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Forum: 190E (W201)
01-10-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Still have the car. Sitting in the air in the...

Still have the car. Sitting in the air in the shop....
Talk about the longest project ever.
08-13-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,212
Posted By Gen3Benz

If available, how much $ for the spare tire well...

If available, how much $ for the spare tire well shipped to 85023?
Thanks
Forum: 190E (W201)
05-01-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Nah. Just in hibernation. Building other...

Nah.
Just in hibernation.

Building other projects....upgrading my trucks stereo.....adding parts to my jet ski....working on other peoples cars.....and last but not least....general laziness :D
...
Forum: 190E (W201)
02-24-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

stock springs no notes on the crossmember, just...

stock springs
no notes on the crossmember, just built it as I went along

8.8 diff has lots of locker choices
Forum: 190E (W201)
01-19-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

W210 rack is from a W210 chassis mercedes e-class...

W210 rack is from a W210 chassis mercedes e-class 96-02
I would have to measure the rack shaft...dont know the ratio...you might be able to find the specs online
It is rear steer.
Forum: 190E (W201)
11-19-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

No pics of the stock crossmember. You could maybe...

No pics of the stock crossmember. You could maybe modify the sump on the GTO pan and retain the original crossmember.
Stock steering box will be very close to the engine.
It would require custom...
Forum: 190E (W201)
06-29-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Actually worked on the car today, patched up one...

Actually worked on the car today, patched up one of the rear fenders.
Car will be ready for paint one day.
Also made a scaffolding to hold my rear diff while I modify the rear subframe.
I had a...
Forum: 190E (W201)
05-17-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Sorry for lack of updates....been partying too...

Sorry for lack of updates....been partying too much...
Its too fun driving this thing into the shop.....i need to get it on the road..
Forum: 190E (W201)
04-14-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,049
Posted By Gen3Benz

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff120/lvfjmbusa...

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff120/lvfjmbusa/350e%202/010.jpg
Jeez, got enough toggle's?
All you need now is a footprint gas pedal and some edelbrock stickers and your all set :)
Forum: 190E (W201)
04-05-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Cutting the rear fenders to clear the rear tires,...

Cutting the rear fenders to clear the rear tires, will need to patch up a little.
Installing the lowering springs and the 19X10.5 wheels tomorrow.
Broke my camera in Mexico so I wont have pics...
Forum: 190E (W201)
03-06-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Pretty much just got all the widebody rear fender...

Pretty much just got all the widebody rear fender flairs off.
Previous owner did a major hackjob putting the kit on.
Already started cutting one side to make room for the 10.5" rear wheels.
Took...
Forum: 190E (W201)
02-19-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

No news since my last update a few days ago ^^^ ...

No news since my last update a few days ago ^^^
Im gonna work on the painters car while he strips some of the body kit panels off to prep them.
I need to take a bunch of pics of the crappy bodywork...
Forum: 190E (W201)
02-18-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Austin, PM me your phone number so I can call you...

Austin, PM me your phone number so I can call you about the strut bar and shock mount setup.
I got the fittings and hose at Pluming department @ summit racing...
Forum: 190E (W201)
02-17-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

It's been a while since I have updated... ...

It's been a while since I have updated...
tanktube67,
Cant wait to make vids of the car driving.
It moves on its own power now, no more pushing.
I do all the work on the weekends at my shop.
...
Forum: 190E (W201)
01-03-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By Gen3Benz

wtf? If thats a breast augmentation....she...

wtf?
If thats a breast augmentation....she needs a refund:)
11-09-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,940
Posted By Gen3Benz

Why not replace the amber bulbs for some silver...

Why not replace the amber bulbs for some silver ones?
They are amber when glowing, silver when not.
silver bulbs (http://www.xenonmods.com/silverbulbs)
You can find other manufacturers.
Forum: 190E (W201)
11-07-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Bright white paint, know a guy who will do the...

Bright white paint, know a guy who will do the paint and body for a good price.
Lower the suspension and put on my 19's
Forum: 190E (W201)
11-04-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By Gen3Benz

Don't. 2.6(M103) = I6

Don't.
2.6(M103) = I6
Forum: 190E (W201)
10-30-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

I have to put my 19's on and springs back in to...

I have to put my 19's on and springs back in to get the full effect.
Not much of a looker right now.

bad wheels, bad paint, bad fender gaps, lots of bad.
385399
Forum: 190E (W201)
10-26-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

The front crossmember sits lower than the oil...

The front crossmember sits lower than the oil pan. But I will most likely make an aluminum skid plate for the sump.
Also my front bumper will make a very loud noise if I hit a parking berm, telling...
Forum: 190E (W201)
10-25-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Yep, 224/224 .563 114LSA Went with the '98...

Yep, 224/224 .563 114LSA

Went with the '98 because it was a good deal.
This motor will see plenty of nitrous, so displacement is of little concern.
It I feel the need for more power in the...
Forum: 190E (W201)
10-25-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By Gen3Benz

Nope, you can be the first. M112 engine...

Nope, you can be the first.
M112 engine management systems require authorization from the key to run.
You would have to: 1. use the key
2. somehow bypass the system
3. or use standalone efi.
Forum: 190E (W201)
10-22-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

It runs! Makes some loud alternator squeal when...

It runs!
Makes some loud alternator squeal when I rev it up, need to mess with that later.
My aluminum expansion tank didn't come yet so I rigged up my coolant fill funnel.
Also need to bump up...
10-07-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,638
Posted By Gen3Benz

His dealer may have told him it was ordered. ...

His dealer may have told him it was ordered.
It may just be aquired, or maybe his dealer has first dibs
09-27-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,115
Posted By Gen3Benz

His point is: Toyota doesn't have any...

His point is:
Toyota doesn't have any technology in thier engines because Williams-Toyota is fifth in constructors points(4th actually).
But considering the fact they have only been competing in...
09-26-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,115
Posted By Gen3Benz

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/gen3benz/r...

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/gen3benz/rolextoyota.jpg
They finish races just fine in the Grand Am Rolex series.
2nd in points....behind Pushrod Powered Pontiac(acronym moment? PPP)
Forum: 190E (W201)
09-26-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

$2300 car w/ evo2 kit $2000...

$2300 car w/ evo2 kit
$2000 motor/trans/harness/pcm
$2000 cam/upgrades/tuner/torque converter(optional, not need to run)
$1400 wheels/tires
freebie: sweet trans cooler with electric fan
add...
09-24-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,115
Posted By Gen3Benz

Its going to be 6.2L(which is the rumor...no one...

Its going to be 6.2L(which is the rumor...no one knows yet) instead of the Z06's 7.0L due to the thicker cylinder walls to handle the boost.
Same motor as the new corvette SS or Z07(won't know until...
09-24-2007, 02:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,638
Posted By Gen3Benz

Congrats to the allocation. Audi A4 to an AMG...

Congrats to the allocation.
Audi A4 to an AMG C63, quite the step.

If my parents rolled his and hers CL63's and parked them in the same garage, I'd be throwing pics everywhere.

Do they have a...
09-24-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By Gen3Benz

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz_M271_en...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz_M271_engine
M271's are made in germany.....like I said.....where they speak german.
BUT....they didnt make the 1.8 until the W203 came out. soooo it's the...
09-23-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By Gen3Benz

They don't speak german in holland? Either...

They don't speak german in holland?
Either way.... 1.8 compressor motors are junk.
09-21-2007, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,039
Posted By Gen3Benz

WTF? People put 18's and 20's on thier 1934...

WTF?
People put 18's and 20's on thier 1934 ford coupes....Are they too old?

IMO R230's will take a long time to look "dated".
Forum: 190E (W201)
09-15-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Boosting a 1.3 rotary to the 400HP level would...

Boosting a 1.3 rotary to the 400HP level would require gas blended with race fuel....would get expensive.

I'd also like to mention that no NAPA auto parts were used in this entire build.
That too...
09-15-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By Gen3Benz

The place where they speak german.

The place where they speak german.
Forum: 190E (W201)
09-14-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By Gen3Benz

$7500 for an '85? Thats a clean 87 16V in the...

$7500 for an '85?
Thats a clean 87 16V in the US.

Expect to pay more than $7500 for a C32 conversion.
How will you be defeating the drive authorization system(DAS)?
Would be nice to know of a...
Forum: 190E (W201)
09-13-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By Gen3Benz

chicago? Is it a rust bucket?

chicago? Is it a rust bucket?
Forum: 190E (W201)
09-13-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

Which benz V8?....M119? no thanks...larger and...

Which benz V8?....M119? no thanks...larger and heavier.
M113?....DAS-2....would need the key to make the engine run......along with the C32 M112. Lots of work...or aftermarket EFI.
How much do C32...
Forum: 190E (W201)
09-12-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

More compact, lighter, cheaper parts, more power....

More compact, lighter, cheaper parts, more power.

What "high tech" V8 would be an alternative?
Be sure to find one this small and light, makes 350 crank horsepower(stock), unlimited aftermarket...
Forum: Classifieds
09-07-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,381
Posted By Gen3Benz

Selling 20 inch D93 Lorinser wheels on Ebay

eBay Motors: Lorinser D93 20 X 9.5 Mercedes wheels 5x112 FLAWLESS! (item 110167585385 end time Sep-13-07 19:57:07 PDT) (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110167585385)
...
Forum: 190E (W201)
08-31-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

yeah, your right.....I have it on every one I can...

yeah, your right.....I have it on every one I can find.....Maybe I'll start a thread on the russian 190 site.
Forum: 190E (W201)
08-30-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

53 views and no comments?

53 views and no comments?
Forum: 190E (W201)
08-27-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 235,855
Posted By Gen3Benz

LS-190 **V8 engine swap with pics**

removed steering box and linkage
cut out crossmember and cut holes in trans tunnel
mounted steering rack on new cross member (w210 rack)
385504

dropped motor in....motor is a "16...
Forum: 190E (W201)
06-22-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,207
Posted By Gen3Benz

Here is my LS1 v8 conversion in progress. ...

Here is my LS1 v8 conversion in progress.
https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=198723
Here is a m117 in progress...
Forum: 190E (W201)
06-22-2007, 01:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By Gen3Benz

speaking of '84 190's my girlfriend just got...

speaking of '84 190's
my girlfriend just got smashed by some bonehead.
odometer was stuck at 76K
I got $3600 for the car lol......it was a bucket of *****.
$500 was for injury write-off and they...
Forum: 190E (W201)
06-22-2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By Gen3Benz

thanks, ill post pics of the underhood when its...

thanks, ill post pics of the underhood when its all done(rubber undercoat, seamsealer, and paint).
Then wiring, radiator/fans,motor/trans installed with all accy's and starter.
Also take pics of...
Forum: 190E (W201)
06-21-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By Gen3Benz

LS-190 patched and primered

Patched the holes in the trans tunnel and bulkhead supports.
Shot on some white primer. These pictures are a little dated I have since seamsealed.
Another coat of primer than I will under coat...
Forum: 190E (W201)
03-20-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Gen3Benz

$4k is way too much. Dont even consider this car....

$4k is way too much. Dont even consider this car.
If you are in phoenix, go down to thomas and scottsdale, place called german car service.
Kenny has a clean white '92 he would probably let go for...
Forum: 190E (W201)
03-14-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Gen3Benz

4L60E 4 speed auto, with an hd-2 transgo shift...

4L60E
4 speed auto, with an hd-2 transgo shift kit and trans cooler
eventually it will get a 3500 stall converter.
Forum: 190E (W201)
03-13-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Gen3Benz

V8 LS-190 rack and pinion mounted

Mounted the rack and pinion and started patching some holes.
Sheet metal work takes alot of time
It will all be seam-sealed and painted when its done...
Forum: 190E (W201)
12-01-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By Gen3Benz

Try smacking on your cat(converter not a feline)...

Try smacking on your cat(converter not a feline) with a rubber mallet.
Forum: 190E (W201)
12-01-2006, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By Gen3Benz

This car has always been my favorite looking 190....

This car has always been my favorite looking 190.
AMG 36 motor? Does this car move out?
Would be a shame to have the doors blown off by a bmw with *****ty paint and chrome wheels.
Forum: 190E (W201)
12-01-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Gen3Benz

e34 would be much easier, you should do it! You...

e34 would be much easier, you should do it!
You would not have much trouble selling the motor and trans(or finding a cooked motor for that matter).
There is a e36 minus motor at the junkyard and...
Forum: 190E (W201)
12-01-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Gen3Benz

4l60e 4 speed auto, stock converter at first. It...

4l60e 4 speed auto, stock converter at first. It will get a 3500 stall eventually.
Forum: 190E (W201)
11-30-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Gen3Benz

LS1's typically produce 350-360 crank...

LS1's typically produce 350-360 crank horsepower(300-310 rwhp), bone stock. This motor has a 224 duration cam .565 lift(only one!), dual exhaust(when finished) with no cats. Probably not 400 crank...
Forum: 190E (W201)
11-30-2006, 12:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Gen3Benz

FINALLY! Installed my 400hp 16v motor. pics

Cant wait to see it run!







P.S.
The last pic shows the removeable front crossmember tube, still need to plasma cut some bolt holes.
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