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. […]
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 turbo 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 […]
New 722.6 Gearbox in you old Car
This Controller is made for all who want a more modern Gearbox in their great old Mercedes Link to the hompage for this product www.ofgear.dk Also a shop www.ofgear.dk/Shop.ehtml The 722.6 Gearbox was introduced in 1996 and has 5 gears and lock up in 5. gear It shares bolt pattern width the 722.3 which is […]
w123 om602 turbo 7.5mm dieselmeken driveshafts – loud noise
Huge bangs and clanks from the rear of the car, w123, w115, coming after driving for a couple of minutes, my guess is the grease gets warm, and the driveshaft kan move freely and thus creating the bangs that scared the shit out of me. Video of the loud bangs from the rear of the […]
w123 om602 turbo 7.5mm dieselmeken changing wheelbearing rear w115, w123 w116, r107 and w126
ts the same on the w114, w115 and w123, and i GUESS the other are the same to (it ought to) althou the w124 and w201 isnt.. to get enough space to get the puller in place i had to use a knife at first, then a chisel and last to […]
LSD differentials, where+how to find
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 […]
Brakes – system, and part specs
Brakeoptions, dimensions blueprints etc…
w123 om602 turbo coupe Overhauling a differential
Overhauling a differential, changing flange / yoke, thrust rings and special tools to dissemble the differential.
w123 om606 HX40 8mm Mynä changing brakes w123 to w126
Changing the front brakes of a w123 from stock to 12″ / 300cm large w126 second generation brakes.
Mercedes automatic transmissions P/N 1969-2003
Different Mercedes automatic transmissions between 1969-2003 with partnumber and what engine they where fitted to.
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.
differentials, gear-ratios and compatibility
Gear ratios for r107, w114/w115, w123, w126, w124, w201 and expanding.