Oldest mistake in the book - filled it with petrol not diesel. AAAAAAARGHHHHHH!
Sixty litres, to be precise, so it's about 25% diesel still. Not surprisingly, the 'check engine' light is on and it's not running very well...
I've done about a mile and a half. Is it beyond economic repair?
So after finding a small leak I decided to investigate and found it to be a core/freeze plug. Ordered from MB and proceeded to remove the front cat, exhaust manifold and turbo. A few manifold studs came out as the nuts seized.
Plug was tapped from one side but would not flip so drilled a...
I feel like a total idiot, had one of those days I wish never got out of bed!
So, I borrowed an old trolley jack from my neighbour so as to jack the car up to so as to put axle stands under it. I used the centre front jacking point but needed to pad it out with 4x2 as the jack though heavy...
This might be a silly post, it might be too many late nights but is this possible..
Since changing my CL63 Bi-turbo, for my E63 AMG (S) I was slightly disappointed in the performance of the E. The CL always felt faster.. :confused:
The CL at exchange had 32,000 miles and the E less than...
Wow! Just been to meet my friends for dinner tonight. He turned up in his c4s and the my other mate has a v8 m3 and all I can say is see ya later!!!!
He couldn't even keep up with me anywhere, he had a slight advantage off the line but he has got 4 wheel drive.
What else have you guys beaten...
Hi all, have a c180 98 an IV destroyed reverse gear somehow, still able to drive with 1st to 5th but with a hell of a rattle, doubt there's any chance of repairing it so how do I find out which gearbox will fit as a replacement?
Any info appreciated
Hi, tragic recent story of young Jade Clark being killed on her scooter in Ringwood, Hampshire. Police are looking for a front-damaged Volvo XC90 which is light coloured. See this article for more details
We'll find you - police warning to Volvo driver in Jade Clark death crash (From...
My thoughts are with the realtives and loved ones of these two young officers gunned down today.
BBC News - Dale Cregan held after policewomen killed in Manchester
Rest in peace and inadequate is it is thank you for your selfless service to your community.
Well here's a new angle on Cash-for-Crash insurance fraud.
"It has emerged that two suspects who came to attention of police during a so-called cash-for-crash investigation were reportedly killed by US drone strikes in Pakistan."
I had to bury one of my cats earlier today. :(
The friendly neighbourhood cat, killed by one of the neighbours!
Massive head trauma, he survived the accident however, the vet said there wasn't much they would be able to do for him.
I recently bought a 2000 W215, lovely car, mettalic blue, in very good nick.
However, it came with no Nav CD (still on order) and the CD was reading as empty, even when it had disks in. I decided to take the Cd changer out and send it here for repair:
After a bit of a...