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by Gelande
Wed Jul 14, 2021 3:22 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Very good advice, but unlikely to be heeded
Replies: 19
Views: 429

Re: Very good advice, but unlikely to be heeded

You can use an egg if you don't like spuds LOL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5zktt2IYdI
by Gelande
Wed Jul 14, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: G Vehicles FS/FT/WTB
Topic: w460 to G500 dilema
Replies: 11
Views: 295

Re: w460 to G500 dilema

love you inkblotz

SWB G500 and "can't afford both" don't go together

Because you can buy a LWB G500 and a SWB 460 for less
by Gelande
Wed Jul 14, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: G Vehicles FS/FT/WTB
Topic: SOLD: 463 Turbo Diesel LWB Well Known Club Car Available!
Replies: 14
Views: 1074

Re: SOLD: 463 Turbo Diesel LWB Well Known Club Car Available!

Yes it came out great including restoring the seat padding, etc.

The car is headed back to OR
by Gelande
Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:50 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Wheel Bearing Install
Replies: 8
Views: 229

Re: Wheel Bearing Install

A loose bearing for a test run is no big deal but a over tightened bearing is. I use Harald's tip rather than the manual and it has been working since he showed me in 2004 just fine. I realized that it was stupid to think you need a friction tester in the field to repair a bearing pre-load issue. I ...
by Gelande
Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Very good advice, but unlikely to be heeded
Replies: 19
Views: 429

Re: Very good advice, but unlikely to be heeded

he's spot on with me except that I disagree that a lift can be possible higher than 2" and still be fine if its done right, its just that 95% of lifts are done wrong. I never use spring spacers, I never use wheel spacers, I never off-road with stuff attached to my roof, I never run more than 33...
by Gelande
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: New User Introductions
Topic: 1997 G320 SWB Europa
Replies: 16
Views: 326

Re: 1997 G320 SWB Europa

great car! Love the 320 SWB its fabulous to drive. Welcome
by Gelande
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Let’s talk Winches
Replies: 16
Views: 351

Re: Let’s talk Winches

thats a sweet one they also offer these one which is supposed to be pretty bad ass https://www.warn.com/warn-industries-91033-winch https://www.warn.com/series-9-s-12v-industrial-winch-spydura-pro-91034 I just ordered a Warn 9.5 XP for 1400 shipped from amazon for my wife's car. There was not much c...
by Gelande
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Best tire/wheel/spring/shock set up for G320
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: Best tire/wheel/spring/shock set up for G320

white stripe mercedes or sachs springs
Sachs HD if you want softer or Koni SPX if you want stiffer dampers
Stock 16" wheels
33 or 35 inch tires
New Steering Damper
New Alignment when done with spring install

Go!
by Gelande
Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: G Parts FS/FT/WTB
Topic: FS: W463 G500 Brush Guard (Los Angeles)
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: FS: W463 G500 Brush Guard (Los Angeles)

will require brackets to mount to the bumper
by Gelande
Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: G People, Events, Treffens, Trail-Runs
Topic: Hatteras/OBX (NC) - tips for any beach cruising or off-road
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: Hatteras/OBX (NC) - tips for any beach cruising or off-road

Marco has a permit for NY beaches so he has been getting some good sand experience this year already. Bring back some pics and stories Marco good luck!

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