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T.J. Woods

Australia
282 Posts

Posted - 10/09/2017 :  21:37:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Joeuserus,

Yes the valve covers removed will give you more room, the injectors need to be at just the right angle.

Tim

1976 450SEL 6.9 #1432
1979 450SEL 6.9 #5866
1969 300SEL 6.3 #1394
1985 W126 280SE
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joeuserus

Canada
53 Posts

Posted - 10/10/2017 :  23:19:52  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks pretty clean under the valve covers. Left one was a bit tight coming off.

Injectors pretty dirty, now I need to find a place to clean them for a decent price.




1970 300SEL 6.3
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joeuserus

Canada
53 Posts

Posted - 05/16/2018 :  18:10:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think I lost a couple posts on here.


Found a place to clean the injectors. Then I sprayed a lot of brake cleaner down into the mechanical fuel pump. Car started up and held a nice idle. The alternator light stays on and stalls if you take it off the booster pack. Could also hear the rear air bags leaking air.

Ordered new bags, hardware and o-rings for the back. Put them in and the rear is looking good. It's up and holding but there's some crazy camber in the back. It also seems a bit high. Front didn't come up after idling for about 20 min.

Drove it out of the garage and it feels like one of the brake calipers is seized. Lots of drag and wouldn't move without pressing the gas.

Any ideas on the camber??

I think I read something about the alternator getting oil on it?? or a resistor?? Anyone have luck with it?? Or should I just pull it and have it tested??







I think someone asked, car is located in Toronto.



1970 300SEL 6.3
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daantjie

Canada
1025 Posts

Posted - 05/16/2018 :  18:15:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Check out Kent's vids (Mercedessource) on the green one he saved. He has a whole section on dragging calipers (yes he drones on a bit and repeats himself a lot) but for the most part very valuable info there.
Very common on cars that have sat for a while.

Daniel
1977 450 SEL 6.9
Vancouver, BC
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Art Love

Australia
6218 Posts

Posted - 05/16/2018 :  19:02:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Can you get a photo of the rear air suspension valve and tortion bar without getting under the back of the car? Did you replace the brake hoses? Old brake hoses will allow fluid into the calipers and not allow it to return, leaving the calipers locked on. DO NOT GET UNDER THE BACK OF THE CAR without some jack stands/blocks. The rear posture is crazy - the bags are overinflated.
Art
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joeuserus

Canada
53 Posts

Posted - 05/16/2018 :  20:53:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thx for quick replies.

Did not replace the brake hoses. If I open the hose should it release the pressure off the caliper if that's causing the stuck caliper? or will the caliper need to come apart?

Anyone know the part numbers for replacement lines??

How bad is it for the air bags that they're over inflated if I don't drive one it? How do I let the air out?? Can't get a picture of the valve right now since the car is at my Dad's place. Do I need to let the air out ASAP or is it okay for a week??

Wont go under the car without stands. Thx.

1970 300SEL 6.3
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joeuserus

Canada
53 Posts

Posted - 05/16/2018 :  21:00:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Found A 667 428 01 35 for front and A 000 428 58 35 for rear.

1970 300SEL 6.3
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Art Love

Australia
6218 Posts

Posted - 05/16/2018 :  22:07:01  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
As far as I know, leaving the bags like that will not damage them. The brake hose part numbers are correct.
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AgSilver

USA
274 Posts

Posted - 05/17/2018 :  15:45:36  Show Profile  Visit AgSilver's Homepage  Reply with Quote
You might consider braided-stainless steel lines if you plan to replace the existing lines.

Check the rear level control valve.

DANGER WILL ROBINSON!!! As Art said, absolutely make sure you have floor jacks supporting the rear of the auto before going under it.

Steve

Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Niederheimbach, Germany
W109 6.3(6.5)
E55K AMG
CLK63 AMG Gone
Ferrari 400GTC4 Gone
ML400CDI BiTurbo
ML350 CDI BlueTEC
9146GT Gone
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joeuserus

Canada
53 Posts

Posted - 05/17/2018 :  20:59:26  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by AgSilver

You might consider braided-stainless steel lines if you plan to replace the existing lines.

Check the rear level control valve.

DANGER WILL ROBINSON!!! As Art said, absolutely make sure you have floor jacks supporting the rear of the auto before going under it.

Steve

Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Niederheimbach, Germany
W109 6.3(6.5)
E55K AMG
CLK63 AMG Gone
Ferrari 400GTC4 Gone
ML400CDI BiTurbo
ML350 CDI BlueTEC
9146GT Gone




Anyone have a good source for braided brake lines?? North America.

1970 300SEL 6.3
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joeuserus

Canada
53 Posts

Posted - 05/18/2018 :  11:27:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Back on the ground after two days.... I guess I've got a leak...




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paul-NL

Netherlands
4254 Posts

Posted - 05/18/2018 :  12:04:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

it seems that the suspension-airlines are connected wrong

therear was in the high position and the front seems to be in normal driving position ..

How was the airsuspension button set ?? in high position or driving position
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AdrianVega

USA
79 Posts

Posted - 05/18/2018 :  20:23:03  Show Profile  Visit AdrianVega's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I think I have been in Southern California too long as I like that Lowrider look. Maybe a couple of inches up but no more....
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AgSilver

USA
274 Posts

Posted - 05/20/2018 :  09:04:58  Show Profile  Visit AgSilver's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Regarding brake lines - - - These folks are here in the West Palm Beach area and I can highly endorse them. They have made custom products for me for more than 15 years. In fact, they have made DOT brake lines for me in 10 minutes. They fabricated all the custom lines and provided all special AN fittings for the modified fuel injection on my E55K.

Steve

http://makohose.com/?page_id=289target=

Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Niederheimbach, Germany
W109 6.3(6.5)
E55K AMG
CLK63 AMG Gone
Ferrari 400GTC4 Gone
ML400CDI BiTurbo
ML350 CDI BlueTEC
9146GT Gone
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joeuserus

Canada
53 Posts

Posted - 05/21/2018 :  21:13:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Started it back up and the rear went back up above normal again. Much less resistance moving backwards than trying to go forwards.

This is the best shot I could get of the rear valve.



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