Re: [MBZ] Saga of the missing part number - W123 heater hose

2015-06-12 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
That's what salvage yards are for - - - or what we call in the aircraft world, an owner manufactured part. Find a piece of good tubing or replace it with good hose. These are the joys of operating old machinery. I'm getting to fix the magneto switch on the 182, even found the Bendix overhaul

Re: [MBZ] Saga of the missing part number - W123 heater hose

2015-06-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Trust me - it's a rubber hose. I am not a master tech but I do know the difference between steel and rubber. On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 8:36 PM, Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:06:38 -0400 Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I

Re: [MBZ] Saga of the missing part number - W123 heater hose

2015-06-11 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Spend the extra money and replace it with a silicon hose of the right size. It will last as long as you own the car. Google will take you to suppliers that will sell you the size and length you need. On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 7:03 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] Saga of the missing part number - W123 heater hose

2015-06-11 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: The part between 281 and 290 is a heater pipe assembly. And it’s discontinued. Craig wrote: That means it's not a rubber hose, but a steel pipe. Andrew wrote: Trust me - it's a rubber hose. I am not a master tech but I do know the difference between steel

Re: [MBZ] Saga of the missing part number - W123 heater hose

2015-06-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Its NLA anyway. On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 12:26 PM, fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Andrew wrote: The part between 281 and 290 is a heater pipe assembly. And it’s discontinued. Craig wrote: That means it's not a rubber hose, but a steel pipe. Andrew

Re: [MBZ] Saga of the missing part number - W123 heater hose

2015-06-11 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: The part between 281 and 290 is a heater pipe assembly. And it’s discontinued. Craig wrote: That means it's not a rubber hose, but a steel pipe. Andrew wrote: Trust me - it's a rubber hose. I am not a master tech but I do know the

Re: [MBZ] Saga of the missing part number - W123 heater hose

2015-06-11 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Sorry for the confusion. NLA = no longer available. On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 2:41 PM, fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Andrew wrote: The part between 281 and 290 is a heater pipe assembly. And it’s discontinued. Craig wrote: That means it's

Re: [MBZ] Saga of the missing part number - W123 heater hose

2015-06-10 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:06:38 -0400 Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I received the following email from the MB Classic Center regading a part number for a leaky heater hose in my 1983 300TD: The part between 281 and 290 is a heater pipe assembly. And it’s