Evening chaps, some sad news I'm afraid.
After spending time on other forums the past few months, I'm sad to say that I found out that member Hotrodder passed away, 3 years ago.
He always gave spot on W124 advice and was a legend on welding matters. I'm raising my glass to Hotrodder, do join me.
It sounds hydraulic, all external to the 'box.
There is a MB measuring tool that's applied to the clutch slave rod to indicate the extent of clutch wear.
I have a copy tool that I've yet to use. The dimensions required are in most manuals.
If you're paying for a 'box removal and reinstatement...
you doing the front and rear?
I had a new pair of Lemforder and Febi front LCAs for sale for 18 months on here before selling them on ebay for £150.
Might still have some bits that could be of interest...
Very watchable vids, good find! I'll watch out for his rear arch refurb.
I'd have dialled in the (very good) R-Tech MIG on the bench first, mind. For much nicer beads. I wouldn't be grinding them flush for the 'invisible look' on the underside.
They're filled with Nitrogen and they leak when the rubber diaphragm perishes.
This turns the SLS fluid 'frothy' and the main reservoir level drops as the fluid fills up the space in the spheres.
Only solution is to buy new ones.