Thanks, Mike - how did you get the part number?

On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 7:44 AM, Michael Esh via Mercedes <
mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> My 85 300D was doing the same thing. I discovered the bendy line from the
> drivers side block to the heater line had a crack in it. It would only have
> a notable leak when coolant was full.  I kept filling it up every couple of
> days before I left for work and would not see any leaks. I finally filled
> it when it was hot, I think I had the heater running, and noticed the leak.
> I loosened the cap and ordered a new hose from Gary. All is well now.
>
> Michael E. Esh
> 231 894 5505
>
>
> > On Jun 9, 2015, at 2:57 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >
> > The funny thing is, I discovered the leak b/c the car was over heating
> > (usually it runs cool).  I popped the hood and saw the short hose was
> > oozing coolant, so I topped it up - took nearly a gallon of H2O through
> the
> > filler tank.
> >
> > Now that the radiator coolant level is back to normal, the hose no longer
> > drips.  WTF???
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes <
> > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Careful too because some of the MB hoses are not the same diameter at
> both
> >> ends. Dimitri's '78 240D has a heater hose that I spent an hour
> carefully
> >> stretching into place because to get the small end right meant the big
> end
> >> was too small. This was back when Trent either sent me the wrong thing
> or
> >> nothing at all.
> >> -Curt
> >>      From: Mitch Haley via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> >> To: Mercedes Discussion List <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> >> Cc: Mitch Haley <mi...@mitchellhaley.com>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 1:46 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [MBZ] And now for something completely different (not OT) -
> >> R/R W123 coolant hose
> >>
> >>
> >>> How do I get a part number for it?  Or do I simply order generic
> (approx.
> >>> 1" dia.) coolant hose and cut it to match?
> >>
> >> If it doesn't have any molded bends in it and Goodyear or Gates quality
> is
> >> good
> >> enough for you (5-10 year life vs maybe 10-20 for factory)
> >> you can just take it off, and have the guys at FLAPS cut an appropriate
> >> piece
> >> off a roll of bulk hose to match it. Hopefully if it isn't close enough
> to
> >> a
> >> common inch denominated side to do that, they'll tell you instead of
> >> selling you
> >> a too-large hose.
> >>
> >> If you want it RIGHT, go here and look it up.
> >> You have to give them a credit card to activate a free one year
> >> subscription,
> >> IIRC.
> >> http://epc.startekinfo.com/epc/login.jsp
> >>
> >>
> >>
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