I need a handful of those plastic panel pins for this $500E300diz. I did some hot glue on one of the thingies, have more to do.
--R Sent from iPhone > On Feb 2, 2018, at 10:15 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > > Drove the wagon with its new Bilsteins over to Clearwater and back so I could > pick up my new SKS and drop off some remaining W140 parts I had with an MB > buddy who lived over that way. > > Definitely an improvement. While road surface discrepancies were more > noticeable, the “judder” that I often got in the front end when going over a > pothole or really large bump is gone. I was sure this was due to poor or no > damping from the original shocks that were allowing the suspension to rebound > when it shouldn’t be. > > Wife was at a work gathering this evening, so I took the opportunity to put a > new door check on the driver’s door. The inner door panel was a little > “floppy” I had noticed when I got the car, so when I picked up the door check > at the dealer I made sure to replenish my supply of the little white plastic > pins that hold the door panels in place. > > Surprise! All of the original pins were there. But - the plastic panels they > clip into on the door panel were all broken loose from the inside of the > panel. There are about eight of these plastic panels around the sides and > bottom of the door panel, all glued in place to the inside of the door panel > when new. None of them were glued in place any longer - they were all broken > loose of their glue bonds and just hanging on the door by the plastic pins. > > No wonder the door panel was floppy… > > So the door panel comes inside and I used up nearly half of the JB Weld I had > on hand to glue all of them back into place. Luckily, the old glue, the > yellowish stuff that looks like hot glue, was still there and acted as a > template for positioning the panels as I put them back into place. Spring > clamps will assure a tight bond as they dry. > > Hopefully they’ll hold and I’ll be able to put the panel back on tomorrow > morning. > > -D > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com