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Vehicles / F.S. 1963 190Dc
« Last post by Dog63benz on July 16, 2019, 12:16:58 PM »
Lost my work space. Selling the house and moving onto our boat.
All new brake system
Runs good
Needs throw out bearing so probably clutch and pressure plate also

Floor boards and tunnel rusted
$2000 O.B.O
Near Bremerton Wa
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Mechanical / Re: 220b Not Starting after I "Fixed" it...
« Last post by Squiggle Dog on July 13, 2019, 02:11:33 PM »
Also, you should inspect the metal parts of the rotor and the cap where the edge of the rotor sends the electricity to it. If the metal isn't shiny and clean, you can scrape off oxidization with a little flat blade screwdriver or maybe sandpaper.
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Mechanical / Re: 220b Not Starting after I "Fixed" it...
« Last post by Squiggle Dog on July 13, 2019, 02:09:02 PM »
I'd wipe down the inside of the distributor with a paper towel or rag to get the majority of the oil residue off. It's probably oil vapors from the engine that settled and not likely to affect anything.

The points should be completely closed when the flat spots of the distributor cam are touching them. Only when the tips, or the very center of the high spots of the cam are touching the points should the gap be set. It would be a good idea to take a paper towel with brake parts cleaner sprayed on it and to run it between the point halves to clean them. Or maybe just run some paperboard up and down between the points. You can actually take sandpaper (maybe 400 grit) and slide it back and forth between the points to clean them if they are really dirty. What you want is to end up with is a set of points that is clean and properly adjusted.

I installed a Pertronix electronic ignition system in my roommate's 1965 W111 220S, and it replaces points. So, there is no more need to adjust or replace points. It's just a little plastic box that fits where the points used to go, and a magnet sleeve that fits under the rotor.
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Vehicles / Re: Vehicles For Sale Elsewhere
« Last post by Bidart39 on July 13, 2019, 02:07:40 AM »
A 1964 Mercedes 220 for sale in Portland Oregon.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/pts/d/oregon-city-1964-mercedes-220-classic/6932437351.html

Pretty sweet deal!
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Mechanical / Re: 220b Not Starting after I "Fixed" it...
« Last post by mb101 on July 12, 2019, 09:48:13 PM »
One thing for sure is you should not have a gap in the point tips in the position you have the distributor.
Gap should be @ .020 in with the plastic thing on the point  touching raised cam lobe on the distributor shaft .

Got it! I'll test it tomorow with the feeler gauge that I just bought ;)

It looks wet in your distributor.  Is it?  Or is that just the way the photo turned out.

It's actually dry, but with quite a lot of the residue from fuel?

Why would there be fuel inside your distributor?

I got it wrong... I watched a video that mentioned about crankcase gas vapor ended up there, so I thought it was the same as fuel... Should I clean the plate? If so, what should I use? I've been googling a lot, but most people mention about points and condenser, not much I could find on the plate itself...
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Mechanical / Re: 220b Not Starting after I "Fixed" it...
« Last post by LWB250 on July 12, 2019, 04:16:43 AM »
One thing for sure is you should not have a gap in the point tips in the position you have the distributor.
Gap should be @ .020 in with the plastic thing on the point  touching raised cam lobe on the distributor shaft .

Got it! I'll test it tomorow with the feeler gauge that I just bought ;)

It looks wet in your distributor.  Is it?  Or is that just the way the photo turned out.

It's actually dry, but with quite a lot of the residue from fuel?

Why would there be fuel inside your distributor?

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Mechanical / Re: 220b Not Starting after I "Fixed" it...
« Last post by mb101 on July 11, 2019, 11:18:31 PM »
One thing for sure is you should not have a gap in the point tips in the position you have the distributor.
Gap should be @ .020 in with the plastic thing on the point  touching raised cam lobe on the distributor shaft .

Got it! I'll test it tomorow with the feeler gauge that I just bought ;)

It looks wet in your distributor.  Is it?  Or is that just the way the photo turned out.

It's actually dry, but with quite a lot of the residue from fuel?
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Mechanical / Re: 220b Not Starting after I "Fixed" it...
« Last post by Bob on July 09, 2019, 08:43:48 AM »
One thing for sure is you should not have a gap in the point tips in the position you have the distributor.
Gap should be @ .020 in with the plastic thing on the point  touching raised cam lobe on the distributor shaft .
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Mechanical / Re: 220b Not Starting after I "Fixed" it...
« Last post by Scoot on July 08, 2019, 09:38:06 AM »
It looks wet in your distributor.  Is it?  Or is that just the way the photo turned out. 
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Mechanical / Re: Are my Accelerating Pump Nozzles Clogged?
« Last post by Scoot on July 08, 2019, 09:35:42 AM »
It kind of sounds like fuel starvation to me, but it might be that the timing is off.

But I just put about 2 gallons in it before I took the video :(

Partially clogged fuel filter, something more like that.  Something that keeps it from flowing quickly.
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