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#1
Test Drive / Re: Just saw this
Last post by daantjie - Yesterday at 02:21 PM
Nice plate  8)
#2
Shop / Re: Infamous German sellers wi...
Last post by daantjie - Yesterday at 02:20 PM
Yup ebay is getting worse for sure.  You cannot leave anything but positive feedback as a seller whereas a buyer can easily still give you negative feedback.  Bizarre.
#3
Test Drive / Just saw this
Last post by rumb - Yesterday at 01:37 PM
A 6.9 at a new repair shop that belongs to one of the mechanics there. I will have to go back and meet him sometime.

Inside is pretty trashed and clear coat peeling but cool to see none the less.
#4
Shop / Re: Infamous German sellers wi...
Last post by tcj - Yesterday at 01:27 PM
also beware as a seller. He was quick leaving negative feedback combined with little knowledge about the part he bought from me.
He insisted that a contour was missing on my new part - while I knew that these are installation marks that you only find on used parts. He didn't want to understand and left negative feedback.
He is in my ebay-list of blocked buyers for some time now...
#5
Shop / Infamous German sellers with a...
Last post by daantjie - Yesterday at 12:53 PM
Just another little warning on this seller, now again with a new ebay handle:

"curtain-vorhang"

Here are some other known previous ebay handles:

"stern*empire"
"altstern"
"altstern-sonderausstattung"
"dz-original-mb-ersatzteile-oldtimer-cars"
"miwg-126-140-116"

Not only are their prices in the stratosphere but a few members here have gotten burnt on previous sales under other handles they have.

Based in Julich, Germany, so this is usually the tell.  They keep listing under new ebay handles.  Should be illegal but ebay is a bit of a gong show to be honest :o

Buyer beware...
#6
Mechanicals / Re: Replacement Air Filter Ele...
Last post by Agthomas2 - 07 December 2023, 02:27 PM
Messaged them today, we will see!  Thanks
#7
Mechanicals / Re: K jetronic
Last post by rumb - 07 December 2023, 01:50 PM
 Comes from factory plugged so you dont mess with it. When you eventually need to adjust  use
009975986
Little blue cap made for this purpose.
#8
Test Drive / Re: Pretty nice 6.9 on eBay
Last post by raueda1 - 07 December 2023, 11:35 AM
Quote from: rumb on 07 December 2023, 08:44 AMGreat condition. For reference my 300se with 260k miles is in similar shape. <excluding the damn door dings from parking lots  >:(  >:(  All it takes is an owner that takes good care and a dry climate.
 Whats up with the red oil tank cap? Some sort of switch where the radio fader belongs. 
And also the red alternator.  I don't think I ever saw that before, I guess most have been replaced at this point. Now I want a red alternator too.
#9
Mechanicals / Re: K jetronic
Last post by daantjie - 07 December 2023, 10:52 AM
Yes it should have a threaded little bolt in there.  I don't have the size but as a stop gap you can just put a snug fitting silicone type cap over it to seal in the meantime.
#10
Test Drive / Re: Pretty nice 6.9 on eBay
Last post by rumb - 07 December 2023, 08:44 AM
Great condition. For reference my 300se with 260k miles is in similar shape. <excluding the damn door dings from parking lots  >:(  >:(  All it takes is an owner that takes good care and a dry climate.
 Whats up with the red oil tank cap? Some sort of switch where the radio fader belongs.