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    Re: Mercedes ML 270 Cdi advice

    Mercedes resources:

    Gear Oils:https://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/bevolisten/231.1_en.html

    Anti-freeze:
    https://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/bevolisten/320.1_en.html

    Brake fluid (DOT4+):
    MB331.0
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    Re: Mercedes ML 270 Cdi advice

    MB229.3 is also valid for the OM612.


    https://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/d/d/en/Spec_223_2.pdf

    What did you pay for 5l of the Shell?

    MB229.3 approved oils.
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    Re: Mercedes ML 270 Cdi advice

    Any oil that has MB229.5 approval. You can also buy full synthetic from the dealers at R370 ex VAT for 5L

    This is an extensive list of approved oils that meet MB229.5 spec:
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    Re: GL 500 or 350 outside maintenance plan

    I recently went through the same exercise. Looked at LC 200 and Lexus LX variants but I decided on the Merc GL 500 - 2010 (x164 chassis). I would have had to spend another 150 - 250k to get similar...
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    Re: Mercedes GL - 20 Inch Dilemma

    Hi All

    Sorry to dig up old bones on this but is there any feedback going to 275/55/r20? Any issues with rubbing?

    I got a good deal on some Pirelli ATR Plus tires in that size for less thank...
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    Re: Mercedes enjin Transplant

    From what I understand you have an OM603 350 turbo diesel engine with a 6 speed auto and you have changed it for a 250 6 petrol with with auto? The 350 TD engine was a stroked OM603 and a turbo...
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    Re: Mercedes enjin Transplant

    Indeed! ;)
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    Re: Mercedes enjin Transplant

    With it's 137 Nm and low range! The 240GD Wolf was the German Army's goto vehicle...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcfbrcD6Zck
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    Re: Mercedes enjin Transplant

    You will be better off fitting an engine that was originally fitted to the G. What was your G fitted with or what is in there now?

    The M123 engine was not very popular and only ever fitted to the...
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    Re: Geländewagen G55 AMG 5.5 Supercharged

    You are very lucky not to be in jail. They were limited to 250km/h so who knows how fast you were going!

    I know someone who had a CL 600 of similar vintage. He said it was an unbelievable...
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    Re: Geländewagen G55 AMG 5.5 Supercharged

    Not sure if you ever had a supercharged one. The 55 sometimes didn't have the 'charger. Beast of an engine and spanned many year! Basis for the SLR engine which is a dry sump version with more kW....
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    Re: Geländewagen G55 AMG 5.5 Supercharged

    There are very few about. More 55 AMGs sold hence more choice but yes if you can find one go for it.

    G 500 - M273 KE 55 Engine -> 285 kW, 530 Nm
    G 55 AMG - M113 E 55 Engine -> 350 - 373kW, 700...
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    Re: Geländewagen G55 AMG 5.5 Supercharged

    The limitation is the tyres. They are not rated for higher. There are very few tires on the market the can meet the demands of the SUV and higher speeds.
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    Re: Geländewagen G55 AMG 5.5 Supercharged

    I think the G55s look pretty sedate compared to the new ones:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz_G-Class#/media/File:Black_G_55_AMG_fr.jpg

    Speaking of ZEF:
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    Re: Geländewagen G55 AMG 5.5 Supercharged

    This write up is by someone I know personally. He is running 2 Gs. An '80 (I think) 280GE and an '06 G55 - the ones that were originally left had drive and then converted to RHD by AMG on special...
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    Volkswagen Amarok gets facelift, V6 engine

    http://nr.news-republic.com/Web/ArticleWeb.aspx?regionid=3&articleid=63597033&source=tapatalk

    Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
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    Re: Vehicle Prices Increasing Quickly Now!

    Oh well in that case if you posted on the day it changed to 698k you could have said it jumped 5% in a day. That would mean it will jump more than 1800% in 12 months ignoring compounding.

    Of you...
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    Re: Vehicle Prices Increasing Quickly Now!

    Except it is not because it had been 650k for a year.
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    Re: Vehicle Prices Increasing Quickly Now!

    It seems it is only an inflationary increase i.e. 7%?
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    One thing with this gearbox performance is the...

    One thing with this gearbox performance is the oil quality. Mercedes originally bought this 722.6 gearbox out as "sealed for life" but reality is that they need an oil change every 60k km. I...
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    Were you doing an emissions test? Too soon? ...

    Were you doing an emissions test? Too soon? Sorry...

    This has some hints and tips:

    http://www.obd-codes.com/p0299
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    Defender I am not sure about that. the G-wagens use a...

    I am not sure about that. the G-wagens use a pneumatic-hydraulic arrangement for the axle differentials and the diff lock in the transfer case is a operated via pneumatics.

    This is how the 463...
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    Leaking rear diff Toyota Hilux KZTE

    Hi All

    Perhaps of use to someone along the line. A friend's Hilux KZTE was leaking hypoid diff oil the other day. We traced the problem to a blocked breather valve that was over pressurising the...
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    One only hopes... More importantly they are...

    One only hopes... More importantly they are locking differentials...
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    Yes it also governs the max rpm and a few other...

    Yes it also governs the max rpm and a few other things. It's not just a relay ...
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    You can try to repair it. I repaired my 230te...

    You can try to repair it. I repaired my 230te M102 engine's fuel pump relay by resoldering all the joints. Doesn't cost anything except a bit of time.
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    Or just learn German... :)

    Or just learn German... :)
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    Can't you just open the drain plug, let the old...

    Can't you just open the drain plug, let the old oil run out. Then close up and fill from the fill hole (make sure you get this open 1st before draining as mentioned before). You know it is full...
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    Achsöl is axle oil i.e. diff oil Getriebeöl is...

    Achsöl is axle oil i.e. diff oil
    Getriebeöl is gearbox oil
    Verteilergetriebeöl is transfer case oil
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    Sent a mail to the admin

    Sent a mail to the admin
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    Fair enough but you also get people who like to...

    Fair enough but you also get people who like to let engineers design and build it right the first time it rolls off the factory floor. No need to remember what was done where and by who. Just...
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    A/C is standard on the G 300 Prof. Some see the...

    A/C is standard on the G 300 Prof.
    Some see the wind up windows as a benefit (I don't agree).
    The head unit is not standard but speakers are pre-wired in. R1500 bucks and you have a nice <insert...
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    Hi I'm not sure I follow? I take it you are...

    Hi

    I'm not sure I follow? I take it you are in the Mercedes section for a specific reason can you supply some more background on what you are doing/trying to do?
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    Looks like they signed to produce the G until...

    Looks like they signed to produce the G until 2022:

    http://www.heise.de/autos/artikel/Produktion-der-Mercedes-G-Klasse-bei-Magna-bis-2022-verlaengert-2428304.html
  35. Almost 900 000km overland tour 1989 - 2014 in a G-wagen

    http://www.ottosreise.de/start.html?TS=1413270322873

    http://media.daimler.com/dcmedia/0-921-614254-1-1749816-1-0-0-0-0-0-11694-1549054-0-0-0-0-0-0-0.html

    This unstoppable vehicle is taking up...
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