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    Re: Best place to sell a 190SL

    My charts have been in the Enthusiast before. There was no room in the upcoming issue but it will probably be in the one after that. I'll post it here more regularly.

    Here are charts for the #1,...
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    Re: Best place to sell a 190SL

    The market seems to be softening.

    Hagerty recently put out their list of the 25 worst performing cars in the market. They use insurance quoting activity, the number of new policies purchased,...
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    Re: Best place to sell a 190SL

    You might try eBay with a classified ad or a buy it now price. This gets the car noticed. As long as your price is reasonable you'll get some interest. Hemmings online also works.

    If you don't...
  4. Re: New Member Benefit: Free Membership in Mercedes-Benz ClubCard Program

    All our club member's names have now been submitted to Mercedes-Benz for membership in the ClubCard program. You will be receiving a new ClubCard and information about the program soon. You can then...
  5. New Member Benefit: Free Membership in Mercedes-Benz ClubCard Program

    Dear Club Members,

    The Board of Directors has recently approved our club's enrollment in the Mercedes-Benz ClubCard program. We believe we are the first recognized U.S. club to participate. Not...
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    Re: Any Interest in a European 190SL Event

    Here is more information about the Davos event:

    When: Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st of June 2020

    Who: Around 70 Mercedes-Benz SLs from various nations (190 SL only)

    Hotel: Ameron Hotel Davos...
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    Re: Any Interest in a European 190SL Event

    There is some real interest in attending the Davos event from June 18 to 21, 2020.

    I am preparing an itinerary that will include Stuttgart and the Mercedes-Benz Museum, the Classic Center in...
  8. Re: Drawn to the Dark Side - 40 or 45 DCOE Webers?

    I would follow Jim's jetting suggestions. My car runs great with them. I have 40DCOE carbs.

    Paul
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    Re: Any Interest in a European 190SL Event

    I received some preliminary quotes on shipping and insurance.

    The shipping cost from Port Newark, New Jersey to Rotterdam would be $985 using Schumacher Cargo Logistics. I haven't received a quote...
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    Re: Any Interest in a European 190SL Event

    I shipped a car to Rotterdam for the Stresa event and then ended up in Hamburg for the trip back. You can't compare driving European roads with your own car vs a rental. You'll get many more "thumbs...
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    Re: Any Interest in a European 190SL Event

    I'd be interested in going. We had a few members attend the Stresa, Italy event some time back. I shipped a car over at the time. Lots of fun!
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    Re: Leather Dye-Interior

    I've used Leatherique products with excellent results. Even changing colors.
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    Re: Artist Perrigren Heathcote Portrays 190 SL

    The boot cover even ripples like mine.
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    Artist Perrigren Heathcote Portrays 190 SL

    If you have a spare $5,500 you can have a beautiful painting with a 190 SL:

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    Go to https://www.artsy.net/artwork/peregrine-heathcote-meeting-point for more info.
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    Re: Engine/carburetor tune-up

    I've got access to a heated shop in Kutztown that could be available on a weekend after the holidays. You are both welcome.

    What kind of carb are you running?

    Paul
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    Re: Persistant intake manifold vacuum leak

    After removing the manifolds I found that the exhaust manifold had rusted and swelled a bit where it meets the intake manifold. This prevented the intake from meeting the head squarely.

    I ground...
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    Re: Is the market price dropping?

    I chart 190SL auction sales including Bringatrailer. Prices have softened. This chart shows all condition cars since 2002:

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    There have been a number of auctioned #3 (Driver) cars sold in...
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    Re: 190SL VIN concerns for new purchase

    I would verify the chassis number on the frame, the firewall plate, and the number stamped on the firewall etc. (http://www.190slgroup.com/joomla/index.php/technical) are all the same as the data...
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    Re: Weber Idle Screws

    Thanks Jim. I used your setup on another car and it ran flawlessly.

    I'm moving from Mikuni to Weber.
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    Re: Weber Idle Screws

    Jim,

    I've searched for your current Weber jetting but can't find it.

    What's your current combination?

    Thanks,

    Paul
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    Re: Fuel Pump Output Pressure?

    My problem is that the bowls are overflowing into the main nozzle after running at higher than idle for a short time. The fuel flows back out through the intakes. This happens on one carb for the...
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    Re: Fuel Pump Output Pressure?

    Thanks Walt.
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    Fuel Pump Output Pressure?

    What is the standard fuel pump output pressure?

    I am getting fuel leaking out of the intakes on my Mikunis.

    Paul
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    Re: Hi all! New owner here!

    Frank & Jack,

    Thanks for the input. I'm reinstalling the Mikuni's now after the manifold gasket blew out. I'll let you know what happens after that's done.

    The other way to differentiate a...
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    Re: Hi all! New owner here!

    Welcome to to the club!

    I have a set of Mikunis too. They are PHH44's. It seems that most Mikunis on 190 SL's are PHH40's. Similar design but smaller bore. I'm sure you have not gotten into the...
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