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  1. JohnnyAMG

    R230 ABC Valve Block Rebuild

    I am in the middle of rebuilding the front valve block on my R230 SL55. My car was dropping on one side so decided to go the whole hog and sort it out. So I have stripped down the block and two small things i need. The four O-rings which seal the solenoids to the valve block are knackered on...
  2. F

    SBC pump rebuild

    Hi guys. Just recently my cls55 amg's SBC starting giving trouble. I searched on here for similar issues but couldn't find an answer. Getting the red warning on the dash. I purchased a second hand Mercedes star c3 and pulled the codes which are: C23CE unit A7/3 internal fault ( traction system...
  3. aquanaut

    R63 DIY engine rebuild

    Mercedes R63 AMG Owner Completes DIY Engine Rebuild Dealer Said Would Cost $57,000 Interesting article
  4. C

    Engine rebuild woes

    Hi guys, I've just finnished a year and a half long engine rebuild of my 1975 280ce (W114). Engine is the M110.981 with Bosch D-jetronic. When I turn the key the engine fires up then dies about 3 seconds later. With the throttle wide open it'll run for about 5 to 8 seconds. If you immediately...
  5. N

    Time lapse engine rebuild.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daVDrGsaDME
  6. zenman63

    M156 rebuild after bent conrod

    As above I have stripped down a 2011 engine after it bent a conrod jamming the crank solid. All very good inside and has the revised SLS tappets and head bolts. New rod from MB parts £154 so not to bad. I have a couple of questions that I cannot find clear on my Wis. The bolts in the...
  7. Zonergem

    R129 Roof Hydraulic Cylinder Rebuild

    Late last year I bought my R129 - a nice clean 74000 mile 1992-registered 500SL - which is about to receive a stem-to-stern refresh - fluids, filters, bushes, shocks, steering, mounts, HT system, the lot. My roof is in good working order but I know I need to flush and replace my hydraulic...
  8. mattk1

    How to rebuild a car.

    Money no object obviously: https://imgur.com/gallery/TxnSV Matt :D
  9. h17n dj

    W126 500SEL M117 Rebuild

    Good Afternoon Guys and Girls, As the title suggests, I'm wanting to do an engine rebuild on the above engine. Purely because my valve stem oil seals need renewing and with mileage being 158K, the timing chain, tensioner etc could do with renewing. I might aswell do a top end rebuild. Any...
  10. C

    560 sec LSD/diff rebuild

    Folks - my diff (LSD is tbc) needs a rebuild. A change of oil has not improved matters and actually made it worse (need to confirm the garage used correct oil) Can anyone recommend a company to rebuild ? I'm based in London but will look to ship the item nationally - would especially like to...
  11. D

    Pagoda Engine Rebuild Recomendation

    Hi, I'm a newbie Mercedes owner who needs a little advice. I have a 1967 250SL which may need an engine rebuild . Can I please have a few pointers about the merits or otherwise of sending to the well known firms, or can someone point me in another direction. Any advice would be welcome. The...
  12. P

    W219 CLS 320CDI Airmatic strut rebuild

    I came out the other morning to discover my car sitting on top of all four wheels, hoping it was merely my compressor at fault, however my front passenger side strut seems to have failed completely. The locking circlip seems to have been lost somewhere and completely left the strut assembly...
  13. E

    Vito won't start after rebuild

    I replaced the head gasket on this engine, and have had a nightmare trying to get it restarted after rebuild. The injectors were stuck so i had to remove them with a screw type puller, which meant I had to disassemble the injectors in situ and then reassemble them before sticking them back. I...
  14. D

    Mercedes W126 SEL 560 engine rebuild

    Hello I'm new to the forum and wanted to know the cost of a engine rebuild on a SEL 560... Problem being oil has gone through Pistons and now the engine half turns over if can't be fixed I'll sell the car as is, I'm located in Coventry West Midlands
  15. R

    Oh dear - 250sl Pagoda poss engine rebuild reqd - Nottingham - any specialists??

    Hi everyone - longtime since i posted.....phew...i wish i hadnt fallen in love with these pagodas.....anyway.....cosmetically my car is now 95%...mechanically (and i am no techy) the "big ends and mains" need replacing...does this mean i need an engine rebuild....other than a tune up i've had...
  16. Lee1092

    Cls55 supercharger rebuild

    I'm after rebuilding my supercharger but can't seem to find any info on doing it?, have many people on the forum had it done or even done it themselves? Want to know if there's a kit you can buy or even if there's any popular specialists that do them? Whenever I search online i end up at the...
  17. MickyP64

    CVT rebuild

    So the CVT on our W169 A200T finally gave up altogether!...I've been living in fear that day would come! I’ve just got the car back after having the Gearbox and Torque Convertor completely rebuilt, so I thought I’d post the findings for others who may find themselves in a similar situation, as...
  18. F

    AMG M113 engine rebuild

    Hi all, I'm about to start a refurb of a 5.4 M113 engine to put into my C43. Before I start enthusiastically tearing it to pieces however.. The questions are.. 'Can I still get all the seals, gaskets, bearings, nuts, bolts and all the other sundry bits I may have to replace?' and, 'Is...
  19. N

    m271 rich on idle after rebuild ?

    Hi all new to this site need help. 2003 c180 coupe m271 engine I rebuilt new chain,head gasket, valves, etc started up first time purs like a kitten but smokes ( fuel ) on idle clear when you drive not head gasket no blockages. jugers a little bit in park but pulls great and clean when you drive...
  20. P

    Engine rebuild services for w124 unit

    Can any one offer contact details for a reputable engine rebuilder: I have a replacement unit for my W124 E220 (1995) that I want rebuilt. The further North the better
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