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    Re: Seat Leather Kits

    I was told by Silchester Garage that German Auto Tops (https://www.germanautotops.com) actutally manufacture a lot of the tops and seat sets sold out of California.
    I purchased a full leather...
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    Re: Brands that just go naturally together.

    A bit of back-ground as to why the Mercedes Benz symbol is used on Rolex Sport Watches

    The actual Mercedes Benz logo is a three-pointed star, with each point representing a different method of...
  3. Thread: Lift

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    Re: Lift

    Hi Andre,
    The stability of a 2-post bothered me, so I went for a standard 4 post hoist, sourced locally in Perth, Western Australia which cost me the equivalent of US$2,000 installed. I love...
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    Re: Brands that just go naturally together.

    Great idea Larry, good music with a good car only enhances the total experience.
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    Brands that just go naturally together.

    My two favourite brands are Mercedes-Benz and Rolex

    My Daytona if colour matched to my 190SL.
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    My Submariner even uses the Mercedes Star on it hour hand to show precision and quality....
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    Best way to secure carpets?

    Gentlemen,
    I purchased a full pre-sewn carpet set for my car but it did not come with any giidence or instruction on how best to install it. I did what seems logical at the time.
    I glued the...
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    Re: Color engine bay might depend on date of manufacture

    It is worth keeping in mind that Mercedes did change things over time, so the "correct" colour and finish may be dependent on the car's prodcution date.
    My car is very late (1963) and was ...
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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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  24. 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. ...
  25. 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...
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