Mercedes-Benz

Flywheels

How deep the flywheel sits in regards to the teeths on a om606 engine, also apliable to m102, m103 and other diesel engines such as the om602, om603 and om605

s123 m275 v12 biturbo Watercut flanges – Teamtech Göteborg

Somewhat near us here in gothenburg is a company called Teamtech, that has helped me with both aluminium welding of a trailer, aswell as some fueltanks for an old Volvo truck. they have also made some flanges, aswell as triggerwheels to be used at future m103 swapps, hopefully in a w114 coupe. They have one […]

w201 M103 3.0 front brakedisc swap + stearing adjustment

Had some problems with the frontbrakes, vibrations when braking more aggresive, not something that belongs on a Mercedes. swapped the front discs for new ATE discs, and the difference was huge. swapped both inner and outer tierods aswell as the part between them, made a huge difference in how tight the stearing felt, and i […]

w201 190d 2.5 1986 facelifted Monowiper w201

  Removal of monowiper is pretty straightforward, remove rubberseals at the side, to get to two of the total of four screws for the plastic that covers the monowipermechanism. Remove plastic cover, and the monowiper is fastened by a total of 3nuts and 2 screws My problem was the different connections monowiper w201 Since the […]

w115 om616 240d Swapped enginemount w115

Had some vibrations from the engine that planted itself in the chassi, and when you went over a bump you could feel the lump of metal moving around in the enginebay. Didnt feel to good. Swapped both sides and its what a noticable difference in height of the engine. will do the rear gearbox mount […]

Tiny-projects headgasket swap m111 – corroded head

Heatproblems and water in the oil, the car was doomed for the scrapyard according to the first mechanics my friend asked, since they where going to charge him around 2000€ for the work removed the head by removing al things around it following the instructions in the instruction from Mercedes ,  I let the exhaust […]

717.401 and 717.430 x2 gearbox disassembly

the 717.401 on one w123 aswell as the 717.430 in the yellow om602turbo both gave up, third gear and then loads of unhappy sounds. They have been waiting 2 years, and 1 year separately, and thought id dissemble them to both see the difference between the 717.401 getrag and the more common 717.430 Some people […]

Spring swap

w201 190d 2.5 facelifted om602 ride height comparison Springs; Rear 230mm long, 13,7mm thick Front 300mm long 14.8mm thick (1243211904) Way to low in my opinion Tried the springs from the w201 190E m102 i got from Thorbjörn at Engdahl motorsport, they were somewhat at stock rideheight, but with the heavy om602 it was an […]

Injector differences – mercedes diesel engines

Om615, om616 and om617 injectors prechamber injectors for the 2 valve om61x engines Pop pressure: naturaly aspirated engines 115 bar Turbo engines 135 bar om601, om602 and om603 prechamber injectors for the 2 valve om60x engines Pop pressure: naturaly aspirated engines 115 bar Turbo engines 135 bar om604, om605 and om606 Prechamber injectors for the […]

w123 om602 turbo 7.5mm dieselmeken SOLD

bright sun, and not good whitebalance, tried on the 15″ hubcaps on 16″ steel rims, 7″ wide in the front 8″ wide in the back. Last picture of the vehicle in my possession, sold to someone living nearby so will probably spot it doing burnouts and drifting around corners.

717 Fivespeed Gearboxes

717.433 Paired with the following engines: m103.942, m103.940 m103.980 M103.983 om603.912 Om606.910 And these cars: 124.050, 124.007, 124090, 124190, 124191, 124026, 124027, 124030, 124030, 124130, 124131 717.435 Found in the w201 chassie m102.985 190E 2.3 aswell as the m103.942 and m103.983 both 190E 2.6 201028, 201029 717.450 made by ZF 300E 24v in the 124 chassie 320E in the 124 chassie   717.460 […]

BMW E39 540 Diff bushing swap

  the bushings came out quite easy, but to get them back in was more of a pain in the ass, a bit of silicone lubrication and they finaly popped back in. Sort of reversed order vs getting them out in the pictures above, a set of 3/4 sockets came in handy. one bolt broke […]

716 Sixspeed Gearboxes

The Sixspeed 716 series gearbox came first in the 210 chassis as far as i know, and the can be found in different versions in The Chassis: 210 E-Class 203 C.CLASS 163 ML 209 CLK 204 C-Class 204 GLK 211 E-Class 171 SLK 172 SLK 212 E-Class 207 E-Class 639 VITO VANS 901/2/3/4 SPRINTER VANS […]

w201 m111 turbo Exhaust manifold

Quite obvious it isnt straight, and where the leak(s) has been. It had massive cracks almost al over it, atleast 4 large ones, but untill resurfaced/planed it wont be quiet.. — Update: Got the manifold machined at RDB DynoTuning Uddevalla, aint got no problem anylonger with sound/leaks against the engine, the manifold looked like a […]

Tiny-projects Rustbucket w116 450SEL om617

Bought a w116 for parts about a year ago, mostly for the 3.07 differential, drove it the 2 hours back home, had some ingenous solutions to problems. Its a pain in the ass to always swap the fuses, why not solder for a while and remove al that unnecesary trouble?   not much of a […]

w201 M103 3.0 Loosen fan clutch and pulley

Start by getting the water and cooler of. This is very easily done by loosening the three bolts on each side of cooler-bar, by the headlights. There is also one screw in the center, down by the bumper. After this you loosen the hose going to the water coolant reserv and collect the water coming out into something. […]

w201 M103 3.0 Triggerwheel install

Got the timing wheel installed. It’s a 60-2 wheel from Turbobandit in Sweden meant for the M103 crank pulley. I’m very pleased with this piece. It is the same thickness as and therefor replaces the balancer. It’s a pretty simple process in theory but I had some problem getting the harmonic balancer of since I […]

w201 M103 3.0 Subwoofer in the back dash

When I bought this car, it had a 12″ sub woofer that was sliding around in the trunk. It was always in the way and also, the sub didn’t sound to well. Turned out that the enclosure didn’t have the correct dimensions, so no wonder. Anyway, I got an idea of installing it in the […]

BMW E39 540 Clutch+pressureplate swap

Standard fight to get the gearbox down, it was also a lot heavier than the fivespeed in the m64b44 swapped 535i e39 old vs new clutch   Swapped gearlinkage bushings also, makes a big difference for the feel of the shifter

BMW E39 540 Replaced upper timing chain cover gaskets

  Replaced the upper timing chain cover gaskets on my 540i, see 4 and 5 below.   I thought it would be a good time to replace them, since most of the other gaskets already had been replaced. Old ones were literally hard as plastic, with no rubber flexibility left in them whatsoever. They broke […]