Tiny-projects

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.

w116-soldered-fuses

Its a pain in the ass to always swap the fuses, why not solder for a while and remove al that unnecesary trouble?

 

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w116-rear-brakes-done

not much of a brakedisc left there, funny how the parkingbrake “inside” was completely new thou.

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Problem, the vacuum pump stopped working, solution?
1. Plug the vacuumpump with sparkplug

2. Get a alternator with built in vacuum-pump from a toyota

3. put it in the enginebay

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Hooked up vacuumpump/alternator from toyota on a om617 engine in the beloved 450SEL

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Next problem, the mounting for the servo-pump for the steering assistant isnt made for an aditional alternator, the aluminium cracked

Solution?
Weld a bar to the injectionpump to keep the stuff in place, (there was also two strapes to secure the contraption)

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bar welded to the injectionpump

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throttle-return-spring-om617

if the throttle doesnt return as it should, just put a spring and connect to a catstrangler/cabletie. im shure that it will be durable

 

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