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The heart of each Pagoda
« on: July 15, 2020, 08:21:12 »
Maybe this time not direct a nice Pagoda, but so looks the new heart for each Pagoda.
In this case for a 250SL .
« Last Edit: July 15, 2020, 13:27:31 by SEB »
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Re: The heart of each Pagoda
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2020, 10:25:59 »
I thought it was the heater core.  :o
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Re: The heart of each Pagoda
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2020, 14:57:44 »
True story, the core is buried Deep!


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Re: The heart of each Pagoda
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2020, 20:17:03 »
The heart of each Pagoda can be found behind the steering wheel , most of the times. Sometimes under the car, with a tool in his hands or bending over into the engine compartment.
Without that, the car would just be a pile of metal, plastic and rubber.
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Re: The heart of each Pagoda
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2020, 20:36:08 »

This looks very nice.
I see you are in a very nice restauration.



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Re: The heart of each Pagoda
« Reply #5 on: Today at 20:58:28 »
Very difficult to decide Sebastian what qualifies as the heart on our Pagoda ~s~

reminds me of a joke I heard some time ago ... it goes like this ...

Conversation between the nose, the mouth and the a...hole on a BMW driver

The Nose said, I'm the most important item here without me you guys are nothing.

The Mouth responds, Ha Ha, rest asured I'm the most important one here without me you all starve to death.

The A... Hole after laughing for a streatch responds "You guys have that all wrong, I'm by far the most important one I assure you! If I stop working you are all done for"


Back to the topic at hand, while we can fix most items on the road or a local garage I think the gas pump is the most important component on our Pagoda. Unless you carry a spare you prety much will be taking a plane, train or a rental car home and wait for a replacement to arrive.

Your engine looks fantastic Sebastian, cant wait to hear you report that you got everything back together and have no parts leftover ~smile~



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