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by AlanMcR
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: 461 partial dash disassembly instructions
Replies: 8
Views: 56

Re: 461 partial dash disassembly instructions

Don't have the instructions. It does look like you could reach that spot with the glove compartment pulled.
by AlanMcR
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: G Vehicles FS/FT/WTB
Topic: 1983 300GD cabrio for sale 35k
Replies: 11
Views: 274

Re: 1983 300GD cabrio for sale 35k

LTChip wrote:
goat wrote:New member selling - always worries me (no conflict of interest though :roll: )


Attack someone's credibility with zero evidence/rationale? How is that allowed in this forum?

There is a long history of issues with new sellers.
Still we do strive to be welcoming.
by AlanMcR
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: G Parts FS/FT/WTB
Topic: TRADE: Lookting to trade rear lights 463
Replies: 13
Views: 180

Re: TRADE: Lookting to trade rear lights 463

Yes they prevent the lens melting. I have a set, and they are bright, but they don't focus the light rearward as the designer intended. I have a new set of LED bulbs on order that promise work better with the reflector.
by AlanMcR
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: G Parts FS/FT/WTB
Topic: FS: G Professional rear single seats
Replies: 27
Views: 487

Re: FS: G Professional rear single seats

I checked. The seats as shown are symmetrical with respect to their mounting hook. However, the left side "floor socket" on a W463 does not seem to be in the same place. You can measure for yourself if you flip up the rear bench and measure from the side to the hook.
by AlanMcR
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: G People, Events, Treffens, Trail-Runs
Topic: West Coast Fires
Replies: 21
Views: 231

Re: West Coast Fires

At least you could cut your trees. I have neighbors on both sides that "love their trees". These things are basically unlit roman candles. Pines, Eucalyptus, Live Oaks, with a few Redwoods mixed in to help slow down the flame front.
by AlanMcR
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: G55 Dealer Wants $8,000-$10,000 for Front Axel Repair/Replacement
Replies: 38
Views: 646

Re: G55 Dealer Wants $8,000-$10,000 for Front Axel Repair/Replacement

The wheel bearings and king pin bearings are all tapered roller bearings.
by AlanMcR
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: G Vehicles FS/FT/WTB
Topic: 1983 300GD cabrio for sale 35k
Replies: 11
Views: 274

Re: 1983 300GD cabrio for sale 35k

Folding top?
by AlanMcR
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: G People, Events, Treffens, Trail-Runs
Topic: West Coast Fires
Replies: 21
Views: 231

Re: West Coast Fires

There is quite a lot of nonsense in that video. Some of the biggest California fires have been in wilderness areas that have never been managed and never will be. What has changed in these areas is the climate. It doesn't take much of a temperature change to drastically change our environment. Back ...
by AlanMcR
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: G Vehicles FS/FT/WTB
Topic: Restored 1990 Mercedes-Benz 250GD Wolf - BaT
Replies: 27
Views: 545

Re: Restored 1990 Mercedes-Benz 250GD Wolf - BaT

To each their own, however my price calculation would need to deduct the cost of restoring it to it's former glory.
by AlanMcR
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: driver side foot step support?? aftermaket?
Replies: 10
Views: 155

Re: driver side foot step support?? aftermaket?

Something like that, but spring loaded up against the body would be a good seller. Best of both worlds. Decent clearance and an accessible step.

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