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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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King of the Ring 2017 Round 3

For the first time in a while I had a Saturday off of work which meant I could head down to King of the Ring fairly early to get a good look around all of the different attractions and catch … 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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DTM in Assetto Corsa

One of the most exciting periods in Touring Car racing history was during the late 1980s and early 1990s. ‘Group A’ touring cars was a favourite class for manufacturers and privateers alike as the cars were based off of production … 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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How to cure a valve tap/how to change your oil

So the other week my C240 developed a little valve tap when it was cold. Like most modern engines the valve lifters on the car are operated hydraulically. They begin to tap when the oil pressure is wrong for them … Continue reading

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2016 in review!

Chaps and Chapettes, 2016 has been a busy year for me and has seen this blog properly get on it’s feet. I’ve had the pleasure to be able to bring you coverage of lots of car events and have been … Continue reading

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