How An Easy Suspension Mod Will Improve Your Tire Wear And Handling

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So many car owners look for a quick hack or an easy modification that's not only relatively inexpensive, but will drastically improve the dynamics of the vehicle it's attached to. This is one of ...

This Is What Makes Bilstein Shock Absorbers So Great

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The technology is simpler than you might think....

Mercedes Electronic Steering Lock Failure - Part Two

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In Part One of this series I introduced you to a fairly common failure point with late model Mercedes C and E class vehicles. The electronic steering lock or ESL failure will prevent your vehicle ...

Mercedes Electronic Steering Lock Failure - Part One

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One of the most disconcerting things that can occur is turning the key in your ignition and getting absolutely no response from your vehicle. For owners of Mercedes C-class and E-class vehicles, this ...

Trusted from Race to Road: ROWE Professional Oils & Lubricants

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ROWE Professional Oils & Lubricants are an icon in Europe among automotive enthusiasts, often exceeding manufacturer requirements for European vehicles.  Now, FCP Euro carries the highly sought after ...

FCP Euro to Compete in the 2017 American Endurance Racing Season with a Mercedes C300 Race Car

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In 2016, FCP Euro competed in a grueling American Endurance Racing season with a BMW e30. The car completed 83 hours of racing and finished 8th out of 118 cars. Joining the BMW e30 in 2017 will be a ...

How to Replace a Seat Memory Switch in an E-Class (W211/W219)

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One of the biggest nuisances associated with getting in a W211 or 219 are sticky, inoperable switches. The most common sticky switches are for the seat memory and Airmatic. Today we will be replacing ...

How to Change Engine Oil and Filter in a Diesel Mercedes-Benz

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The OM616, OM617, and OM617a inline diesel engines came equipped in a variety of Mercedes platforms starting in the mid-1970's on through the mid-1980's, at least in the U.S. marketplace. With over a ...

With Age, Every Part Becomes a Wear Part

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Anyone who owns a car understands that typical wear parts need to be replaced - things like brakes, shocks, belts, etc. Generally these are things that move, compress, switch, twist, grab...they work ...

The Right Fuel and Octane for Classics

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For classic car owners there are certain topics that consume the internet in both the form of questions and answers. Topics such as “What fuel to use? What octane? What brand of oil? What weight of ...

Mercedes 450SL A/C Repair and Restoration

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PART 1 Now that we are officially into summer, at least in the northern hemisphere, there is no better time to talk about air conditioning. This week we will cover the A/C system in the 1975 Mercedes ...

Mercedes 450SL Emissions System

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For 1975, U.S. buyers were privileged to an all new feature—emissions! Yes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or EPA, required that all cars be fitted with an emissions system to hep curb ...

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