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    The greatest gift ever

    Hi guys, just to say thanks to all for the wonderful comments everyone has said. I just didnt want to give or sell the vehicle to some relative who would not even appreciate it or look after it., I knew if anyone does, it would have to be Ian, it was unfortunate that I never was able to go and...
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    W124 300D Noise from Brake pedal

    Thanks guys for all the advise,have been back today to the garage, funny they had a test drive, and said stop worrying, if it gets any worse we will look at it.Its crazy that sometimes you call the garage to get something checked and when you get there nothing wrong happens??.
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    Bridgestones?????

    A friend used bridgestone on a seat toledo which he got fitted appx 2.5 years ago and found them really good, the best thing they are still going now.The ride quality + handling of the vehicle was much better than the goodyears nct4 he had before.
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    Water Pump W124 300d

    Iam either going crazy or its just my luck, After fitting the new waterpump and new drive belt, in less than 4 weeks the new drive belt is squeking again, and yet when i spray some silicon spray it quitens down, but only for a short while - could it be the belt i got from euro car parts is...
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    W124 300D Noise from Brake pedal

    Dieselman you were right, got it checked as each day i was driving it, the noise was getting worse and clearer to source it, which was definately from the outside of the car.It turns out to be the Wishbone bushes (I think he said it was the ball joints), but said Will have to change the complete...
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    Water Pump W124 300d

    Thanks for your replies Vlad and Shandy,This will clear a few doubts i had. Vlad- was that a costly fixture from the independent,did they change the pulley?.
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    W124 300D Noise from Brake pedal

    Thanks Dieselman - for the reply,suspencion bush,where is this, and is there a way of checking this??,do excuse my ignorance.This might sound like a silly question, iam taking it for granted that you are not talking about the actual suspencion (Shocks+Springs) of the car.
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    W124 300D Noise from Brake pedal

    Apologies if this is wrong place to post this. Please Help anyone, I am going crazy. After driving the car for a while (appx.20mins-Once its warmed up), every time I brake especially when braking slowly (gradually) you could hear like a crinch/squek, I tried spraying some silicon spray on...
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    Water Pump W124 300d

    Hi guys, just thought of sharing an experiance I had recently.had to get the water pump changed,as there was a squeking noise from the bearing,even though the garage said not to worry, I didn't want to take the risk,so asked them to change it.2 days after they changed it, I could hear a squeking...
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    For Those Who Love Driving

    On a day like today, it is very tempting to just chill in doors,but for those who love driving,Take this oppotunity to go out and have a drive, I was supposed to pop out for 10 minutes and ended staying out for over an hour. What fun - hardly anyone out there.
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    Merry Xmas to ALL MEMBERS

    Merry X-mas And Happy New Year To all members - Wishing you all and your families a wonderful festive season and hope you all have a great one.Also not forgetting to wish you all a very good start and the rest of the New Year.Thanks for all the advise you all are giving and the trouble some...
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    Please Help Fusebox - W124

    Thanks alot mate for the trouble you have taken, i will look into it for future reference, unfortunately another fuse box has already been ordered,this is a top tip.Infact iam going to keep a note of this.Thanks again
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    Why Do Some People Do This????

    Iam sorry to hear about your brother, and hope it all goes well,the problem is not the damage which can be fixed,but the mental stress that comes with it,as you are then always concsious
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    Why such idiots?????

    I will agree with you mate, and if you try leaving more space,either someone cuts you or the guy behind you is pushing you to get out,even though you don't have space to, and if you do manage then 8-9 cars space are lost - you could be doing this all day and end up pi*****g people off, a pity...
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    Why such idiots?????

    Hi Spike, I was mistaken, driving on the M1 again today, and it wasn't 2 car lengths but a lot more, that is why i was able to miss the can,otherwise at that distance there is no way i would have managed to miss that.My judgement of 2 cars is wrong, sorry for misleading all.Ever since ive become...
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    Why Do Some People Do This????

    :mad: Some scum has keyed the boot,where the merc badge is from left to right following the badge round the top,getting deeper as it goes along.I've had no problems with anyone,so why the hell should one do this. A friend has a mk2 golf gti and right outside his house someone has done the...
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    Please Help Fusebox - W124

    Thanks for your reply Nick,Unfortunately the plastic has melted quite a bit-got it checked and was told will have to change the fuse box, to your question, the melting of the plastic happened after putting in the Osram Silverstar.I will bear the top tip you have given in mind,about changing the...
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    Please Help Fusebox - W124

    Please help, I have the w124 300d-1988, about 1.5 months ago i changed the headlamp bulbs to osram silverstar (+50%), was very pleased with it, until yesterday when i was having a look at the fusebox i noticed the 2 fuses for the lower beam started to melt the plastic between the two fuses (i...
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    Why such idiots?????

    Driving on the m1 on the 2nd lane doing about 80mph, Ford focus in front, i keep a distance of appx. 2 cars length,guess what the id**t does in front?? opens his window and throws a can out - I had swav really hard to miss that can. Honestly what the hell was he thinking, got so p****d...
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    new gear knob,, how to fit.???

    Also beware, if you saw the old one off, there might be a chance, due to the vibrations the bottom attachment might get affeceted, i thought of what you are planning to do, but opted out and left it.
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