1. C

    garage stripped camber lugs

    hello, So after i replaced every component on the front end of the cls55, i took it to get 4 wheel alignment. After a " we couldnt manage to get the camber in spec" type conclusion i had a nosey when i got it home. The results were not good. The lugs inside the bottom arms bush at both...
  2. SilverSaloon

    W124 self levelling valve stripped threads. Which size tap?

    Replaced the SLS lines today on my 1994 W124 estate. However on the levelling value to one of the main 6mm pipes, the threads are stripped. I want to repair this with helicoil, but need to know the type and size of the union/bolt for that part... (ie size and whether its metric/imperial...
  3. Conquistador

    VIDEO: R8 V10 stripped after rat chewed the wiring

    I hope the insurance company footed the bill! 7bFdZp3eefM
  4. D

    Ml 270 stretch bolt thread stripped

    Hi all I live in Surrey and need help. Re the subject it has gone and the bolt won't screw down. Does anyone know of someone local to me who won't charge the earth to cut a knew thread etc The reason for the urgency is that Iam getting married in 4 weeks and need the car for the big day hence...
  5. W

    What happened to the car magazine article that stripped cars?

    Does anyone else remember the car magazine, that would have an article where they took a second hand car and stripped it down to nearly every nut and bolt? They'd have a nice photo of all the parts neatly laid out on the floor. The article would then describe how they thought the car had worn...
  6. B

    stripped thread injector bolt

    I have an ML270 CDI (2002) and had a 'chuffing' injector. So searched and found the advice on how to fix it, seemed quite simple, so went off and bought 5 bolts and washers so I could do all of them. However on undoing the number 3 bolt (the one that was chuffing) I found that the thread was...
  7. G

    Sorry guys another problem, caliper Mounting Bracket Guide Pin threads stripped??

    Sorry to make another thread...but I ran into another problem, it's been a long day. For some reason, and only on the driver side, one of the holes where the caliper guide pin goes into the bracket were completely stripped of its threads. The pin itself is fine. I don't know how or when this...
  8. W

    New 2.5-16 Project - stripped out!

    Picked up another 190E 2.5-16 project recently and thought it might be of interest to some of you on here - probably Wemorgan and others following on from this thread: It's an Astral Silver 2.5-16 manual, and...
  9. JonMad

    One-off stripped out 2003 W209 CLK55 AMG

    Mercedes : One-off stripped out Mercedes CLK55 AMG Thanks for looking. :)
  10. R

    Stripped injector hold-down threads on OM611 engine

    Well, the title says it all. Had to extract no.1 injector to cure a severe case of injector seal leakage. When I removed the bolt, half the internal thread from the bore came out with it. Any ideas or advice on how to get this sorted? Looks to me like a case of drilling out the bore a...
  11. ringway

    Terry stripped of England captaincy.

    Terry stripped of England captaincy. Given that he is a role model, justly so in my opinion.
  12. A

    Help!, replacing Euro cylinder stripped screw

    After reading this thread and the fact that my colleagues house got "done" by "lock bumping" we decided to replace our locks, I was also keen to have our locks keyed alike. I went for the EVVA 3KS and changed the front lock first. Got to the french doors at the back of the house and have...
  13. proser

    Stripped tread on injector retaining bolt

    Had blow by on number 1 injector Cleaned everything up with Oven cleaner, to get rid of the carbon deposits. injector came out fairly easy. Cleaned the bore and mating face with wet&dry glued to the end of a clutch alignment tool - worked very well Cleaned injector and mating face by...
  14. N

    FS: 1992 190D 2.5 partially stripped donor car.

    I need space for another Cosworth so my partially stripped 190D 2.5 donor car must go. It'll weigh in for about £160 & I'm looking for £275. It's a K reg car with IIRC 220,000 miles and SH up to 197,000 with oil changes every 6K. The PO said he'd serviced it himself thereafter & I tend to...
  15. Parrotman

    E Mail Attachments Getting Stripped Off

    Would very much appreciate any advice please. Have 2 PCs'; one running Outlook Express with AVG and the other running Outlook with Mcafee. Both with XP and with Virgin Cable ( formerly NTHell ). Both are wired network with netgear router. Any emails that are sent with attachments be them jpg...
  16. NW_Merc

    High Lo's C200 stripped of mods
  17. Satch

    'Prince' Naseem stripped of MBE

    That is the best news I have heard for a very long time indeed. St James’s...
  18. F

    W210 saloon stripped...

    Just got back from grabbing some lunch and saw a silver W210 on back of low loader that had totally been stripped - all that was left of it were the alloys BUT everthinng else apart from rear quarter panels/roof was missing/gone - the alloys were the Elegance face lift ones... what b@stards...
  19. guydewdney

    W114, 1972, semi stripped 2.8 M130 engine £50

    abandoned project, interior stripped, 1 sill welded up properly,fair bit left to do. manual 4 speed box M130 (carb) SOHC 2.8 litre engine with blown front crank seal (new one in package) red... right doors cut down for lightness left doors ok - but dented dash good chrome...
  20. jaymanek

    Thread Stripped

    Hi All, One of my rear threads in the hub has gone. Hence on 4 bolts. I know this isnt a problem for now,but anyone know how i can get this sorted without replacing the whole hub?? Can the thread be retapped, maybe id have to use a wider threaded bolt..More importantly, who could do this...
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