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How to Change the Serpentine Belt on a Mercedes M112 V6 engine

A part of your cars major service package is the replacement of the serpentine/auxiliary/drive belt. It looks like a fairly daunting task but is actually pretty simple. This blog post will (hopefully) explain how to change the belt on any … Continue reading

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How to Install Mercedes W202 Side Skirts

So the side skirts of my W202 had been removed prior to my ownership because the previous owner had been doing some rust repair (surprise surprise). For some reason I’d worked it up in my head that putting them on … Continue reading

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How to: Replace a Brake Light Switch on a Mercedes W202

A common(ish) fault on W202 C-Classes and W210 E-Classes is the BAS/ASR light appearing on the dashboard. Mine has been coming on and off for a couple of weeks as and when it seems to want to. There are a … Continue reading

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The Easy Way of Changing W202 Dashboard Lights

Three things in life are guaranteed; you will die, you will be taxed and the light bulbs on your car will blow from time to time. The dashboard lights are unfortunately not an exception. AS you can see half of … Continue reading

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How to Fix W202 Power Seats

If you have a W202 C-Class with power seats that don’t work or work intermittently and all the fuses are fine then chances are this relay is the root of your problems. Power seat relay failure is a common problem … Continue reading

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London Classic Car Show 2017: Mercedes Benz

This year really started for me with the London Classic Car Show at the ExCeL in London. The show is a celebration of classic motoring and features many machines from the top marques of the 20th Century along with stands … Continue reading

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New Daily: Designo W202 C240 Sport.

Chaps and Chapettes! So after threatening for months to buy myself a new daily car so I can do some repairs and upgrades on the W124 I finally did it! Meet my new ‘Designo’ W202 C240 Sport! As with all … Continue reading

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Rikkardo’s Retro Racing Cars #6 Mercedes Benz C111

In 1929 German Engineer Fenix Wankel received the first patent for the Wankel engine which is now more commonly known as the Rotary. The rotary is a ground breaking piece of engineering designed to be smaller, lighter and more energy … Continue reading

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Battlesbridge Classic Car Show and Autojumble

I wasn’t originally intending on going to the Battlesbridge classic car show but the autograss event I was planning on going to got cancelled at the last minute and Battlesbridge is local so I thought I would have a wander … Continue reading

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Rikkardo’s Retro Racing Cars 5: Mercedes W111 220SE Ewy Rosqvist & Ursula Wirth

One of the prettiest ¬†road going cars Mercedes Benz ever made in my opinion was the W111 series; the ‘fintail’ cars made from 1959 to 1971. ¬†(pic from Wiki, thanks guys!) The W111 was made by Mercedes when they really … Continue reading

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