spark plug wires

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spark plug wires

Post by 350sl » Sat 26 Aug, 2017 6:50 pm

Hi, I see some original early Mercedes r107 and earlier V8 models have yellow coloured bands attached to each plug wire near the spark plug wire holder on top of each rocker cover. Does anybody know what they are for and where you can buy them for my early Mercedesr107 350sl 1971.
Thanks, Chris

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Re: spark plug wires

Post by Marcel107 » Sun 27 Aug, 2017 12:18 am

Hi,

do you mean the cablenumbers?
Like in the picture below from my M103 in a 300 SL

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Post by AMG » Sun 27 Aug, 2017 10:05 am

Yes they have individual part numbers.
Unless you have a set of genuine leads, there is no guarantee you can fit them, as the beru leads have threaded connectors on the end of the lead, enabling the ends to be changed out, or a lead to be changed out individually.
Modern sets are not all made this way, so you need to know what you have before you waste the $ on the lead number rings
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Re: spark plug wires

Post by 350sl » Sun 27 Aug, 2017 12:29 pm

Thanks for that, so I see quantity two for each does that mean one at the distributor and one on top of the rocker covers at the spark plug wire holder?
Chris

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Post by AMG » Sun 27 Aug, 2017 4:52 pm

2 per wire.
If you can undo the resistor caps, then feed them onto the wire from that end. make sure they are on the correct wires first. (do one at a time).
They slide freely on the plug wire.
they are sold individually, not in pairs.
Current:
1987 560SL 4sp. auto Signalrot "Stella"
1987 190E 2.3-16 5sp. man. Blauschwarz "Hermann"
1992 300CE-24 6sp. man. Perlblau / Iceblau "Gretel"
1992 Range Rover Classic 4sp auto Ardennes Green "Oswald"
2012 E63 AMG Speedshift MCT Diamantweiß "Klaus"
Previous:
1986 560SEL Anthracitgrau "Schultz" - In Mercedes Heaven
1987 190E 2.6 4sp. auto Signalrot "Sabine" - which now resides/owns Andrew M's Garage
1972 350SLC Astralsilber "Lurch" - now in the loving care of Craig B
1989 2.5-16 Blauschwarz 4sp. auto (parted) formerly owned by Derek/Hasan.
2012 Renault Sport Megane RS265 Trophy 8:08 6 sp. man. Liquid Yellow "Jean Rédélé"

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Post by John Green » Sun 27 Aug, 2017 5:45 pm

These are still available though us. Call to order, from memory just a few dollars each.

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Re: spark plug wires

Post by 350sl » Sun 27 Aug, 2017 10:15 pm

Thanks for all the help, I will order them as well as the caps too! Cheers Chris

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