w126

Following the debut of the 1970s generation W116 (which also included the flagship Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9), Mercedes-Benz began plans for the next-generation S-Class model in October 1973. Codenamed “project W126”

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 […]

Sway bar links

w115 in steel vs w123 plastic swaybar links, the same measurments, or perhaps a mm or two in difference, seeing that the durability is the same, the boot craks, and not the plastic, there isnt realy any advantage with paying twice the price for the metal version. for me atleast. A 115 320 15 89 […]

w126 Instrument cluster removal

due the weak/plastic gears in instrument cluster all w126 owners has the opportunity to play a bit with instrument clusters. removal can be done using special tool (some do use modified coat hangers) or simply by dismantling drivers speaker housing and pushing the cluster from behind.