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    w211 WTF has this car ???

    Sorry I've just read you had replaced the battery. Still might be worth getting it tested I'm in the trade and I've seen faulty new/not very old batteries.
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    w211 WTF has this car ???

    Have a test carried out on your battery, could be when your alternator was killing your battery that damaged one/some of the cells and now the temp is dropping which is what normally finishes off failing batteries it's now had it.
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    W211 Ball Joint press

    No problem, This is the one I bought and it worked perfectly: BRAND NEW Mercedes Ball Joint Installer Remover W220/W211/W230 UK tool kit | eBay
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    W211 Ball Joint press

    Where are you? If your local I could lend mine out
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    My w211 270cdi thread

    It is simple to do but as I said start off course (600grit) and finish off fine (2000grit or higher) and a few grades in between (1000 and 1500 is what I use) the higher you finish the less work the compound has to do and if you do not own a machine polisher you can buy a mini head which can be...
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    My w211 270cdi thread

    If you'd like to make them look brand new you could try what I did and that was to attack them with wet and dry sand paper I use a fairy liquid and water mix to keep the paper lubed and I start with 600 grit followed by 1000 grit then 1500 grit and finally 2000 before using a machine polisher...
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    Preparations all done ready for my 65mm pulley and Eurocharged remap

    New supercharger idler fitted today I wanted to swap out the bearing but I was able to pick up a Febi which is the make of the genuine Mercedes one I removed for just £20 so wasn't worth messing around with: Check out this video I made of the old idler. Caught it just in time I'm...
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    Preparations all done ready for my 65mm pulley and Eurocharged remap

    Final bits finished this evening with the 3 seals in the oil filter housing swapped out and a fresh oil and filter and finally the new IBF 65 mm pulley fitted: On the way home I had the Torque app running on the phone to just see if there was a difference so I accelerated not to...
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    Preparations all done ready for my 65mm pulley and Eurocharged remap

    Well my 65mm pulley I ordered from IBF in Poland left Poland last Thursday via GLS post and it's now sat at my local Parcel Force depot ready for delivery tomorrow (not bad going IMO), I've also booked with Eurocharged for the end of the week, can't wait...... In preparation for it's power...
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    IBF 65mm pulley about to pull the trigger

    Well I pulled the trigger and it cost me just £230 delivered for a steel 65mm pulley with a NSK bearing I could have also had a duralu one for the same price but I have read some bad things about them not ones from this chap but in general so I opted for the steel one should be with me in 5 days...
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    Fogs modified to run as DRL's on my C32

    Well my new LED HB4's and resistors finally turned up and after work I popped the car up on the ramp and swapped them out and they look great. At lunch time today I set about hooking up the wiring to run the fog lights as DRL's it is simple and most of the work has to be done inside the...
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    IBF 65mm pulley about to pull the trigger

    After talking with Eurocharged last week I wanted to go and collect a pulley and map but they don't carry the pulley's in stock so you have to wait 2 weeks for it to come from the states. Well I'm not that patient and I really want to carry out this power upgrade asap, why they don't keep in...
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    New C32 24hr modification marathon WOW it's totally transformed

    Here's a couple of pictures with the light smoke film I fitted last night over my factory Xenon lights and I like the look, I've used this light smoke film before and it makes no noticeable difference to the light output especially when used with Xenon lights. I also fitted my new metal...
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    New C32 24hr modification marathon WOW it's totally transformed

    Thanks for the heads up In fact I've just been into work and applied a light smoke film to the fronts, it was too dark get any pictures but I'll get some tomorrow, I'm now much happier with the look of them. Thanks. Don't mind at all I mix it 10/1 so 10 parts clear lacquer and 1 part...
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