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  1. Stu

    2x G350 @ we buy cars

    I can have a look at the PE one if anyone interested :)
  2. Stu

    W460 SWB OM606 6spd for sale

    Its with great sadness that I put up my pride and joy for sale. Many of you guys know the story of restoration, changes and upgrades. For those that dont, here is a brief spec 1984 230 GE SWB OM606 turbo (fully mechanical) 6sp C220CDi gearbox and single mass valeo clutch kit. Complete...
  3. Stu

    New Disks and pads

    Hi All was pleasantly surprised to find a set of front brake disks at Mercedes for R1712.10, and a set of pads from Ferrobrake for R575.00 Pads are Messi MP210 Stu
  4. Stu

    Radius arm suspension bushes

    Hi All, I have found a company in PE that will make up cast polyurethane bushes for the front and rear radius arms. He will make a cast on his cnc machine and then be able to cast any hardness polyurethane. I have dropped off my arms for exact dimensions. As I am the first one, Im sure that I...
  5. Stu

    G Alloy Rims

    Not mine.... https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-car-replacement-parts/ashton/mercedes+benz-g+wagon-rims/1002362036220910001764809
  6. Stu

    Trailing arm bushings

    Hi All, I really need to replace the bushings that hold the diffs. mine have all started to delaminate and got lots of movement, cant delay any longer. 4603525014 - R939.79 ex vat - NO ,not x8 So what are the alternatives? I see a guy in Canada sells kits poly kits with supposedly good results...
  7. Stu

    Injection pump delivery valve leak

    Hi All, I replaced the delivery valve seals yesterday on my 606 injection pump. Was getting air in the system, difficulty in starting after standing for a few days, and a intermittent diesel leak on the pump. Really easy job, just followed a few you tube vids. Part numbers - (available from...
  8. Stu

    Auto box bumps into first

    Hi Guys, my 2006 ML 320 CDi had a very unpleasant habit of changing into first when slowing down, and with a bump! Having a W460 and all the propshaft issues etc my mind started thinking about driveshaft play, diff play mountings and cv joint play, as it gives a nasty bump and clunk when coming...
  9. Stu

    300d engine and 5speed box R5k

    not mine https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-car-replacement-parts/mount-edgecombe/engine-for-sale/1002203774180910796487009
  10. Stu

    On Gumtree W460

    Please view this ad: 1983 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Other, https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkies/margate/1983-mercedes%2Bbenz-g%2Bclass-other/1002138095790910048942109?utm_source=com.google.android.apps.docs&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialbuttonsVIP&utm_content=app_android Price: R...
  11. Stu

    Left Hand Front Door

    For sale, or to swap for a bonnet :D really good condition without rust. Stu oh 78 457 six 716
  12. Stu

    W460 Bonnet

    Chaps Im looking for a replacement bonnet. My bonnet had a 'scoop' cut and welded into it. I then patched it with a plate and it was best efforts by the body shop to smooth over and make good. Which has been OK up to now. On the recent trip to Lesotho with temp dropping to negative 6, the filler...
  13. Stu

    Water In Drum Brakes

    Hi All, recently the brake performance has not been so great, pedal is hard and just felt like a friction problem. I took the G to my brake guy to do a fluid flush and adjust. When they removed the rear drums I could not believe what I saw! full of water. First thought was brake fluid :eek: ...
  14. Stu

    15'' Amg 8j Alloy Rims - Gumtree

    https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-car-tyres-rims/milnerton/15-8jx15-h2-et15-original-mercedes-benz-amg-rims-g+class-gelandewagen-w460-461/1002115060860910084557009 look nice
  15. Stu

    Fuel Cap Leak

    Hi All, Is there a repair kit, or modification to prevent the fuel cap leaking when the tank is full? Also with saddle tanks, at what level is it too full? seems a silly design, esp when 4x4ing fuel tends to slosh all over. any ideas? my thoughts are that some should seep out as the cap needs to...
  16. Stu

    Lesotho Snow

    Hi all, just thought id share some pics of my trip to Lesotho. From PE we picked up snow on the Nico Malan pass just before Queenstown. then the entire way from just outside Queenstown until Underberg we drove in heavy snow. First trip with the turbo and homemade adjustments to the 5.5mm pump...
  17. Stu

    New Diff Lock Knobs

    A friend of mine built a cnc router himself and has been keen to make some cool stuff for the G. So he made some diff lock knobs, cant believe how accurate the rig is, nothing is turned, the lettering is carved into a sheet of carbon and then the disk cut out. The knob is cut in two different...
  18. Stu

    Arb Style Bumper For Sale -- SOLD

    Hi All, I am selling my ARB style bumper, reason is that I want to make a redesigned bumper with a few add-ons and slight dimension changes. Nothing wrong with with this one, very solid, just the first 'prototype' ;) It mounts on the std mountings, is powder coated black and weighs about 30kg...
  19. Stu

    Bosch Injection Pump Theory

    Stu submitted a new resource: Bosch Injection pump theory - Bosch M MW Read more about this resource...
  20. Stu

    Spare Steel Rim

    Im selling my spare rim only The rim was replaced with a new rim from Mercedes as the tyre company lost the old rim. This is a new rim, not a old resprayed rim, and in perfect condition. ONLY THE RIM for sale - NO TYRE. R1200...