Mercedes Benz 300SEL 6.3 repairs

IMG_0239OK, ,more progress on the 6.3. The fuel is being replace and this pic shows why. Many years ago someone has crushed it by lifting the car incorrectly with a hoist ,jack or….forklift. In fact it was squashed in many places.

next pic shows one of the other crush points.

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IMG_0242Next job is the Fuel lift pump.

As can be seen in the pic,the pump was mounted solidly and is 150mm too high,meaning that once the fuel level drops to 1/3rd tank level the pump was starting to starve for fuel . These pumps are not a suction pump,but a pressure pump.

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