Re: [MBZ] Replacing W126 Motor Mounts

2015-09-06 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The little shock absorber was rarely bad from what I recall, not to mention that it was pricey, too. In my oft-occurring nit-pickyness I replaced it once and found no difference in the way the car felt afterwards. Dan > On Sep 6, 2015, at 5:51 PM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Replacing W126 Motor Mounts

2015-09-06 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
on the turbo version. -Original Message- From: Mercedes [mailto:mercedes-boun...@okiebenz.com] On Behalf Of Dan Penoff via Mercedes Sent: Saturday, September 05, 2015 3:06 PM To: Okie Benz <mercedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: Dan Penoff <d...@penoff.com> Subject: Re: [MBZ] Replacin

Re: [MBZ] Replacing W126 Motor Mounts

2015-09-05 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
The W126 chassis is a little different from the W140, but not much. I can’t recall if the lower bolts are regular 13mm heads or if they had socket head cap screws like the W123 - I’m sure someone here knows. Definitely do one side at a time - it makes it a lot easier to align things. The W126

Re: [MBZ] Replacing W126 Motor Mounts

2015-09-05 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
OM617, right? I think the first step is to loosen the top and bottom bolts on each mount, then raise the engine by jack with a big piece of wood supporting the oil pan. There may be heat shields and stuff (exhaust?) to remove prior. From foggy memory, get the new mounts top bolt going first,

Re: [MBZ] Replacing W126 Motor Mounts

2015-09-05 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I've got to replace the mounts on one of the SDs. I vaguely recall you have to put a jack under the oil pan or somewhere to lift it a bit, then do something to get the old ones out and the new in. Any memories of that job, anyone? I have a pair in the garage somewhere that came with the

Re: [MBZ] Replacing W126 Motor Mounts

2015-09-05 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
nt: Saturday, September 05, 2015 3:06 PM > To: Okie Benz <mercedes@okiebenz.com> > Cc: Dan Penoff <d...@penoff.com> > Subject: Re: [MBZ] Replacing W126 Motor Mounts > > The W126 chassis is a little different from the W140, but not much. > > I can’t recall if the lowe