillating, bit the bullet, and had snaps installed in the cockpit cover. The female snaps in the boot were replaced with female/male snaps and female snaps were put...
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    A little off topic, but isn't the guy under the...

    A little off topic, but isn't the guy under the truck the same one dancing in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tqxzWdKKu8 :D
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    Any information re: Winter Tech 2009/2010 as yet...

    Any information re: Winter Tech 2009/2010 as yet or is it a wash for this winter? :confused:
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    Thanks very much.:D Same part number that Jim...

    Thanks very much.:D Same part number that Jim has. I don't know why I couldn't find it using Whitney's search on their web site. :o (Love these Smilies)
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    JCWhitney Cruise Control

    Jim. . .

    Thanks for the information contained in your paper on Cruise Control. I cut and pasted both item numbers, 81ZX0344U and 81ZX0346R but came up empty when searching JCW. Do you have a...
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    Hi Jim. . . . As a result of a search on the...

    Hi Jim. . . .

    As a result of a search on the Forum for "Cruise Control", I learned that on 08/12/2003 you posted the following:



    Your post has raised at least two questions:

    (1) Are...
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    Well, so much for Oshkosh.:( Hope to see you...

    Well, so much for Oshkosh.:( Hope to see you in Travis City next September.
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    Jim. . . . Has a specific date been...

    Jim. . . .

    Has a specific date been established for the 2010 Convention in Travis City? If I drive from Omaha, I could go right through Oshkosh, WI. The Experimental Aircraft Association big...
  10. Thread: Tonneau cover

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    Thanks for your replies, Bill and Nick. It...

    Thanks for your replies, Bill and Nick.

    It has been drilled into my head that one should never put a new hole in one of our cars if it can possibly be avoided. I think I'll try to have a...
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    Is there anywhere in the Club documentation a...

    Is there anywhere in the Club documentation a concise list of the light bulbs used in our cars? In addition to the information in the above posts, LEDs are discussed on page 90, Volume II of the...
  12. Thread: Tonneau cover

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    No-hole solution

    Has anyone come up with a solution to the problem of installing a tonneau cover without making holes in the car? I did as was suggested a year or so ago and bought the very nice cockpit cover from...
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    Leif, you may not be trying to be funny but you...

    Leif, you may not be trying to be funny but you caused me to laugh at myself and you're oh, so right. Of course, the correct spelling is with one "b". It's interesting, however, that a Google search...
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    Webber Accelerator Return Spring

    After spending countless hours wandering around in all of the posts that come up in a search for anything Webber, I must start a new thread. (Sorry, Walt)

    In my search, I've found a few different...
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    I believe I saw a center latch for a soft top...

    I believe I saw a center latch for a soft top advertised on Ebay sometime this last week. I'm not certain 'cuz I don't need one so I didn't pay too much attention to it. Just now I tried to find it...
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    Jim. . . I recall reading a post by you (which...

    Jim. . .

    I recall reading a post by you (which I can't find) in which you wrote that you'd tried different settings on your Konis but ended up with the factory setting. Is this correct? I need...
  17. Thread: Front end

    by RDFitton
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    Front end

    Since a number of different items are included in this post, I thought it would be better to start a new thread rather than posting on each individual issue.

    When I bought my 1955 190SL 55-01333,...
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    Headlight Aiming Chart

    Is anyone aware of a headlight aiming chart for our cars? I've been going through the car item by item and have come to the headlights. I have checked them in my darkened garage and on the street...
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    The reference to Draft Excluder, PN 40 121 720...

    The reference to Draft Excluder, PN 40 121 720 0185 is found on the "190SL-B-Parts_Manual.pdf" in the Body Group, 44 Doors, Doors-Internal, 152-164. The one I identified was the Draft Excluder,...
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    Thanks for the suggestion, Jim. I'm off to Ace...

    Thanks for the suggestion, Jim. I'm off to Ace Hardware first thing in the morning.
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    Adhesive removal

    Re: (As it is identified in the parts book) Draft Excluder, PN 40 121 720 0185 (or so), the rubber gasket that is used on each door to exclude drafts. These excluders adhere to the door with some...
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    I'm not sure of the terminology, but rather than...

    I'm not sure of the terminology, but rather than using Dave's very satisfactory approach to removing the filler plug, I used the Allen wrench extention from a socket set. I have both a set of SAE...
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    Refilling the transmission

    Is there an easy way to refill the transmission? I may be missing something but it seems there is no way to do it from above and the refill hole is above where I can get to it from below. So. . . ....
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    Reference my post of 11-18-2008, 11:17 AM, it is...

    Reference my post of 11-18-2008, 11:17 AM, it is now spring (according to the calendar) and time to take the top down, which brings me back to the top latches, reference:

    (1) 190SL Technical...
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    John. . . . That's outstanding! Thanks for the...

    John. . . .

    That's outstanding! Thanks for the URL of a site with information I can understand.
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