Looks lovely. Identical spec to mine. If you want a g of that era, the 99/00 model year is the one to go for before they used the w203 interior and electronic transfer case...
Looks a nice car and hard to find those rear bench seats... took me ages to find a set!
if it's at the back, it's the timing chain tensioner come loose.
best to fit a new tensioner as they are a problem item anyway.
if the leak is from front, it's the oil cooler.
that's really the only two places 651's leak oil from.
Hope you are all keeping safe at this moment.
I want to change the Mercland website for a number of reasons. Mainly SEO which is above my head but my current supplier isnt doing me justice in this department.
Anyway, im torn between two providers.
Ill keep it simple, please could...
Sorry yes you are correct... but let’s assume all that spend was ex vat.... see what I mean?
Hence it’s better for us to buy cars with as little work required as possible but that makes the job very difficult as most cars do require work before resale.
oh don't get me started.
if i buy a car for ,£1000. sell it for £2000 but spend £1500 on prep work, making a loss, I still have to pay Harry and Meghan £200.
the vat is calculated on purchase price and sale price only.
Really should do a smoke test before diving in. Could be a boost pipe split possibly but I’m sure that will give a different code.
The intake manifold is not a hard job but quite fiddly. The broken stud would need extraction from the engine head which may be difficult if you’ve never done it. A...
To the op, are you sure it was faulty? Not a wiring issue as w124's suffer with wiring degradationion and the compressor loom is affected.
Reason i ask is I've never once had an issue with nissens and we always use nissens whenever possible for all AC and cooling requirements.
Have you tried mbspares in fyshwick?
I'm not sure if it's specific to the 280 5 speed? If you send me the vin number i can lookup the mercedes part number.
5 speed 280's weren't that common so you may struggle.
The thing is, the more the system is used, the longer it lasts without needing attention. In warmer climates, the system is used every day... so the essential lubricant keeps the seals nice and fresh.
In the UK we turn the A/C on for 2-3 months of the year.
Its better now that most cars have...